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.

Potato Onion Cheela Recipe

If you are bored with your daily breakfast schedule then this recipe is perfect for you. It is easy to make this recipe and they taste delicious. Potato Onion Cheela is made with potato and onion with gram flour and is flavoured with the everyday masalas. This cheela can also be packed for your kid's lunch box with curd or any chutney of your choice. Perfect for the busy weekdays or lazy weekends, they taste even better when it is raining outside. Perfect food for perfect weather! Serve Potato ...

Gujarati Tawa Handvo Recipe - Healthy Pan Fried Lentil Cake

The Tawa Handvo is a nutritious protein packed meal is one of the most popular Gujarati one-dish meals. Traditionally the handvo is cooked in an earthen pot over low flame but due to conveniences in modern cooking techniques, families use ovens to bake them or use a skillet to pan cook them. I personally prefer the tawa (skillet) method, as it feels lighter to eat and has crispy edges giving it the additional taste to the palate. Many families like mine love to add the juices from Gor Keri pickle ...

Rasawala Dhokla Recipe

Dhokla Rasawala is a simple dish made with some leftover dhokla that has lost all its moisture, this rasawala dhokla is an ideal way to serve it. Simmer the dhokla pieces in rasa just before serving and see the left over dhoklas magically transform to a new avatar and create a left over magic, “Dhokla Rasawala ”. Even the fresh dhoklas for that matter in this form taste equally good. Serve Rasawala Dhokla along with Gujarati Methi Thepla and Masala Chai for a filling and delicious breakfast ...

Kodava Thalia Puttu Recipe - Steamed Rice Coconut Cake

Kodava Thalia Puttu Recipe - Steamed Rice & Coconut Cakes is an authentic recipe from Coorg. The batter is made using soaked rice, fenugreek seeds, urad dal and fermented overnight with some coconut milk and sugar. This makes the batter quite soft and fluffy when it is steamed over an Idli steamer. Authentically the Thalia Puttu is fermented using some Toddy water which helps to give the right aeration in the batter. These Thalia are quite similar to sana but the only difference is the addition ...

Banarasi Chooda Matar/Chura Matar Recipe

If you are bored of making Poha the usual way, try this simple yet delectable Poha prepared in a royal way. Also known as Chura Matar, is a Banarasi twist on the usual Poha. It is a winter delicacy of the place though, when the markets are flooded with the winter produce - Green Peas/Matar. It is loaded with desi ghee, milk/cream and garam masala, making it very flavorful and very different from its Maharashtrian cousin Kanda/Batata Pohe. It is a street snack available in Banaras during winters. Serve ...

Ven Pongal Recipe - South Indian Rice and Lentil Pudding

Ven Pongal Recipe is a very traditional breakfast or tiffin dish in South India. Pongal festival is celebrated as the harvest festival and is spread over four days. Pongal in Tamil means something that is overflowing. The act of boiling over of milk in the clay pot is considered to denote future prosperity for the family.  Serve the Pongal for the Pongal Festival or a Sunday Breakfast along with Sakkarai Pongal, Vada Sambar and Kathirikai Gothsu - Eggplant ...

Green Chutney Rava Dhokla Recipe - Sooji Dhokla

Green Chutney Rava Dhokla Recipe, is one where the authentic rava dhokla is combined with a freshly ground green chutney made with mint leaves and coriander leaves.  The dhokla batter is made with both curd and green chutney, which helps bring in the moisture to the batter and a lip smacking taste. The crunchy tadka is made with sesame seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds and flavourful curry leaves, all of which are poured over the steaming hot dhokla.  Serve this Green Chutney ...

Healthy Pumpkin Carrot Idli Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Carrot Idli Recipe, is a delicious and super nutritious idli, where the idli batter is enriched with freshly made pumpkin puree and grated carrots.  These idlis appear colourful and attractive, as it gets its colour from the pumpkin puree and carrots. Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C needs and iron. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene is absorbed in the intestine and converted into ...

Pudina Idli Recipe - Mint Flavoured Idli

Pudina Idli Recipe is a lovely flavour idli recipe. Idli batter is flavoured with the popular green chutney made with coriander and mint leaves.  The chutney lends great fresh flavours to the idli.  Freshly made batter that is well fermented, along with the lush green chutney will leave your tastebuds absolutely satisfied.  Serve Pudina Idli along with Medu Vada Recipe, South Indian Coconut Chutney Recipe With Coconut Water,  Pandu Mirapakaya Pachadi ...

Roasted Pumpkin Rava Dhokla Recipe - Sooji Dhokla

Roasted Pumpkin Rava Dhokla Recipe, is a healthy twist to the classic rava dhokla, where along with curd, roasted pumpkin puree is added to the dhokla batter.  Adding more flavour to this healthy steamed pumpkin dhokla is the tadka that goes on top. The crispy crunchy tadka consists of cumin seeds, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, and the curry leaves.  Soft crumbly warm Roasted Pumpkin Dhokla topped with a crunchy tadka and fresh coriander leaves, absolutely delicious.  Serve Roasted ...

Paneer Masala Dosa Recipe/ Paneer Bhurji Dosa

The Paneer Bhurji Recipe also known as the Paneer Masala Dosa is a delicious and wonderful take on the traditional classic Masala dosa that blends together the softness of cottage cheese with the crunchiness of capsicum. The Paneer Masala/ Bhurji recipe is made with a subtle blend of spices like green chillies, turmeric powder along sambar powder giving it the flavors and taste. I have used Ragi Idli Dosa Batter to make the dosa making it more healthy and wholesome as well.  In addition, ...

Muttai Dosa Recipe - Tamil Nadu Style Egg Dosa Recipe

Muttai Dosa Recipe is a delicious street food snack in Southern India. When you make it at home, you get to make it healthy with less oil and homemade dosa batter. There are multiple ways you can make this dosa, using either scrambled eggs or an omelette. Either ways, this egg dosa roll recipe is simple and quick to make and very delicious. It also makes a great lunch box for kids.  Serve the Muttai Dosa Recipe along with Coconut Chutney and a Thakkali Vengayam Chutney for breakfast, snack ...

Sagu Masala Dosa Recipe

Masala Dosa is one of those South Indian dishes that doesn't need any introduction. Bangalore is famous for one such kind where the spicy potato masala is replaced with a vegetable sagu and they call it Sagu Masala Dosa. This delicious dosa filled with the Sagu Masala is available at restaurants and hotels mostly in the morning hours or served on sundays exclusively. It is perfect for your Veg Breakfast recipes when you want to make something special on weekends. This recipe replicates the dosa ...

Karnataka Style Set Dosa Recipe

Dosas are an integral part of the South Indian cuisine and almost every region in south, has their own unique twist to making the dosas. The Karnataka Style Set Dosa is a thick dosa that comes in a set of three when you visit any Darshinis or Sagars in and around the state of Karnataka. What makes set dosa different is the soft and pillowy nature of it and the distinct feature of holes all over the dosa. This is achieved because of the addition of poha/aval into the batter. A normal dosa does not ...

Khara Bhath Recipe-South Indian Rava Bhath

Khara Bhath Recipe or Rava Bhath is a South Indian specialty that makes a filling breakfast and is quick to prepare. Khara Bhath is a popular breakfast and also a tea-time food in Bangalore-Mysore region of Karnataka. This dish is sure to make a sumptuous indulgence. Serve Khara Bhath along with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Masala Chai for your weekday breakfast. Have a look at other South Indian specialties Thattai Recipe (Crispy South Indian Savory Crackers) South Indian Thali Menu ...

Karnataka Style Bonda Soup Recipe-Urad dal Fritters in Spicy Dal Soup

Karnataka Style Bonda Soup Recipe is a favourite dish among all the kannadigas and especially in Mysore. The dish consists of crispy urad dal fritter dipped in a hot thin based dal soup. The fritter is usually fried in a deep frying oil but in this recipe we have made it healthy by pan frying it on the kuzhi paniyaram pan to make it super healthy for your morning breakfast. Serve the Karnataka Style Bonda Soup Recipe as one pot Breakfast meal in the morning with a cup of Tea.  If you are looking ...

Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe-Savory Rice & Coconut Crepe

The Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe, is a simple, quick recipe to make. This dosa unlike other dosa batter, the neer dosa is made purely from rice and combined along with coconut. The coconut not only gives the batter a good taste, but also gives it a soft texture. If you have never made Rava Dosa or Neer Dosa before, then this dosa will take a little practice to get the desired consistency of the batter and the texture.  You can serve the Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe along with Manoli Curry or ...

Thatte Idli Recipe

Thatte Idli is one of the Karnataka's famous breakfast dish. It is a regular dish in every household in Karnataka and is very easy and quick to make. It is also named as Plate idli. This recipe is made with Urad dal, Poha and Sabudana. Serve Thatte Idli with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and South Indian Coconut Chutney for a perfect meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Idli recipes like :  Ragi Idli Karuveppilai Podi Idli Godhumai Idli Instant Oats Rava Idli  

Ghee Masala Dosa Recipe

Ghee Masala Dosas are a simply delicious breakfast dish that is filled with a spiced potato filling. It is an all time favorite Lor breakfast dish liked by people all over the world. Children love this lentil crepe and make a very filling and healthy meal. Make this recipe of Masala dosa for your family and friends and they will simply love it. Serve Ghee Masala Dosa Recipe along with Sweet and Sour Mangalore Cucumber Chutney Recipe and Coimbatore Style Drumstick Sambar Recipe.  If ...

Coriander Semiya Recipe - Vermicelli Pulao

Coriander Semiya is a spicy, coriander flavored rice vermicelli pulao, fragrant with aromatic spices and tinged with the sweetness of coconut (for the south Indian flavor) and crunch of vegetables; ideal for a quick lunch or a main dish for any party. It is an easy recipe to make and this you can even pack for your kid's lunch box. It is light on the stomach and tastes delicious when served with any raita. Serve Coriander Semiya along with Boondi Raita, Tadka Raita or any other raita of your ...

Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe-Rice Pancake

Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe is a twist to the traditional Neer Dosa which is made in the households of Mangalore. Traditionally it is just the rice which is soaked and made into the batter along with coconut milk, but in this recipe we have used cucumber to give a fresh and unique flavor. Serve Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe with Kori Gassi and end it with a dessert like Konkani Style Mande for your weekend dinner. If you are looking for more Mangalorean recipes here are some:  Mangalorean ...

Homemade Lemon Sevai Recipe - Lemon Idiyappam Recipe

The Homemade Lemon Sevai Recipe, is a traditional south indian recipe that is made from from freshly ground rice using a traditional sevai maker.  Sevai also known as savory rice noodles is a tiffin speciality in Tamil Brahmin households. There are many variations to this classic breakfast sevai: lemon sevai, coconut sevai, ell sevai, vella sevai, curd sevai and puli sevai. Nothing is more satisfying than making the sevai from scratch. A very humble and simple dish, with little effort you ...

Cheese Masala Omelette Recipe

Omelettes are easy to make recipes, a great source of protein and are loved by one and all worldwide. Indians have taken the humble omelette and created it their own by adding vegetables and the quintessential Indian garnish of coriander leaves. Cheese Masala Omelette Recipe is an easy to make Omelette that can be whipped up by any one in less than 20 minutes. So here is a step by step recipe of a Indian style Masala cheese omelette, a combination of eggs, onions, tomatoes, cheese, chillies and coriander ...

Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe

Bhaat na Muthia Dhokla Recipe is a staple dish of every Gujarati kitchen home and every home has ways to invent dishes that can be made from leftover rice. Muthias a common staple in every Gujarati home is made by steaming dumplings of mashed rice combined with vegetables and spices. Over the years of eating Muthias at many Gujarati family homes; I have tasted a variety of these dumplings each having a unique flavor and texture. Using this knowledge I have crafted a recipe that shows you how to ...

     
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