Friday, March 22, 2013

Bread Upma Recipe-How to make Bread Upma

Are you bored of bread toast and bread sandwiches, then this South Indian Style bread upma is for you.This is a very tasty and delicious breakfast that can be make in a few minutes time. It can be prepared with left over bread also. Even those who do not like upma will love this bread upma. Today we will learn how to make bread upma following this easy recipe.

Bread Upma
South Indian Style Bread Upma 

Bread Upma Recipe-South Indian Style

Bread Upma

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Serves: 1
 Recipe CategoryBreakfast
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Bread - 5 slices (brown or white bread)
   Onion- 1 big or 2 medium
   Tomato - 2
   Green chilli - 2 slit
   Ginger -1/2 tsp finely chopped
   Turmeric powder - a pinch
   Sambar powder - 1 tsp
   Ghee or oil - 2 tsp for frying bread
   Salt to taste

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 2 1/2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
   Curry leaves - few


Cut bread into squares or tear it into small pieces. Heat 2 tsp of ghee and roast the bread until golden brown. Switch off and let the bread be in the heat of the pan.(Removing the outer brown crust is optional)

Cut onions lengthwise.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add onions, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves and saute until onions turn transparent.

Then add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, sambar powder, salt needed and cook until tomatoes are soft. Add 2 tbsp of water, if your tomato is not very juicy.

Then add bread pieces and toss until bread is well coated with the masala.

Serve hot.You do not need any side dish for this upma. You can have this even as a tea time snack.


You can add finely chopped capsicums after the tomatoes are half cooked if you prefer.

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  1. love bread upma, looks delicious.

  2. I love this hassle free recipe..

  3. Simple & easy recipe!! Looks good.
    I make this recipe at home quite often, but never thought of adding Sambar Powder. I will try this.

  4. Nice way to use up left over bread.. I love bread upma.. Simple and delicious

  5. Superb Recipe ! Unfortunately ran out of Sambar powder after preparation, tried with Pavbhaji masala powder. Excellent Combination !

  6. Its quick recipe with delicious taste..nice presentation too..

  7. Hi Padhu, I tried this and came out very well, the fried ghee pieces which comes into the mouth now and then and the tomotoes in it were very nice. thank u for this good eat.

  8. Tired it. Tasted very good. Thanks for the receipe.

  9. I tried it lots of vegetables and mint-coriander raitha for the sides.... came up very good

  10. Tried with mixed vegetables. My kid enjoyed the meal. Thank you

  11. I tried wid adding egg excellent combination

  12. Fabulous... Fantastic Job :)
    Thanku soo much .....

  13. Added veggies to it, Came out really well! Thanks much!

  14. tried this and it was yumm when eaten hot .. Thanks :) I added a tbsp of tomato ketchup after switching off the flame. ..

  15. Great and easy dinner for bachelors thanks padhu

  16. I tried this today... N it came out so good.... Still didn't get rid of d taste.... Thank u for a nice dish...

  17. Wonderful recipe. Tried it. Came out smelling and tasting good.

  18. Tried it and came out really well :) thanks!

  19. This is an awesome website Padhu.whenever I am confused I just log into ur site , I love the way u explain with such details and amazing photos.God bless!

  20. Tried your bread upma.very easy and tasty.

  21. awesome..i tried this...really loved it.. thanks for posting.and I always follow your site

  22. Thank u Padhu for this simple delicious recipe. I tried it and loved it . its yummy and finger licking good :)

  23. Tried the bread upama. It came out well. Thanks for the simple & tasty recipe.

  24. Hiii padhu ... this is so awesome.. I tried this yest and it tasted so well and so easy to prepare too
    . It's so tasty and a wonderful appetiser too.. keep up u r good work .. I m regularly following u.. u have a great talent. .

  25. Hi, I tried this bread upma today it came out very tasty. Didn't expect that from a bread.. I had this with tomato ketchup. Yummy.. Thanks for sharing...

  26. Hi

    Thank you, good recipe, could easily make it.


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