Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes

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Indian Thalipeeth

Who said that the Thalipeeth is a rustic dish? It is going global, baby! It is a mildly spiced, multi-grain pancake that is flavorsome on your palate. It is also very nutritious. There are many Thalipeeth recipes, but Madhura's recipe here is my favorite.... - 140.445

Spicy Upma With Vegetables

A great Indian start to your day - Watch this video to prepare a wonderful breakfast loaded with tasty Indian spices. This semolina based dish combines the savory of vegetables along with authentic spices. Being dry roasted; this is a very healthy form of... - 135.5

Tasty Kande Pohe

If you're keen on having some tasty Indian breakfast, you have come to the right place. The Chef shows how to make kanda poha in a few minutes. It's so tasty and is a famous Maharashtrian breakfast. - 131.091

Easy Banana Puri

Are you in search of an easy to make Indian recipe that also makes for a great festival dish? Try these super simple and delicious banana puris. They can eiher be served for breakfast or as a snack. Do not give it a miss. - 126.657

Indian Aloo Paratha

After conquering whole of India, aloo parathas are finding their way into kitchens far across in other continents. If you are one of them who is dying for this most popular Indian bread, this one is for you. The chef is showing the best way of preparing... - 126.304

Ragi Porridge - Healthy Breakfast In 5 Minutes

Ragi is pearl millet or also called as african millet flour which is really healthy for all of us. Having some kind of whole grain food in every meal is a must to maintain good health. Some times healthy foods wouldn’t be tasty but this recipe is a simple,... - 126.194

Crunchy Rava Dosa

MAKING 1. In a bowl combine rava, rice flour, gram flour, salt, ginger and green chili paste. 2. Mix everything and pour water to make a thin batter. 3. Add coriander and stir. 4. Preheat the skillet over medium heat, pour cooking oil and evenly coat the... - 125.703

Vegetable Upma

Super delicious breakfast dish made from semolina and vegetables of your choice. Best served with coconut chutney. - 125.324

Pongali - Easy Indian Breakfast

Pongali is a very popular South Indian Breakfast Recipe. The simple seasoning to the soft dal and rice makes it a delicacy. Even a beginner can make it and enjoy! - 125.138

Indian Vada Pav

Manjula is showing a very popular breakfast dish from Mumbai. She has tried to replicate the potato patty stuffed in buns with peanut sauce from the street vendors who make this dish for the office goers in Mumbai. If you are missing your grab of vada pav... - 124.798

Spinach And Paneer Parathas By Tarla Dalal

With the refreshing green hue of spinach, these paneer and spinach parathas look and taste good! While spinach adds its goodness to the dough, a successful duo of cauliflower and paneer perked up with coriander, green chilies and ginger work their magic in... - 124.272

Puffed Rice Upma - Easy Indian Breakfast

Puffed Rice Upma is a traditional south Indian Breakfast recipe. Usually accompanied with any spice powder or pickle. In some parts of Andhra Pradesh this is popular as a street food usually served with Mirch Pakoras and pickle. This is simple yet delicious... - 123.967

Moong Dal Savoury By Tarla Dalal

This savoury is easy to make and great to serve for breakfast or even for parties. - 123.901

Bajra, Rice And Sprouts Moong Puda By Tarla Dalal

A very easy and a quick dish that can be eaten for breakfast and snack! - 123.689

Mysore Masala Dosa - Indian Breakfast

Mysore masala Dosa is a very popular south indian breakfast recipe. Usually Dosa is served with chutney and/or sambar to the side. But for Mysore Masala Dosa a spicy red chutney is applied on the crispy crepe to make it even more tasty. - 123.618

Indian Surti Locho

Surti Locho is a staple breakfast dish from Surat in India. Bhavna shows us how to make it in her own precise style. In my opinion, the Locho is the vegetarian equivalent of a lamb leg as it comes packed with protein. It is so perfect for breakfast. Enjoy! - 122.014

Coriander Upma By Tarla Dalal

Nice green color and flavor. Roast the semolina and prepare the coriander chutney the previous evening and toss up this upma quickly in the morning. Once you have this upma, you will not like plain regular upma. - 121.694

Cucumber Soya Pancake (healthy Breakfast)

Juicy cucumber with semolina and nutty soya flour, bring them all together and you have a fantastic pancake that is sure to make your day! These sumptuous Cucumber Soya Pancakes are simply flavored with green chilies and coriander. Cucumber also possesses... - 121.147

Carrot And Cabbage High Fibre Chutney Open Toast By Tarla Dalal

Carrot and cabbage are a wonderful combination due to their contrasting colors, which look good against each other. Here is a sumptuous sandwich made with this super duo supplemented with a tasty high fibre chutney. The veggies and whole wheat bread, all... - 118.798

Moong Dal And Spinach Idli

Eliminating rice reduces the calorie count of these spinach idlis, making them suitable for diabetics as well. The same moong dal batter can also be used to make healthy pankis and pancakes. - 118.696


Chef Manjula is making a south Indian breakfast dish, upma. This is an easy and light breakfast any day, healthy too. Just a few stirs in the saucepan and you have a breakfast ready in few minutes. You can even try this for your Sunday brunch. - 118.404

Aloo Paratha

Aloo paratha is a creative paratha made with stuffed potatoes. Parathas can be made plain out of wheat flour or stuffed with different filling. Watch this video and make aloo parathas for breakfast. - 117.811

Indian Poori

How many of you loved that puffed bread available in most of the Indian restaurants? If you want to reproduce this at home, then you must watch this video. Watching the pooris to puff up while frying, is something everyone enjoys. These are going to be real... - 116.524

Rice And Vegetable Chila By Tarla Dalal

Traditional rice chila made with buttermilk and cabbage, makes all the difference. - 116.418

Healthy Cereal Chevda

If you're looking for a change in your breakfast, then do check this out. This is an Indian type of breakfast. It is a mixture of various cereals and you can also add any fried dal to make it more crunchier. It is easy to make and very healthy too as it's... - 115.908

Indian Poori

Indian Poori is so favorite for my kids, that I prepare it quite frequently. I learnt this from one of my Indian friends. However, this video also shows you in detail the cooking procedure, from which you can easily learn and try out. - 115.292

Jowar Ka Uttapam

Jowar ka Uttapam is a healthy South Indian pancake. Our lady chef has done a great job of recreating this traditional and healthy dish in a foreign country. Watch and learn how to make these pancakes from this video. Enjoy! - 115.249

How To Make Puri

Shows you how to make pooris using a tortilla maker ( also known as poori maker). See these puff up when fried. Yummy. - 115.159

Simple Indian Lassi

Here is an exotic drink idea for those who want to satisfy their Summer thirst in a nice and sophisticated way. Indian Lassi or the sweet yogurt drink is the best beverage you can have, to keep yourself cool and refreshed during the hot and humid Summer. In... - 114.955

Indian Spicy Wheat Pancake

Very quick, healthy and nutritious breakfast dish which is prepared by using whole wheat flour. Very fast to make and is ready in less than 15 mts. Savoury and very filling! - 113.912

Indian Sevai Upma

Very healthy, low in fat, nutritious breakfast dish for kids as well as for all. This is a combination of lightly roasted sevai with veggies like carrot, green peas and with the crunchy addition of roasted peanuts. Tastes simply great with dollop of ghee or... - 113.472

Koki For Breakfast

Kokis are almost a regular in Sindhi breakfast table. Spicy wheat flour flatbread kneaded with ginger, green chillies, coriander, onion and a slew of zesty spices and additives truly makes for a filling addition to your breakfast table. This video recipe... - 112.718

Potato Paratha

Parathas or Indian fried flatbreads are popular in North India with vegetable stuffing. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make Aloo Paratha or Potato stuffed Fried Flatbread with boiled and cooked potatoes seasoned with spices. Good with a chutney! - 112.346

Methi Paratha

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Upma (upittu) - Indian Vegetarian

If you're deciding what to make for breakfast, then you would definitely want to check this out. Watch the video to know how the chef makes the upma. Upma is a famous South Indian dish. Your family and guests will really enjoy eating the upma. Do check out... - 110.31

Tricolored Paratha

If you celebrate Indian national days like a true Indian, here is a recipe that would let you have tricolor even on your platter. The chef is making a tricolored or Tiranga paratha to start your day. The chef has shown great creativity by using fresh peas and... - 109.841

Vegetable Omelet

Very nice, crispy and healthy breakfast recipe. Tastes best when rolled up with roti or paratha! - 108.949

Cracked Wheat Upma - Healthy Breakfast

Cracked Wheat Upma or Daliya Upma is a very healthy and nutritious way to start your day. Its rich in fiber, which will keep you fill until your next meal. - 107.654

Sevai Upma

MAKING 1. Place vermicelli in microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute. 2. Take it out, stir and again microwave for 1 1/2 minute stirring after every 30 seconds. 3. Heat up oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafetida and chopped garlic and... - 106.28

Barley And Mung Bean Khichadi

Join Toby in preparing this excellent Indian staple dish on loan from fellow Registered Dietitian Gita Patel from Gita's new book "Blending Science with Spices". This diabetes-friendly side dish is rich in soluble and insoluble fiber and traditional Indian... - 106.008

Rava Dosa With Spaghetti (pooda)- Semolina Crepes

To all those who enjoy having dosas should surely try this recipe. Dosa is very famous in South India. This is really delicious to eat. You can serve the dosa with hot sambhar and chutney. Do try out this recipe and don't forget to watch the video. - 105.178

Gur Ki Roti

If you're looking for an Indian specialty then you must try this recipe. The bhakri is eaten for breakfast and is famous in Gujarat. The roti is made of jaggery. It is really very tasty. Check out the video for the detailed recipe. - 105.02

Quinoa Idly

MAKING 1. In a bowl, combine ground quinoa and oats. Gradually pour water and mix into a batter. 2. Season with finely chopped green chili, cumin seeds, and salt. Add oil and mix well. 3. Add fruit salt and little bit of water. Mix well. 4. Into the greased... - 104.942

Paneer Parathas By Tarla Dalal

Paneer also known as cottage cheese is used in a variety of dishes world over. It forms a part of salads, main course dishes and even desserts in the form of cream cheese. Known as the Indian cheese, paneer is one of the most versatile ingredients available... - 104.503

Masala Pancakes / Indian Savory Pancakes (besan Puda)

Demonstrating how to make Indian style savory pancakes using Gram Flour (i.e. chickpea flour), also called Besan. These Masala Pancakes are stuffed using potatoes and the batter is made using simple Indian spices and grated carrot (shredded Radish/mooli) is... - 104.39

Dal Parantha (paratha) / Indian Flatbread

Learn how to make this delicious Indian flatbread with leftover cooked lentils and Wheat flour. You can make these really spicy or keep them mild by adjusting the spices. These are good for breakfast along with Yogurt, Pickle or Chutney of your choice and can... - 102.84

Sabudana Khichdi

Sago has always been associated with light and healthy food; however this sabudana khichdi has proved to be a real heart warming dish when it comes to a quick, easy and delightful meal. It works well as a snack and even as a meal depending on your appetite.... - 101.027

Light And Healthy Poha

One of India's most staple breakfast dishes, this Light and Healthy Poha is easy to make and is full of taste. Prepared with beaten rice as the main ingredient, this poha can also be served as a light snack. The blend of ingredients impart this dish a... - 99.78

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha Recipe is a popular breakfast recipe. It is best served with pickle and curd. - 98.6508

Semolina Pancakes

Semolina pancakes are very easy, quick and colorful. . . Great to serve for breakfast or snacks with a chutney of your choice. . . - 97.7861

Palak Paratha

Want an Indian flatbread dish that can be eaten on its own or can be served anytime of the day? Well, Chef Manjula has a special dish, Palak Paratha that are slightly spicy and can be eaten without any side dish. The dish is prepared like any other Indian... - 97.2007

Aloo Paratha

Potato is everyone's favourite. This aloo partaha is filling and tasty and when eaten with pickle and curds it taste even better. A must try!! - 95.8251

Oats And Spring Onion Parathas

These paratha are made with a combination of oats and wheat flour to initiate you to the taste of fibre filled oats. I have used the spring onion filling as it helps to disguise the raw taste of oats. These ar best served hot. - 94.9918

Gobi Paratha / Stuffed Indian Flatbread (with Cauliflower)

Learn how to make stuffed Indian flatbread using grated cauliflower and Indian spices. Typical Indian breakfast food gobi parathas are easy to make and taste so good. A must try Indian vegetarian breakfast food recipe. - 93.4508

Indian Coconut Chutney

Indian Coconut Chutney is one of the most famous dips from South India. Madhura shows you how to make it beautifully. Serve it with hot idlis or dosas. Watch and learn how to make this dip from this video. Enjoy! - 93.1623

Fenugreek Oil Roasted Flatbread

Methi or fenugreek is a fragrant ingredient common all over India including the northern region. Watch chef Madhura showing how to make Methi Paratha or Oil Roasted Flatbread with Fenugreek using chopped fenugreek leaves inside the flatbread. Good with a... - 92.8731

Gluten-free Spicy Indian Pancake

 Gluten free pancakes often don't taste so nice, or contain many ingredients in them, making them a huge pain in the neck to make, and not an easy quick meal. Or they contain really expensive ingredients, or premade gluten free flour mixtures that are not... - 91.9019

How To Cut A Carrot

You should have these carrot cutting tips, before you start using carrots in your recipes. In this video, experienced chef Hari demonstrates various techniques to peel and cut the carrots. These tricks are for you to learn. - 91.3521

Spicy Indian Burrito

Burrito is no longer confined to Europe or the Americas as it has made its way up to India. Watch chef Madhura showing how to make burrito in the Indian spicy style in easy steps. Great with a salsa, pickle or sauce. - 91.1961

Spicy Curry Bread

Maharashtrian breakfast dishes are loaded with simple seasonings, crunchy fritters and vegetables or fruits. Chef Madhura shows how to make Misal Pav consisting of a curry, pav or bread and a crunchy garnish. Good with tea! - 90.6792

How To Make Batata-pawa / Curried Poatato + Rice Flakes

Batata Pawa is an age old family favorite and now you can learn to make it in easy steps too. Bhal Dave sums each process in an articulate manner, which is easy to follow and crisp. Now our desire to feed our guests sumptuously with Batata Pawa or use it as a... - 89.1501

Aloo Ka Paratha Potato Filling Step 2

The secret to making perfect aloo parathas is to get the perfect filling. This recipe details step by step instructions on how to make spicy potato filling using a slew of flavorful herbs and ingredients. Just get your proportions right and you are on your... - 84.9463

Medu Vada Making Made Easier

Pamper your taste buds with some absolutely delicious and crispy medu vadas. Watch this video that presents the recipe in a simple step-wise manner. The chef also shares an easy way to prepare perfect round medu vadas. Take a look at this impressive video and... - 83.2359

Aloo Ka Paratha Kneading Step 1

There is nothing quite like crisp aloo parathas that makes for scrumptious goodies. However, making the perfect parathas seems like a distant dream for some. This video on how to make the perfect dough for parathas will help you get started with your... - 82.5515

Batata Pawa Snack

Enjoy Indian snack Batata Pawa which can be served as a breakfast and a snack. The method, ingredients and directions have been presented well. Cook up the mouth watering dish and enjoy tastefully with your family. - 76.7234

Aloo Ka Paratha Final Step 5

There is quite nothing like crispy fried parathas served with a dollop of fresh butter and creamy yogurt. This video recipe shows how to fry fluffy parathas to perfection. The outcome is so good that you can hardly stop at one. - 73.6202

Sprouted Mung Beans With Naan

Sprouted Mung is a healthy food but not all the time we excel to cook it to perfection. Have you ever tried serving sprouted mung stir fried with Naan? This simple ideas can turn your dishes stunning, isn't it? - 73.3072

Paneer Breakfast 1 Of 2

Tina and Nikko are experimenting with paneer, Indian cottage cheese. Interestingly, they have made paneer at home and are using it as stuffing for bread. Tina also shares her simple paneer recipe which many Indians dread to try at home; she makes it sound so... - 70.1418

Indian Hummus

In this Indian Hummus recipe, the chef explains the various steps of making hummus in his own language and style and how easy it is to make it at home. - 62.4715


Being a true-dosa fan, you must be knowing how difficult it is to prepare this at home. But your problem will be solved by using the non-stick griddle. Watch the video to learn the tricks and enjoy crispy homemade dosa, everyday. - 59.9041

Easy Eggless Omelet/vegetarian Pancake

If you refrain from egg but still want to try omelet, you can enjoy eggless omelet! Making this vegetarian pancake is easy and can be prepared with ingredients from kitchen cabinet. You can enjoy it baked or pan-fried and can be served with toast. - 56.9478

Bread Pakora

This Bread pakora recipe is loved by my family. Bread Pakora is a very popular Indian snack. It is generally eaten during breakfast or evening snack time. Bread Pakora goes well with chutney, but it can also be eaten with tomato sauce. Try and enjoy this... - 54.4712

Spicy Buttermilk Uppama & Pizza

If you are a foodie, always seeking to blend different ideas into food, Buttermilk Uppama and Pizza topping using Indian herbs and vegetable would just be the right thing for you. The best part is that the ingredients are readily available and the method... - 52.6193

Besan Ka Puda

This is a super fast and healthy food suitable to eat anytime. As you can see besan ka puda is bachelor's delight. Besan aka Gram flour is famous as high protein, low garb and diabetic friendly. Great if fried in Canola or Olive oil. - 52.2553

Instant Oats Idly (with Yogurt & Grated Carrots)

Just as the name implies, this idly is instant and requires no fermentation. Throw in your favorite veggies, flavor with herbs and spices, if you wish and there you have an excellent power packed breakfast to keep you going the entire day. And since you steam... - 52.1943


King of Indian Snacks for all occasions. - 52.0358

Spicy Chapati Rolls

Spicy Chapati Rolls or Frankie as commonly known are ideal snack or breakfast item for young and old alike. Easy to whip up using left over chapatis or rotis the rolls are high in health quotient too because of the many vegetables that are used to prepare its... - 51.7919

Breakfast Special - Khakhra With Cheese Topping, Bacon & Egg, 3 Mung Dal

Healthy and lip smacking breakfast menus would really give a great start to the day. May it be Indian style Khakhra with cheese topping, English Bacon or scrambled egg or assorted menus with Mung dal (Yellow lentils), you just have to stir your way to... - 51.4786

Low Fat Green Gram Salted Pastries With Tomato And Raisin Chutney

Low fat green gram salted pastries is high in health index as it is made with whole wheat flour all blended with green gram paste. It has very high dose of iron that is required by anemic patients ( anemia is a debilitating health condition in which... - 51.1615

Suji Ka Chilo (savoury Veggie Pancake)

This a savory pancake that tastes great cooked the traditional way as well as altered for children. This is typically eaten for breakfast or for brunch. I use the base of this pancake to sneak veggies into my kids. The veggies are grated so thin they can... - 50.7481

Oatmeal In Buttermilk, Khakhra, Masala Chai For Breakfast

If you are unsure about how to prepare hearty, healthy and appetizing breakfast, read on! The breakfast recipes here prepared in Indian style by US chef gives you some variety to try different menus using wheat, oatmeal, grapefruit, and buttermilk. Serve it... - 50.706

Semolina Vegetable Porridge - My Taste Of Yellow!

Drool-worthy, mess-free and comforting breakfast that can be served on any occasion for anyone in your family. Kids will not find it bland and adults will love its rich, creamy and nutty presence. Completely healthy stuff made with dollop of low-fat yogurt,... - 50.04

Puri Saagu

PURI METHOD:- Make a tight dough using above ingredients with water keep under water wet cloth for 30 mins. Divide into small ball,roll it and deep fry in oil and serve hot with saagu SAAGU METHOD:- Grind above ingerdients with water to a smooth... - 49.8598

Dal Puri

GETTING READY 1)Clean and wash the dal. MAKING 2)In a deep saucepan, add dal and water, turmeric and salt. Cover and cook it on medium heat for 30 minutes. 3)In a bowl, add wheat flour and salt. Mix water and make soft dough. 4)Divide the dough into 8... - 48.8296

Chapati Upma

This is a dish prepared with leftover chapathis. Normally leftover chapathis tend to become a bit hard and they don’t taste as good as the fresh ones so we throw them. If it is converted to upma it tastes great. - 47.3567

Sprouted Gram Sandwich

It is a healthy & delicious sandwich.It consists of sprouted pulses,hence, it is easy to digest.It provides good quality protein, B vitamins, fibre, minerals & some amount of Vitamin C.One sandwich will provide approximately 250Kcal. - 47.1418

Buttermilk Rolls

GETTING READY 1) Preheat oven to 375 degree. MAKING 2) In a bowl, combine sugar with buttermilk. 3) Sift flour with salt, yeast, flour, and baking soda. 4) Pour in the liquid until a soft dough is formed. 5) Brush the dough with butter and let it rise until... - 46.541

Atukulu Upma (poha, Aval)

First soak the aval and keep it aside. after 1 hour drain the excess water if there in a pan, add oil and all the ingredients one by one. Mustard, uradhal, gramdhal, pinch of asafoetida, greenchillies and ginger. Once all these gets sauted add curry... - 46.1504


This is a vegetarian Indian Pancake, which can be eaten anytime of the day, as a complete healty meal with protein. Make them and let me know how you enjoyed them! - 45.7834

Machhi Pulao

Wash the rice and leave it to soak in cold water for at least 1 hour. Cut the fish into 2 inch pieces. Mix the coriander, cumin, turmeric, fenugreek and ginger together. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large frying pan (skillet) and fry the spice mixture... - 45.2964

Masala Dosa

For dosa: Soak urad dal, rice, chana dal and fenugreek seeds for 4 hours. Then grind to a smooth paste. Let it ferment for about 12 hours. Now add salt and mix well. If necessary add a bit of water to make it a medium thick batter. Heat a pan and prepare... - 44.7643

Rava Dosa And Chutney

Mix rice flour, maida and rava with salt. Add enough water to make a thick batter without forming lumps. Add chopped onion, cilantro and green chillies, add more water and make a thin batter of buttermilk consistency. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.... - 44.6981

Banana Dosa (pancake)

Dosa is a typical South Indian food, taken as breakfast or dinner. The following is a dosa made with banana which will be loved by all ages. - 44.6058

Sooji And Vegetable Upma

1. Prepare vegetables. Heat 100 ml. of oil. 2. Add Bengal gram, black gram, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida. 3. Add chopped carrots and sprouted gram. Saute. 4. Add chopped green spices and salt and stir well. Add water to vegetables and bring to... - 44.5712

Moong Dal Sambar

This Sambaar is a very good combination for idly, dosa and chapatti and puri. The same method can be done with masoor dal also. You can add any vegetables of your choice too like carrot, beans, cabbage. - 44.5238

Vegetable Kofta

Relish the flavors of vegetable balls cooked in a rich red tomato sauce. This vegetable kofta is a great addition to your menu. Goes great with both rice and rotis (Indian bread). - 43.9662


1. Soak lentil and rice separately. 2. Shell peas. Peel potatoes. Slice onions. 3. Heat fat. Brown half the onions, remove and keep aside. 4. Brown remaining onions, lentil, sugar and spices. 5. Add rice and vegetables kept whole. Fry till rice begins to... - 43.9279

Dal Kachori

Mix flour, salt and oil, knead into soft pliable dough. Keep aside for 30 minutes. For filling: Put plenty of water to boil. Add dal. Boil dal for 5 minutes, drain. Cool a little. Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add all seeds whole and crushed allow to... - 43.8433

Chana Upkari Phovu

Wash chana and soak for 8-10 hrs. Add potatoes and salt and pressure cook for 4 whistles. Heat oil in a pot and add mustard seeds. When they splutter add cut red chilli and fry for about 5 seconds. Now add the curry leaves and heeng. Pour cooked chana.... - 43.8233

Mooga Dali Usli

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter add green chillies, red chillies and ginger. Saute for about 5 seconds on a medium heat. Now add the curry leaves and saute for another 5 seconds. Now add 2 cups of water and salt to it. Check the... - 43.7035

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