This is a very tasty and delicious snack / breakfast that can be make in a few minutes.
This dish is prepared whenever there is excess bread lying in the refrigerator. This recipe is a great way to use any kind of excess bread or the side slices of bread. I usually make this Upma with the side slices of the bread which is mostly left as they do like it toasted or in sandwiches. Collect these in a zip lock bag and freeze it, when there are about 14 to 16 slices I defrost them and cut them in small cubes. Whenever kids are bored of bread toast and sandwiches make this bread upma for a quick snack, breakfast or tiffin they will enjoy it.
14 Bread slices - cut into small cubes
1 Large Onion - finely chopped
1 Teaspoon Chilly powder
1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
A sprig of Curry leaves
1/2 Cup Roasted Peanuts - crushed
1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
¼ Cup Water
Salt to taste
1/4 Cup Oil
Coriander leaves - chopped for garnishing - optional
In a large zip lock bag add the bread cubes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, sugar and peanuts, shake the bag well. Sprinkle water just to make the bread cubes lightly moist and shake the bag well till the spices are coated to the bread cubes.
Heat oil in a large kadai / wok, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add onions and curry leaves, sauté till onion is tanslucent. Add the bread cubes and mix well, cover and cook for a 3 -4 minutes. Remove off flame , granish with corainder and crushed peanuts. Serve... enjoy ..
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