Breakfast, the first meal of the day, ought to be nutritious and power-packed with energy and minerals. With tight schedules planned for the day, it is challenging to plan a breakfast that meets all the health requirements.
This healthy requirement can be met only when there’s a sustainable solution, rich in nutritional quantities and minerals that can be incorporated into your breakfast. Whether you are a student who stays in hostels and away from home or a working professional, living with your family, millets can be incorporated into your breakfast easily!
Millets are traditional grains that have a multitude of benefits. Here are a few varieties of Millets that you can add to your breakfast to make it healthier :
1. Finger millet
Finger Millet, also known as Ragi, has ample protein and amino acids. This variety of millet can be used to make a variety of dishes ranging from dosas to Ragi porridge. There are several brands in the market that also produce ragi flakes and muesli.
2. Foxtail millets
Foxtail Millet referred to as Korralu in Telugu or Thinai in Tamil is very common, and can be used to make Upma, Pongal and Dosas.
3. Pearl millets
Pearl Millets, commonly known as Sajjalu in Telugu, are mineral-rich cereals that can be used to make Khichdi or Porridge. Made with a good dose of vegetables, it is a wholesome option!
4. Little millets
Little Millets also are known as Samalu in Telugu, these millets can also be used to make delicious Upma and Porridge.
A healthy start to the day makes the entire day more enjoyable!