7 Days, 7 Eggless Breakfasts For Every Day Of The Week

Breakfast has slowly become synonymous with eggs, a classic morning staple cherished for its versatility and nutritional value. However, it's worth noting that there is a delightful array of eggless alternatives to explore. These options cater to various dietary preferences and cultural traditions.

Indian breakfasts are undeniably bursting with rich flavours. This is an established fact and if you practise a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, there are plenty of egg-free options to keep you going. Whether your palate craves something savoury, sweet, or a delightful combination of both, the realm of Indian breakfast cuisine offers a wide array of delectable choices tailored just for you.

From the humble and time-honoured Paratha to contemporary creations like Quinoa Upma, Indian breakfasts serve as a mirror reflecting the multifaceted and vibrant culture of the nation, and indeed, the global Indian community. So if you’re looking for some inspiration this week to get your breakfast game right, here are 7 interesting eggless Indian breakfasts to try. 

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Lemon Semiya Upma

Lemon Vermicelli Upma, also known as Semiyan Upma, is a nutritious breakfast option that's quick to prepare, taking just under 20 minutes. A single serving of this dish will keep you content and energised throughout your day.

Matar Kulcha

Matar Kulcha, a delectable treat from the streets of Delhi, holds a special place in our hearts. Don't hesitate to rise and indulge in this lip-smacking vegetarian breakfast for a fulfilling start to your day.

Paneer Paratha

The temptation of buttery Paneer Paratha is hard to resist. These parathas are generously filled with grated paneer, onions, coriander, and green chillies, creating a delightful and comforting breakfast choice.

Tofu Bhurji

Craving some masala scramble? Just switch out the eggs for tofu and you're good to go. Tofu Bhurji is a quick and easy high-protein vegan breakfast or brunch recipe made with simple everyday ingredients. 

Masala Cheela

Another high protein option, masala Cheela offers all the delights of an omelette but without any eggs. Made with a batter of besan and loaded up with the veggies of your choice, this is a healthy, satisfying start to the day. You can even stuff it with mashed paneer for an extra dose of delicious. 

Quinoa Poha 

Poha by nature is already eggless, but this sweet, spicy, lemony twist comes with the added benefits of health. By substituting the flattened rice poha with quinoa, you can bump up the protein and fibre in the dish and make an even more nutritious breakfast inspired by the Maharashtrian favourite. 

Samai Upma

Millets are the star of the show in this breakfast fuelled by the power of the ancient grain. This delightful dish combines the health benefits of millets, with a medley of aromatic spices and vegetables.