If you have been thinking that street food is not exactly healthy or good for you, think again. Here are some of the healthy breakfast items available on the streets of India (the items may vary depending upon the region).
A popular dish in Kerala, the Sri Lankan string hoppers combined with a spicy korma can be the perfect start to a morning.
If you like the Tibetan dumplings, then the momos are a healthy and filling item to have for breakfast.
Mumbai’s version of a hamburger, the Vada Pav is available with baked tikkis as well.
A spicy and/or tangy mix of puffed rice and different ingredients, the Bhel Puri is an “anytime snack” but is very healthy.
A Gujarati favorite dish, the Thepla can be combined with a glass of piping hot tea to make the perfect breakfast.
The Bombay Sandwich can be found anywhere on the streets of Bombay, and can be had tasted or plain.
These are rolls with a variety of filings including paneer, vegetables, egg and meat.
The long and crunch Gujarati fafra is a favorite breakfast item and is usually had with sweet jalebis and a glass of hot milk.
Light and juicy, the khaman dhokla is a good option for breakfast.
The dish is a spicy and tangy combination of potato cakes covered with chickpeas and onions.
Light pancakes made from a variety of lentils including gram flour and moon dal, the chilla tastes best with hot garlic chutney.
Soft and fluffy white idlis are filling and very healthy.
Another spicy and filling breakfast idea from the South is the sambhar vada.
A dish made with flattened rice and potatoes, people from the Western part of the country love their poha.
It is a light dish made with semolina and vegetable and very healthy.