Top 5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Your Energy Levels

Reviewed by: | Author: Manoja Kalakanti

Bored of regular breakfast that carries lot many calories with the routine taste? So star your day with some kick-off breakfasts, which are tasty and healthy at the same time. Switching onto these healthy recipes, like burritos, dhoklas, sandwiches, and a healthy porridge will help you to boost your energy levels. We might not have enough time to make a perfect breakfast in the morning, but these recipes will save your time and also promote a well balanced diet.

Top 5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Your Energy Levels

Recipes like sandwiches and dhoklas are easy to make and have rich nutritional values. So, here are some tempting breakfast recipes that help your stomach to stay satisfied till lunch time.

Breakfast Burritos

Burritos is a special type of Mexican food that best suits for people who love fat less breakfast. Try this low fat breakfast recipe and this dish adds a total of 282.3 caloric value to your regular diet.

Ingredients:Breakfast Burritos

  • Egg whites- 2
  • Whole Wheat Tortillas- 2
  • Fat Free Cheese- ¼ cup
  • Canned Beans- ¼ cup rinsed
  • Vegetable Cooking Spray
  • Salsa- to taste


  1. Spray the vegetable cooking spray into a frying pan.
  2. Now, scramble the egg whites in the pan and cook to the required degree.
  3. Place the cooked eggs on tortillas and sprinkle the cheese onto eggs.
  4. Place the beans over the cheese and eggs.
  5. Roll each tortilla (the cheese, eggs, beans must be wrapped with the tortilla).
  6. Microwave for 30 seconds and top it with salsa.

Dhokla Satay Sticks

Dhokla (a fermented batter of gram flour) is one of the popular breakfast items in Western India. It is easy to make and can be served instantly without putting much effort.

Dhokla Satay SticksIngredients:

  • 12 Dhokla- cut onto 2 pieces
  • Canned Pineapple pieces- 12(2 pieces)
  • Cucumber slices- 12
  • Parboiled Carrot Slices- 12
  • Olive oil- 2tbsp
  • Asafoetida- ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
  • Dried Fenugreek leaves- 1 tsp
  • Freshly ground Black Pepper Powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Spring Onions- for garnishing


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add cumin seeds to it.
  2. When the seeds begin to crackle add asafoetida and sauté for 10 seconds.
  3. Pout this tempering to the dhokla pieces and toss it well. Keep it aside for some time.
  4. Heat the remaining oil and add carrot and cucumber pieces and sauté it well for about 2 minutes.
  5. Mix well the ingredients by adding fenu greek leaves and the desired salt. Sauté for ½ a minute and keep aside.
  6. Now, add pepper and a pinch of salt to pine apple pieces, mix well and keep aside.
  7. Take some satay sticks and pierce one dhokla piece, pineapple, cucumber and carrot in a sequence.
  8. Repeat the same until the end of the stick is reached leaving a little portion.
  9. Granish the recipe with spring onions and serve it.

Healthy Porridge

A healthy porridge is suggested for breakfast and this adds nutritional value to your diet in a much comfortable way.


  • Jowar- ½ cupHealthy Breakfast Porridge
  • Mixed Vegetables (Chopped) – 1 cup
  • Mustard Seeds- ½ tsp
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Chopped Tomatoes- 2tbsp
  • Chopped Onions- 2 tbsp
  • Chopped Coriander- 2tbsp
  • Low Fat Curd- 1 cup
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Salt- to taste


  1. Initially grind the jowar to a coarse powder using a blender.
  2. Combine the grinded jowar and salt with 3 cups of water and pressure cook till it is cooked (probably 3-4 whistles).
  3. Take a non- stick pan and heat the oil and add asafoetida and mustard seeds to the oil.
  4. When seeds crackle, add vegetable and sauté for about 4- 5 minutes.
  5. Add the jowar mixture along with 11/2 cups of water and simmer for 7 to 8 minutes.
  6. Top the cooked dish with coriander, tomato, onions and serve hot with curd.

Broken Wheat Upma

This healthy breakfast recipe is rich in fibre content as the main ingredient here is wheat. Try out this low fat recipe and start burning your calories in a healthy and tasty way.


  • Broken Wheat- ½ cupBroken Wheat Upma
  • Mustard Seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Finely Chopped Green Chillies- 2 tsp
  • Chopped Onions-1/2 cup
  • Grated Ginger- ½ tsp
  • Green Peas- ¼ cup
  • Chopped Carrots- ¼ cup
  • Chopped Coriander- 2 tbsp
  • Oil- 2tsp
  • Salt- to taste


  1. Clean and wash the broken wheat thoroughly.
  2. Parboil the broken wheat in 2 cups of hot water for about 3- 4 minutes. Drain it and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add mustard seeds to it.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, sauté it on medium flame for few seconds.
  5. Now, add onions and ginger, mix well and sauté on medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Then add, chopped carrots and green peas, mix well and sauté on medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Combine broken wheat, salt and 1¼ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  8. Before opening the lid, allow the steam to evaporate.
  9. Garnish it with finely chopped coriander and is ready to serve hot.

Carrot and Green Peas Sandwich

This recipe offers you good number of proteins and Vitamin A and can be instantly made within 5 minutes.


  • Brown Bread- 4 slicesCarrot and Green Peas Sandwich
  • Parboiled and Finely Chopped Carrots- 1 ½ cups
  • Boiled and slightly mashed Green Peas- ¼ cup
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Grated Paneer- 2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Green Chillies- ¼ tsp
  • Chopped Coriander- 2 tbsp
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Salt- to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds start to crackle add green chillies, carrots, green peas, paneer and salt.
  3. Stir the combination and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Spread this mixture on the 2 bread slices accordingly and cover it with remaining blood slices.
  5. Cut it into two and you can top it with sauce before tasting.

I hope you enjoyed learning this simple and healthy breakfasts for busy mornings. Please let us know your views and comments in the below section.

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