10 Delicious Gujarati Breakfast Recipes You Must Try July 6, 2015

Did you ever feel like skipping your breakfast just because it was too boring and ordinary? Does the monotony of the food you eat enervate you? Then it’s high time you changed a few things! And the first of those is trying out Gujarati cuisines!

The dishes of Gujarat are so amazingly scrumptious, and so varied in their tastes, that you can’t help but get spellbound of them.

And guess what? The recipes you are going to read now are so simple that you can prepare the dishes with the least effort.

So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get Gujarati food!

Here are some healthy Gujarati Breakfast Recipes for you to try:

1. Magical Khaman:     

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Khaman is almost synonymous with Gujarat. Though the recipe appears to be complicated, it is pretty simple to prepare.

Ingredients:

  • Ginger garlic paste
  • Green chillies
  • Bengal gram
  • Hing (Asafetida)
  • Sugar
  • Lemons
  • Oil
  • Mustard seeds

How To Make:

  1. Mix sugar, lemon juice, and salt.
  2. Heat water and soak dal in it.
  3. Grind the wet dal and green chillies to form a fine paste.
  4. Spread some oil in a pan and spread the mixture in it.
  5. Keep the pan in the oven (for 15 minutes) and the cooker without whistle (for 40 minutes).
  6. Cut the cooled mixture into equal pieces.
  7. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, ginger garlic paste and hing to it.
  8. Add the cut pieces of Khaman pieces to the pan and serve hot.

[ Read: Yummy Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes ]

2. Atta Ka Sheera:

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This is an easy-to-cook Gujarati recipe for people on the run.

Ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Ghee
  • Wheat flour
  • Cardamom

How To Make:

  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add the flour to it.
  3. Cook until the flour turns into light brown.
  4. Add powdered sugar and cardamom. Beat well, and your breakfast is ready to be served!

[ Read: Delicious Kerala Breakfast Recipes ]

3. Methi Muthias:

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This amazing Gujarati breakfast recipe is a feast for health conscious people.

Ingredients:

  • Methi
  • Wheat flour
  • Gram flour
  • Ginger
  • Chillies
  • Turmeric
  • Sugar
  • Lemon
  • Salt
  • Oil

How To Make:

  1. Chop the methi and green chillies.
  2. Sauté all the ingredients to prepare dough.
  3. Cut the dough into small and round pieces.
  4. Bring out the baking tray and oil its surface.
  5. Place the round pieces of dough in it.
  6. Preheat the oven to 200 degree Celsius.
  7. Place the baking tray in the oven and cook for 10 minutes and your dish is ready.

4. Basundi:

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This popular Gujarati recipe is a sweet dish too. It is a main course dish and dessert rolled into one!

Ingredients:

  • Full cream milk
  • Sugar
  • Cardamom
  • Saffron
  • Cashews
  • Almonds

How To Make:

  1. Boil milk for 70 minutes in low flame.
  2. Add sugar and cardamom to it. Stir until the mixture becomes thick.
  3. Top it up with saffron, chopped cashews and almonds.

5. Bhakri:

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This crispy dish is one of the few Gujarati recipes that don’t require sugar. But it tastes delicious!

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour
  • Ghee
  • Jeera
  • Ajwain
  • Salt

How To Make:

  1. Mix all the ingredients to prepare dough.
  2. Roll the dough into small roti-like rolls.
  3. Cook the rolls using oil until they become crisp on both the sides.
  4. Serve hot!

6. Thepla:

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This is a protein rich Gujarati breakfast recipe. If you are looking for a healthy breakfast recipe for your kids, then this is what you should try!

Ingredients:

  • Bottle gourd
  • Wheat flour
  • Curd
  • Turmeric
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Chillies

How To Make:

  1. Mix all the chopped ingredients to prepare dough.
  2. Take small portions of the dough to make chapati like rolls.
  3. Cook the rolls using oil on both sides.

7. Ganthia Nu Shaak:

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This recipe reveals the unique and mysterious flavours of Gujarat.

Ingredients:

  • Ganthia
  • Oil
  • Curd
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
  • Jeera
  • Chilli powder

How To Make:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera to it.
  2. Add water, turmeric powder, chilli powder and curd to the pan.
  3. Add salt after cooking for 8 minutes.
  4. Add ganthia to the mixture and cook for 2 more minutes.
  5. Serve the dish hot.

8. Golpapdi:

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Golpapdi is perfect for breakfast, evening snacking and even dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour
  • Ghee
  • Poppy seeds
  • Jaggery
  • Cardamom
  • Almonds
  • Coconut

How To Make:

  1. Cook wheat flour with ghee until it turns golden brown.
  2. Add jaggery, cardamom and coconut powder to the mixture.
  3. Drop poppy seeds on a greased plate. When the mixture from step 2 cools down and becomes lukewarm, add it to the greased plate.
  4. Cut into square pieces. Garnish with chopped almonds.

[ Read: Delicious Karnataka Breakfast Recipes ]

9. Handva:

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Handva is a popular Gujarati dish that can be made in less than 20 minutes. It is the perfect dish for days when you are racing against time!

Ingredients:

  • Idly mix
  • Oil
  • Chopped dhania
  • Jeera
  • Salt
  • Mustard seeds
  • Curd

How To Make:

  1. Mix idly batter, curd, chopped dhania and salt. Beat well.
  2. Add the oil in a pan. And then add mustard seeds and jeera to it.
  3. Let them crackle for 30 seconds in the oven.
  4. Grease a pan with oil and add the batter to it. Add the crackled seeds on the top of the mixture.
  5. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Cut into equal sized pieces and serve hot.

7. Khakhra:

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This nutritious Gujarati breakfast recipe needs about 30 minutes. Come on, you can make time for this recipe!

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour
  • Salt
  • Oil

How To Make:

  1. Mix wheat flour with oil and salt to prepare dough.
  2. Take small portions and roll them into chapati-like rolls.
  3. Use oil to cook Khakhra from both sides.

So, these are some delectable breakfast recipes from the land of the Mahatma. Each dish packs a healthy punch and tastes great too!

Don’t just settle for a few slices of bread for breakfast! Give your taste buds and health a taste of Gujarat! Go ahead, pamper your senses!

Which is your favourite Gujarati breakfast recipe? What do you have for breakfast generally? Share your breakfast recipes with us, in the comments section below!

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