If there is one breakfast dish that probably unites the nation together on a harmonious note, it has to be idli podi. From the streets of Chennai in Tamil Nadu to the last cafeteria on the motorable roads of Leh, Ladakh, idli and idli podi finds a significant spot in the menu cards around the country. Fluffy idli with its exquisite idli podi blended with sesame oil can make anyonefall for it but this article is for those who have fallen too much.
If there is one breakfast that probably unites the nation together on a harmonious note, it has to be idli. From the streets of Chennai in Tamil Nadu to the last cafeteria on the motorable roads of Leh, Ladakh, idli finds a significant spot in the menu cards around the country. Fluffy idli with its exquisite idli podi blended with sesame oil can make anyone fall for it but this article is for those who have fallen too much.
If you notice, there are two kinds of people you meet on breakfast – those who involuntarily order idli and those look for food delicacies to prepare or eat idli. If you belong to the latter category, you would find this article close to your heart because we have compiled a list of 5 breakfast dishes you can eat instead of idly and idly podi
Note that we have not compiled the list based on health and calory considerations. We are simple people. This is forthose looking for an alternative to idli. Bon apetit!
One of the most economical breakfast dishes out there, ragi mudde translates to ragi millet balls. This breakfast is rich in carbohydrates, protein and fiber. This wholesome dish can make you stay filled until lunch rather than the normal rice puffs. Arriving as an ideal breakfast dish to those of you who have busy morning work schedules. The accompaniment for ragi mudde is coconut chutney that is prepared with generous additions of green chili and coriander leaves. If you are traveling in Karnataka, do give it a try.
What translates to onion fritters in English is a very popular breakfast dish and snack in Maharashtra. You can find bulk preparations of kanda bhaji in restaurants in Karnataka as well. If you are looking to have something away from idli and idli podi. Kanda bhaji will help you start your day in a refreshing note. Deep fried green chili, ketchup or coconut chutney go perfectly well with kanda bhaji, leaving you gastronomically satisfied. With less than 5 ingredients required for preparation, this arrives as a time-saving and delicious breakfast for otherwise redundant mornings. The other varieties of bhaji you can find include potato, paneer, bread and moong dal. However, these are not ideal for breakfast.
One of the crowd favorite and fast-moving breakfast dishes down south is variety rice. The varieties of rice delicacies you can find include tamarind rice (made of tamarind paste), capsicum rice and tomato bath (tomato rice). The cooking technique for the preparation of variety rice is very much similar with the inclusion of tadka, rice and good amount of coriander or curry leaves. The accompaniment for variety rice could be chutney, papad or crips. Eating this at right portion could fill your stomach and make you active. Or, we recommend you have alarms at frequent intervals.
Also known as upittu, upma is a class of porridge that is thickened to edible consistencies. Upma is generally made of vegetables like carrot, beans, potato and cooked with rice, semolina, sago, rava or wheat. It is very popular in the western and southern parts of India and has undergone several innovations with the use of bread and egg for variety. The seasoning and the garnish of coriander leaves is what makes the delicacy stand out.
One of the most popular breakfast delicacies in Kerala, this wholesome plate of happiness is like the Indian version of sushi. Rice is steamed and served in cylinders with coconut. Popular in Sri Lanka as well, the dish has a match made in heaven in the form of kadala curry or peas gravy. Steaming makes the dish healthy and ideal for breakfast.
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