Crispy Bread Cups

An enticing and wholesome bread delight that can be served as a snack, a breakfast or as an appetizer before the main meal. Crispy Bread Cups contain loads of corn and low-fat milk, making it a great source of energy, calcium and protein, which are essential for healthy bones and muscles. Kids will also love the appealing presentation of this dish—when preparing for kids you may use regular butter and milk instead of low-fat variants.

Crispy Bread Cups

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Crispy Bread Cups recipe - How to make Crispy Bread Cups

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F).   Total Time:     8Makes 8 bread cups
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For The Toast Cases
8 slices leftover whole wheat bread
1/2 tsp low-fat butter for greasing

For The Filling
3/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped red and green capsicum
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup cold low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt to taste

For the toast cases

    For the toast cases
  1. Remove the crust from the bread slices.
  2. Wrap the bread slices in a muslin cloth and steam in a steamer for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Place the bread slices on a clean, dry surface and roll them very gently using a rolling pin.
  4. Grease a muffin tray using low-fat butter.
  5. Press the rolled bread slices into the moulds of the greased muffin tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes or till the bread is crisp. Keep aside.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds or till they turn translucent.
  2. Add the capsicum and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the sweet corn, cornflour-milk mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously.
  4. Divide the filling into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Fill a portion of the filling in each toasted bread case.
  2. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per bread cup
Energy74 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates14.1 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0.6 mg
Sodium3.1 mg


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