Indian Breakfast Ideas

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Steamed Masala Vada

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s definitely important in India. If you want to have a true Indian breakfast that is both tasty and healthy, you should definitely get inspired by the dishes below. They are fast to prepare and extremely tasty so it’s extremely efficient to have the recipes around.

Steamed Masala Vada

This is a type of cookie that is made with channa dal, curry, ginger and chilly. It probably seems pretty weird for people who aren’t accustomed with Indian cuisine but it’s a great dish to serve in the morning. It goes great with various types of other tasty foods such as sambhar or coconut chutney. You can easily do this by soaking the chana dal in water and adding the chilli, some cinnamon and besan. Serve it perhaps with a glass of orange juice and you can have a head start every morning.

Almond Sandwich

If you want something that is really tasty and you don’t care about how many calories you are eating, this sandwich is extremely good to start your morning with. It contains a lot of the traditional elements in Indian cuisine such as almonds, honey or cinnamon. Start by spreading almond butter on a piece of whole grain bread, raisins, almonds, honey and end everything with a bit of cinnamon. It is surely an unforgettable breakfast with a taste that will remain with you forever.


If you want something special you should definitely try this good delicacy that is easily prepared with curd, chilies, besan, ginger, eno, some lime juice and turmeric powder. After you mix all these ingredients you steam them and make sure that you serve them hot. It’s a healthy and tasty way to start your morning.

Lentil Pancakes with Vegetables – Uthappams

Uthappams are thick pancakes made from lentil and rice. You can put whatever you want on top of them, from onions, tomatoes, to meat and cheese but you can also eat them without any topping at all. You can serve them as breakfast but they can also be eaten throughout the day and it’s a great food to take with you for lunch break.

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