Breakfast being the most important meal of the day should be healthy and nutritious, because it is the first meal of the day that will provide us energy to go through the remaining day. We have to make sure that it contains the right amount of nutrition that is required for our body. But, in our busy schedule, we end up making something that is quick, easy and lacks nutrition. For such days, we need some Breakfast ideas that are easy to cook and also tick marks the nutrition part. One of such Breakfast is UPMA

Piping hot Idli served along with Sambar and Chutney is the ultimate South Indian Breakfast. Most people in India head out to a South Indian breakfast joint over the weekend to get their idlis craving satisfied. Idlis are super simple to make at home and if you love spongy idlis, then go ahead and try some of our Classic Homemade Idli Recipes, Instant Idli Recipes, Rava Idli Recipes and Millet Idli Recipes for breakfast. One thing is for sure, with our various Idli recipes you can never get bored of idlis.

Today, most of us are focusing to lead a healthy Lifestyle, that means make changes to our eating and exercising patterns. Along with daily workout, it is also very important to eat right to get the result. And when we talk about eating right, we mean to eat the food that provides us all the necessary nutrients. One more important segment of healthy eating is Portion Control. What is Portion Control? Well, it means having small amount of different dishes in your plate so that you get all the necessary nutrients. 

Potatoes are ranked among the top most favourite vegetable that people like to eat around the world. They are so versatile that you can pair them with different spices and there are endless ways in which you can prepare recipes using potatoes. Potatoes are the staple food in many parts of the world and is the fourth largest grown crops. 

Onion and Garlic, are two very common ingredients that is used in Indian Cooking. Addition of onion and garlic in any recipe makes it more flavorful and delicious. But, there are many people who don't prefer using these ingredients in their cooking, especially the Jain community due to religious reasons. Some might not use because of allergy issues or some people might not like the taste and texture of the same. We also avoid food with onion and garlic during our Fasting days. 

India is a country with vast coastlines and many rivers flowing through it. There is an abundance of sea food variety available in the markets and everyone love fresh fish either made into a curry or fried. Each fish has its own flavor and texture and that is the reason why fish is so popular. Fish is not only tasty, but healthy too. Fish is a rich source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids which keeps our heart and brain healthy.

Fish is often called as "BRAIN FOOD". It is high in Protein and Vitamin D. There is a great diversity found across India when it comes to making the same fish. Here we have a wide variety of Fish Curry and Fish Fry Recipes, that you can relish for your everyday meals or you can also prepare them for your house parties or family get together.

Egg, a great source of Protein is a must in all the Egg eaters diet. It is a great way to include protein in your everyday diet and it also keeps you filled for a longer time. Not only Protein, Eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. There are many ways that you can eat an Egg for your breakfast, lunch and dinner. The healthiest way is to boil the eggs and eat it for breakfast.

Protein is the building block for our body. It is an important component of every cell in our body. Our body repairs tissue with the help of proteins. Our bones, muscles, skin blood, nails and hair are mainly made of proteins. Protein is a macro-nutrient that means that our body needs a relatively large amount of protein for normal functions. And unlike fats and carbohydrate the body does not store protein and so we need to have a protein rich diet to be healthy. Depending on age and sex, a healthy adult needs about 50-60 grams of protein everyday. For a body builder it is around 120 grams. The more active you are, the more proteins you need.

PARATHA, an Indian bread that is made in almost every household all over India. There are many types of Parathas, but mainly they are categorized into two, one is Basic Parathas and the another one, Stuffed Parathas. While the basic Parathas can be served with Dals, Gravies etc, Stuffed Parathas can be had on its own along with Pickle, Curd, Raita or Chutneys. You can have them for any meal of the day, whether it is Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. 

In our everyday cooking, we tend to eat onion, garlic and spices, but when we talk about Sativik food onions and garlic is not included. We mostly associate no onion no garlic recipes with Jain Recipes or Ayurvedic Recipes. Here we have a collection of No Onion No Garlic Dry Sabzi Recipes from across India that you can make and enjoy with your meals.

When you walk through the streets of South India, you can often hear a whistle or two of the pressure cooker going off in most houses in the mornings and the aromas of sambar wafting through the air. Most homes usually prepare Sambar once or twice a week and serve it for breakfast along with Idli, Dosa or Vadas and for lunch along with hot steamed rice with a dollop of ghee, a Thoran or Palaya and Papad on the side. Idli Sambar and Dosa Sambar have become quite popular across India and is hot selling in most restaurants. 

With sun killing us with its scorching heat, we look forward to the rain to cool us down. This brings in the subtle chill and the winds along with the petrichor that gives us some relief from the heat. With such a lovely weather, we always end up craving for some hot snack dishes which we can enjoy with a hot cup of tea. And in India, every state has their own monsoon delicacy to suit their taste buds. There are many options to serve during the monsoon season such as hot pakoras, bajji, samosa, corn, dhokla, vadas and the list goes on and on.

Dals, Pulses And Legumes are an integral part of an Indian Diet. For vegetarians, it is the main source of protein and is consumed in different forms across India.There are various ways in which Dals and Lentils are cooked across India and Dal recipes varies from each region depending on the use of local masala and style of cooking.

Most often a meal is incomplete without a Dal. Dals can be eaten with hot steaming Rice or any Indian Bread. Therefore, here we have lined up a collection of Dal and Legumes Recipes From Across India which you can make and serve to your family and friends for a wholesome meal.

When it comes to cricket matches, Indians are a huge fan and they go crazy when there favorite player is on the TV. People sit all day long in-front of the TV and enjoy the match till the last ball. And as the World Cup fever is going on, one single match of 50 overs runs through the entire day. We also tend to get hungry in between and the match becomes more interesting when we have our favorite drink to sip on and delicious snacks to go along with it.

One way to live a healthy lifestyle is to practise Portion Control Meals for your everyday meals. Having a little of different Sabzis, Dals and Legumes, helps us to get the nutritional intake for the day. But, when we eat in portions during our meals, we tend to get hungry very soon and that is where comes the SNACKS. There are variety of snacks that you can eat in between your meals or whenever you feel hungry. 

Gourds of all kinds rule summer, be it Bottle Gourd or Lauki, Ridge Gourd or Tori, Ash Gourd or White Pumpkin and Pointed Gourd or Parwal. Most gourds are mild in flavour and are perfect to make during summers because they are light and easy to digest.

PICKLE, is a must condiment in almost every Indian household and is served along with the meals or Parathas. Pickle in India is a medley of spices, chopped fruits and vegetables, which are often preserved with varying amounts of salt and oil. Sweet, spicy, tangy or sour, there are thousands of recipes from state to state that differs in taste and flavour.

Ramadan, which is also called as Ramzan, is the holy ninth month of Islamic Calendar, where Muslims all over the world keep fast, called as ROZA and break it before sunrise and after sunset. During this holy month of Ramadan, people abstain from eating food from sunrise to sunset and also give up all the personal desires. During the fasting, people consume only two meals a day, one is before the sunrise which is called as the “Suhoor”, and the latter is after the sunset which is called as “Iftar”.

The month of Ramadan is going on! This festival brings a lot of delicious food along with it, that is cooked in every Muslim household and enjoyed with family before sunrise and after sunset. Also, the streets are full of delicious traditional food items such as Biryani, Kebabs, Spring Rolls, Stuffed Tandoori Parathas, Samosas, Mithais etc, which are absolutely lip smacking. 

Grapes is one such fruit that is loved by everyone, from adults to children. The sweet and tart taste of these grapes can also be used in making different delicious recipe. Grapes have been around since ages, and is mostly eaten fresh but it is also used to make wine, jams, jellies, vinegar and grape seeds oil.

Grapes comes in beautiful colors of green, red, black, purple and now even white which is genetically modified from the purple grape. There is nothing like the sweet tart flavors of grapes. Glistening shiny grapes are always so inviting and to satisfy your grape cravings here are some delicious grape recipes for you that you can make at home.

Moong Beans also known as Green Gram or Sabut Moong Dal in Hindi, is a legume which is usually cultivated in India and south east Asia. It is an ingredient which is diabetic friendly, full of plant based protein, high in fiber and other important nutrients. It can be used in both savoury and sweet dishes and here we have a collection of delicious green moong dal whole and split recipes which you can make for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. 

When we talk about Punjabi Breakfast, what comes to our mind first? Parathas! Those delicious and mouthwatering Stuffed Parathas topped with a lots of homemade Butter also called as Makhan in Hindi.

Soft and Succulent pieces of Mutton in fiery and spicy Red Gravy, that is how we define LAAL MAAS, which is a very popular dish in Rajasthan. Just like Dal Baati Churma is a must have in Rajasthan, Laal Maas is another dish that you must try if you visit any city in Rajasthan. It is a heart of every Non Vegetarian meal, that will surely satisfy your taste buds to the T.

Salads, usually served as a side dish with your meal is a great way to add some extra nutrition to your meals. Most of us know only certain recipes of salads that we make at home on everyday basis, but you can always make them interesting. From refreshing salads to high protein salads, there are many that you can make with interesting dressings that gives it more flavour and makes the salads tastier.

If your planning for a light dinner meal, then you can make a nice healthy salad for your dinner. You can also serve these salads along with your meals or pack it in your Lunch Box to munch in between your meals or whenever you are hungry.

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