Feb 24, 2011

Mumbai style Brown bread Usli / Upma

Mumbai Style Brown bread Usli / Upma

Recipe credit - Goodhousekeeping Magazine

Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1/2 teaspoon urad dal
1 small green chilli, deseeded and chopped
1/2 - inch piece ginger, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder ( optional )
1 cup ( 50 g ) potatoes, cubed and boiled
1 cup ( 50 g ) carrot, cubed and boiled
1 cup green peas, boiled
3 tablespoon grated coconut
5 brown bread slices, cut into small pieces or 1 cm squares
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Mix the lemon juice, sugar, along with 2 tablespoon water.

Heat oil in a wide pan / kadai. Add mustard seeds. When they begin to pop, add jeera and urad dal.

Add curry leaves, ginger and green chilli. Saute for 1 - 2 minutes.

Add onion and fry till crisp and golden color. Add turmeric powder ( optional ) and fry for 2 minutes.

Add bread pieces, boiled potatoes, carrot, green peas and grated coconut. Adjust salt to taste. Stir well for 3 minutes.

Add lemon juice - sugar mixture and stir continuously for 5 minutes. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.


Tina said...

healthy dish...

Priya said...

Very quick and healthy upma..

Priti said...

Looks yum n easy