6 Easy-To-Make Breakfast Recipes For Hostellers
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Hostel life is a balance of hardships and fun moments. If you’re living in a hostel, you would know how it feels like to catch a late-night movie or strolling in the campus. But, if there’s something that might lack in a hosteller’s life, it is healthy food. 

Students often miss their breakfast at the hostel mess for either being late for class in the morning or sleeping tight on the weekends. When they feel hungry, they end up indulging in ready-made food or fast food which is not good for their health. This in turn prevents them from getting sufficient nutrients required for carrying on their day-to-day living. If you’re a hosteller and facing the same issue, worry not as this article will provide a few easy-to-make breakfast recipes.  

Take a look:  

  • Overnight Oats  

This is one of the easiest breakfast recipes you can make while staying in a hostel. The versatile recipe can be made with minimal effort and can be prepared the night before, allowing the students to grab and go in the morning. To make this recipe, oats are soaked in milk along with yoghurt, honey or fruits. The oats absorb the liquid overnight and become soft and creamy in the morning. It can be topped with fresh fruits, nuts, and seeds according to preferences.   

  • Fruit Salad

A perfect breakfast option for hostellers as this offers a refreshig and nutritious start to the day without the requirement of any cooking equipment. This can be prepared by simply chopping up a varieties of fresh fruits like strawberries, bananas, apples, oranges and grapes. This dish is simple and takes minimal time to prepare. It can be enjoyed on its own or paired with yoghurt or granola for added nutrition and texture. A drizzle of honey adds extra flavour to the dish. You can also sprinkle some chaat masala to the fruit salad.  

  • Yoghurt Parfait  

This breakfast option provides a perfect balance of convenience, nutrition, and deliciousness. It hardly takes minutes to prepare this breakfast recipe. To make this, you can start by layering creamy Greek yoghurt with crunchy granola and fresh fruits in a portable container like a jar or a plastic cup and your yoghurt parfait is ready. This is a hassle-free and nutritious option for busy hostel mornings.  

  • Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich  

Hardly there is anyone who does not like sandwiches. This sandwich recipe is a quick and satisfying meal for hostellers. This is simple yet delicious and requires a minimum amount of preparation time or equipment, making it perfect for busy mornings. To prepare this, spread a generous amount of creamy peanut butter on the whole wheat bread slices. Top one slice with thinly sliced ripe bananas. Place the other slice of bread on top to make a sandwich. To enhance the flavour, you can drizzle some honey or sprinkle some cinnamon powder.  

  • Sattu Sherbet  

This is a refreshing and nutritious beverage for the hostellers seeking a quick and wholesome drink. Sattu is made from roasted chickpeas and this flour is the main ingredient in sherbet. This is a simple recipe that can be made by mixing flour with water, lemon juice, salt, sugar, and a dash of roasted cumin powder for added flavour. You can also include some chopped mint leaves and grated ginger for an extra kick.  

  • Chia Seeds Pudding 

A simple and versatile dish with requires minimum preparation time and convenience and can be made the night before. Prepare this by soaking chia seeds with milk along with sweeteners like honey or maple syrup. Stir well and let the mixture sit overnight. This allows the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and become a thick, pudding-like texture. In the morning, it can be enjoyed with fresh fruits, nuts, or granola for added flavour and texture.