Bread Upma Recipe
Spicy Bread Upma Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Bread Upma Recipe is a quick and easy breakfast dish. Enjoy instant healthy South Indian Upma made with bread. This Indian bread recipe can be prepared with fresh bread or left over bread. Bread ka upma recipe is a simple, delicious and totally hassle-free preparation.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 254 kcal
Author: Shil
  • Bread – 5 slices
  • Onion – 1 large chopped
  • Tomato – 2 medium chopped
  • Green chilli – 1 finely chopped
  • Green peas – 1/8 cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp chopped
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Raw peanuts – 1 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1/8 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/8 tsp
  • Salt – 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 1/8 tsp
  • Oil – 1 ½ tbsp
  1. For this upma with bread recipe, cut the bread slices into small cubes. Heat some ghee in a kadai and lightly toast the bread to a warm golden brown. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in the same kadai. Fry the raw peanuts and keep aside.
  3. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When they start to crackle, add a pinch of hing, curry leaves, onions and green chilli. Sauté till the onion turns translucent.
  4. Add tomatoes and sauté for two minutes.
  5. Add the peas, mix well, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the spices – turmeric and salt.
  7. Toss in the bread cubes and gently sauté till well coated with all the masalas. Add a dash of lemon juice, give the bread tomato upma a quick stir.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and toasted peanuts.
  9. Serve spicy Bread Upma hot with some tangy tomato ketchup.
Recipe Notes

You can add 1 tsp of finely chopped ginger, grated carrot, finely chopped capsicum, tofu or paneer, grated coconut, etc., to this bread upma recipe.
If the bread is a couple of days old and the crust is hard, trim the edges and add 1-2 tbsp of water or beaten curd while tossing with the onion-tomato-spices mixture to soften it.
You can spice up this bread upma recipe with just a hint of Kashmiri chilli powder, Sambhar powder or Pavbhaji Masala powder.