Bored of the same menu for breakfast every day? Try these recipes for a change
Here are some healthy and nutritious options that offer a whole new breakfast experience.
Palak – Oats Idli
Rice - 1 cup
Black gram - half cup
Oats - half cup
Palak (finely chopped) - 1 cup
Onion chopped - half cup
Chillies chopped - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Soak gram and rice for three hours. Grind till it is light and frothy.
Add water to make a consistent batter and let it stand overnight. Add oats, salt, chopped palak, chilli and onion. Mix well, and keep it for half an hour. Pour a spoonful of batter each to make idlis. Steam idlis and serve hot with chutney and sambar.
Crispy Bread Toast
Sprouted green gram – three-fourth cup
Onion and carrot chopped - three-fourth cup each
Cottage cheese -1 cup
Pomegranate seeds- half cup
Chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
Pepper crushed - 1 tbsp
Lime juice -1 tbsp
Salt -to taste
Bread slices - 6
Butter - 2 tbsp
Steam the sprouts for three minutes. Mix well with chopped onion, carrot and pomegranate seeds. Add pepper crushed, lime juice and salt to taste. Toast bread and apply butter.
Sprinkle cottage cheese on top of each bread slice and then spread the sprouts mixture. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve .
Chapatti - 6 (cut into small pieces)
Carrot chopped - three-fourth cup
Cabbage chopped - three-fourth cup
Green gram sprouts - three-fourth cup
Onion chopped - three-fourth cup
Green chillies chopped - 2 tbsp
Ginger -1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Tomato sauce -2 tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Heat ghee in a pan. Add chopped carrot, cabbage, green gram sprouts, onion, chillies, ginger and sauté well till soft. Stir well, add tomato sauce and salt to taste. Keep it on a low fire for another three minutes, stir in chopped chapatti, mix thoroughly and remove from the fire. Serve hot.