Some filling Indian traditional food that we can have anytime

  • Curd and beaten or flattened rice (poha)
  • Mild or curd and puffed rice (moori)
  • Sattu or pulses and cereal powder
  • Preparations of Poha, Moori etc
  • Milk and Nuts
  • Handmade wheat rotis or breads
  • Chicken and other animal meat preparations
  • Preparations with eggs
  • Fish preparations
  • Idly , Vada, Upma, Dosas
  • Buttermilk
  • Fruits


Breakfast is very important and a healthy filling breakfast helps to keep energy levels high for a longer time that I also good for heart and health. It also helps in maintaining a healthy body weight. Some Breakfast Ideas

  • Vegetable and cheese sandwich with brown bread
  • Skinless chicken sandwich with brown bread
  • Handmade roti wraps with egg, chicken or other meat. May add some butter or cheese
  • Upma, idly , dosas, vadas
  • Oats, Corn Flakes

Lunch and Dinner

Lunch and Dinner are big meals for people in India who do not take a very filling breakfast and lunch and dinner are important for nutrition, energy and good health

These large Indian meals are healthy and elaborate and it may contain combination of food, pulses, cereals, vegetables, meat to balance vitamins, proteins, minerals and fiber etc

The main ingredients that combine as per proportion, taste and choice in an Indian lunch plate is

  • Rice
  • Roti (Wheat Cakes)
  • Dal (pulses , 1 type or even mixture of pulses)
  • Vegetables (usually 2-3 vegetables)
  • Meat (Chicken is very popular and other meat as per choice) (1 to 2 types of meat)
  • Fishes (Indian consume both sweet water and sea fish) (meat and fish or eggs on same time is common)
  • Eggs
  • Fruits
  • Sweet items and delicacies