Upma is a simple yet comforting dish originated from South India. Now I want to make use of my leftover bread slice. The perfect way to clear those is making this Bread Upma.
For this recipe, the cubed bread is fried along with various seasonings and vegetables are often added during the cooking process, according to your preference.
Since Bread Upma is fully spiced, you don't any gravy at all. The flavor has a depth character and distinction. This quick meal is best served during breakfast or brunch.
Serves : 3-4
6-8 slices bread cut into small
1 big onion chopped
2 green/red chili sliced thinly
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 large tomato diced
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
2 tablespoon oil
salt to taste
Heat the oil, when heated add in mustard seed. When they pop, add the cumin seed, onion and green chili.
When onion turns translucent add the tomato, carrot and salt. Cook until tomato turns soft.
Now add the chili powder, turmeric and cilantro, stir well.
Mix in bread pieces and stir until bread is fully coated with spices.
Remove and serve. Garnish with cilanto.
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