Sunday, December 14, 2014

Masala Bread Fry (Bread Upma)

This is a real easy snack/breakfast can be prepared at home without much of preparation... In this recipe toasted bread pieces will be seasoned with butter, common Indian seasoning ingredients , sambar powder / curry powder and sauteed tomato and onion . Enjoy this tasty masala bread fry( bread upma ) along with hot tea.

Ingredients :

8 slices of bread
2 tablespoon cooking oil /butter ( butter gives a good taste than oil)
1 big tomato finely chopped
1 medium size onion thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon sambar powder or curry powder
1 teaspoon urad dal
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
6-8 curry leaves
1 green chilly chopped into halves
1 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves

How to Prepare?
  • Chop the bread into small dices and keep it aside .
  • In a large pan/kadai , heat butter and add bread dices . Keep the flame in medium and roast gently for about 8-10 mins . Make sure all the sides of dice is nicely roasted. Switch off the flame and leave the bread dices in kadai .After it cools down it will become real crisp .

  • You can also use bread toaster or traditional tava for toasting ...( keep the flame in low and toast it one by one in case of tava)
  • In a another large pan/kadai , heat oil/butter and prepare the seasoning. First add urad dal and mustard seeds. After mustard seed pops out , add curry leaves . Fry for few secs and add onions, turmeric powder and green chilly to it. Saute until raw smell of onion goes off. 
  • Now add chopped tomatoes, salt and  sambar powder. Fry for 5-6 mins until tomatoes become soft.

  • Now add the crispy roasted bread dices,coriander leaves and mix well and switch off the flame after 3-4 mins. After removing from heat  stir gently again until bread dices will get all the masala and spices. Check the salt and adjust.

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