How To Make Bread Upma | Slurrp Presents 101 Most Common Recipes of India

Bread Upma is a yummy twist to the traditional upma recipe that is usually made with semolina. It is a South Indian breakfast that is easy to make as well as keeps the stomach full for a longer time. Bread Upma is also called bread uppitu. The recipe substitutes semolina from the traditional upma recipe. 

Bread Upma is a perfect tiffin recipe for children as well as adults. When seasoned and cooked with onions, spices, and herbs, the dish reaches another new level.

Take a look at the Bread Upma recipe


  • 2 tbsp Oil 
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 
  • Few Curry Leaves 
  • 1 tsp Ginger 
  • 1 Green Chilli 
  • 1 cup chopped Onions 
  • 1 cup chopped Tomatoes 
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder 
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 
  • 2 cups chopped Bread Slices 
  • Salt to Taste 
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice 
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves


  • Chop chillies and coriander leaves. Chop the bread into cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, and curry leaves. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Add chopped ginger, chillies, chopped onions, and chopped tomatoes. Cook for a couple of minutes. 
  • Add red chilli powder, and turmeric powder. Saute for a few minutes. 
  • Add the bread cubes. Mix it well.
  • Add salt to taste. Again mix it well.
  • Add lemon juice and serve it.