A scrumptious breakfast will bring a smile on every waiting faces at the breakfast table. That is perhaps the most challenging for every homemaker and moms. Although it is not easy to make something new every morning for but there are lots of healthy and tasty options for breakfast. There are choices from North Indian as well as south Indian dishes which are easy to cook and very delicious at the same time. There are Gujrati and Bengali dishes also which will make you happy and cheerful.
Morning hour is full of hustle and everybody wants to leave in hurry, so we need to choose some dishes which are easy to cook. Famous traditional breakfast dishes like Aloo ka Parantha, Dosa, Idli, Thepla, Upma, Uttapam are equally tasty and healthy and do not consume much time to be served at the table.
Let’s have a look at few traditional but easy to cook breakfast items:
Aloo ka Paratha
The tastiest delight for every age group and it takes a very less time if the dough is prepared and potatoes are boiled. Need to mash the pre boiled potatoes and mix them well with spices, onions, fresh coriander
leaves , salt as per your taste to make a tasty fillings and then just fry parathas with this filling and serve hot with butter, curd or green chutney.
Upma is a very famous dish made of rawa or sooji and vegetables. You need to fry the sooji in pure ghee and then keep it aside. Cut vegetables like, onions, tomatoes, capsicums, corianders, beans, carrots and chillies in small cubes and boils them for 10 minutes in a pressure cooker. Place a frying pan and pour some oils to fry the boiled vegetables and then add fired sooji, salt , sugar to that mix and then
pour little amount of water to mix it up well. Serve hot and it will taste great.
A very famous south Indian dish made of rice and pulses. Take some rice flour and soaked black gram lentils or urad ki daal and make batter and leave it overnight to get fermented. In the morning the batter is ready
and spread it like a crepe on e pre heated frying pan. Dosa will be ready in minute and serve it Sāmbar and coconut chutney which are also easy to cook.
Sāmbar : take vegetables like tomatoes, onions, carrots and bell peppers boil them together in pressure cooker for 10 minutes and then after the boiled ingredients cool down grind in a grinder and add some water,
tamarind paste, salt, sugar, other ready-mix spices and boil once again
to serve hot.
Coconut chutney: Take come white mustard seeds, grated coconut, chillies, ginger, yogurt and grind them well in a grinder.
A mouth-watering dish can be served as a filling breakfast and also needs little preliminary preparations. You just need to soak black gram lentils or urad ki daal in lukewarm water overnight. Next morning grind
the daal in smooth paste and make round shaped vadas. Then dip them in salty warm water for 10 minutes. Prepare a bowl full of yogurt or dahi, mix salt and sugar for taste and dip the vadas into the curc. Garnish
with sweet chutney and coriander leaves, dry fruits like cashew, raisins and pomegranate and serve.
Uttapam is another popular dish of south. Made of wheat flour, rice flour or sooji and vegetables, it is so lip smacking dish yet so easy to cook. You may prepare only sooji uttapam or else may mix rice flour, wheat flour or sooji in equal quantity and add some water in it to make thick batter. Cut vegetable like, onions, tomatoes, garlic, capsicums into cubes and mix those in the batter add sugar, salt and garam masala powder and spread them flat on the pan to fry. Serve them hot with green pudina chutney or tomato sauce.
Idli: Idli is wonderful dish to taste and it is do rich in carbohydrate and protein as it contains rice and pulses. Idli can be made of rice flour, or even with rawa or sooji, both are tasty and full of health. You need to soak rice flour and lentil powder overnight. Let it get fermented and mix some curd or yogurt to the batter. Leave it for some time and add some fried spices like, ginger, curry leaves, green chillies, cumin seeds, ginger seeds and salt as per taste to the batter. Then pour the batter in the idli steamer and it will be cooked within 10 minutes. Serve them with sambar or coconut chutneys.
Thepla: Thepla is a famous Gujrati dish and very easy to cook. It requires wheat flour, gram flour , millet flour altogether then add, salt, turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder, crushed ginger , garlic and chillies altogether . Then add some curd to it and mix well and add some water to make it tight dough. Then make flat breads and fry them on a fry pan using very little amount of oil and serve them hot with yogurt, or mango chutney, pickle or sauce.
A carbohydrate enriched breakfast which will make you feel energetic for a longer period. You need to fry poha or chiwda in pure ghee and keep it aside. Cut onions, ginger, garlic and tomatoes and capsicum into small pieces and fry them in oil and add some cumin or coriander powder and add salt as per your taste. Then mix the fried poha with the vegetables and add some water to soak the poha. It will be ready within 10 to 15 minutes and serve it hot.