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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Healthy Indian Breakfast Choices That Will Keep You in Good Shape

The search for healthy foods that do not taste like dry paste is an ongoing endeavor for fitness gurus all over the world. Meanwhile, eating the same type of healthy foods can become stale and uninspiring day after day. When it comes time to select your next healthy breakfast option, consider eating a Desi dish.  Desi is the term used to refer to a type of Indian food. Here is a look at some of the Desi, or Indian, dishes that will help in keeping you trim and fit.

Indian masala omelette. (Image from a Tesco Real Food recipe.)
Masala Omelette
This can be made as an omelette and everyone who has ever tried to eat right knows the importance of eggs. This dish is rich in protein and typically contains turmeric powder, onions, and coriander. For those who like an extra kick, chilies can be added.

Oats Pahoa
Oatmeal is a known healthy breakfast staple, although the desi twist is a little different. Using the previously mentioned masala, whip up a bowl of oats and add in a little of capsicum to flavor. This breakfast dish can also include onion and tomato.

Dosa
This breakfast is comparable to a crepe, although it is a much healthier version. There are multigrain varieties that make this type of breakfast food better for fitness-minded people. Instead of adding sugary sides, it is common to eat dosa with vegetables.

Idli Sambar
This desi dish is extremely healthy as it contains a lot of protein, vitamins and minerals. It is a South Indian food that is two parts. The Idli is a type of rice cake that is steamed. The sambra is a blend of vegetables which is typically prepared in a pressure cooker. The combination does not take long to prepare and is a great way to start your day. This makes it great for those going to morning fitness classes at Everlasting Changes.

Thepla
This breakfast is a type of flatbread filled with vitamins and minerals and is also rich in magnesium and calcium, while providing an ample amount of protein. The low-calorie dish is considered a delicacy and is made with wheat flour and coriander leaves.

Besan Cheela
Besan is actually chickpea flour, which is an excellent source of protein. This dish is comparable to a healthy pancake and can also be enhanced with the addition of a chutney. A typical recipe has about 124 calories and around 7 grams of protein per serving. There is the option of adding tomatoes and onions for flavor.

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