Easy Bread Upma
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
  • Bread, toasted and cubed- 6 slices
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- ¾ tsp
  • Onion, chopped- 1
  • Salt- ¼ tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste- ½ tsp
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 2
  • Yellow, Red or Green pepper, chopped small- 1
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/8 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Garam masala- ¼ tsp
  • Salt- a few pinches
  • Tomato ketchup- 3 tbsp
  • Water- 3 tbsp
  • Lime or lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handfuls
  1. Toast the bread slices till crispy and golden, cut into cubes.
  2. Place a pan over medium heat, add oil. Let oil turn hot.
  3. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  4. Add Onion, season with salt and saute for a few minutes.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste, saute till onions turn golden in color.
  6. Add tomatoes, cook till mashed up.
  7. Add chopped pepper, cook till soft.
  8. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Combine well.
  9. Add tomato ketchup, combine well and cook for a minute.
  10. Add water, combine well.
  11. Add the toasted and cubed bread slices, combine well till well incorporated.
  12. Add lime or lemon juce and cilantro, give it a stir.
  13. Serve onto a plate and enjoy while it's warm along with filter coffee or tea.
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