How to make Bread Upma - Small pieces of bread cooked in oil and spices taste well as a snack.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : White Bread Slices (सफेद ब्रेड), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Bread Upma

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Bread Upma checkout Bread Bonda, College Sandwich, Mithai Toast, Cheesy Spinach and Corn Grilled Sandwich . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Thai Corn Cakes, Cheese And Moong Waffles, Punjabi Samosa Gujiya, Potato Cheese Pakode.

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Bread Upma

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bread Upma Recipe

  • White Bread Slices 6-8 slices

  • Potatoes boiled and diced 1 medium

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Break the bread slices into smaller pieces with or without the crust. Heat oil in a kadai. Add a pinch of asafoetida. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.

Step 2

When the cumin seeds change colour and mustard seeds crackle, add onion and sauté. When the onion turns translucent, add diced potatoes and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and bread pieces. Mix and add red chilli powder and toss to mix well. Sprinkle some water and cook for two minutes.

Step 4

Add lemon juice, green chillies and coriander leaves. Toss and serve hot.

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