Masala Bread Upma Indian Breakfast

Shari Mukherjee
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

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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!

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