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.

Vaghareli Rotli Recipe - Roti Ka Poha

Vaghareli Rotli or Roti Ka Poha is a crispy masala roti that is seasoned with asafoetida, red chillies and curry leaves, that makes a perfect breakfast or a tea time snack. If ever you have left over Phulka's, Puris, Chapati, Tawa Paratha or even thepla, tear them all up and toss it on the pan until lightly crisp along with a tadka.  The Rotli’s are either cut into small pieces or torn by hand and then tossed in seasoning that is filled with texture and flavor. Serve this dish along with ...

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High Protein Moong Dal Cheela Recipe With Stuffed Paneer

The High Protein Moong Dal Cheela Recipe With Stuffed Paneer recipe makes a delicious appetizer for the parties, a breakfast or even as a school lunch box. The cheela's are made with yellow moong dal and filled with cottage cheese/paneer is rich in proteins and vitamins making it a healthy snack or meal for both adults and kids. Serve Moong Dal Cheela along with Tomato Onion Chutney or a Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for Indian breakfast or pack it in kids lunch box. If you like this recipe, ...

Ragi Onion Uttapam Recipe - Wholesome Breakfast Recipe

Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe is a nutritious breakfast or dinner made from Ragi Idli Dosa Batter. Ragi Dosa Batter is my recent obsession and discovery that helps me incorporate the much needed millets in our diet. The addition of carrots and onions flavoured with lots of coriander makes this Uttapam healthy and makes a great kids lunch box recipe too. Serve Carrot Onion Uttapam with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe. If you like to make more variety of uttapams, try these Vegetable Uttapam ...

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Matar Besan And Paneer Cheela Recipe -Green Peas & Paneer Crepes

Cheelas are thin crepes or dosas which are usually made with Besan as the base ingredient. Its takes very little time to prepare as these ingredients are almost always available in Indian kitchens. Besan, which is powdered roasted Bengal Gram is a versatile ingredient that can be made into a batter, loaded with vegetables of your choice and spread on a tawa to make a healthy cheela at any time of the day.  In this recipe, we have packed our Cheelas with Green Peas that is steamed and pureed ...

Instant Sooji Oats Dhokla Recipe - Steamed Semolina & Oats Dhokla

Instant Sooji Oats Dhokla Recipe is served as a nutritious breakfast. This recipe has a twist to the original recipe with the addition of oats making it wholesome and nutritious.  Flavoured with green chillies and asafoetida, this dhokla is steamed and topped with a tadka of curry leaves, and sesame seeds that add crunch to the soft spongy dhoklas. It makes a great diabetic friendly evening snack as well and is a hit when you serve the Sooji Oats Dhokla at a tea party.You  can optionally ...

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Murungai Keerai Puttu - Drumstick Leaves Puttu Recipe

Murungai Keerai Puttu is a breakfast dish which is made with fresh drumstick leaves. It is a traditional, healthy breakfast recipe that can also be served as evening snacks. This puttu is loaded with goodness of drumstick leaves and millets as we have used millets puttu powder. This is a traditional dish with the addition of Drumstick leaves, which makes it even more nutritious. Serve Murungai Keerai Puttu along with Kerala Kadala Curry for a healthy breakfast meal or you can also relish it ...

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Pudina Shavige Recipe - Pudina Semiya Upma Recipe

The Pudina Shavige Recipe is a delicious Karnataka style Pudina Semiya Upma Recipe which is healthy packed with taste. The shavige also known as semiya is made from foxtail millet vermicelli but you can also use the normal ones or even the rice vermicelli. Usually the mint goes really well with chutneys and pulao but adding them to the shavige will create a nutritious and flavor meal. It also has few roasted peanuts and urad dal for the crunch that you can get from every bite of it. Serve the Pudina ...

Published in Upma Recipes

Goan Shepeche Polle Recipe

The Goan Shepeche Polle Recipe is a traditional recipe from goa, that is very similar to a dosa but flavored with dill leaves, jaggery and coconut. Dill leaves have medicinal properties and are known to boost the immune system and protect against bone-degradation as it is a rich source of calcium. Shepeche Polle Recipe  is my personal favorite and I have been making these since many years. It has a strong, tangy taste from the Dill leaves and sweetness of jaggery and coconut. Serve the Goan ...

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Ghoogri Recipe - Jowar Upma

Ghoogri is a savory pilaf or khichdi made from sorghum aka jowar along with choice of veggies. I preferred using carrot, peas and green pepper for ghoogri. This is a unique recipe which is loaded with nutrition and taste. Jowar is soaked overnight and boiled until cooked but chewy. Then it is sautéed with veggies and spices. This makes an ideal meal that can also be packed into your office lunch boxes. Ghoogri is generally eaten on its own and makes a wholesome healthy meal. You can also make the ...

Published in Upma Recipes

Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings)

Bored of your regular muesli, sandwiches, idli/dosa or poha breakfasts? Try this healthy north karnataka style Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings). Avarekalu are hyacinth beans which are rich in calcium and iron. The healthy beans are boiled and mixed with the spiced cream of rice mixture, and then steamed into small balls. It is soft, spicy and the rice rava adds a nice crumbly texture to the dumpling. Serve the Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings) ...

Mangalore Style Southe Gatti/Southekayi kadubu Recipe (Steamed Cucumber Dumplings)

Mangalore Style Southe Gatti/Southekayi kadubu Recipe (Steamed Cucumber Dumplings) is a hot steamed rice and cucumber dumpling. Gatti is usually prepared using rice, coconut and finely grated squash. You can use any different type of squash like Mangalore cucumber, white or yellow pumpkin. Traditionally they are steamed using a banana leaf which also gives a nice flavor and aroma to the dumpling. You can make these as a healthy start for your breakfast or even serve it as a snack during your evening ...

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Semolina Vegetable Chilla Recipe

Semolina Vegetable Chila is a perfect way to feed vegetables to your kids. It is a little time consuming but it’s worth it. Not only it’s tasty but is really healthy also. And the best part is that it’s almost oil free. You can also make this chila for your breakfast and can pack it for your lunch too.  Serve Semolina Vegetable Chila along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney, Tomato Chutney or any other chutney of your choice for your breakfast or as a tea time snack. If ...

Mysore Masala Dosa Made With Ragi Dosa Batter

Mysore Masala Dosa Recipe is a famous breakfast dish among the  Southern part of India. In this recipe we have used a ragi idli dosa batter to make the Masala Dosa. Traditionally, idli boiled rice and urad dal, along with some jaggery is used to make the dosa. Dosa is considered to be the most often had breakfast as the batter is present most households in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu. The dosa batter is usually made and fermented the day before so that you get a nice crispy and soft dosa. The ...

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Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe

Vegetable Rava Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish that is made from semolina and cooked along with vegetables and seasonings.This dish is popularly called as KharaBhath in Karnataka. At home we love to serve it along with a hot cup of freshly brewed filter coffee to make a complete breakfast with some fresh fruits on the side.  Serve Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe along with Coconut Chutney and South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe With Filter Coffee Powder for a ...

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Aloo Poha Recipe - Batata Poha

Aloo Poha also known as the Batata Poha brings with it delicious tastes and textures of sweetness, sourness, softness and crunchiness. It is made tangy and spicy from green chillies and lemon juice along with boiled potatoes that further enhances the texture. It is a popular breakfast dish in Maharashtra and there are many different types of poha recipes available.  When serving the Aloo Poha, sprinkle Chevdo and freshly peeled pomegranates over it. The crunchiness of the Chevdo along with ...

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Ragi Rava Idli Recipe - Steamed High Protein Finger Millet Idli

The Ragi Rava Idli Recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditional Rava Idli that is made from Ragi Flour and Sooji. In this Ragi Rava Idli recipe, ragi flour, also known as the finger millet flour is combined along with semolina (rava) and spiced it up with green chillies, mustard, and curry leaves. It's a super simple Rava Idli Recipe that makes a great Indian diabetic breakfast and a high protein breakfast as well. Serve the Ragi Rava Idli Recipe along with with Tomato Chutney and Idli ...

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Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Ragi Dosa Batter

Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe is a very traditional South Indian breakfast dish, that breaks the monotony of idli and dosa. The Ragi Idli Dosa Batter is used to make the paniyarams, that is spiced up with onions, green chillies and seasoned with mustard adding to the flavor.  You can make it nutritious by adding grated carrots, pureed tomatoes, chopped spinach or even spring onions and cabbage to give it an Asian touch. Serve The Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Tomato ...

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Foxtail Millet Upma Recipe

Foxtail Millet Upma Recipe is a wholesome breakfast or dinner dish that can be made with just a few ingredients. With a little bit of planning by having vegetables chopped the previous night, preparing this dish in the morning for the family gives me a sense of satisfaction. Foxtail Millet is a good substitute for semolina or rava, they are high in fiber and rich in nutrient. They are filling and hence make a good diabetic friendly ingredient as well.  Foxtail millet upma is easy to make and ...

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Chettinad Style Tomato Vermicelli Upma Recipe

Chettinad Style Tomato Vermicelli is a spicy south indian style semiya upma that can be made for a special sunday breakfast. The Tomato Vermicelli is packed with flavors from the tomatoes along with the spices, making it rich and delicious.  Serve the Chettinad Style Tomato Vermicelli along Tomato Onion Chutney,  Coconut Coriander Chutney and Sliced bananas. End the south indian breakfast along with a hot cup of Espresso coffee. You can also pack this Tomato Semiya upma for a kids lunch ...

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Sabudana Khichdi Recipe-Savory Tapioca Pearl Breakfast Pudding

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is a simple to cook and delicious to eat recipe. It is healthy and widely used as fasting food in many Indian homes. The recipe is extremely low in fat and full of starch or carbohydrates and hence is a great food for a quick boost of energy. Although it is often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals, it is just as delicious for a non-fasting meal. There are different varieties of tapioca available in the market; some that are translucent and there ...

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Gojju Avalakki Recipe - Puli Aval

Avalakki (Poha) is a favourite ingredient in every Kannadiga household and Gojju Avalakki has a special place. Relish this easy to make and yet so very flavourful Gojju Avalakki for breakfast or even as a snack. Avalakki or Aval is also prepared during fasting time like Maha Shivarathri.  Tamarind is also added in this Poha, which gives it a tangy taste and also make it different from other Poha Recipes. Serve Gojju Avalakki Recipe along with hot Masala Chai and Peanut Butter ...

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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 ...

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Kothamalli Kozhukattai (Coriander Rice) Recipe

Kothamalli Kozhukattai is a traditional recipe from South India which we have tweaked a little to add a twist of coriander flavour. A nutritious, healthy steamed recipe made with rice & dals and is perfect to be served during breakfast and tea time. Serve Kothamalli Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Ginger Cardamom Chai. If you like this recipe, you can also try Barley Rava Idli, Thavala Adai and Spinach Potato Frittata Bites.  

Andhra Style Sarva Pindi/Gine Pindi Recipe (Rice Flour and Chana Dal Flatbread Recipe)

Andhra Style Sarva Pindi/Gine Pindi Recipe (Rice Flour and Chana Dal Flatbread Recipe) is a delicacy of Telangana which is one of the cuisine of Andhra Pradesh. The dish is similar to the “Akki Rotti” made in Karnataka but the only difference it has few spices added and Channa dal mixed. Traditionally the flatbread is made on a Kadai and patted flat so that once it is cooked it shapes up like a bowl. But we have used a flat griddle to make the rotti. By using different vessel also will make a ...

     
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