When you want to create something delectable in a jiffy, yet satisfy that craving for something snacky and spicy here is a solution.
For this Dry Bread Upma Dish
Take four to five white bread slices
Tear them into medium-sized square pieces with hand
Heat a pan. Add 2 tsp butter and 1/2 tsp oil. Once hot temper with 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds. Wait till they crackle. Add curry leaves,and a cup of sliced onions. Saute till soft.
Add 2-3 split long green chillies and stir for few seconds.
Now add the pieces of bread and stir dry till slightly brown or crispy. Add turmeric powder , 1/2 tsp sugar, salt to taste, and some black pepper.
Stir and add finely chopped fresh coriander leaves and some red chilly powder to garnish. Don;t forget to squeeze in juice of half a lemon for the tangy sweet flavour.
Awesome when paired with ginger tea and a view of sunset!
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