Category Archives: Breakfast dishes

Raw banana dosa or balekayi dosa recipe

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 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 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 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

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.

Spiced mini or button idlis

Spiced mini or button idlis is a very popular South Indian snack. Mini idlis are prepared in mini idli stand (an idli tray with several small dents) which is easily available in the markets. They are prepared and then tempered with onions, tomatoes, red chilli powder and tomato ketchup. It is a very tasty and healthy option as it is steamed.

Beetroot paratha

Beetroot paratha is a very healthy and brightly coloured delicious paratha made with grated beetroot, wheat flour and mixed with spices. It is very easy to make and very tasty too. Beetroot has got lot of health benefits as it helps in reducing blood pressure, treats conditions like fatigue and aneamia. It is an excellent source of iron and manganese and other nutrients as well.


Thalipeeth is a very popular multigrain pancake in Maharashtra. It is prepared with a mixture of different flours and mixed with spices. Thalipeeth is served with butter or thick curd. It is a very filling and nutritious breakfast dish.

Onion tomato uttapam recipe – breakfast recipes

Onion tomato uttapam is a thick and crispy pancake made from dosa batter, onions, tomatoes and mixed with spices. It is a very healthy breakfast dish which is also simple to make. Onion tomato uttapam is best served with coconut chutney and sambar.

Sabudana khichdi recipe

Sabudana khichdi is an Indian snack made from sago, potatoes, peanuts and green chillies. It is more popular in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Sabudana khichdi is a favourite snack for people who are observing fast during Sankashti and festivals like Navratri. Sago is purely cabohydrate and has high energy content and hence it is an ideal food for people who are on fast. Adding peanuts to sabudana khichdi adds to the protein, vitamins and minerals content making it a complete dish.