Eat breakfast like a king, they say, as it is the first and the most important meal. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, it’s love. Make your mornings energetic and fresh by consuming a healthy, nutritious and fulfilling breakfast daily. Here are some quick breakfast items which are a must-try if you come to the country with the most diverse culture, India.
Oats are the healthiest grain of all. It is a quick and easy breakfast option. They are gluten-free whole grains and are a great source of essential vitamins. They are usually eaten as oatmeal or overnight oats with nuts and fruits, although, in India, masala oats with spices and vegetables.
Puttu is one of the healthiest breakfasts you can think of! Puttu consists of steamed rice flour and grated coconut. Puttu has a unique taste and texture. Puttu is traditionally from Kerala. It is commonly eaten with Kadala curry. It is a must-try and tastes delicious with some ghee drizzled over it and some topping of coconut.
Makhana chaat is a healthy and tasty breakfast item. It is made by roasting foxnuts or Phool makhana in ghee and mix it with onion, tomato, Namkeen, and Sev with lemon juice or other toppings.
Poha is a filling and light on-stomach breakfast item with several variants in different parts of India. It is also known as Chidwa. It is a perfect breakfast item as it is quick and easy to make. It is nutritious as it has many vegetables like peas, coriander, carrots, tomatoes, and even crunchy peanuts!
Murmura Bhel, also known as spicy Murmura Chivda, is a simple and easy recipe that consists of puffed rice, roasted peanuts, fine Sev, vegetables of choice, and preferred spices. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients and squeeze some lemon juice. Voila, your Bhel is ready!
A very easy-to-make and light-on-stomach breakfast option is Chila, also known as Besan ka Chila or Besan ka Puda. People also eat Chila for weight loss. We can prepare it with either gram flour or Moong dal batter with vegetables and spices of choice. It makes for a must-try breakfast and is popular in north Indian weddings as a snack.
One of the most popular Indian breakfasts is Parathas. There is a variety of Parathas, like stuffed Parathas with different veggies grated or mashed. It is a traditional north Indian bread cooked on a tawa or tandoors. Some of the best Parathas are Aloo Paratha, Lachha Paratha etc. It is with butter, curd, or achaar.
Indians love consuming their good old Rotis with different flavors and fillings. It takes 5 minutes to prepare one roti roll. All you need to do is make a roti and fill it with any filling or stuffing of choice with some sauces, and that is it. Your roti roll is ready.
Vermicelli is a delicious breakfast dish also known as Namkeen Seviyan. It is a common breakfast item in the Northern part of India. We can eat it with vegetables and different Namkeens of choice.
One of the easiest things to have on the go is an omelet. We can eat it in many ways. Usually, we eat it with bread. It is folded around fillings such as vegetables, chicken, cheese, etc. In India, omelets are combined with Rotis to make a roll or a wrap.
Dalia has a range of health benefits and is easy to cook. It can be made in several ways and is one of the healthiest breakfast options. It is also known as broken wheat. It has been a part of Indian cuisine for a long time now. It is also said to be a food for healing the sick. It is combined with vegetables to make it flavourful and nutritious.
Chana salad is super easy to make. It is tangy, yummy, and nutritious. It just requires a prep-up of the ingredients, mixing them up, and ta-da! Your Chana salad is ready to be served. It is a popular street food in the streets of Mumbai. It is a savory snack. It includes chopped vegetables of choice, Namkeen of different kinds, spices, and lemon juice for flavor.
It is a round bread. We make it with coarse grains such as Jowar and Bajra. Bhakri is in the cuisine of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Karnataka. It is paired with tea in the morning or paired with Thecha (a chutney). It is a staple food in many places.
14.Bun Maska With Masala Tea
Bun Maska is a popular snack enjoyed with masala tea in India. Bun Maska is a popular kind of bread. It is soft and fluffy and served with Makhan or butter on top. Bun Maska is easy to make, and the ingredients are readily available and accessible.
Sabudana khichri is an Indian breakfast made out of Sabudana. They are popular during the Vrat season around Navratri, Ekadashi, and Mahashivratri. It consists of Sabudana, boiled potatoes, peanuts, and other vegetables of choice with spices. It is an easy and delicious breakfast item that one must have on their visit to India.
It is a Gujarati soft bread enjoyed for breakfast. We can serve it with a side dish which can be anything of choice. It is quick and easy to make. Gujaratis are known to travel the world with their homemade Theplas. It is a multigrain, round flatbread. They have a long shelf life. We can take Theplas along whenever we travel.
Also known as scrambled eggs, Anda Bhurji is eaten as a breakfast and a side which we can eat with Rotis. We make it with eggs, a few everyday spices, and butter. It is famous in the subcontinent. It goes well with bread, chapati, rolls, and toast.
Indians consume a wide variety of sandwiches on an everyday basis. Sandwiches have various fillings stuffed in with different sides to eat them with. People of all age groups like sandwiches as they are light. It can typically consist of vegetables, cheese, or meat and can be on or between the slices of bread.
Bread pizza is the easiest and quickest way to have pizza on the go. Bread pizza consists of bread and vegetables with herbs and cheese as toppings. It takes about 3 minutes to cook bread pizza in a microwave and 5 minutes in an oven. There you have your pizza on the go!
A fruit smoothie is a blended drink with a milkshake-like consistency that starts with either fresh or frozen fruit. It consists of various fruits such as strawberries, bananas, mangoes, pineapples, etc. It prevents dehydration. It also enhances immunity, makes you feel for the day, and gives you a fresh start.