Millet Noodles

Ragi idiyappam is a healthy tasty gluten-free breakfast that can be prepared in a jiffy using instant finger millet noodles. It is an ideal breakfast for weight watchers as it aids in weight loss too. Finger millets can be included in children, women & old people’s diet as they are rich in calcium and iron….

Breakfast with Eggplant Gothsu

Eggplant (brinjal) gothsu is one of our favorite accompaniments for idli & dosa and I usually prepare this for breakfast on Sundays. It is a very unique gothsu prepared by people living in Tirunelveli and it is called as kathrikkai kichadi by them. It is heavenly when you pour this gothsu liberally over idli/ dosa followed…

Poori

Poori is the most favorite food for all Indians young or old. It can be served for breakfast, dinner or as evening tiffin while the kids return home after school. Potato masala is the most common accompaniment for poori; other side dishes that go well with poori are chickpeas masala, dal, or tomato gravy.  Cooking…

Millet Pongal

Breakfast with millet pongal is an ideal way to start a day. It can be just served with simple coconut chutney and no need to prepare sambar also as an accompaniment. So your breakfast can be made quickly & easily. Millets I used here is varagu or kodo millet; you can try the same with…

Millet Kichadi

Millet Kichadi is our family’s favorite breakfast. Generally I prepare this nutritious kichadi on my son’s exam day as it helps to keep him alert & afresh during his exam even if he had slept for 2 or 3 hours in the previous night. All ingredients in this kichadi are rich in micro-nutrients and make…

Drumstick Leaves Idli

Drumstick leaves idli or Murungai keerai idli is a nutritious breakfast. It is as easy as making an ordinary idli. You just have to add a handful of fresh drumstick leaves into idli batter, pour into idli moulds and steam them. Idlis that are rich in iron are ready to serve. You can also tempt…

Millet Porridge

Millet porridge is the best breakfast that can be taken on a scorching sunny day. It keeps us cool,  fresh & energetic all through the day. It is so filling that you don’t require anything till lunch. The millet I used here is pearl millet or kambu. Pearl millet is a flavorful protein-rich millet. Please…