Being a Physiotherapist and hence in the health industry, breakfast according to me (and I am sure to most of you) is a very important meal of the day.
Breakfast literally means "breaking the fast". It is the first meal taken after getting up from an entire night's fast.
Food is basically fuel for our bodies and we need to be fuelled well several times in the day in order to function effectively. In the morning, after many hours without food, it is essential to refuel in order to provide the necessary nutrients and energy to get us through the first part of the day. And this is far more important for people suffering from Diabetes as their blood sugar levels are low early morning. People who skip breakfast are likely to have problems with concentration, metabolism and weight and may feel tired and irritable.
Breakfast options varies from place to place, but usually includes some or all of the following: a carbohydrate like grains or cereals, fruits and/or vegetables, a protein like eggs, cheese, meat or fish and a beverage like tea, coffee or fruit juice.
The recipe that I am sharing today is one of our family favourites. We use brown bread for a healthier option and top it with a mixture of chopped onions, tomatoes and green bell peppers mixed with thick curd and a little sooji/semolina. We than sprinkle it with some breadcrumbs before putting in the oven. What we all love is the crispiness of the bread along with the goodness of vegetables and curd with a wonderful crunch from the browned breadcrumbs.
- 2 slices of brown bread
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1 green chilly(optional)
- 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 tbsp thick curd/hung curd
- 1 tbsp sooji/semolina
- salt to taste
- breadcrumbs to sprinkle
Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius.
Take chopped onions, tomatoes, green chillies and green bell peppers in a bowl and mix curd, semolina and salt into it. Let it stand for 5 mins.
Spread this mixture on bread slices evenly and sprinkle some home-made or store bought breadcrumbs, coating each slice well
Place the slices on a baking tray and bake for 10 mins or till the bread becomes crispy and toasted.
Remember that your body needs Breakfast, everyday.
Sending this recipe to Favorite Recipes Event-Breakfast Recipes hosted by an incredible blogger Swathi Iyer.
and to Bake Fest#11