India Food Network
Aug 04, 2014
A healthy breakfast is a great way to start the day, it gives your body the nutrients it needs to get your metabolism working for the day. Most people go wrong by eating a breakfast made up mostly of refined carbohydrates with very little fiber and protein — like a refined-flour bagel, a muffin made with sugar and white flour, or a sugary low-fiber breakfast cereal. Balancing carbohydrates with some protein and a little healthier fat will do a better job of staving off hunger until lunch and fueling your entire morning’s activities.
To help you get there, here are some recipes for making sure your breakfast is a well-balanced one, as well as some quick and healthy breakfast ideas and recipes.
1. Rava Upma
Rava Upma is considered one of the quickest recipes and also the healthiest breakfast. It fills you appetite and is rich in proteins, Vitamin B and Iron. Adding a bit of vegetables and Peanuts play a major role to the nutrition of the dish. One can also add curry leaves good for digestion and curing upset stomach. Roasted dal and coconut will make the dish perfect for your breakfast.
A very common breakfast dish is rich in carbohydrates. It is gluten free food. Dosa has about 145 calories. It has no cholesterol and no sugar and is served with sambar and vegetables. Having Dosa as a part of your breakfast will not just be easy and quicker but will also be a healthy start to your day
A very popular North-Indian breakfast daliya is rich in complex carbohydrate which helps in slow digestion rate. It is an ideal dish for diabetic people and those who wants to lose those extra flab. It high fibre content keeps the hunger at bay for a longer time.
Poha is a very common ‘nashta’ dish especially in Maharastra and Madhya Pradesh. But did you know that poha is also filled with lot of nutritious value. Eating poha regularly can prevent you from anemia. Add some mix vegetables to it to get a meal completely rich in minerals, iron and fiber. Poha is also considered a best option for diabetics as it promotes slow release of sugar in the blood stream.
A typical South Indian dish, Idli is perfect for people who wants to fast track their journey of weight loss. This delicious dish contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. Idlis are gluten-free because they are not made with wheat. In a single idli, you consume just about 2 grams of protein, 2 grams of dietary fiber and 8 grams of carbohydrates. Idli can be served with coconut chutney or sambar.