indian breakfasts for weight loss

5 Indian breakfasts for weight loss. Vegetarian recipes

Here is the list of 5 best veg Indian breakfasts for weight loss recipes. When on a weight loss diet, it is difficult to figure out what are some yummy and healthy options available.

So, I thought to share with you some of my favorite Indian recipes for breakfast. You can also eat these recipes in your evening snacks as per your diet plan.

It is always good to start your day with a protein rich refreshing breakfast to kick start your day. It should be yummy, in your calorie budget and at the same time healthy.

5 Indian breakfasts for weight loss

Below is the list of some of the best Indian breakfast recipes for weight loss:

moong dal chilla recipe

1. Paneer stuffed moong dal chilla breakfast (Get the recipe)

Oats recipes for weight loss

2. Oats khichdi: Indian weight loss breakfast (Get the recipe)

recipe of chana chaat

3. Black chana chaat salad Indian breakfast(Get the recipe)

how to make dalia for weight loss

4. Corn dalia khichdi breakfast (Get the recipe)

Paneer keto recipe

5. Palak paneer keto Indian breakfast, lunch & dinner (Get the recipe)

Another Indian Breakfast for weight loss: Upma Recipe

Find the preparation method and ingredients required to prepare upma for weight loss.


  • Semolina (suji) – 1 cup
  • Chopped carrot – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped french beans – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped tomato – 1 medium size
  • Chopped capsicum – 1 tbsp
  • Green peas – 1tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Split begal gram – 2 tsps
  • Split black gram – 1 tsp
  • Red mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Grated ginger – 1 inch
  • Chopped green chilli – 2
  • Curry leaves – 8 to 10
  • Broken cashew nuts – 8 to 10
  • Refiened oil- 3 tbsps
  • Salt- As per taste
  • Water- 2.5 cups

Preparation method:

  • Heat a pan and add semolina (rava)
  • Roast it until nice roasting aroma comes. Do not let its colour change. Now take it out on a plate.
  • In the same pan, add oil and let it heat.
  • Add cashew nuts until it turns light brown. Then take it out.
  • In the same pan, add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add split Bengal gram, split black gram, curry leaves, green chilies, and ginger. Fry them for a few seconds,
  • Add all chopped veggies one by one. Fry them for two minutes.
  • Now add 2.5 cups of water. (For 1 cup semolina add 2.5 cups of water).
  • Cover the pan and let it boil. Remove the cover and slowly add roasted semolina. Stir semolina while adding and keep mixing well.
  • Add salt and mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook for another 4 to 5 minutes on low flame until all water evaporates.
  • After 4 to 5 minutes, open the pan and stir it.
  • Add lemon juice and fried cashew nuts, mix it well.
  • Switch off the flame. Your tasty yummy vegetable upma is ready.

Vegetable Upma complete recipe in the video

Veggies upma recipe for video learners.

Preparation time:

  • Servings:  2 servings.
  • Preparation time:  10 Minutes
  • Cook Time:  15 Minutes
  • Total Time:  25 Minutes

Nutrition Value: Per 100 gram

  • Protein: 3.1 g
  • Carbs: 19.4 g
  • Fats: 0.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Total calories (100 gram): 96 cal

Please comment below if you liked these “Indian breakfast for weight loss” recipes shared in this article.


What Indian breakfast is best for weight loss?

Any breakfast that is healthy and falls in your calorie budget is the best. You can have a variety of healthy breakfast like Moong dal chilla, upma, paneer stuffed chilla, oats meal, etc.

What is the best thing to eat for breakfast to lose weight?

A breakfast that is high in protein and has a perfect balance of other important nutrients is regarded as the best morning breakfast. Example – oats meal, brown rice idli, etc

How can I lose weight with Indian food?

Indian food is actually best to lose weight as they are prepared with a variety of healthy masalas like turmeric. In India, veggies are preferred more as compared to other food items. And, vegetables are low in calories and are best for weight loss.

What should I eat for breakfast in India?

You can eat a variety of healthy breakfast recipes. In north India, people prefer eating rotis and curry. In south India, people prefer eating dishes like upma, idli, etc

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