Category Archives: Breakfast dishes

Medu vada recipe

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Medu vada is a very popular and favourite dish in South India. Medu means soft and hence the name as medu vada means soft vadas. Medu vadas are made with urad dal batter which is spiced with green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, black pepper and salt. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and a hole in the centre is the important highlight of medu vadas. Medu vadas are a tradional South Indian dish which can be served as a side dish or snack with sambar or coconut chutney as an accompaniment. Urad dal is soaked for 4-5 hrs and ground to a smooth paste. There is no need for fermentation as the batter can be used for making vadas immediately.

Green peas or matar puri recipe

green peas puri

Green peas/matar puri is very simple to make but tastes divine on its own or with aloo subzi. Then can be had as a breakfast dish or as a snack item. Kids just love the taste of spicy and crispy puris.

Broken wheat/dalia upma recipe

dalia upma

Broken wheat or dalia upma or godhuma rava upma is a healthy and filling breakfast made with broken wheat. Broken wheat is high in fibre or low in fat which helps to keep the digestive system healthy. Broken wheat is made by crushing raw wheat into smaller grains and is widely used for making different recipes in Indian cuisine.

Vegetables added to dalia upma makes it all the more nutritious. Dalia upma is a healthy breakfast to start your day and can be regularly included in your diet.

Cottage cheese or paneer paratha

paneer paratha

Cottage cheese or paneer paratha is a very delicious dish made with paneer, coriander leaves, green chillies as the main stuffing and wheat flour. This is a good breakfast option and can be enjoyed on its own or with curd or any gravy based dish.

Vegetable oats upma recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

oats upma

Vegetable oats upma is a very healthy and delicious breakfast dish which be prepared quickly. It is made with quick cooking oats and vegetables like carrot, peas, onions and beans. Vegetable oats upma is a very sumptuous and nutritious dish. A very healthy breakfast option to start your day.

Raw banana dosa or balekayi dosa recipe

raw banana dosa

Raw banana or balekayi dosa is a very different dosa since it is made with raw banana. This dosa is very tasty and easy to make and best served with sambar or coconut chutney. Raw banana dosa is made with just 3 ingredients , raw rice, raw banana and coconut. The batter does not need to be fermented. They are vegan and very healthy too.

Palak paratha

palak paratha

Palak paratha is a very healthy and nutritious dish made with spinach, wheat flour and mild spices. It is a good option for breakfast as palak or spinach has lot of fibre and other essential vitamins and minerals. Spinach leaves are pureed and mixed with wheat flour which gives a lovely green colour to the parathas. Palak paratha is best served with thick curd or tomato pickle or any pickle of your choice.

Cabbage paratha

cabbage paratha

Cabbage paratha is a very delicious breakfast dish made with shredded cabbage, wheat flour and mixed with spices. It is best served with curd, butter or pickle.

Palak puri/poori or spinach puri recipe

palak puri

Palak puri is a very delicious breakfast dish made with spinach leaves, wheat flour and mixed with spices. It is best served with curd or any gravy dish. Palak puri is a healthy combinations of spinach leaves and wheat flour and kids love this puri because of its green colour and yummy taste.

Ven pongal or khara pongal recipe

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Ven pongal or khara pongal is a popular dish in South Indian homes and is served as breakfast dish in Tamil Nadu. It is called as huggi in Karnataka. Ven pongal is a spicy variant made with rice, moong dal, black pepper, cumin seeds and cashew nuts. It is commonly prepared during pongal, a harvest festival, where this dish is prepared to celebrate the festival. Ven pongal is very easy to prepare and tastes best when served with sambar or coconut chutney.