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10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Mornings can be a hectic time. Trying to take time to eat a healthy breakfast can be easily overlooked. There is no need to repeat the same routine of idli, dosa or chapatti everyday, you can include these healthy easy breakfast ideas to your collection. Making these breakfast can be quite easy and absolutely delicious. Here is a list of 10 healthy breakfast dish ideas for Indian cuisine.

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

1. Quinoa Dosa

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups quinoa
  • ½ cup urad dal
  • ½ cup idli rice
  • 1-2 tablespoon fenugreek
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Soak the idli rice and quinoa for 4 hours. Then rinse well the mixture of rice and quinoa and grind until its smooth to a paste.
  2. Soak the urad dal and fenugreek together for 2 hours, then rinse well and grind it in to a smooth batter.
  3. Transfer both the batters to a container and add required salt.
  4. Mix the ingredients, close the lid and allow it to ferment overnight.
  5. Next morning, heat a dosa tawa take a laddle full of the quinoa dosa batter and spread it thin like you do with dosa. Drizzle oil, butter or ghee to taste and flip over once a side is done.
  6. Quinoa dosa is ready to serve with chutney and sambhar!

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2. Ragi Chapathi

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients
  • ½ cup Finger millet or Ragi flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat- optional(softness)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green chilli chopped
  • 2 coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon carrot chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut grated
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. To a bowl, add the rage flour, onion, chilli, coriander leaves, carrot and coconut. Add water little by little and knead it into a dough. If you like to soften your roti, you can also add the 1.4 cup wheat to the mixture of dough and blend it in.
  2. Make equal sized balls and then heat the iron chapathi tawa. Spread the ragi ball to a thin roti using a chapathi roller.
  3. To the heated tawa, place the rolled out roti, add ghee or butter if needed and allow it to cook for 2o seconds and flip the roti. Repeat till both sides are cooked. Repeat the same with other roti balls.
  4. Serve the ragi chapatti hot with coconut or capsicum chutney!

3. Oats Idli

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 cups curd
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 cup carrot, chopped
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Take the 2 cups of oats in a frying pan and dry roast them for 5 minutes until it turns golden brown.
  2. Allow it to cool down and then grind it into a powder.
  3. In the same frying pan, heat a tablespoon of sesame oil. Then add mustard seeds and heat until they crackle.
  4. Then add chana, urad dal, turmeric powder and green chilli. Saute till it turns light brown.
  5. Add the carrot, coriander leaves and add salt to taste. Mix the ingredients and allow it to cook for a minute.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool.
  7. To a large bowl, add the oats powder, fried mixture and salt. Combine the ingredients together.
  8. Add curd according to your preference and stir until it becomes a medium thick batter and cover it for 30 minutes.
  9. Grease the idli moulds with oil or ghee. Pour the prepare oats idli batter and put it in steamer.
  10. Allow the idli to cook in the cooker for 10-15 minutes until they are cooked.
  11. The tasty and healthy oats idli is ready to serve with coconut chutney.

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4. Pesarattu 

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients
  • 1 cup whole green moong dal
  • ½ cup uncooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 3 green chillies
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Soak whole green moong dal, rice and fenugreek seeds for 6 hours or overnight. After soaking, drain the water and add cumin seeds, ginger, green chilies and salt to taste. Grind the mixture to a fine paste.
  2. Heat the dosa griddle until its hot. Add the dosa batter to the griddle and spread it to a thin layer. Add a tablespoon of ghee or oil to taste. Flip the dosa once a side is cooked, repeat until both sides are cooked well.
  3. Healthy, delicious pesarattu dosa is ready to serve with chutney!

5. Masala Omelette

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 medium green chilli chopped
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
Instructions
  1. Heat a nonstick frying pan, then add the crushed garlic, onions, tomato, chilli and cook for 2 minutes until soft. Add the curry and pepper powder and fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool. To a bowl beat two eggs together and add the cooled down mixture to it.
  3. Heat the same pan again, add the egg mixture to the pan like a dosa batter and flip the omelette once one side is done. Flip until both sides are done.
  4. Omelette is ready to serve with toasted bread slices.

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6. Thinai Idiyapam

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients
  • 1 cup Kuthiraivali or any millet variety
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut, grated
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon jeera
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curry leaves, chopped

Instructions

  1. Dry roast the millet till it turns brown. Allow it to cool down and grind it into a fine powder.
  2. Boil water in a pan and add the millet powder little by little till it gathers to a dough like consistency.
  3. Once cooled, roll the doughs to equal sized balls. Take your idiyappam press and fill the dough in and press it in circular motion to fill in the steamer plate.
  4. Place the pressed out dough in a plate and place it in idiyappam steamer for 12 minutes.
  5. Once cooled down, take out the plate and repeat the process with other idiyappam dough.
  6. In a frying pan, add the onion, urad dal, mustard dal, coconut, onion, jeera, chilli and curry leaves. Sauce the ingredients and add required salt. Add the heated ingredients to the idiyappam and blend it well. Serve hot or warm.

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7. Puttu

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients

  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In a pan, dry roast brown rice flour stir continuously till it gives a heated flour aroma.
  2. Transfer roasted brown rice flour to a bowl, add salt to taste and let it cool.
  3. Sprinkle water to the rice flour and mix it well to be slightly wet but not runny texture.
  4. Take a pressure cooker and preheat it. Put the flour in Puttu container and place it over the hole of the pressure cooker through which steam comes out. Let it cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. If you don’t have a Puttu container, then use a normal utensil and place it inside the pressure cooker and let it cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool. Serve the Puttu with grated coconut and ghee. You can also add organic sugar to it for sweetness. Healthy, yummy Puttu is ready to serve!

8. Vegetable dalia

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dalia or broken wheat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • 1 or 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Hear a tablespoon of ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin in and wait till it splutters.
  2. Now add chopped onions and sauce till it comes transparent. Then add chopped ginger, chillies, tomato and sauce well.
  3. After a minute or two, add all the vegetables and stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Rinse the dalia and add to the pressure cooker. Stir for 4 minutes.
  5. Add 4 cups of water and salt to taste. Let it cook in the pressure cooker for 10 to 12 whistles until the dalia is cooked well.
  6. If you get a porridge like consistency, then your Dalia has cooked well.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve the Dalia hot or warm.

9. Poha

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup poha (pressed rice)
  • 2 to 3 whole red chillies
  • ½ cup potatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Asafoetida
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash poha without soaking in water for long. Drain out the poha from water.
  2. Heat a tablespoon of oil or ghee in a pan. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilli and onions  to the heated pan.
  3. Once the onion turns transparent, add potatoes and stir the ingredients till it turns glossy.
  4. Now add turmeric and saute till the potatoes are cooked.
  5. Then add salt to taste and the poha to the pan and stir well.
  6. Once the poha is cooked with all ingredients, turn off the flame and add green chillies, lemon juice and coriander leaves to the poha.
  7. Transfer the dish to serving plate and serve hot or warm.

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10. Moong Dal Cheela

10 Healthy Breakfast Dishes Ideas For Indian Cuisine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green moong dal 
  • 1 ½ tablespoon rice flour
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon flaxseed powder
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Soak moong dal in water for 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Once soaked, coarsely grind the moong dal with little water to make thick batter.
  3. Transfer the cheela batter to a bowl. Add rice flour, green chillies, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, flaxseeds, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt to the batter. Mix everything well.
  4. Place a tawa and add a tablespoon of oil or ghee. Once heated, add two tablespoons of moong dal cheela to the tawa and spread it to make.a thin layer.
  5. Let it cook for 1 minutes and flip to the other side. Continue flipping until both sides are cooked well.
  6. Serve moong dal cheela with tomato chutney hot as a healthy morning breakfast.

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