breakfast is one of the most important meal of the day, as you start your day with it. at times it is skipped because of shortage of time. always try to keep some time to have your breakfast.
every state of india has its own cuisine. so the breakfast recipes varies from state to state. e.g. idli, dosa, uttapam are popular in south india. in north india different varieties of parathas are quite popular for breakfast.
for some folks, i know of, one of the simple breakfast are toasts, plain or buttered with eggs (omelette or scrambled). for vegetarians you can make a tofu or paneer bhurji or a besan chilla (vegetarian omelette) to go with the toasts. the simplest one is butter bread or butter toasts. aloo poori is also a popular breakfast and is had all over india but with different ways of making the aloo sabzi. in this post, i am sharing the top breakfast recipes which are popular among the readers.
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top 10 breakfast recipes:
1. rava upma recipe
upma is a traditional south indian breakfast dish made from rava. rava is also called as sooji in hindi and cream of wheat in english. upma is usually served with coconut chutney, lime slices or lemon pickle. it can also be had plain. there are many popular variations of upma like tomato upma, oats upma, idli upma, poha upma or bread upma recipe.
2. rava dosa recipe
easy lacy dosa made with semolina, rice flour, onions and all purpose flour. if the batter is ready then its a quick breakfast option. there are many popular varieties of dosas made in south indian cuisine like masala dosa, oats dosa, set dosa, benne dosa, cheese dosa and neer dosa. you can check this post to make dosa batter. dosa is usually served with coconut chutney and sambar.
3. soft idli recipe
idli is a traditional breakfast made in every south indian household. there are many popular variation of idli like rava idli, ragi idli, poha idli and oats idli recipe. you can check also refer this post on how to make idli batter in a mixie. idli is usally served with coconut chutney and sambar.
4. aloo paratha recipe
popular indian breakfast of unleavened whole wheat flat bread stuffed with a spiced potato stuffing. among the various paratha recipes, aloo paratha is the most famous one. few more popular parathas are paneer paratha, onion paratha, methi thepla, gobi paratha and dhaba style aloo paratha. parathas can be served with pickle or curd or with butter.
5. poha recipe (potato poha)
a popular breakfast dish from maharashtra made with flattened rice or beaten rice. its a quick, easy and healthy dish to make. two popular variations are onion poha and potato onion poha recipe. for more recipes made with poha you can check this collection of 14 poha recipes.
6. appam recipe
these lacy soft hoppers also known as appam or palappam are a popular kerala breakfast served along with vegetable stew or kadala curry. you can also check this kerala style appam recipe made with yeast.
7. pongal recipe
popular south indian breakfast made with rice and yellow moong lentils. there are many variations possible. at times grated coconut is also added. you could even add some chopped veggies to make a mix veg pongal. if you have a sweet tooth then you can also check this sweet pongal or this kalkandu pongal. another variation is this rava pongal recipe.
8. misal pav recipe
a popular maharashtrian breakfast of usal (sprouts curry) topped with onions, tomatoes, farsan (fried savory mixture), lemon juice and served with pav. it can be had as a breakfast, snack or as a brunch. its a delicious and wholesome meal, especially if the pav (buns) is made from wheat flour. other popular breakfast recipes from maharashtra are poori bhaji and sabudana khichdi recipe.
9. mumbai veg grilled sandwich recipe
mumbai style vegetable sandwich spiced with cilantro chutney and grilled to perfection. sandwiches are quite easy and quick to make. health conscious people can use whole wheat bread, brown bread or whole wheat sandwich bread. you can also check cheese sandwich, veg sandwich, veg club sandwich, cheese chilli toast and this collection of 24 sandwich recipes.
10. besan cheela recipe
savory pancake made with gram flour, spices & herbs. grated veggies can also be added to make the recipe more nutritious. you can also check rava chilla, moong dal cheela and oats cheela recipe. these cheela are not only healthy but also quick and easy to make.