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June 18, 2009

Bread Upma - Bread Seeyali - South Indian Bread Upma - Left Over Bread Recipes

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 Bread upma also known as Bread seeyali in South India is one of the most popular tiffin varieties with leftover bread.Usually I make this bread upma during weekends for dinner and sometimes in the weekdays for my daughter's snacks box..We like South Indian style bread upma very much Drooling.

Bread upma

  • Bread – 4 slices (Milk or whole wheat. Leftover dry slices )
  • Big onion – 1 no (slice cut or finely chopped)
  • Green chilli – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Ginger & garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Tomato – 2 nos (Medium, finely chopped)
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
To Temper:
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - Few
  • Coriander leaves – to garnish
  • Salt – as required.
  • Water - 2 tbsp
  • Lime juice – Few drops (if  you omit tomato, u can add lime juice before serving)
  • Finely chop or slice the onion, green chilly , tomato and set aside.
  • Take 3 days old bread and check if its not too soft. If the bread is too soft and fresh, you need to toast both sides before cutting into small pieces. If the bread is old, you can cut the  into 4 small squares without toasting. Keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with oil and splutter mustard seeds, cumin, urad dal and chana dal.Saute till dals turn golden. 
  • Then add the onion slices, green chilly, ginger garlic paste,curry leaves and saute till onion turns transparent.Add tomato pieces and cook till it turns mushy.
Bread upma tile 1
  • Add the red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder. Sprinkle little water to make a wet paste. You can add 2 tbsp to 1/4 cup water. Please do not more water because bread will be soggy.
  • Mix well and finally add the bread pieces .Toss it well. Make sure the bread pieces do not get crumbled. So toss gently till masala gets coated the bread very well. 
                   Bread upma tile2
  • Switch off the fire and add the lemon juice if desired.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves..
Serve hot!!

Bye, catch u all in my next post :)

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  1. Oh wow lovely color......looks spicy and yumm.......

  2. Delicious bread upma..perfectly browned.

  3. Lovely Upma.....Looks yummy...I have a bread Item to be posted soon gal..

  4. Hi Chitra, nice looking upma. I like this upma too.Will try making your way and taste it.

  5. I too like bread upma, make often!!

  6. bread Upma looks to me..and as always..your kitchen clinic has lot of info..thanks for sharing.

  7. Bread upma looks so delicious Chitra ...

  8. I too make this when i have bread to finish off, looks good!

  9. Bread upma looks yumm...with wonderful Bread info. really a solid dish to enjoy weekend and all... Love to try...Thanks for sharing all this thing at a glance...

  10. Delicious upma Chitra...this sure is an excellent evening snack :)

  11. Mmmmm... super yum!!! Crispy and tasty one!!

  12. Thats one spicy yummy Upma dear..:)

  13. Lovely bread upma! I love to have this as a snack!

  14. Hey ...i love bread upama ..dear ..but very scraed to try this ...i must try seeing urs ..looks soo yummy ! and perfect ! :)

  15. Delicious bread upma!

  16. bread upma with onion thokku, nice combination:)

  17. that's a very innovative idea!!!

  18. bread upma looks the colour..

  19. Looks and sounds awesome,I should try once :)

  20. My favourite Upma,looks yummy. Onion thokku also looks delicious ,will try it soon.

  21. Hi Chitra, just checked your comment girl. Hope you are doing well there. Yeah, I had a great time visiting every Mall there in B'lore, meeting friends and family. Mysore is still so beautiful, isn't it? Not changed much like B'lore. But did lot of good eating and shopping in B'lore.

    Bread Upma looks yum, never tried it before. See you in Sept. We are busy right now with kids stuff, I will be back in few months, have fun blogging. Hugs! :)

  22. mmmm Lovely Upma... looks very tempting :)

  23. Bread Upma looks delicious - a favorite at our place too and so easy to make on short notice.

  24. No need to convince me! I love bread and would eat it all the time if I could. Unfortunately, some of your pics didn't load on my computer so I couldn't see the final result but judging from the recipe, this bread upma sounds delicious!


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