Finger Licking South Indian Breakfast Recipes

south indian breakfast recipes

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala – all the states have contributed a lot to make south Indian cuisine and south Indian breakfast recipes popular all over India. If you start counting, the list will be endless. If you think that south Indian breakfast recipes mean only idli, sambhar and dosa, you are wrong. Let’s have a look at the list of south Indian breakfast recipes.

List of South Indian breakfast recipes

  • Adai – It is a pancake made of rice and different lentils to give you lots of protein during breakfast.
  • Neer dosa – It is a unique dosa with a very thin and light and soft texture.
  • Oats idli – Making oats idli is super easy as you do not need to ferment it.
  • Akki roti – This flatbread is consumed as breakfast in Karnataka.
  • Medu vada – There are hardly any people who do not love the fried medu vada. It is usually served with steaming bowl of sambar.
  • Appam – Eaten along with veg stew, appam is a staple breakfast from Kerala.

Today we are going to discuss in detail just one such amazing south indian breakfast recipe.

Akki roti

Made with mixed vegetables and rice flour, akki roti is very popular as a breakfast item in all over Karnataka. You need 15 minutes to prepare all the things, while the cooking will take about half an hour. So, without further ado, let us start with the ingredients.


  • Onions – 1/2 cup, finely cut
  • Carrots – 1/2 cup, grated
  • Coriander leaves – 1/3 cup, chopped
  • Rice flours – 2 cups
  • Dill leaves – 1/3 cups, chopped
  • Ginger – 1.5 teaspoon, grated
  • Green chillies – 3, chopped
  • Salt and oil – as required
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Coconut – 1/3 cup, grated
  • Water – as needed
  • Butter paper – 1, medium (you can use 1 medium banana leaf as well)

How to make

  • Take a big bowl and add the chopped coriander and dill followed by onions, ginger, green chillies, carrots and grated coconut. Mix well.
  • Now add the rice flour and cumin seeds to the bowl, sprinkle some salt and mix well. When done, put a lid on the bowl and put it to rest for half an hour.
  • After that, add water as required and knead a soft dough.
  • Take out a small part of the dough and place it on the butter paper or banana leaf. Keep pressing the ball so that it becomes flat and looks like a roti.
  • Refrain from making it too thick or thin.
  • Place a tawa on medium flame and as soon as it becomes hot, add a little bit of oil and transfer the roti gently into it.
  • Cook it well from both side by adding a bit of oil on the other side too so that no sides remain raw.
  • You can have it hot with green chutney or curd or pickle.

Nutritional facts of akki roti

Energy198 Kcal
Fat22 gm
Sodium1372 mg
Carbohydrates106 gm
Fibre8 gm
Protein8 gm
Sugar7 gm
Calcium70 mg
Potassium501 mg
Iron2.2 mg

The bottom line

So, these are the south Indian breakfast recipes you can try making at home. Both you and your family will love to gorge on them. To make them all the more tastier and healthier, you can opt for the organic ingredients. Now every product is obtainable in the organic version. They are 100% safe and natural as, during their cultivation, farmers do not use any pesticides.