A healthy and scrumptious breakfast is one of the best things about morning. But don't you think breakfast should be healthy as it sets the tone for the whole day. A good, healthy and hearty breakfast will definitely make you feel active the whole day whilst; a sugary, unhealthy and fattening breakfast is sure to make you feel all tired and lethargic thr whole day. Like what doctors say; breakfast is the most important meal of the day and you should fill your stomach up nicely before you start your day.
Here we have a list of delicious and healthy Indian breakfast foods that you should try and replace all your unhealthy sugar breakfast items with.
Poha is one of the most common and popular North Indian breakfasts that you must have tried at least once in your life if you live in India, you might even remember the stalls early in the morning selling poha with namkeen. Poha takes almost zeros efforts if you have all the ingredients; it takes around 15-20 mins to make and is best eaten fresh our of the wok or you can always pack it in a lunch box for your kids or family to take with them.
Poha has good carbs as it is made with flattened rice but also has peanuts, veggies and at times even raisens if you like a bit of sweet and tangy. Not only good carbs; poha also has iron, magnesium and other nutrients.
Another amazingly popular North Indian breakfast item are the Paranthas. Paranthas can come in a large variety to suit your taste palate. You can make a parantha out of anything be it last night's veggies or cheese for a cheesy delight. Some of the most popular paranthas aloo (potato), gobhi (cauliflower), paneer (cottage cheese), pyaz (onion), dal parantha etc.
Paranthas are really good for you as they have good carbs, rich in fiber and easy to digest. Try to use ghee instead of oil because paranthas are best with ghee.
Now that we have some North Indian breakfast dishes let's try some yummy South Indian ones. Dosa is one of the most loved and popular South Indian dish; be it breakfast, lunch or dinner Dosas will never ever disappoint you. Just like paranthas Dosas also come in a wide variety from yummy masala dosa and scrumptious rava dosa to simple plain dosa or spicy continental chinese dosa.
Dosas are healthy as they are low in fat and good for your gut health. If you want to make dosas healthier you can replace rice with oats or ragi.
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Another scrumptious South Indian breakfast food is Upma. Upma is a really healthy breakfast item with veggies like peas, carrots, capsicum, onions and at times even tomatoes for the tang. It is made with suji which is light and healthy for you. Upma is great for you as it is low in fat, low in calories and had a high in fiber content. It is also quite easy to digest and prevents constipation.
If you find cooking time consuming then how about you try making idlis? Idlis are easy to make and don't take that much time. You can even buy an idli mix from the market which reduces half of your efforts of measuring and mixing. It is actually quite healthy but if you want to make it healthier then you can try to use suji, rava or oats instead of rice.
2-3 idlis with sambar is enough to keep you going through the day and keep your spirits high!
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