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I woke up this morning and still hadn’t decided what to make for breakfast. The weather was so dull and gloomy and that made me even more lazy to think of making an elaborate breakfast. Had an entire loaf of bread at home and the easiest breakfast idea that came to my min was Masala Bread Upma!

This is what you’ll need

Bread slices: 4 (big)

Onion: 1 (big)

Tomato: 1

Green Peas: 2tbsp

Mustard seeds: 1/2tsp

Udad dal: 1/2tsp

Turmeric powder: 1/4tsp

Chilli powder: 1tsp

Curry leaves: Few

Green chilli: 1

Coriander leaves: Few

Sugar: 1tsp

Lemon juice: 1tsp

Ghee: 1tbsp

Salt to taste

Let’s get cooking

1. Cut the bread into one inch cubes. Slice the onions, chop the tomato, green chilli and the coriander leaves finely.

2. Heat the ghee in a pan. Season with the mustard seeds, udad dal and curry leaves.

3. Add the onions and green chillies. Saute until transparent. Add the peas and tomato. Cover and cook on a low flame, until soft.

4. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and sugar. Fry for a minute.

5. Mix in the bread pieces and fry on low heat for 3-4 minutes.

6. Garnish with a dash of lime and chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2-3

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