If you are planning on to follow a diet, start your planning with weight loss breakfast ideas. As they always say, you should have breakfast like a king. A heavy breakfast keeps you energetic all day and having a calorie-checked yet filling breakfast can act as a booster for you throughout the day. So we thought of bringing to you 4 weight loss breakfast recipes so that you could try these at home and give an awesome kick-start to your weight loss program.
1. Mixed Sprouts Poha for Weight Loss Breakfast
Sprouts are extremely good for digestion and also for your healthy skin. Also, it plays a major role in regulating blood sugar levels by increasing the activity of hydrolytic enzymes. Poha or flattened rice is a rich source of Iron and fiber and we all know that fibers act in the absorption of the fat content of the body . Because of these qualities, it qualifies as one of the best weight loss breakfasts for you.
Here goes the recipe for the Mixed Sprouts Poha
- Poha – 250 grams
- Mixed Sprouts – 150 grams
- Chopped onions – 20 grams
- Chopped green chillies – 20 grams
- Mustard seeds – 1 tablespoon
- Turmeric powder – 1 tablespoon
- Coriander leaves – 1 tablespoon
- Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
- Sugar – ½ tablespoon
- Oil – 1 tablespoon
- Salt – As per taste
Place poha in a sieve and wash it lightly. Drain the water and keep it aside for 10 minutes. Take a non-stick pan and heat oil over a medium flame. Add mustard seeds, chopped onions and green chillies. Sauté till onions turn light brown. Then add mixed sprouts and sauté for a few more minutes on a medium flame. Add salt and sugar to the sprout and give it a few more minutes. Now add poha and a tablespoon of lemon juice and mix well. Cook it for 2-3 minutes while stirring it continuously. Garnish with coriander leaves. Your weight loss breakfast is ready.
Now goes another of our weight loss breakfast, which is really tasty, easy to prepare and takes much less preparation time too.
2. Oats Idli for Weight Loss Breakfast
This recipe combines oats and black gram, both of which are highly beneficial in weight loss. Oats are high in dietary fibers and minerals such as Manganese, Thiamin, Magnesium and Phosphorous. It is very low in saturated fats, sodium and cholesterol. Also, it has very low-calorie count which naturally aids weight loss. Urad Dal or Black Gram houses dietary fibers, vitamin, and minerals especially potassium, iron and magnesium . These all make this recipe a healthy weight loss breakfast.
Here is the yummy weight loss breakfast recipe:
- Rolled Oats – 200 grams
- Urad Dal – 50 grams
- Ginger-chili paste – 2 tablespoon
- Cooking Oil – 1-2 tablespoon
- Salt – As per taste
Here goes your healthy weight loss breakfast. Add rolled oats and urad dal in a blender and blend it to a fine powder. Add 1-2 cups of water along with ginger-chilli paste and a pinch of salt. Mix well. Now for fermentation, cover it with an airtight lid and keep it aside for at least 30-45 minutes. Now take a small amount of vegetable oil and grease the idli molds. Now fill the molds with idli batter. Steam cook idli in the steamer for at least 5-10 minutes. Serve hot with sambhar or chutney.
3. Grilled Corn & Capsicum Sandwich Weight Loss Breakfast
This is another healthy weight loss breakfast for you. Corn provides the necessary amount of carbohydrates required by the human body. Corn is also a rich source of manganese .
- Boiled sweet corn kernels – 60 grams
- Finely chopped capsicum – 15 grams
- Whole wheat bread – 2 slices
- Finely chopped onions – 10 grams
- Chopped garlic – 5 grams
- Chopped green chillies – 5 grams
- Butter – 1 tablespoon
- Salt/Black Pepper – As per taste
The recipe for your healthy weight loss breakfast is as follows. Start by heating butter in a non-stick pan on a medium flame. Add chopped onions, garlic, and green chilies. Sauté for a few seconds. Add the chopped capsicum, boiled sweet corn kernels, a pinch of salt and black pepper into the pan. Mix well and let it cook for 2 minutes. Apply butter on both the bread slices and fill in the mixture inside the bread slices. Apply little butter on the griller sides and place the sandwich in the griller. Cook till both sides are golden brown. Serve with chutney or ketchup.
4. Cottage Cheese Parathas for Weight Loss Breakfast
Paneer paratha is an extremely popular North Indian breakfast recipe, which also qualifies as one of the weight loss breakfasts. It is low in sugar and cholesterol and is a rich source of calcium and proteins. Cottage cheese or paneer is actually a fat burning food, which makes this dish a weight loss breakfast .
For the paratha, you will need
- Cottage cheese – 50 gms
- Wheat dough – prepared from 2 cups of whole wheat flour
- Coriander leaves – 1 bowl, fine chopped
- Mint leaves – 8-10, fine chopped
- Green chillies – 1 fine chopped
- Salt – to taste
- Cumin powder – 1 tsp
- Vegetable Oil
Prepare the wheat dough and keep aside. In a separate bowl, mix all the other ingredients together to prepare the stuffing for the paranthas. Now take a portion of the dough to make a thick chapatti. Grease it with a few drops of oil. Now place a portion (2 tablespoons) of the stuffing in the middle of the chapatti. Fold the chapatti from all sides and pull it together in the center like a pouch. Pinch the dough together to bind and set like a ball. Dust it with dry flour and using a rolling pin start flattening your parantha to the size little smaller than a quarter plate. Now pour a tablespoon of oil into a hot flat pan and cook the parantha on it. Make sure to flip on both sides for even cooking. Take it off when golden brown on both sides and your mouth watering weight loss breakfast is ready.
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