Masala Bread Upma Indian Breakfast

Masala Bread Upma Indian Breakfast
Meet the Chef!
Shari Mukherjee
I love unique ingredients and have a shelves full of them! Rosewater, black salt, homemade preserves, and probably every spice you could ever need have a home in my kitchen. I share a lot of Indian recipes on my blog: My Fancy Pantry. I'm obsessed with Indian food, and I'm convinced you will be too!
Recipe Details

2 tablespoons Oil or Ghee

½ teaspoon Whole Black Mustard Seeds

½ teaspoon Whole Cumin Seed

1 teaspoon Garam Masala

¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder

Red Chili Powder—to taste

1 or 2 Green Chilies—slit (seeds/membrane removed, if desired)

1 Medium Red Onion—chopped finely

1 Medium Potato—(boiled, baked or microwaved), diced

1 or 2 Roma Tomatoes—roughly chopped

1 teaspoon Lemon juice

Fresh Cilantro Leaves—small handful, chopped

Salt—to taste

Black Pepper—to taste

KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls

Step 1
Prepare all your ingredients, and have them readily available.
Step 2
Add 2 tbsp. oil or ghee to a medium-sized pan or wok. Add the black mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Turn heat to medium-high and cook until the seeds begin to pop or splutter.
Step 3
Once the seeds begin to pop and the oil is hot, add the chopped onion and green chilies. Cook, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes or until the onions become translucent.
Step 4
Add garam masala, turmeric powder and chili powder. Stir well and cook for about a minute before adding in the cooked, diced potatoes.
Step 5
Cook the potatoes for a couple minutes or until they begin to turn light-golden brown.
Step 6
Add 1 tsp. lemon juice and the chopped roma tomato. Stir everything to combine. Cook this masala mixture for a couple minutes, until you notice the tomato begins to turn soft.
Step 7
Add the diced bread and quickly stir everything around, ensuring each piece of bread is coated with the masala mixture.
Step 8
Stirring constantly, cook the upma until the bread becomes crispy and lightly toasted. This may take anywhere from 2 to 5 minutes.
Step 9
Add the chopped cilantro leaves and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Step 10
Serve with eggs, lime wedges and extra cilantro. Enjoy!
Such a yummy recipes
I made this for my husband and some friends and it was SO good! Everyone loved it. Everything was extremely flavorful and the dish came together with ease. The leftovers were even better the next day. Would recommend to anyone and will definitely be making this again!
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