6 Instant Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It jump starts your metabolism and thus helps you burn more calories throughout the day. When you eat breakfast you tell your body that there are plenty of calories to be had for the day. Certain benefits of eating breakfast are :-

  • Lower BMI
  • Better attention and memory performance
  • Consumption of less fat in the day
  • Higher calcium intake during the day
  • Higher fibre intake during the day
  • Less likely to consume unhealthy snacks during the day

Here are six instant breakfast recipes for healthy weight loss

Carrot Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 3-4 tbsp quick oats
  • 1 cup milk
  • Melon seeds
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp chopped almonds
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 tsp jaggery powder
  • 1/2 tsp peanut butter (optional)
  • Some raisins

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add 3-4 tbsp quick oats
  • Add 3/4 cup milk
  • Add some melon seeds
  • Add 1 tsp chia seeds
  • Add some pumpkin seeds
  • Add 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • Add 1 tsp chopped almonds
  • Mix well
  • Put 3/4 of the mixture prepared in a glass jar
  • Add 1/2 grated carrot
  • Put the balance mixture in the jar
  • Add 1 tsp jaggery powder
  • Add 1/2 tsp peanut butter (optional)
  • Add some raisins
  • Add the rest of the milk
  • Add the rest of grated carrots
  • Put some garnish with seeds
  • Keep this jar in the fridge overnight
  • Enjoy it for breakfast the next day
  • If you carry this to work, keep it outside for half hour before consuming or keep it in the microwave for 20 seconds before eating

Multigrain Chilla

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp besan
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 2 tbsp ragi flour
  • 2 tbsp suji
  • 4-5 tbsp sour curd
  • Some water
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • In a blender, add the besan, oats, ragi flour, and suji
  • Add the curd
  • Add 1/2 cup water
  • Add salt to taste and blend properly
  • The batter should be semi thin (slightly runny)
  • Sprinkle some oil and spread the batter on tava
  • Cook on medium to low heat from both sides until brown and crisp
  • Enjoy warm with chutney, dip and any other stuffing

Vegetables Poha (without oil)

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cup poha
  • Seasonal vegetables (carrots, beans, broccoli, capsicum)
  • 1/2 cup peanut
  • Some water
  • Some turmeric
  • Coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli
  • Poha mixture
  • 2 tsp desiccated / fresh coconut
  • Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder
  • Dry mint
  • Mixed herbs
  • Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp jaggery powder
  • 1 tomato
  • Some peas

Instructions

  • Take the poha in a sieve and rinse it with water
  • Roast the peanuts
  • Chop all the veggies
  • In a pan, take some water and heat it
  • Add the carrot and beans
  • Add the broccoli
  • Reduce heat and let the veggies cook slightly
  • Add the capsicum
  • Add some turmeric
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add coriander powder and red chilli
  • Add the poha mixture (already prepared)
  • Ad the tomato and boiled peas
  • Add the washed poha
  • Mix well
  • Cover the pan with a lid and put some water on top
  • Serve warm, this recipe will serve 4-5 people

Oats Besan Toast (without bread)

Ingredients

  • Some seasonal veggies
  • Some water
  • 3-4 tbsp oats
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder
  • Sabzi masala
  • Chilli powder
  • 2 1/2 tbsp besan
  • 1/2 cup fenugreek
  • Balck pepper
  • Mixed herbs

Instructions

  • In a pan, add some water
  • Add some seasonal veggies
  • Cook these on low flame
  • Add 3-4 tbsp oats
  • Add 1 1/2 cups of water
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add little turmeric powder
  • Add some sabzi masala
  • Add some chilli powder
  • Cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes
  • Switch off the gas and let it cool down
  • Transfer the mixture in a container
  • Press down slightly, specially from the sides
  • Keep this mixture overnight in the fridge
  • Next morning, remove the mixture from the container and slice it
  • Take 2 1/2 tbsp besan and 1/2 cup fenugreek
  • Add sale to taste, black pepper and mixed herbs
  • Add 1/2 cup water to make a semi thin batter
  • Cover the oats slice in this batter
  • Cook on low heat on a pan till both sides turn golden brown
  • Serve these warm

Oats Egg toast (no bread recipe)

Ingredients

  • Use the same process to prepare the toast base as in the last recipe
  • 2 whole eggs
  • Black pepper, dried herbs and salt to taste
  • Fenugreek leaves

Instructions

  • Take 2 whole eggs in a bowl
  • Add black pepper, dried herbs and salt to taste
  • Add fenugreek leaves
  • Cover the oats slice into the egg mixture
  • Cook on low heat
  • Serve these warm

Instant Dhokla

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dahi
  • 1 cup suji
  • 3/4 cup besan
  • Some garlic
  • Chilli powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp olive oil (optional)
  • Some water
  • 1 tsp eno
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • Some curry leaves

Instructions

  • Mix besan, suji, dahi and garlic in a bowl
  • Let it rest for 10-15 minutes
  • Add some chilli powder
  • Add some turmeric powder
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add 1 tsp olive oil (optional)
  • Add water as required to make a semi thick batter
  • Add 1 tsp eno to the mixture
  • Add little water
  • Mix gently with cut and fold method, don’t overdo
  • Add the batter to greased idli moulds
  • Make sure your steamer is ready
  • Keep some space open
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes
  • Take some olive oil and add 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • Add some curry leaves to the mustard leaves
  • Sprinkle these mustard seeds on the dhoklas
  • Serve warm with your favourite chutney
  • This recipe will serve 4-5 people

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