Breakfast is the first and most important meal of the day. It replenishes our body with necessary nutrients and helps us maintain energy for the rest of the day. While there are plenty of breakfast items to choose from, it’s generally a good idea to start your day with a nutritious meal. And one such healthy breakfast option is upma. A popular breakfast dish in southern India, it is made by boiling roasted sooji in boiled water with spices. However, if you’ve run out of sooji stock, don’t worry. Here we bring you a quick and easy recipe made with bread. Yes, you heard us. The bread makes a great substitute for sooji and tastes just as good.
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As the name suggests, this recipe is made with bread and dahi. The bread cubes are soaked in a curd mixture and then sautéed with a mixture of radish, curry leaves, and vegetables. It’s super easy to make and ideal for those days when you’re short on time. It is a great alternative to the classic upma recipe. And the best part is that you don’t even compromise on taste. So without much advertising, let’s take a look at the recipe.
Bread Dahi Upma Recipe: How to Make Bread Dahi Upma
To get started with this recipe, first, cut the bread slices into small squares. Now, in a bowl, add the curd, salt and water. Mix. Pour this curd mixture over the bread cubes. Use the back of a spoon to mash it and let it steep for about 5 minutes.
Next, heat the oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, and peanuts. Mix. Add minced shallot, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and salt. Now, add water and combine well. Add soaked bread balls, chopped tomatoes, and buttermilk. Garnish it with coriander leaves. Dahi upma bread is ready!
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