Bisi Bela Bhaath

Bread Uppuma


  • 6 bread slices cut into small cube
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely cut
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 green chillies, chopped
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 2 cloves, garlic
  • 2 spoons, ginger chopped into tiny pieces
  • 2 tsps. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/5 cup water
  • 2 Tbsps. oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh coriander for garnish


Add oil to a warmed pan, increase heat, splutter mustard seeds, add cumin and let it turn light brown. Add chillies, garlic, onion and ginger, sauté lightly. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder and curry leaves. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes, do not pulp.

Add the bread cubes and mix in with the contents of the pan. Add water and salt, toss lightly. Cover and turn off heat. Before serving onto a plate, garnish with coriander leaves.

Cooking time with prep is about 30 minutes.

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