Healthy and tasty breakfast to kick start your day


Food: Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day. Given that it's also the first meal; your breakfast sets the tone for how your day is expected to pan out, as well as your energy levels. This is why it's essential that you tuck in as many nutrients as possible. In India, there is actually no standard Indian breakfast menu because every state has its regional cuisine.

The great thing about this is that you ultimately have countless options to choose from. A healthy breakfast should balance carbohydrates such as grains or fruits, proteins such as eggs, and include a nutritious beverage like milk, juice or shakes.

Buttermilk Dosa: The buttermilk dosa is a light golden brown in colour and mildly crisp on the edges offered with chutney which completely melts in mouth. The dosa is made with chhaas which is delicious and at the same time nutritious.

Oatmeal with Fresh Pineapple Jam: Easy-to-cook, low-calorie and yet filling, savoury oats with fresh pineapple jam and bacon bits is very nutritious and delicious. Oats are a great source of fibre and are counted as superfoods.

Pudas or Savoury Pancakes: Traditionally made in Gujarat, the puda or savoury pancakes is a wholesome breakfast or snack made with sprout and barley.They are easy to make and at the same time very healthy and delicious to eat.

Upma: Start your day with a flavourful one-pot meal that can be made under 20 minutes. The wholesome and nutritious barn millet upma gives you six times high fibre content, gluten-free millet, phosporous and fibre when compared with wheat. Upma acts as a good antioxidant too.

Frittata: Egg is such a quintessential breakfast ingredient and the best way to start your day. Frittatas can be paired with a banana smoothie that you can make less than 20 minutes of your precious time.

Veggie Cheese Slice: Getting late for work? No worries, veggie cheese slice is something you can make in a jiffy. It's delicious, stomach-filling yet easy to make.