Think of a light, healthy and satisfying meal, South Indian cuisine is probably the first cuisine that comes to mind. From light idli sambhar to healthy dosa and uttapam, South Indian cuisine has an extensive repertoire of delicacies to offer. Whether for dinner, lunch or breakfast, this classic kitchen is suitable for any meal. When we talk about breakfast, all we want is something filling, quick and delicious (obviously) and we believe that there is nothing better than a hearty South Indian meal to satisfy our morning breakfast needs. Aromatic curry leaves bursting with mustard seeds on a piping hot South Indian meal, just imagine how delicious the meal would be. If you love South Indian meals as much as we do, here’s a list of 5 powerful and protein-rich South Indian recipes that are perfect for satisfying your morning hunger.
Here is a list of 5 South Indian recipes for a high protein breakfast
1. Low Calorie Oats Idli – Our Recommendation
Let’s start the list with our favorite. Oats are rich in minerals, vitamins and proteins and give this dish a high nutritional value without compromising the delicious taste. This Idli recipe is just perfect for a good and healthy breakfast or brunch at home. Find the full recipe here.
2. Besan Dosa
Quick, filling and delicious, dosa is a South Indian recipe loved by almost everyone across the country. However, the usual dosa recipe takes time as you have to soak dal/rice before mixing it. So here we bring you an easy and quick replacement. Rich in protein and other nutrients, this besan dosa can be a quick fix for a healthy breakfast meal. Find the recipe here.
3. Soy Idli
As the name suggests, this Soya Idli recipe contains soybeans along with rice and urad dal, making the whole recipe enriched with good protein. All three of these ingredients are further soaked, ground and fermented to make a thick and consistent batter. PS: We recommend pre-soaking all of these ingredients to save time in the morning. Click here for the recipe.
4. Nuchinunde Dumplings
Here we bring you another special South Indian breakfast recipe. Consisting of two types of dals, this breakfast item is mixed with a variety of spices and later steamed to perfection. In addition, these steamed dal dumplings are a great option if you want something light and non-greasy for breakfast. Click here for the recipe.
5. Soy Uttapam
The last one is this super tasty soy recipe. For inexperienced people, soy is mentioned as an excellent alternative to meat when it comes to protein intake. It is also endowed with many other health benefits. Here in this recipe, we give the classic uttapam a high-protein twist by adding oats to it. Click here for the recipe.
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