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Mouthwatering & Healthy Breakfast from India

Updated on September 11, 2012

Eating something healthy and nutritious for breakfast will surely kick starts your mood for the day. If eating healthy is your mantra, you’ve landed on the right page…so ladies, cut down those extra fat from your daily diet as we share some filling and tasty breakfast recipes which can be pronounced as the healthier replacements to fattening breakfast dishes. Keep your weight related issues at bay and get ready to flaunt your curves in those sensuous sarees by eating healthy.

Poha | Source


Most nourishing and wholesome breakfast option for every family – Super quick to prepare and easy to digest, poha is one of the riches source of iron. Spicy poha can be one of the delicious choices for breakfast and is prepared with various Indian spices and green chilly.Add some extra punch to Poha by serving it with mint-coriander chutney! If you’ve sweet tooth, you can prepare it with milk and sugar to turn it into a sweet dessert recipe.

Steamed Masala Vada
Steamed Masala Vada | Source

Steamed Masala Vada

Relish this south Indian recipe with sambhar and coconut chutney. Masala vada is a healthy breakfast option and is prepared by soaking chana daal in water and adding seasoning in form of red chilli powder, cinnamon, curry leaves and besan. One can opt for a steamed or baked masala vada as a nourishing breakfast option. This is one of the famous dishes in southern part of India. Besides being a wholesome breakfast choice, this is also an essential ingredient of festive menu. The consistency of the batter prepared for masala vada should be soft and shapely. More soft vada turns out to be, more compliments you’ll reap!

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Paneer ka chilla
Paneer ka chilla | Source

Paneer ka Chilla

A healthy snack or breakfast dish, Chilla is referred as pancake prepared with gram flour or besan batter with onion and cottage cheese (paneer) stuffing. Paneer chilla will not only a satiate your hunger but also satisfy your tantalizing taste buds.

Dhokla | Source


Go totally ga-ga over these soft, spongy and fluffy Dhokla for breakfast. Dhokla is a vegetarian dish that is very popular in the Indian state of Gujarat. Dhokla is made in several ways, such as dhokla besan, rava dhokla, Khatta dhokla, cheese dhokla, dhokla instantly. This Gujarati delicacy is made tangier and spicy with Indian seasonings like curry leaves, mustard seeds, chopped coriander and green chillies.

Spicy & Tangy Scrambled Eggs
Spicy & Tangy Scrambled Eggs | Source

Spicy & Tangy Scrambled Eggs

Need a breakfast or snack in a jiffy? Well the answer can be spicy scrambled egg. Scrambled egg with some seasoning and spice, served with toast and you are ready for a filling breakfast. Preparing a perfect scrambled egg requires a key mantra – whisk the eggs thoroughly and vigorously before adding other ingredients. Better the whisking, more fluffy and soft scrambled egg will be made. Fry a handful of finely chopped onion in the butter before adding the beaten eggs. Season the eggs with a few coriander leaves, a few green chillies, garlic chopped, black pepper and salt.

Stuffed Aloo Paratha
Stuffed Aloo Paratha | Source

Stuffed Aloo Paratha

Stuffed Aloo paratha is one of the hot favorite breakfast options for Punjabis residing across the globe. Paratha stuffed with aloo taste the best when eaten with chilled yoghurt or your favorite spicy pickle and unsalted homemade butter. This delicacy from Punjab is no more restricted to be a breakfast dish, but one can even relish it for lunch or dinner. Paratha stuffed with aloo (potato) can be replaced with other stuffing’s like cauliflower, onions or cottage cheese.

Methi Thepla with Low Fat yoghurt
Methi Thepla with Low Fat yoghurt | Source

Methi Thepla with Low Fat Yoghurt

If aloo paratha is for Punjabis, thepla is for Gujaratis. Theplas are an innate Gujarati delicacy which are savored as regular meal or while travelling for picnics. Use a non-stick pan to prepare theplas and avoid using excessive oil; this makes it extremely nutritious with filling breakfast option. Theplas stuffed with methi are best served when hot and eaten with low fat yoghurt.


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      6 years ago

      this is a nice article, can you please post the recipes for these foods?


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