In a typical Indian home the breakfast dishes are a perfect comfort food. Every member of the family has a favourite dish and almost all breakfasts are accompanied with a namkeen along with hot cup of Chai or coffee. Most Indians, love their breakfasts hot and savory, compared to the west, where one would have a cold cereal or a hot sweet pancake.

Through this breakfast recipe section that has over 50 + recipes, it will expand your options for breakfast with authentic recipes that are tried and tested from home kitchens like Upma, Vada Sambar, Idlis, Poha, Parathas, Theplas, Dhoklas, Thalipeeth, Kerala Puttu, Stew, Appam, Steamed Kozhukattai,  Paniyarams, Rava Idli, Masala Dosas, Uttapams, Ghee Dosa and more.

Rava Upma Recipe With Peanuts, Peas & Corn

Rava Upma Recipe With Peanuts, Peas & Corn is a healthy, tasty and colorful dish. It is equally great for both breakfast or snack. It is nutritious, tasty and very easy to make for those busy. In this recipe roasted rava or semolina cooked with sauteed mix of vegetables, peanuts, curry leaves and lentils. Serve Rava Upma With Spicy Lime Pickle Recipe, Paruppu Podi Recipe or with curd and a fried green chilli. If you like this recipe, try our other South Indian breakfast favourites like Vegetable ...

Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa Recipe

Millet Mania! And why not when its so easy to adapt with our regular dishes. This No-Rice Barnyard Millet Idli and Dosa is a best way to start if you haven't yet included millets in your diet as they are Gluten free and Diabetic Friendly as well. The nutritional profile of Barnyard Millet is 6 times more fibre than wheat. Barnyard Millet is rich sources of bone-building minerals material that is the essential Calcium and Phosphorus on daily basis. Serve Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa along with Mixed ...

Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)

Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) is a famous Snack that is eaten among the Kerala Christian Community. The dish is made from a broken rice batter which is fermented and steamed with coconut and had during the fasting season of Easter. A day before Easter mass, they make the batter and keep it ready, so once the Easter mass is over, people come back to have this steamed cakes to start their meal and break their 40 days of fasting. Serve the Kerala Style Vattayappam ...

Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet snack recipe prepared during the festive season. The recipe calls for common ingredients available in all households like powdered jaggery, rice, and ghee. The pastry-like snack is authentically prepared by deep frying the rice discs in a surplus amount of ghee. But I have deep fried in cooking oil. Though they look like a perfect quick fix, the authentic way of preparation is time-consuming as the rice has to be soaked in water for 3 days. If you are short ...

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Rotti Recipe

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Rotti Recipe is a regional recipe from the region Bengaluru, where they celebrated “Avarekalu Mela” during the month of January. The mela consists of series of stalls selling out dishes that are made from these field beans or avarekalu beans. Karnataka Style Avarekalu roti is made from rice flour and made thin. These Rottis are then pan cooked till it becomes crispy and golden brown on either side. Serve the Avarekalu Rotti Recipe along with Tomato Chutney or Coconut ...

Tamil Nadu Style Kothamali Aval Upma Recipe (Coriander Poha Recipe)

Tamil Nadu Style Kothamali Aval Upma Recipe (Coriander Poha Recipe) is an easy recipe made with flattened rice flaxes that is tossed with fresh and aromatic coriander paste. Toasted peanuts are also added to this mixture to give it an extra crunch while eating. In many states this type of prepration is common n called in different names such as poha in North India and Upma in the South part of India. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Kothamali Aval Upma Recipe (Coriander Poha Recipe) along with Pachidi ...

Iyengar Style Thavala Adai Recipe

“Thavala Adai” is a heirloom recipe from Tamilnadu which is almost forgotten by many of us. This Iyengar Style recipe is a dosa cooked with a powder made out of Raw Rice, Boiled rice, Bengal Gram Dhal/Kadalai Paruppu, Toor Dhal, Urad dhal, Methi, Pepper, & Jeera. The powder is marinated in yogurt and tempered fresh coconut. After 2 hours of marination, the batter is poured into a kadai similar to appam kadai and cooked on a low flame to prepare this yummy and drool-worthy ...

Sali Par Eedu Recipe (Parsi Breakfast Eggs On Fried Potato)

Sali Par Eedu is a quintessential traditional breakfast recipe made with eggs on fried potato straws that belongs to Parsi Cuisine. A common dish prepared at Parsi homes is now also available at street side stalls and restaurants serving Parsi food. Deep fried potato straws are layered as a bed and cooked with tomatoes, coriander, some pepper and eggs is a flavorful dish that is rich in carbohydrates and protein. An apt breakfast for those who are on weight gain diet. You can also air fry the potato ...

Karwar style Tousali Recipe (Cucumber cake Recipe)

Karwar style Tousali Recipe (Cucumber cake Recipe) is a delicious cake made from grated cucumber which is then steamed. The cucumber adds a wonderful taste and gives freshness to the whole dish. “Taushe” means cucumber in Konkan, It is best eaten as it is or can be had with a dollop of ghee on the side. Serve the Karwar style Tousali Recipe (Cucumber cake Recipe) along with Kadla curry to make it your breakfast meal. If you are looking for more steamed recipes here are some :  Chettinad ...

Mangalorean Style Bella Metthe Dosa Recipe (Jaggery & Fenugreek Seed Pancakes Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Bella Metthe Dosa Recipe (Jaggery & Fenugreek Seed Pancakes Recipe) is a typical mangalorean breakfast recipe made by the “Christian Community” which has been passed down by many years. Usually dosas are generally made from rice or wheat but in this recipe, there is a slight variation by adding fenugreek seeds, jaggery and coconut. Serve the Mangalorean Style Bella Metthe Dosa Recipe (Jaggery & Fenugreek Seed Pancakes Recipe) along with Pudalangai Thogayal (Bottle Gourd ...

Vermicelli Biryani Recipe

Vermicelli Biryani is a quick and easy one pot meal-dish that can be either made for breakfast or dinner. It also makes for a great lunch-box option. Unlike rice, it is a light meal on your tummy and doesn't put you to sleep in the noon. Plus it has a medley of veggies, and a subtle flavour of the spices that are not too overpowering. Try this Vermicelli Biryani for your lunch box or a quick snack with a glass of masala chai on those chill evenings. Other recipes you can try with vermicelli ...

Karwar Style Yerappe Ani Recipe (Rice and Black Split Gram Dumpling Recipe)

Karwar Style Yerappe Ani Recipe (Rice and Black Split Gram Dumpling Recipe) is a simple rice preparation which is different to your normal Dosa or Idli preparation. These are cooked in a Yerappe Pan which is popularly called as Kuzhi Paniyaram pan in Tamil Nadu. The Yerappe Ani is shallow fried with little oil and cooked till it is golden brown on either side. These are preferred as a breakfast dish in Karwar. Serve the Karwar Style Yerappe Ani Recipe (Rice and Black Split Gram Dumpling Recipe) ...

Sundaikkai Godumai Rava Upma Recipe

This recipe is about a simple broken wheat upma which is made with Sundaikkai. Sundaikkai or Turkey berries are very good for health and whenever I find them I use them in all of my recipes. They are in particular very good for sugar control. Whenever I get a chance to buy them I stock them up. They can be stocked up to 3 weeks by wrapping them with a cling wrap. The turkey berries must be dry when we are wrapping them. In this post, I had made the upma in pressure cooker as it is very easy and ...

Phanna Doddak Recipe (Konkani Style Tempered Dosa)

Phanna Doddak Recipe is a delicious no fermentation Konkani style tempered dosa. Since the dosa batter doesnt need any fermentation, you can even prepare this for a quick kids lunch box, when you run out of ideas or time in the morning. The technique lies in individually preparing the tempering (tadka) for each dosa you prepare. Serve the Phanna Doddak Recipe (Konkani Style Tempered Dosa) along with Coconut Chutney and hot filter coffee for the breakfast or for kids lunch box. Take a look at more ...

Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe

The Idiyappam Recipe is a delicately made spicy dish. String hoppers are sauteed along with chilli paste and fresh vegetables. As the string hoppers are made of rice, this dish is gluten free . It is also a vegan dish and is so light on the stomach. Serve the Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe with coconut chutney or tomato chutney for a healthy wholesome breakfast, but they taste delicious even without any accompaniments.  Some more Idiyappam recipes that you can try are: Egg Idiyappam ...

Vegetable Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam is a very popular South Indian breakfast dish.  It is similar to dosa but slightly thicker than the regular dosas. It can be made with leftover idli dosa batter. Vegetable Uttapam can be served for breakfast or as a snack.  Uttapam can be made with a variety of toppings like onion, tomato, coconut, and many others. Vegetable Uttapams are topped with finely chopped vegetables. You can make use of vegetables like carrots, capsicum, onion, and cabbage. They can be easily prepared ...

Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe

The Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe is a wholesome breakfast with a twist. The addition of oats, along with a variety of veggies, makes this poha a nutritious and wholesome teatime snack or breakfast. It is a healthier version of Indian staple breakfast poha. Other breakfast recipes that you can try are: Healthy Fruit Pizza for Breakfast Recipe Potato Quiche with Tender Corn Recipe Spiced Rice Breakfast Porridge Recipe

Besan Bread Toast Recipe

Besan Bread Toast is an interesting recipe which can be prepared pretty quick. If you run out of vegetables for the sandwich filling, this is a wonderful recipe to make since gram flour is easily available in the pantry. The use of whole wheat bread makes this a wholesome dish. Serve the Besan Bread Toast as breakfast, in kids lunch box or as an evening snack along with a cup of masala chai.  Other toast recipes that you can try are: Coconut French Toast with Chocolate Chips Recipe Avocado ...

Left Over Vadai Upma Recipe

During festivals we cook a lot of dishes and at times we are not sure about the quantity to cook and land up with left overs. So if Medu Vadai is left out, we generally put them in rasam the next day and make it rasam vada. Here is one more alternative to left over vadai’s – ‘Vadai Upma’. Medu Vadai is crumbled and cooked along with onions, green chillies, ginger similar to any regular upma. The vadai should not be crispy (of course this is with leftovers) and it is good to squeeze the oil ...

Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram Recipe

Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram Recipe is a traditional dish famous in the region of Tamil Nadu. It is a variation made  from a rice batter filled in with High protein egg and some extra spice to kick star your Breakfast in a healthy way. The Paniyaram's usually made in a Paniyaram pan by using less of oil and shallow frying till it becomes crispy from outside, soft and gooey inside.  Serve the Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram along with onion and tomato chutney for a protein filled breakfast ...

Veggie Rava Idli Recipe

Vegetable Rava Idli is one of the easiest appetizer recipes out there. It’s tasty, it’s healthy, it’s colorful and its absolutely yum. Easy to eat, it makes an excellent appetizer for parties and also a quick breakfast or lunch with Sambar or just plain chutney. Serve Veggie Rava Idli recipe along with Tomato Garlic Chutney for your breakfast or pack it your kids lunch box. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Idli recipe such as Okra Idli Recipe Thonnai Idli Recipe Ragi Idli ...

Egg Dosa Recipe With Cheesy Garlic Mayo

Most people wonder what to cook for breakfast every sunday. For me sundays are special as I get to cook delicious food for my family. Last Sunday I tried an innovative recipe - Egg Dosa with Del Monte Cheesy Garlic Mayo. The recipe turned delicious. In every South Indian home dosas are cooked on regular basis. So why not give a twist to the regular dosa and make it yummier? The dosa is cooked like a normal dosa which is made with batter made of rice and dal. This is topped with some Delmonte Cheesy ...

Karamani Sundal Uttapam Recipe

So what do you do with leftover sundal?  Try this yummy Karamani Sundal Uttapam Recipe which is made using your regular dosa batter, ragi flour and leftover black eyed beans sundal. When we make that extra food which is leftover for the day, it is best to resort for leftover recipes; this recipe is one among those tasty recreations that we make from leftover food. You can make these sundal uttapams not just with Karamani sundal, but with any other leftover sundal, except sweet sundals. Just ...

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe)

Samai Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai (Tamil Nadu Breakfast Recipe) is made with little millets. Millets are wonder grains, a storehouse of nutrients, fiber and minerals. These grains are healthy and gluten free and are ideal even for Navratri Vrat fasting. 'Pidi Kozhakattai' means dumplings shaped using the gentle pressure of the palm. The millets and lentils are cooked over the stove top and then shaped and steam cooked. Minimal use of oil makes this dish a low-calorie meal. Use of lentils along with grains ...

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