Indian Breakfast Recipes

Indian Breakfast Recipes

Indian Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is said that “Human Rights start with Breakfast”. Breakfast should be healthy and quick to make. It should give the energy required to carry on to the next meal of the day. And since morning hours are busy, except for weekends, it is important that the breakfast recipes are not too much time taking. Here is a collection of Indian Breakfast Recipes which are popularly made in most of the Indian households across the country.

Indian Breakfast Recipes can be categorized state wise as the food changes according to the place, for instance, Gujarati Breakfast recipes are very healthy breakfast recipes with a mix of flavors. Likewise, the breakfast changes when we go to the South or West and so on. Breakfast recipes from the South Indian cuisine are very popular be it idli, dosa, coconut chutney. Also, there are recipes which are super healthy, tasty, quick to make yet quite under-rated such as dibba roti. Likewise, a staple breakfast in lots of households in North India, especially in Punjab, particularly at my place is paratha 🙂 and therefore we have lots of paratha recipes put together here. Poori is also a common preparation for breakfast. There are a number of ways to serve poori. These can be served with dry sabzi such as jeera aloo or a tangy cum sweet pickle instant aam chunda.

Well, recently we have added a collection of chai recipes which has few simple ways to flavor your regular chai. Afterall chai is an indispensable part of an Indian Breakfast. You can check it here.

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1. Masala Idli Recipe | How to Make Masala Idli

What is Masala Idli? Mildly spiced, slightly tangy, soft and spongy idli with the flavors of tomatoes, lemon juice; the crunch of mustard seeds, onions and the bite of coriander leaves and curry leaves, making a simple yet such a delicious p...

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masala idli

2. Palak Muthia Recipe | How to make Spinach Muthia?

What is Palak Muthia? Soft dumplings made with gram flour and spinach, with the tinge of garlic and ginger, slight heat of green chilies, a nice bite of spinach, tempered with mustard seeds, is palak muthia. Muthia is a very popular snack ...

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palak muthia

3. Vegetable Uttapam Recipe | Mixed Veg Uttapam Recipe

What is Vegetable Uttapam? Thick pancake with crisp edges and soft and spongy insides topped with vegetables, a popular South Indian breakfast, is vegetable uttapam. This is the third most popular South Indian food item after idli and dos...

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vegetable uttapam

4. Microwave Khandvi Recipe | How to make khandvi in microwave?

What is Khandvi? Khandvi is a popular Gujarati snack made by cooking gram flour and curd mixture. The cooked mixture is spread and rolled and thereafter tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Khandvi simply melts in the mout...

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microwave khandvi

5. Lauki Thepla Recipe | How to make Gujarati Lauki ka Thepla

What is Lauki Thepla? Flatbread from the state of Gujarat made using bottle gourd (lauki), whole wheat flour, gram flour, yogurt, and few spices. It is healthy bread as it includes vegetables etc. Thepla has a distinct texture, different from parathas. It is flaky at the same time it is so...

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lauki thepla recipe

6. Rasawala Khaman Dhokla | How to make Rasawala Khaman

What is Rasawala Khaman Dhokla? Khaman is a very popular Gujarati snack (to be precise it comes from Surat), made by steaming gram flour batter and thereafter tempering the same with mustard seeds, chilies, etc. When the prepared khaman is dipped and soaked in a sweet cum tangy cum spicy c...

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Rasawala Khaman Dhokla

7. Dibba Rotti using Idli Batter | How to make Dibba Roti using Idli Batter

What is Dibba Rotti? Dibba Rotti is a dish from Andhra Pradesh. It has an amazing contrast of texture, super crunchy from the outside and absolutely soft from inside. It is one of the most under-rated dishes. Because it is drastically tasty and equally simple! It deserves to be more popula...

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Dibba Rotti Recipe

8. Idli Recipe | How to Make Idli | How to Make Idli Batter

What is Idli? Idli is soft steamed cake made with fermented batter of rice and lentils. Idli is staple food of South India. However because of its simplicity, it is loved by everyone, everywhere South or North India or outside India. Idl...

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idli recipe

9. Aloo Paratha Recipe | How to make aloo paratha | Easy Aloo Paratha

What is Aloo Paratha Recipe? paratha Recipe is Indian flat bread span made up of whole wheat dough stuffed with a spicy potato stuffing. Aloo paratha is a very famous North Indian recipe but its universal appeal has landed it in south India too and basically, now whole nation is enjoying ...

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ALOO PARATHA

10. Dibba Rotti Recipe | How to make Andhra Minapa Rotti

What is Dibba Rotti? It is a very interesting, healthy and delicious dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh. Dibba roti is also known as minapa rotti. It is made up of urad dal and idli rava. It is crisp as a dosa from the outside and soft and spongy as idli from the inside. It can be serve...

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Dibba Rotti

11. Instant Khaman Recipe | How to make Khaman | Instant Khaman Dhokla Recipe

What is Instant Khaman? Instant khaman is steamed Gujarati snack made using gram flour i.e. besan. It has an awesome balance of flavors. It is a savory dish with a slight sweetness and a tangy kick of lemon. A perfect tempering further adds flavours to instant ...

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instant khaman dhokla

12. Khaman Chaat Recipe | How to Make Khaman Chaat

What is khaman chaat? When you eat khaman chaat recipe, your mouth bursts with the tanginess of coriander sauce, the sweetness of tamarind sauce, spiciness of red and green chilies, crunchiness of tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves, freshness of coriander leaves, pomegranate and cocon...

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khaman chaat

13. Fried Pitod Recipe | How to make Fried Pitod

What is Fried Pitod? Pitod belongs to the state of Rajasthan. Thin gram flour batter is cooked and then set and cut into the desired shape and used in the desired manner; when fried with mustard seeds, green chilies, and curry leaves, it becomes fried pitod. Fried pitod recipe is a good ...

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fried pitod Recipe

14. How to make Banarasi Chooda Matar | Chura Matar Recipe

What is Chura Matar? Chura matar is a delicious break from the regular poha recipes. It is a very distinct poha preparation and is sure to please one and all. Literally speaking Flatten rice (poha) is known as chura in Banaras (U.P...

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Banarasi Chooda Matar

15. Maharashtrian Style Sabudana Khichadi | Sabudana Khichadi Marathi Style

What is Maharashtrian Style Sabudana Khichadi? Sabudana khichadi is a flavorful preparation using sago (sabudana) along with peanuts and a handful of other basic ingredients. Maharashtrian style sabudana khichadi is a simpler version of sabudana khichadi. It is mildly flavored and gives su...

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Maharashtrian Style Sabudana Khichadi

16. Dal Pakwaan Recipe | Sindhi Dal Pakwaan Recipe

What is Sindhi Dal Pakwaan? A very popular Sindhi breakfast recipe- dal pakwaan! It comprises of deep fried bread, which is crisp as well as flaky, made of all-purpose flour and flavored with some carom seeds, called Pakwaan. Pakwaan is served with a combination of 2 dals, i.e. chana dal a...

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Dal pakwaan recipe

17. Masala Poori Recipe | How to Make Masala Poori

What is Masala Poori? A very flavorful masala poori recipe with the hint of various spices such as carom seeds, fenugreek leaves, fennel seeds and many more is Masala Poori. It makes a great breakfast option as it can be served with...

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Masala Poori Recipe

18. Stuffed Appe Recipe | How to make Stuffed Appe | Paniyaram Recipe

Stuffed Appe Recipe – Appe/ Paniyaram is a popular south Indian breakfast, known by different names. Appe are prepared by steaming the idli dosa batter in a special pan. They are crunchy from outside and soft and spongy from inside.You can add vegetable such as peas, carrot, capsicum, onion, tomat...

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STUFFED APPE

19. Sindhi Koki Recipe | How to Make Sindhi Koki

What is Sindhi Koki? Popular Sindhi flatbread with unique texture i.e. hard yet soft, crispy yet chewy; made using whole wheat flour, with the crunch of onions and green chilies, flavored with pomegranate seeds, black pepper, and cumin seeds and lots of fresh coriander, is Koki. Koki can b...

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Sindhi Koki

20. How to make samosa recipe with step by step

What is a samosa? Samosa is a very popular, most popular if I can say, deep fried snack in India. It has delicious, tangy, spicy stuffing with a crisp and flaky coating. Writing about it makes me crave for it, which is not very common, but it is a samosa, after all!! It is a great tea time...

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samosa recipe

21. Pav Sandwich | How to Make Masala Pav Sandwich | leftover Pav Recipe

What is pav sandwich? Pav sandwich is a very interesting and delicious sandwich made up of pav, obviously, sliced vegetables and flavoured with pav bhaji masala and garlic, lots of butter and fresh coriander. It is very simple to make but it is certainly is different from the sandwiches ...

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PAV SANDWICH

22. Methi Muthia Recipe | How to Make Methi Muthia | Gujarati Recipes – Vini’s

What is Methi Muthia? A Gujarati preparation with perfect balance of flavours and textures! The crunch of fenugreek leaves, fried mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves alongwith the soft muthia… a great way to start the day! And if you end up liking this recipe, which am sure you ...

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methi muthia recipe

23. Stuffed Moong Dal Cheela Recipe | Dal Cheela Recipe | How to Make Dal Recipe

What is Stuffed Moong Dal Cheela Recipe? Moong dal soaked and coarsely grinded, flavoured with ginger and green chilli, used to make thin and crisp cheela, stuffed with seasoned paneer! I love this for my breakfast. An absolutely wholesome and delicious preparation! It makes a good tiffin ...

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MOONG DAL CHEELA

24. Sooji Idli | Instant sooji idli

What is sooji idli? Idli is basically a steamed cake. It is prepared using rice and urad dal and includes fermentation of a few hours. Sooji idli is prepared (as the name suggests) using sooji i.e. semolina and this instant version does not ...

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INSTANT SOOJI IDLI

25. Onion Uttapam Recipe | How to make Onion Uttapam

What is Onion Uttapam? Onion Uttapam is a pancake with caramelized onions as its topping. It is a great way to finish the leftover idli or dosa batter. Onion uttapam doesn’t call for many ingredients. With just a handful of ingredients, we can make a gorgeous breakfast dish. Let's t...

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ONION UTTAPAM

26. Masala Seviyan Recipe | How to make namkeen seviyan

What is Masala Seviyan? Vermicelli cooked in with onions, tomatoes; mildly spiced; flavored with fresh coriander leaves and lemon juice; is masala seviyan. It is a very easy, simple and quick recipe using seviyan. Masala seviyan can be prep...

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masala seviyan

27. Poha Recipe | How to make Poha | Steamed Poha Recipe

What is Poha Recipe? Poha is flattened rice which is one of the most popular breakfast recipes all over India. And the reason for its popularity lies in the ease of its preparation. Okay, not just that… it is easy on the stomach, tastes ...

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POHA

28. Sabudana Vada Recipe | How to make sabudana vada – Vini’s

What is sabudana vada? Sabudana vada recipe is a popular Maharashtrian snack made using sago or tapioca pearls. It has a crispy exterior and soft interior, with the crunch of peanuts and freshness of coriander etc. The best part about this recipe, apart from being very delicious, is that ...

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SABUDANA VADA

29. How to make Dosa | Dosa Recipe | Perfect Dosa Recipe

What is Dosa? dosa is a pancake typically made using rice and lentils (although very distinctive ingredients which are uncommon to south Indian food are also being used to make dosa). generally, dosa is crisp and thin. it is stuffed with some mixture, however, this recipe deals with plain ...

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how to make dosa

30. Moong Dal Dhokla Recipe | How to Make Moong Dal Dhokla

What is Moong Dal Dhokla? Moong dal dhokla is a steamed snack made using yellow lentil (moong dal). Flavored with ginger and green chilies, tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves, and garnished with coriander leaves.  Moong dal ...

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Moong Dal Dhokla

31. Semiya Upma Recipe | Quick Semiya Upma | How to Make Semiya Upma

What is Semiya Upma? Quick and easy vermicelli preparation that bursts with simple flavours of curry leaves, ginger, green chillies, and lemon and has the bite of crunchy chana dal and urad dal is semiya upma. Semiya upma is a great breakfast option as it is ready in no time and calls fo...

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Semiya Upma Recipe

32. Khandvi Recipe in Gujarati style | How to Make Khandvi | Gujarati Khandvi

What is Khandvi? Khandvi is prepared using gram flour (besan) and other easily available ingredients such as yogurt etc. Khandvi is rolled and thereafter tempered with sesame seeds and mustard seeds. It is garnished with lots of fresh coriander. It is a very healthy dish which can be serve...

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Khandvi Recipe in Gujarati style (23)

33. Bombay Masala Toast Sandwich Recipe | Sandwich Recipe

What is Bombay Masala Toast? It is a simple sandwich which is very popular in Mumbai. Bombay Masala Toast is made up of boiled and mashed potatoes and slices of onions, tomatoes, beetroot, and capsicum. It gets its kick from green chutne...

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Bombay Masala Toast

34. Dal Vada Recipe | Masala Dal Vada recipe

What is Masala Vada? Crispy vada made using chana dal and urad dal, flavored with ginger, green chilies, whole coriander seeds. spiced up with red chilies and black pepper, with the bite of onions and refreshing green coriander leaves...

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Dal vada recipe

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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