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How to Make Bread Upma

South Indian Style Upma made with Bread slices.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 1
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 4 Bread Slices
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 small Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1/2 inch piece of Ginger finely chopped
  • A sprig Coriander Leaves
  • A pinch of Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Cut the bread slices into cubes and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal. Let them splutter.
  • Add the finely chopped ginger and green chillies and fry for a couple of seconds.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry until they are light brown color.
  • Now add the chopped tomato, turmeric and salt and cook until tomatoes are mushy.
  • Add the cubed bread slices to the cooked tomato mixture and mix until combined.
  • Cook for 2 minutes and add the chopped coriander leaves.
  • Turn off the flame and serve hot.