Easy Breakfast Recipes
Oats Mixed Vegetable Uthappam (Instant)
Uthappam is one of the easiest breakfast dishes that you can try. With some dosa batter and chopped veggies on hand, you can create a delicious breakfast in minutes. I am all about adding some wholesome ingredients like whole grains or vegetables in every meal – hence the mixed veggie oats uthappam! I also feel that the quicker it is to prepare something, the more likely I will try it – So I opt for simple and quick recipe fixes.
Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes (No Eggs)
Most Sundays I end up with this huge dilemma about what to prepare for breakfast. Typically, most weekdays I end up having some kind of sandwich for breakfast and so I really look forward to having something different on the weekend. Something that is quick to prepare too! I don’t want to spend most of my morning just preparing breakfast 🙂 🙂 Thats when pancakes come to the rescue!
Microwave Khaman-Oats Spinach Dhokla
Khaman Dhokla is an Indian steamed savory cake made using chickpea flour/gram flour/besan. It is one quick, healthy treat that is loved by all! It is one of those classic dishes like Indian samosas. There a ton of variants and recipes already up on the internet for a lot of khaman dhokla recipes and other variants! But this is my take on it. I figured it had to feature on my blog since I make it practically every time I am hungry and want something super quick. There are a couple of pros and cons of using microwave to prepare dhokla. For the plus points – it is really easy, quick and is a great way to stay away from junk food when you are super hungry! On the other hand, like most quick shortcuts to Indian food, using a microwave just does not give the same texture as steaming the dhokla. That being said I still love this recipe 😀
Broken/Cracked Wheat and Cucumber Pongal – Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Pongal is an absolutely easy one-dish meal that can be put together really quickly, It is wholesome, healthy and nutritious – Rice and lentils combined with really mild spices like pepper and cumin! I always look to add some whole grains in my diet – and hence I swapped the rice out for the cracked wheat! Believe me, the taste is still amazing! 🙂 Another thing I love to do is sneak in some vegetables – hence I added the cucumber. Now you might ask why cucumber? And there is no specific reason for that – I add in whatever veggies I can such as spinach, tomatoes or anything else I can get a hold of in my refrigerator. I have a quinoa-spinach pongal recipe already up on the blog! Check it out 🙂
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