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पौष्टिक लोह युक्त ब्रेकफास्ट रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Iron Rich Breakfast recipes in Hindi)
આયર્ન ભરપૂર સ્વસ્થ બ્રેકફાસ્ટ રેસિપીઝ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Iron Rich Breakfast recipes in Gujarati)

Iron Rich Breakfast Veg Recipes

Why Iron is Important for Breakfast

Iron is an important nutrient for our body and for our healthIron (haeme) works with protein (globin) to make “haemoglobin’ in red blood cells. The haemoglobin carries oxygen to all parts of the body so it can perform its normal functions. Iron is also a part of ‘myoglobin’, a protein that helps muscle cells store oxygen. Without enough iron, the body’s fuel cannot be properly synthesized. Thus it’s easy to notice why iron is so vital for life and especially for breakfast which is the first day of meal after around 8 hours of fast.

Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves KhakhraQuinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra

Quick Iron Rich Breakfast

Early morning is a busy time in every household… Kids are leaving for school and adults are leaving for work. The kitchen too is super busy with cooking two meals most times - breakfast and meals for takeaways in dabbas.

Bajra and Cauliflower RotiBajra and Cauliflower Roti

Planning far too much and elaborate breakfast thus becomes a tiresome job. So here are some breakfast ideas which are quick to make and will help you energize for the day by topping up on iron. On days you want to use an iron rich flour try Nachni Pancakes and when you want to build iron reserves by way of veggies try Cauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia

Cauliflower Greens and Besan MuthiaCauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia

Iron Rich Drinks for Breakfast

The top most iron rich drink which you should devour daily is Halim Water. If you have been detected with iron deficiency Anemia and you are looking to build iron reserves promptly then Halim Water is the answer. A glass of Halim Water makes up for 20% of day’s requirement for iron. What more can you ask for? Try this Halim Water daily for 2 months and check your iron levels. It is bound to shoot up. 

Halim Recipe, Garden Cress, Best Source Of IronHalim Recipe, Garden Cress, Best Source Of Iron

Well there are some fruits which you can rely on to provide some iron too. These include watermelon and pineapple. Make up for 1 serving of fruit in the breakfast by way of Watermelon and Guava Juice and Pineapple Sweet lime Drink. Each of these iron rich fruits have been paired with a vitamin C rich fruit, as this key vitamin helps in iron absorption. A wise resolution would be to add a tbsp. of soaked halim seeds to any juice you whip up (as done in Pineapple Sweet lime Drink)… so this boosts the iron content further. 

Satiating Iron Rich Breakfast Ideas

People who travel a lot during their work hours or those who have a habit for late lunch in the day, should opt for a healthy breakfast which is calorie-dense and provides all major nutrients like protein and carbs along with key nutrients like iron. Looking for a such filling breakfast? Dig into our tried and tested recipes like Whole Wheat Salad Garlic Tomato Chutney Wrap, where the key ingredient which provides iron is bean sprouts. If you find them difficult to find, replace them with boiled moong sprouts

Whole Wheat Salad Garlic Tomato Chutney WrapWhole Wheat Salad Garlic Tomato Chutney Wrap

If you love rotis for breakfast make an effort to roll and cook Bajra Rotis  for breakfast. These are filling too. Few other tasty and delightful options are Buckwheat PancakesMoong Sprouts Pesarattu and Sprouts Dhokla.

Moong Sprouts PesarattuMoong Sprouts Pesarattu

Iron Rich Steel Cut Oats for Breakfast

Yes you heard it right… Steel cut oats are a good source of iron. They serve the purpose of breakfast very well. They are not pre-cooked like the rolled oats and hence they take time to cook. You need to master cooking them and then you are set for a healthy breakfast. Learn How to Cook and Store Steel Cut Oats for 5 days. These steel cut oats have been cooked in water. Remember to avoid pairing it with milk, as it abounds in calcium which hinders iron absorption. As a substitute to milk you can use Almond Milk and try making Steel Cut Oats with Strawberries and Almond Milk.  
 

Steel Cut Oats with Strawberries and Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan BreakfastSteel Cut Oats with Strawberries and Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast

Try a new iron rich breakfast recipe daily and watch your haemoglobin levels shoot up!

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Pineapple Sweet Lime Drink recipe
A wise combination of fruits results in a peppy drink that has just the right level of tanginess! The addition of garden cress seeds further enhances the nutrition and flavour of this iron rich breakfast drink. By pooling in a lot more nutrients and fibre, it helps digestion and relieves stress. The ....
Bajra and Cauliflower Roti recipe
Don't settle for bland bajra rotis! Feast on these delicious Bajra and Cauliflower Rotis instead. The grated garlic and spring onions really rev up the flavour of these rotis. Ensure that you roll the rotis immediately once the dough is kneaded; else it may turn soft and pose a problem while rol ....
Watermelon and Guava Juice recipe
The thoughtful combination of juicy watermelon and pulpy guava laced with lemon juice results in a stunning juice that has a unique mouth-feel. Remove the seeds from the watermelon first, as the juice is not to be strained after blending. If you strain, you will lose the grainy texture. Savour every ....
Nachni Pancakes recipe
The secret of this savoury pancakes is the use of ragi flour spiced with ginger and green chillies.
Rotla ( Gujarati Recipe), Bajra Na Rotla Recipe recipe
Rotlas are made with bajra, jowar or nachni flour, and combine very well with ghee, jaggery. Take care to make the rotlas as soon as the dough is kneaded, as the dough tends to harden quickly, making it difficult to roll. With practice and patience, you can surely master the art of rolling the r ....
Sprouts Dhokla recipe
Once a gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! they make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.
Poha Cutlet (  Iron Rich ) recipe
Beaten rice (poha) is made in an iron pounder that contributes for its iron content. No wonder these yummy cutlets are packed with the richness of iron! Addition of lemon juice also helps in absorption of iron.
Bajra Onion Muthia, Bajra Onion Kadhai Muthia recipe
While muthias can be prepared in varied methods ranging from baking and deep-frying to steaming, you will find that cooking them in a kadhai is not only convenient but also gives them a richer flavour and wonderful texture. Here we show you how to make amazing Bajra Onion Muthias using a non-stick k ....
Ragi Upma (  Iron Rich) recipe
Ragi Upma is a great breakfast option when you want to have a healthy yet easy breakfast. Red millet flour, so full of fibre and iron, makes this a super-nutritious dish. So, although the colour of this upma is not so appealing, its nutrient quotient is, making it a must-try. Make sure you serve it ....
Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra recipe
Well, you’re sure to have tasted plain whole wheat flour khakhras as well as those perked up with ingredients like cumin, garlic, fenugreek leaves etc. Here is a healthy and tasty khakhra that’s mind-bogglingly unique. Made of a mix of flours includi ....
Sprouts Pancakes recipe
A thoughtful mélange of moong sprouts and veggies, this dish is not just easy to put together but also a real culinary and visual treat! When you are bored of eating plain moong sprouts, turn to this delicacy. Moong sprouts contain a horde of nutrients like
Oats Mutter Dosa ( Fibre Rich Recipe ) recipe
This instant dosa batter is packed with protein and fibre. Oats must be consumed daily for its high content of soluble fibre ‘beta-glucan’, a potent blood sugar and cholesterol-lowering agent. The addition of urad dal and carrots make the dosas rich in protein and vitamin a too. Prepare this instant ....
Soya Upma (  Healthy Breakfast) recipe
Like idlis and parathas, upma is also a popular breakfast option in Indian cuisine. You are sure to have tri ....
Cauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia recipe
How often we find ourselves picking lush cauliflowers at the market, only to quickly discard the greens and stow the cauliflower head alone into the fridge! Well, this recipe will help you discover the goodness of this often unused part of the cauliflower. The greens are a great source of iron ....
Apple and Banana Steel Cut Oats recipe
Steel-cut oats is a high-fibre product made by slicing oat grains into two or three groats each. It is healthier and more mealy than quick cooking oats, and has a really awesome mouth-feel. You can make exciting breakfast and snack options by combining st ....
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