An easy quick and delicious preparation which can be a breakfast eat or can be made as an evening snack, the Bread Upma is also a life saviour when one has unexpected guests. The fragrance of the sautéed onions and fresh coriander leaves will leave your guests asking for more!!!
- One loaf of Bread (20slices)
- 8 green chillies
- 5 sprigs curry leaves
- 3 medium sized onions
- 3 tbsps ghee /clarified butter
- 5 tbsps oil
- 1 heaped tsp mustard
- 1 heaped tsp urad dal/ black gram dal
- A small bunch of coriander leaves
- Half of a small coconut grated
- Hing/ asafoetida as per taste
- 150 ml water
Cut the slices into tiny cubes. Dissolve hing and salt in the water. Sprinkle the water on the bread. Chop the coriander leaves fine. Mince the green chillies. Slice the onions. Heat the mixture of ghee and oil. Drop in the mustard. After it splutters add the urad dal. After the urad dal has turned a golden yellow add the curry leaves and green chillies. Toss., drop in the sliced onions and roast on a high flame till translucent. Add the bread, coriander leaves and the grated coconut. Mix thoroughly and heat well. Serve hot.
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