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5 healthy breakfast recipes to kickstart your day

April 04, 2018 09:34 IST

Make your breakfast fun and healthy with these simple recipes.

Dietitian Jasleen Kaur shares five breakfast recipes. You can share your recipes too!

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Oats and mixed flour onion cheela

Ingredients

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup of wholewheat flour
  • 2-3 spring onions, chopped
  • Ginger paste
  • 2 green chillies
  • ¾ cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp oil

Method

  • Mix together the oats and wholewheat flour in a bowl. Add water to make a smooth batter of pouring consistency. Cover and set aside to rest for half an hour.
  • Add spring onions, spring onion greens, ginger paste, green chillies, cumin seeds and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Heat a tava and lightly grease it. When moderately hot, wipe it clean with a cloth.
  • Pour one spoon of batter on the tava and spread it with the back of a ladle.
  • Cook for a while and flip it over.

Fruity yogurt with cereal topping

Ingredients

  • 2-3 apples, cut into equal squares
  • 8-10 cherries
  • 1 cup skimmed milk yogurt
  • 1 tsp raisins
  • 3-4 walnut or almonds, chopped
  • 4 tsp muesli, roasted

Method

  • Combine apple and cherries and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Just before serving, mix chilled fruits, yogurt, raisins and nuts.
  • Spoon into individual bowls, sprinkle muesli over it.

Egg chaat

Ingredients

  • Whites of hard-boiled egg
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • ½ cucumber
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 15 fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cumin seeds, roasted and crushed
  • ¼ red capsicum, chopped
  • 2 tsp of green chutney

Method

  • Place the onion, cucumber, green chillies, chopped mint and coriander in a large bowl.
  • Cut each egg half into four slices.
  • Add the salt, chaat masala , crushed cumin seeds and mint chutney to the bowl and mix.
  • Add egg to the onion mixture.
  • Make a bed of lettuce and serve the chaat.

Pineapple yogurt

Ingredients

  • ½ pineapple, cut into small slices
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • ¾ cup drained skimmed milk yogurt

Method

  • Place the pineapple and cinnamon in a non stick pan and stew over low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the pineapple pieces from pan and mix into yogurt.

Moong Dal Uttapam

Ingredients

  • 1 cup skinless split green (moong dal)
  • ¼ baking powder
  • ¼ turmeric powder
  • 1 large capsicum
  • 1 small tomato
  • 1 onion
  • Green chillies as per taste
  • Salt as per taste

Method

  • Drain the dal and grind it to paste
  • Transfer into a bowl and add salt, baking powder and turmeric powder. Mix the above ingredients. 
  • Heat a non-stick tava, pour a spoon of the dal batter and spread it evenly. Take care that it is not too thin. Serve hot.

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Jasleen Kaur