Category Archives: Breakfast dishes

Bread masala recipe

Bread masala

Bread masala is a very quick and easy to make breakfast or snack recipe. This snack is a welcome and good change from the normal snacks made with bread like sandwich or bread upma. Bread masala can be made with white bread or brown bread. Bread is lightly stir fried and then cooked with onions, tomatoes and mild spices.

Lemon sevai recipe (lemon idiyappam)

lemon sevai

Lemon idiyappam or sevai is a very healthy and delicious breakfast or snack dish made from plain idiyappam. If you have the plain idiyappam ready, it is quick and easy to prepare lemon sevai. Plain idiyappam/sevai is flavoured with lemon juice and seasoned with urad dal, chana dal and mild spices and very popular in South India.

Cucumber thalipeeth or cucumber pancake recipe

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Thalipeeth is a very popular and delicious multigrain pancake from Maharashtra. The dough is prepared from different flours like rice flour, gram flour or bajra flour. Onions, fresh vegetables, coriander leaves and spices are then added to it while kneading the flour. Thalipeeth is generally served with curd or pickle. Here in this recipe I have added cucumber to the flours and mixed with spices. Cucumber gives a cooling effect to our body especially during summer season.

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

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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.