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Bread Upma

6 Feb

bread_upma
Bread Tho Upma

Ingredients:

White / Wheat Bread 5 slices
Green Chiles 2
Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Tomato 1 small
Onion 1 small
Red Potato 1 small
Fresh / Frozen Peas 1/4 cup
Freshly Grated Carrot 1/4 cup
Lemon 1/2 piece
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 4
Curry Leaves 8
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Roughly chop bread slices into pieces.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chiles.
Peel and finely chop onion.
Wash and finely chop tomato.
Peel and grate the ginger.
Peel and finely chop potato.

Heat oil in a pot, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles, ginger, onion, peas, potato, carrot and salt.
When onion turns little brown, add 1 1/2 – 2 cups of water, tomato, turmeric powder and bread slices.
Mix thoroughly to let the bread soak all the water and mash the bread slices a little.
Once all the water is absorbed by bread, squeeze half a lemon on top of bread upma and remove from heat.
Serve bread upma hot with coconut chutney.

Notes: Cut sides of the bread down if you wish.