5 Indian Breakfast Recipes That May Help Reduce Belly Fat
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Have you rejected half your wardrobe simply because there is no way to hide your protruding belly? Belly fat is stubborn, it is often the hardest task to shed the same, but it is certainly a possible feat. What you need is discipline, a diet accompanied with a fitness regimen that is focused on building your core. While the internet may be filled with ‘tips and tricks’ to lose belly fat in a matter of days but you must understand there is no substitute to a good and healthy diet if you are looking for results that are sustainable and long lasting. They say breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, so here are some recipes that may help you reduce some of that belly fat, the desi way of course. That’s right, Indian food may have a bad rep for its high spice and oil content, but who knows it better than us, the sheer range of our cuisine. How we can still  create magic with limited ingredients. Our healthy lentils, millets and spices are being viewed as ‘superfoods’ now, and it is time to use the same in your breakfast too. Here are some ideas:

Breakfast For Belly Fat

1. Oats Idli

Now idli is a steamed snack, which eliminates the need of deep-frying thereby by cutting down on many unnecessary calories. But if you are still wary of the rice batter, you can simply replace it with high-protein oats and some veggies so that you start your day on a healthy and wholesome note.

2. Moong Dal Cheela

Now it is very important to have ample protein right at the start of the day as it keeps you fill and prevents you from bingeing on other fatty foods. Moong Dal is said to be one of the best sources of plant-based protein. Moong Dal Cheela is a thin pancake or crepe made with a smooth Moong dal batter that is seasoned with salt, pepper and red chillies. You can add chopped veggies like onions, tomatoes and carrots.  

3. Anda Bhurji

Anda Bhurji is the Indian version of scrambled eggs, made with, onions, chillies, salt, pepper etc. Because eggs are also a  source of good protein, it is a filling breakfast option. You can skip the chapati or paratha alongside if you wish to cut back on carbs. And try to cook the bhurjee in ghee instead of oil for good fats.  

4. Sprouts Chaat

Chaats are welcome anytime of the day, this special chaat is of course made with high protein sprouts. Just sprout the greem mung beans and mix it up with sweet corns, chopped tomatoes, cucumber, onions, chaat masala and a dash of lemon juice. This quick and easy chaat is sure to be a satiating affair.

5. Tomato Upma

Upma is a healthy South Indian breakfast that is known to be very light on tummy. This upma comes with the tangy goodness of tomatoes making for a flavourful meal option. Make sure you practice moderation with the portion size and are sure to love it.