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.

Mangalorean Style Sajjige Rotti/Rulavachi Bhakri Recipe (Semolina Pancake Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Sajjige Rotti/Rulavachi Bhakri Recipe (Semolina Pancake Recipe) is a simple recipe made with wheat flour, semolina mixed with buttermilk, coconut and green chillies. Sajjige refers to rava or semolina in the Karavali region of Karnataka. The rotti is a different variation of thicker dosa or like pancakes. This is one of the quick breakfast or snack prepared in the households of Mangalore. Serve the Mangalorean Style Sajjige Rotti/Rulavachi Bhakri Recipe (Semolina Pancake Recipe) ...

Mangalorean Style Cheenikayi Kadubu Recipe (Pumpkin sweet idli Recipe)

Mangalorean Style Cheenikayi kadubu Recipe (Pumpkin sweet idli Recipe) is a traditional, squash steamed rice cakes. The pumpkin is cooked and smashed, then it is mixed with the grainy rice mixture and finally steamed. Pumpkin consumed at small quantity becomes a diabetic friendly vegetable. It will also help in boosting the vision and keeps your heart healthy. Serve the Mangalorean Style Cheenikayi kadubu Recipe (Pumpkin sweet idli Recipe) along with coconut chutney to enjoy your breakfast meal.  If ...

Coorg Style Kadumbuttu/Kadambuttu Recipe (Steamed Rice Balls Recipe)

Coorg Style Kadumbuttu/Kadambuttu Recipe (Steamed Rice Balls Recipe) is a staple food in coorg which belongs to the Karnataka region. The dish is made from broken rice and coconut which is boiled till it becomes mushy and then shaped into round balls and steamed again to hold its shape. These are prepared in many of the special occasion in coorg. It is usually accompanied by Pandi Curry which is also one of the delicacy found in that region. Serve the Coorg Style Kadumbuttu/Kadambuttu Recipe (Steamed ...

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 ...

Moong Dal Chilla Recipe (Spiced Lentil Crepes)

Moong Dal Chilla Recipe is popularly called poodlas, are protein packed crepes that are seasoned with green chillies, thinly sliced onions and coriander leaves along with choice of vegetables make a wholesome breakfast or a light dinner. At home, I use a variety of vegetables like fenugreek leaves or finely chopped cabbage or even make a roll with some stir-fried vegetables giving it a new twist. A favourite accompaniment is freshly made Tameta Ni Chutney if we are having it for dinner; ...

Kanchipuram Idlis Recipe

Kanchipuram Idlis Recipe is a variety of idly from Tamil Nadu - an Indian state known for its variety of breakfast options including Idli, sambar and chutney, dosa, vadas and so many more. Some particular South Indian towns have their own variations of idlis, and this one is from the town of Kanchipuram. You could call it the signature idli of the area. Prepared with assorted spices, these idlis are a mouthwatering treat and a lovely deviation from the regular idli. Traditionally, they are steamed ...

Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal)

Radhaballabhi is a famous Bengali Recipe commonly prepared for Breakfast. Radhaballabhi is usually prepared with urad dal and spices for festive occasion like Krishna Janmashtami. It is a slightly sweeter poori in taste than kachoris. When I was searching for some crispy breakfast, I stumbled upon this stuffed puris. Prepare this Radhaballabhi and pair it with Aloo Dum for a fulfilling breakfast. Explore more festive recipes here Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special) Aval Payasam Recipe (Sweet ...

Upvaas Thalipeeth Recipe

Upvaas Thalipeeth is a typical Maharashtrian pancake usually made during religious fasts. Flours of Barnyard millet (Sama, Bhagar), Amaranth (Rajgira), Sago (Sabudana), Singada (water chestnut) are mixed with grated potato and a few spices to make this delicious Thalipeeth. You can make this ahead of time and stock it in the refrigerator. This flavourful Upvaas Thalipeeth makes for a wholesome breakfast or meal not only for fasts but also on regular, non-fasting days. Serve Upvaas Thalipeeth along ...

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

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 ...

Green Moong Dal Dhokla Recipe (Savory Steamed Mung Bean Cakes)

Green Moong Dal Dhokla is a steamed mung bean cake that is seasoned with mustard, sesame and curry leaves. This recipe of the Dhokla is a variation of the traditional Khatta Dhokla and falls into the category of a Gujarati farsan is a regular staple weekly dinner at my home. Weekends when there is low edge to cooking, I typically make the preparation for the batter a couple of days before. This ensures my Sunday evenings can be relaxing ensuring a wholesome dinner is served to begin the new work ...

Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe

The Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe is a delicious steamed cake made with a blend of greens, semolina and oats. It makes a very wholesome and nutritious variation from the traditional Sooji Dhokla that is often made. The addition of sauteed Amaranth along with oats makes it not only nutritious but a perfect lunch box snack for adults and children. Serve the Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla along with Green Chutney for breakfast or dinner. Did You Know:  The Amaranth leaves ...

Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe (Barnyard Millet Steamed Dumplings)

The Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe is a twist to the traditional Kozhukattai recipe. It is traditionally made from broken rice, but here I used Barnyard Millet also known as the Kuthiraivali in tamil. This millet is very popularly used in southern India and made by most south Indian families. The Upma Kozhukattai is usually made for breakfast, evening tiffin or even served for dinner and served along with Puli Ingi. Did You know: The protein content in millet is very close to that of wheat; ...

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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