7 Healthy South Indian Breakfast Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings Better

What does your breakfast look like? Is it the daily bread smeared with jam and butter, or maybe paratha or poha? And sometimes, if you fancy more, you can indulge in bedmi poori, dosa sambhar or chole bhature. In fact, we wish we had breakfast options like these every day, but eating them can possibly harm our health. However, if you still want to make your breakfast tastier, how about having some healthy South Indian food? South Indian cuisine is comforting and good for every day. Also, you don’t always use the traditional rice batter to cook South Indian dishes. You can quickly and easily prepare healthy South Indian recipes with alternative ingredients! Check out some of the recipes below:

(Also Read: Watch: This Easy Kerala-Style Egg Chili Recipe Will Make The Perfect South Indian Meal)

Here are 7 Healthy South Indian Breakfast Recipes

1. Ragi Dosa

Dosa is a popular comfort food that most people enjoy. This dosa uses ragi, rice flour and other flours for a healthier alternative to traditional dosas. This food has a low glycemic index, which helps regulate blood sugar.

2. Cucumber Idli

This recipe is for you if you don’t have the time or patience to go through the typical fermentation and soaking processes needed to prepare South Indian dishes. Karnataka and Konkani regions are known for their cucumber idli and it is really tasty.

Cucumber Idli

3. Uttapam oats

This meal is healthy and gives you both protein and fiber. For decoration, use fresh coriander leaves. You can also pair these delicious uttapams with chutney and sambhar! These oatmeal uttapam are filling.

4. Curd rice

Steamed rice and plain curd can be combined with additional ingredients like urad dal, mustard seeds, chili peppers, coriander leaves and steamed rice to make simple curd rice. This recipe defines comfort in every bite.


5. Upma

Upma is probably one of the most popular morning meals in India. This delicious concoction is also healthy and is made with urad dal, semolina, vegetables and curd. You can cook it in less than 15 minutes.


6. Nuchinunde Dumplings

This morning dish is made with two different dals and a variety of spices and is steamed to perfection. This recipe is the best to have when you want to have something non greasy and light. Plus, they’re also high in protein!

Nuchinunde Dumplings

7. Lauki Dosa

We know lauki might not be your favorite, but this recipe is worth trying. This recipe is packed with health and nutrition benefits. It is also good to follow a weight loss diet.

So the next time you’re craving something delicious and healthy for breakfast, give these recipes a try!

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