Category: Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes

These vegetarian breakfast recipes help you start your day the healthy way. Traditional South Indian and North Indian breakfast recipes offer you a variety of ways to include vegetables, grains, and lentils in your most important meal of the day, which provide not only the nutrition and energy your body needs but also build up your immune system. Some of these recipes are no-onion, no-garlic recipes.

Try this quick and easy recipe for Rava Upma or browse for more.

Wheat Rava Upma

Wheat Rava Upma

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Wheat Rava Upma is a healthy Indian breakfast dish that’s full of fiber and protein. Made with cracked wheat or wheat grits, it’s a filling breakfast and gives you plenty of energy to start your day. This is an easy South Indian vegetarian recipe. This upma would taste equally good without the onions, so if […]

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Vermicelli Upma

Vermicelli Upma

| March 19, 2013 Comment

This vermicelli upma recipe is easy. Made with wheat or rice flour, vermicelli (semiya, sevai) or pasta is used in many Indian breakfast and lunch recipes. This is a South Indian vegetarian/vegan recipe and a great example of how you can have a tasty and filling dish with just a few ingredients. Great for cold, […]

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Vegetable Vermicelli Upma

Vegetable Vermicelli Upma

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Vegetable Vermicelli Upma is a delicious breakfast dish that also makes a great after-school snack for kids. You can add any vegetables you want and make it nutritious. This is an easy vegetarian/vegan recipe. Leave out the onions if you want. If you don’t have Indian vermicelli (like MTR or Savorit brand), you can use […]

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Spicy Rice Noodles

Spicy Rice Noodles

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Spicy Rice Noodles make a filling and nutritious breakfast or light meal. Made with rice noodles and mixed vegetables, this simple vegan/vegetarian dish is very easy to make and is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. It’s a great after-school snack for kids. Servings: 3-4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 […]

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Spicy Puffed Rice

Spicy Puffed Rice

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Spicy puffed rice is great if you want to whip up a quick breakfast or snack. Colorful and tasty, kids, especially, are sure to love it. Puffed rice, like puffed corn (pop corn), and corn puffs, is made with rice grains heated under high pressure with steam. In India, puffed rice is popular as part […]

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Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

| March 17, 2013 Comment

Sabudana khichdi is a traditional breakfast dish in India. Made with sago, potatoes, and peanuts, this is a simple and healthy recipe. Start your day with this filling breakfast. With some prep work the night before, making this dish is easy. Also known as tapioca pearls, sago is made from the starch extracted from the […]

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Ragi Porridge

Ragi Porridge

| March 16, 2013 Comment

Ragi Porridge is a nutritious and filling breakfast that can be made in minutes. Start your day right with this healthy breakfast. Ragi (red millet) is full of iron and protein and a healthy food to include in your vegetarian or vegan diet. Ragi flour is available in Indian grocery stores or online. Servings: 2-4 […]

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Plain Upma

Plain Upma

| March 14, 2013 Comment

Plain Upma is a great option if you don’t have time to cut vegetables and if you don’t want to add onions. You can make this upma quickly. This is a simple, easy recipe, and the cashews add a nice crunch to the dish. Serve this plain upma as breakfast or snack. This can also […]

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Idli

Idli

| March 13, 2013 Comment

You can’t visit South India without having idli for breakfast. Almost every family in South India makes idlis regularly. Made with urad dal (split black gram) and rice or rice rava (cream of rice), idli has been the staple morning dish from times immemorial. These soft and fluffy steamed rice cakes are filling, nutritious, easy […]

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Bread Upma

Bread Upma

| March 8, 2013 Comment

  Bread Upma is a new way to eat your bread. If you’re tired of eating toast and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, try this vegetarian (vegan) breakfast with bread. Use bread that is 100% whole grain as it usually contains brown rice and barley, and as such provides more protein, fiber, and other nutrients […]

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Pohe

Pohe

| March 5, 2013 Comment

Pohe is a simple and delicious Indian vegetarian (vegan) dish made with pressed rice (poha) and great as breakfast or snack. Pohe (aval, atukulu) is very popular in Maharashtra, India. Servings: 3 Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 3 cups poha (pressed rice) 1 onion, medium, finely chopped 6-7 green chillies, finely chopped 4 tbsp cilantro […]

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Rava Upma

Rava Upma

| March 5, 2013 Comment

Rava upma is a staple breakfast food in South India and a favorite with my family, too. Made with cream of wheat, this is a simple and easy recipe. The only tricky part is to prevent lumps from forming and for that you need to learn to stir while adding the rava to the boiling […]

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