10 Best Indian Breakfast Recipes

   |  Updated: October 25, 2017 14:03 IST

10 Best Indian Breakfast Recipes
  • Breakfast is the fuel that charges you up for the rest of the day.
  • Indian foods tops the chart for being nutritious and wholesome.
  • Rawa upma, Namkeen Seviyaan, Poha are amazing options for breakfast.

There is no denying the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides your body the much needed energy to go about the day, carrying out various errands. The lives we live today, constantly on the rush, we most often forget to pay attention to our breakfast meal and grab anything that comes handy to quickly relieve our hunger. Believe it or not, but a good breakfast can make or break your day. Most people don't usually realise the importance of this meal, but make it a daily habit and you will feel the difference

It is not just about stuffing our body, but eating mindfully to provide our body with all the essential nutrients. So if you missed your breakfast, you shouldn't make it up by gorging on buttery parathas or oily noodles from the nearest Chinese van to compensate for a poorly consumed morning meal. Breakfast is the fuel that charges you up and keeps you going for the rest of the day. After the night long hibernation mode that the body stays in, your morning meal is like a launch button that supplies energy to your system and keeps you pepped up for the day ahead.


A traditional western breakfast was loaded with bacon, eggs, pancakes, sausages - rich on palate but stacked with calories. In the recent past there has been a sudden surge in the healthy breakfast options. People have become doubly aware of the significance of good and wholesome breakfast in their daily diet plan.Tailor made breakfast options have therefore gained popularity. Now you have healthier options creeping on to your breakfast table, straight into your plate- from whole-wheat breads, oats pancakes to quinoa salads and soy milk. (More: 10 Best Breakfast Recipes)

Indian food tops the charts when it comes to nutrition. In fact, before turning to the popular food trends of the West, we should turn inwards to find tones of wholesome and healthy preparations of our own. The likes of it true of our desi breakfasts as well. From wholesome upmas, filling dosas, feather-light idlis to peppy parathas, traditional theplas and pohas, there is a mind-boggling variety to choose from. (More: 10 Best Healthy Breakfast Recipes)

How about waking up to a streaming bowl sambar curry with mushy idlis? Or chewing away to health with garden fresh poha or upma. We have chalked out a sensational breakfast menu that will guarantee you a balance of nutrition with Indian flavours. Easy to make and quick to serve, these recipes showcase the best of what  India wakes up to every day- enjoy with us the big, fat Indian breakfast!

1.Oats Idli
Recipe by Chef Ramya Parameswaran

Experience the goodness of feather-light idlis made of oats. Light up your boring mornings.

Oats Idli
The lightest and healthiest Indian breakfast option.

2.Dal ka Paratha
Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

Put leftoverdal to some use, stuff it in dough to roll out these perfect dal parathas.

Dal Ka paratha
What better than dal in a fulfilling paratha?

3.Methi Ka Thepla
Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

An all time Gujarati hit, team it with accompaniments of your choice and get the day going!

Methi Thepla
Best of gujrati cuisine.

4.Moong Dal Cheela
Recipe by Chef Kuldeep Panchal

Here are some nutrition packed Indian pancakes. Whip up a batter made of stocked with moong dal, paneer and veggies inside.

moong dal chila
Easy to cook and light on the diet.

5.Misal Pav
Recipe by Chef Amarendra Mulye

A traditional Maharashtrian breakfast meal to start your day with. Get the most of flavourful vegetables combined with fluffy pavs.
Misal Pav
The Maharashtrian street food right in your kitchen.

6.Sali Par Edu
Recipe by Chef Dharmendar, Mocha, New Delhi

Start your day the Parsi way! An authentic breakfast preparation including crispy potatoes and eggs, what a meal to relish!

Sali Par Edu
Nothing beats the authentic Parsi breakfast.

7.Rawa Upma
Recipe by Chef Kishore D Reddy

Suji upma cooked with fresh vegetables, spices, lentils, aromatic nuts and curry leaves. An addition of grated coconut at the top makes it an impeccable morning meal.

rawa upma
Very easy to cook and delicious to savour everyday.

8.Namkeen Seviyaan
Recipe by Chef Nishtha Asrani

Give your mundane mornings a wake up call with versatile vermicelli! Enjoy this salty version of seviyaan cooked in minimal oil and truckloads of desi flavours.

Namkeen senwiyan
Spice up your dull mornings with namkeen Seviyaan.

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

Whisk together rice, urad daal, and spices to make a creamy batter. On to the pan, topped with onions, tomatoes and curry leaves.

One of the best South India has to offer.

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta

An easy to make dose of your much needed morning nutrition, heaped with subtle flavours. Pressed rice is cooked with some of your favourite veggies, spiced up and seasoned to perfection.

pohaHealthy and fulfilling, a much needed dose of nutrients.

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CommentsNow make your breakfast interesting everyday with these recipes and get set for rest of the day.

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