Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bread Upma | Upma Recipes

When we met my friend last month in a get-together, he asked if my blog is focused on women or people who are experts in cooking. I said "No, it is for everyone". He then suggested me to post some recipes which are easy so that bachelors or newbies can try. So I decided to tag/label my easy-to-cook recipes as "Quickies/Bachelor(ette) cooking" per his request and here it goes.
Bread upma is my favorite snack and perfect for a light yet filling breakfast/dinner. 
Ingredients:
Bread - 8-10 slices (I used wholegrain bread)
Onion - chopped - 1 cup
Dried red chilli - 2 - broken
Sambar powder - 1/2 tsp or Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp + Corainder powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Chana dhal - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Coriander leaves/Cilantro - To garnish
Method:
Cut the bread slices to 1" pieces. Heat oil in a wide pan and add the mustard seeds and chana dhal. When the mustard seed splutters add the dried red chilli and onions. Fry until the onions turn transparent, add the sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt. Saute for 2 mins and pop in the bread pieces. Turn the heat to low and mix gently until the onion is well coated on the bread pieces. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
Sending this to Food Palette Series - Brown event by Akheela and Fast Food not Fat Food event by Priya.


Sending this to Srivalli's Breakfast Mela.

39 comments:

  1. delicious bread upma.lovely dish.cute presentation.

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  2. Super pics and delicious recipe...

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  3. Looks delicious and Ur post reminded me that I've d same post sitting in my drafts.. Great Cliks Krithi

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  4. its my BIL's fav...he doesnt eat anything other upma than this one....looks tempting!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  5. Perfect for those hunger pangs n my fav too :)


    US Masala

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  6. Bread Upma looks aweomely delicious and inviting.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  7. Very nice recipe,luks delicious dear!

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  8. delicious recipe... it mostly figures at least once in my weekly menu !!

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  9. Wow, lovely, One of my quick breakfasts! gud clicks!

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  10. I love this bread upma. comes in quite handy.

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  11. Looks delicious. I always love bread upma.

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  12. I love bread upma... Easy to make and tasty too..

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  13. Bread upma happens to be one of my favourite breakfast item. This is looking so delicious.

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  14. Delicious bread upma, never say no to them..

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  15. Perfect upma.A great twist from the usual bread ,butter, jam.my mom makes this so yummy and she will add veggies too

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  16. Looks so flavorful!! I make them the same way but i also add lemon juice at the end or u cud also add about 2 spoons dahi when u fry the masala before adding the bread pieces along with some veggies (only if im in d mood to chop...LOL!)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. Hey,

    Bread uppuma looks soo yummy...pass me the plate please!!:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  18. Wow, loved the idea of making upma with bread. Honestly, I've never tasted it before.

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  19. Nice and tasty.. they look so moist and spicy
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  20. Very creative sounds awesome. Never tried this but should try u r version thank u.

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  21. Lovely recipe, can be fixed in minutes for dinner.

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  22. thank you for linking this delicious bread upma perfect for anytime

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  23. perfect breakfast recipe, and nice presentation

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  24. Very delicious and spicy recipe dear, quick and yummy.

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  25. Very perfect and delicious !!

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  26. excellent and lovely bread upma perfect snack.

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  27. Hi,
    You have an award in my blog. Please visit and collect the award.
    Thanks
    Vimitha

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  28. Looks very delicious...Your have nice and lovely blog...Please visit my blog when you have time...

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  29. Hi,

    You have a award in my blog. Please accept it !!

    Regards,
    Sravani

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  30. Very easy and delicious! I will be waiting for your future posts under this tag!

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  31. Always a quick fix at my home - Looks delicious, Krithi :)

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  32. This looks so delicious, love your blog.

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  33. This is my fav recipe.. Quick and delicious.. Thanks for sharing.. Love it :)
    Indian Cuisine

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