Top 17 Most Popular Regional Breakfast in India

Popular Indian breakfast are Puri bhaji, Rava Idli, Medhu Vada, Ven Pongal,Kerala Style Puttu, Litti Chokha from Bihar, Uttar pradesh, Chilka Roti from Jharkhand and all time favorite Paratha.

Jolpan – Assam

Jolpan also known as Bhogali Jalpan is traditional Assamese no-cook breakfast. Jolpan breakfast is generally a mixture of healthy and unique variety of rice and eaten along with curd and jaggery.

Muthia – Chhattisgarh

Muthia are traditional rice dumplings from Chhattisgarh, steamed not fried with various spices. Chhattisgarh state is known to grow largest number of rice variety, hence called as rice bowl of India.

Kanda Poha – Maharashtra

Kanda Poha or Onion Pohay is the tasty and quick filling breakfast from Maharashtra. The dish served with Masala chai and very much similar to aloo poha.

Pakhala – Odisha

Pakhala consisting of cooked rice fermented in water, popularly served with roasted vegetables. It is a popular morning breakfast item in Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh state.

Mirchi Vada – Rajasthan

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada also known as Jodhpuri Mirchi bhajji are popular street food snack as well as breakfast item.

Dhokla – Gujarat

Dhokla from the state of Gujarat is made with a fermented batter and eaten for breakfast. Khaman and Dhokla are very similar to each other.

Appam – Kerala

Appam made with rice batter and coconut milk, most common breakfast food item in Kerala. There are list of Variations of Appam such as Plain Appam, Palappam, Kallappam and Idiyappam.

Poha Jalebi – Madhya Pradesh

Poha and Jalebi are two different items and served with a unique combination with jeerman powder and sev namkeen. Indore being its place of origin but now found in most of the nearby cities of Ujjain, Ratlam and Bhopal.

Idli Chutney – Andhra Pradesh


Idli with peanut Chutney is the delicious food item from Andhra Pradesh and also served along with dosa, uttapams, upma and vada.

Vada Sambar – Tamil Nadu

Sambar Vada is the popular fried snacks from South India, available with various types of ingredients. Medu vada from Tamil Nadu are typically served along with Sambar or coconut chutney.

Sarva Pindi – Telangana

Sarva Pindi is the most popular dish of Telangana, made with rice flour and chana dal.

Godi Dosa – Karnataka

The wheat flour dose or Godi Dosa is a very popular breakfast recipe from Karnataka also available in variations of rice flour, rava and urad dal.

Mandua Ki Roti – Uttarakhand

Mandua Ki Roti from Uttarakhand is traditional chapatti made of wheat flour and a very popular Kumaoni food.

Aloo Paratha – Punjab

Aloo paratha is the most popular breakfast dishes from northern and central regions of India, espcially Punjab and Haryana,usually served with butter,Dahi, Pickle and chutney.

Dahi Chura – Bihar

Dahi Chura is very simple and healthy breakfast from Bihar. Poha first soak in water and mixed with curd, the dish called Dahi Chura.

Radhaballabhi – West Bengal

Radhaballabhi is the most famous Bengali breakfast item,prepared with urad dal and spices. The bengali style of stuffed fried puri goes very well with Cholar Dal and Jhal Alur Dom.

Bedmi Puri Aloo – Uttar Pradesh

Bedmi Puri and Aloo Ki Sabji is the most popular breakfast of Uttar Pradesh and also popular in some region of Delhi. This is one of the North Indian traditional food, now available in different  flavor.

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