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Healthy Breakfast Upma / Poha recipes


Last Updated : Nov 06,2019



पौष्टिक उपमा, पौष्टिक पोहा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Healthy Breakfast Upma / Poha recipes in Hindi)
તંદુરસ્ત ઉપમા, તંદુરસ્ત પૌવા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Breakfast Upma / Poha recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Upma and Poha make a healthy Breakfast!

healthy upma recipes. healthy poha recipes. Packed with iron and carbohydrates, poha is an all-time favourite breakfast option for many of us, and the same goes for energy-packed upmas too. But, variety is the spice of life and it rules these desi nashtas too! So, here are some innovative poha and upma recipes to make your breakfast time more fun and exciting! Colourful, fibre-rich veggies and protein-loaded sprouts adorn these recipes, along with spice powders and other ingredients used to jazz up simple poha and upma in a way that makes them all the more nutritious and tasty too.

Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan BreakfastQuinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast

The recipes in this section for upma don't have any rava added to them. Hence we have a small but healthy collection of recipes. In one case we have a jowar upma recipe with some rava in it. But the jowar is the main ingredient making the recipe healthier with also the addition of vegetables. NOTE that also try and add vegetables as they increase the fibre to your upma or poha.

Why the classic poha recipe is healthy?

Poha health details. High iron count (2.67 mg in a cup) of poha. Most people prefer eating poha for breakfast. The reason behind it is its high carb count. Poha helps us accomplish nearly 5% of potassium requirement which will control blood pressure and sustain cardiac health and  further aids in controlling blood cholesterol too. Cons. Due to high carb content it is not good source  of diabetic food and weight loss due to lack of fibre. Have the classic Maharashtrain poha recipe and drop the sev in the garnish to keep it healthy. The best way to consume poha is to toss in some vegetables that increase the fibre count and make it way healthier. So have this green peas poha recipe

Tomato Poha, Indian Breakfast RecipeTomato Poha, Indian Breakfast Recipe

Other options are tomato poha recipe. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells.

Sprouted Matki in healthy poha

See why sprouted matki is good for you. Matki sprouts abound in fiber and thus form an ideal choice for weight watchers, diabetesheart disease etc. The process of sprouting increases the protein count of matki by 30%. Try this sprouted matki poha recipe. Another healthy variation is mixed sprouts poha recipe.

Mixed Sprouts PohaMixed Sprouts Poha

Oats used in healthy upma recipes

See why oats are perfect for healthy upma.  Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre, which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. This oats upma recipe is made with carrots, green peas and onions which makes the recipe even healthier.

Quinoa used in healthy upma recipes

See why quinoa are perfect for healthy upma. Quinoa  lowers cholesterol and heart diseases. The soluble fibre in this grain gains the credit of reducing the total blood cholesterol and LDL (bad cholesterol) levels in our body. Harnessed with nutrients like protein, calciumphosphorus and magnesium, quinoa has been considered as the bone-building power grain. This quinoa veg upma recipe is made with carrots, green peas and onions which makes the recipe even healthier.

Oats Upma
Oats Upma

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Corn Poha
Recipe# 38995
05 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
corn poha recipe | corn poha for a healthy heart | quick sweet corn poha | with amazing 16 images. Poha can be thought of as our desi breakfast cereal! All over India, it is a very popular breakfast choice. Cooked i ....
Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast
Recipe# 42265
21 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Wondering what to make for breakfast today? Go for this healthy, vegan Quinoa Veg Upma. Loaded with the goodness of quinoa and veggies, this upma tastes awesome, is very filling, and nutritious as well. It is quite easy to make too. You just ....
Seviyan Upma, Vermicelli Veg Upma, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 22307
11 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Seviyan Upma, made with wheat vermicelli, is a very popular breakfast because it can be cooked quite swiftly and does not require much advance planning or preparations. This is a healthier version of Seviyan Upma with lots of colourful veggies and just the right amount of salt. A traditional tem ....
Oats Upma (  Breakfast Recipes)
Recipe# 38987
17 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
oats upma | oats upma with vegetables |healthy Indian oats upma | quick oats upma |with 24 amazing images. oats upma is a super
Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40353
30 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When hunger strikes suddenly, this Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda is sure to answer your appetite in a tasty and crunchy way. Made of roasted oats, poha, peanuts and chana dal with a sprinkling of spice powders for a dash of excitement, this dry snack is ideal to store in an air-tight container and mu ....
Broken Wheat Upma, Healthy Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 4650
05 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Broken Wheat Upma, as the name suggests is a nutrient-rich wheat based upma. While the broken wheat brings in loads of dietary fibre and energy, carrot and green peas bring along a wealth of nutrients, especially
Jowar Upma
Recipe# 39749
18 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green p ....
Poha
Recipe# 33444
10 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Maharashtrian would feel lost without poha! Beaten rice flakes tossed with the traditional tempering of mustard seeds, chillies and curry leaves, ....
Soya Upma (  Healthy Breakfast)
Recipe# 4653
11 Sep 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Like idlis and parathas, upma is also a popular breakfast option in Indian cuisine. You are sure to have tri ....
Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha
Recipe# 4655
11 Sep 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Iron-rich poha is an all-time favourite breakfast recipe, especially in Maharashtra. In fact, poha can be had any time – packed in a box, a snack on the move, or a tea-time accompaniment. While you might be familiar with the common
Tomato Poha, Indian Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42182
17 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Poha can be thought of as our desi breakfast cereal! All over India, it is a very popular breakfast choice. Cooked it different ways, poha is satiating and tasty. Here, we show you how to make a tangy Tomato Poha. With a traditional tempering and everyday taste-makers like green chillies, lemon ....
Sprouted Matki Poha
Recipe# 5682
17 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Looking for some snazzy ways to top up on iron? Here’s a nutritious breakfast that will knock the tiredness out of you. The interesting combination of ingredients in the Sprouted Matki Poha makes it a power packed breakfast loaded with iron! The vitamin C in lemon and sprouted matki also enhances th ....
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