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  Life   Food  24 Oct 2018  Start your day healthy!

Start your day healthy!

Published : Oct 24, 2018, 1:25 am IST
Updated : Oct 24, 2018, 1:25 am IST

Executive sous chef Lokesh Jarodia at Novotel Imagica Khopoli has come up with these healthy recipes.

Missal Pav
 Missal Pav

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s the fuel our body needs to get us going through the day. If you are looking for the ultimate power breakfast to keep you full until lunch, consider these breakfast ideas which deliver a wholesome mix of carbs and protein. Executive sous chef Lokesh Jarodia at Novotel Imagica Khopoli has come up with these healthy recipes.

Bircher Muesli


  • Oats    80 gm
  • Plain yoghurt    40 gm
  • Banana (chopped)    20 gm
  • Raisin (chopped)    15 gm
  • Walnut (chopped)    10 gm
  • Almonds (chopped)    10 gm                                  
  • Honey    30 ml
  • Orange juice    100 ml


  • Mix oats, apple, yoghurt, banana, raisins, walnuts, almonds, honey, and orange juice together in a bowl.
  • Chill in chiller or walk-in for at least 1 hour to set.


Strawberry Parfait


  • Muesli    50gm
  • Curd    50 gm
  • Strawberry puree    30 gm
  • Honey    20 gm
  • Maple syrup    10gm

In a glass, first arrange a layer of muesli, then strawberry puree, followed by curd.
Garnish with honey and maple syrup.

Missal Pav


  • Green moong dal        30 gm
  • Matki sprouts                        30 gm
  • Mixed bean sprouts              30 gm
  • Farsaan                                 20 gm
  • Sev                                          10 gm
  • Onions                                   50 gm
  • Tomato                                 100 gm
  • Green chilli                          1 no
  • Jeera whole                           2 gm
  • Deggi mirch                          2 gm
  • Salt                                        To taste
  • Oil                                          10 gm
  • Lemon                                   1 no
  • Coriander powder                 3 gm
  • Ginger-garlic paste               30 gm
  • Goda masala                          2 gm


  • Heat oil, and add jeera, onion, tomato, chilli and ginger garlic paste into it. Saute the mixture nicely.
  • Add all powdered masalas, then     moong dal and matki and bean sprouts. Cook them well on low flame.
  • Add farsaan at last and serve hot with Pav.


Egg Benedict

  • Bacon    2 pieces
  • Chopped parsley    2 gm
  • Eggs    4 No
  • Vinegar white    10 ml  
  • English muffin    2 no

Hollandaise Sauce:

  • Unsalted butter    100 gm
  • Egg yolk    3 No
  • Lemon juice     10 ml
  • Salt    To taste
  • Cayenne pepper    To taste


  • Cook the bacon in a hot griddle. Now put water in a sauce pan, simmer it, add vinegar and poached eggs.
  • Make hollandaise sauce and cut the English muffin into half and toast it.
  • To assemble, butter one side of an English muffin. Top with two slices of bacon. Trim the bacon to fit the muffin.
  • Put a poached egg on top of the bacon, and then pour some hollandaise over it. Sprinkle some parsley on it and serve hot.

Mix fruit Danish

  • Butter block:
  • Unsalted butter    225gm
  • Maida    25gm

Danish pastry:

  • Maida    500gm                                           
  • Salt    9gm
  • Sugar    25gm
  • Gluten    19gm
  • Fresh yeast    19gm
  • Bread improver    5gm
  • Butter    21gm


  • Knead the dough together, and then on the other side mix the dough and butter together to make tikki.
  • Now keep dough and tikki in chiller till temperature equals. Then sheet it layer by layer.
  • Arrange the tikki butter in the middle of the dough and lock the butter in the dough by folding 4 times.
  • Keep the dough in chiller, and shape the Danish as required. After shaping Danish, bake in the oven at 220°c.
  • Garnish with fresh fruits/ edible flowers.

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