Idli to Bajra these `desi` breakfast options are key to good health

Are you been under the assumption that Indian food is all about deep fried dishes which high on spices? For all those diet conscious souls, you needn’t depend on various salads. These Indian foods are a thumbs-up for both taste and health.

India is not only the land of riches and wealth but also the land of great taste. From ghee dripping parathas to sprouts people have adopted all that the land of heritage serves in its platter. But if you’re one of those health conscious brats, who cannot afford to spoil their diet charts NYOOOZ sorted these super healthy Indian foods for you.


The treasure of the south is a thumbs-up for both taste and health. Prepared by the fermentation process it increases the nutrition value of the food many folds, enhancing vitamin B content of the food.  Also it is steamed, which makes it low on fat content and easily digestible. Use of pulses makes it rich in protein as well. 


A very affordable and famous staple of the north sattu, was  originally made of roasted gram flour. With variations over the years it has evolved and includes other nutritious flours like barley, wheat etc. It is prepared in several ways in different parts of the country as parathas, laddoos, litti chokhas and more variations. Sattu is said to be good for digestion and is also a rich source of energy.  


Synonymous with Gujjus, Dhokla is enriched with healthy properties. The Gujarati snack, is made with gram flour and is subsequently steamed like idli.  Dhokla has a low glycemic index i.e. it releases glucose at a sustained rate making it good for diabetics. It is generally served with pudina chutney which is known for its appetizing properties.


Also known as pearl millet, Bajra is very popular in Rajasthan. It has been modified in different locations of the country. It is commonly consumed in the form of rotis or khichdis, especially in the winters. Rich in fibers and protein, it is immensely beneficial for health.


Daliya is another breakfast treat from North India. it is made with whole wheat grits or broken wheat. According to taste preferences, it can be made as a sweet daliya kheer or as savory daliya. Being a complex carbohydrate, it makes it an ideal food for diabetic patients, and everybody who wants to lose weight.


Yes, healthy food can be good with taste too. Try these healthy dishes on your platter and let us know if you have any healthy Indian dish on your plate.


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