7 Healthy Indian Breakfast Recipes To Kick-Start Your Morning

Just as a light, nutritious, and healthy dinner will keep your digestive health in check, a healthy and filling breakfast has the potential to start the day. It provides your body with much needed energy for the day. Indian cuisine is not only filled with spicy and tasty regional recipes, but is also very popular when it comes to nutritious and healthy recipes. From South India’s famous Upma, Uttapam and Idli to North India’s famous Poha, Parathas and Cheelas, there are so many healthy Indian recipes that can make your mornings more beautiful than ever. Because even if you don’t have enough time, the first thing in the morning is that you deserve a filling meal.

Also read: The 15 Best South Indian Breakfast Recipes

Here we have put together 7 recipes that are not only delicious, but also very easy and uncomplicated to prepare. Read on to know.

Here are 7 healthy Indian breakfast recipes to start your morning:

1. Poha

Let’s start the list with everyone’s favorite – Poha. Light, filling, and easy to prepare, Poha is a famous breakfast that is eaten almost everywhere in the country. And best of all, it can be made in a number of different ways. Kanda Poha, Soy Poha, Indori Poha, Nagpur Tari Poha are some examples. Click here for the recipe.

2. Upma

A typical south Indian breakfast! Made from protein-rich urad dal and semolina, followed by crunchy vegetables and quark, this recipe makes for a hearty morning meal. With a little coconut flakes on top it gives a nice South Indian taste. Here is the recipe for you.


3. Moong Dal Cheela

Moong Dal is a staple food in Indian households and is widely used in a number of Indian delicacies. One such delicacy is Moong Dal Cheela. You can also add paneer to this recipe to add nutritional value and make it even richer in protein. Click here for the recipe.


4. Idli

Idli is light, nutritious, and filling to the core, making it a popular breakfast dish to start the day. Combine Idli with coconut chutney, sambar – and you will have a delicious breakfast in no time at all. Click here for the recipe of idli, sambar and coconut chutney. Note: You can also prepare idli batter and sambhar a day before breakfast to save time.


5. Vegetable Paratha. Mix

This vegetable paratha recipe is sure to provide a good balance between nutrition and taste! Combine it with dahi, chutney or achaar and enjoy a full breakfast in no time at all. Here is the recipe for you.


6. Uganda

Uggani, also known as vaganni, buganni, or burugula upma, is one of the easiest things to prepare. To prepare the healthy and tasty Uggani, you need puffed rice, a bowl of water, roasted gram of dal and hot spices. Combine it with buttermilk and filter coffee, the choice is yours! Here is the full recipe.

7. Methi Muthia

A delicacy from Gujarati, crumbly and soft and contains the goodness of fresh methi leaves, spices and mizzen. I would recommend steaming muthia instead of frying it so you can enjoy a healthy and filling breakfast. You can find the recipe here.


Try these light breakfast recipes and don’t forget to let us know which one you liked the most in the comments section below.

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