Slim down with this easy cabbage breakfast recipe

Slim down with this easy cabbage breakfast recipe
Cabbage breakfast dish. Photo: iStock/Lilechka75

Preparing a filling breakfast like appam and Bengal gram curry, idli, dosa and sambar, or chapathi and curries can be time-consuming in the morning. Many people have turned to easy options like smoothies that are nutritious and quick to prepare. A healthy smoothie is perfect for those trying to shed a few kilos. However, if you're bored of the usual smoothies, try this tasty cabbage dish. This special breakfast recipe can help you swiftly reduce body weight.

Cabbage is a versatile ingredient that can be stir-fried, steamed, or enjoyed as a salad. It is loaded with nutrients and is a common, affordable leafy vegetable available year-round. Cabbage contains Vitamins A, B2, and C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, sodium, potassium, and sulphur.

With its low calorie content, cabbage is ideal for those aiming to lose weight. It's rich in fibre, which improves digestion, and its high potassium content helps reduce blood pressure.

Here is a simple recipe for a cabbage dish that makes a filling breakfast.

1/4 cabbage
1 carrot
1 onion
1 green chilli
½ cup chickpea flour
¼ tsp cumin seeds
¼ tsp white sesame seeds
½ cup yoghurt
Salt to taste
Water as needed

In a bowl, mix finely chopped cabbage, carrot, onion, green chillies, salt, white sesame seeds, cumin seeds, chickpea flour, yogurt, and water as needed
Let the batter rest for at least three minutes
Grease a hot pan with some oil
Scoop some batter and spread it on the hot pan like a flatbread
Sprinkle some black sesame seeds on top
Flip and cook both sides until golden brown
Your easy and tasty cabbage dish is ready to enjoy!

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