Bready, goody breakfast

02 May 2018
POSTED BY Y Magazine

Bread is an easy and quick meal and when it’s brown and whole grain you get wholesome food rich in nutrients. Gayathri Das whips up a delicious breakfast out of eggs and bread.

Brown bread, considered more nutritious than white bread, contains a lot of vitamins and minerals which are important for healthy management of your weight.

When you purchase brown bread make sure you are picking the one that is labelled whole grain. It’s part of a balanced diet: rich in vitamins B, E and K and fibre as well as proteins, carbohydrate and fat.

Fibre in whole grain brown bread helps bowel movement and keeps the blood sugar level steady. One slice of brown bread contains 15 to 20g of carbohydrate.


Egg is a super food. Both the yolk and the white are rich in vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and amino acids.

Regular intakes of eggs help kids gain healthy weight. It is a good source of vitamin D and promotes good heart health.

Egg is an essential food during pregnancy as it provides a good quantity of choline. It is good for weight management as it helps you feel full for a long period of time due to the high protein content.

Quail eggs and duck eggs are a good option for high protein. Quail eggs have a similar taste to that of chicken eggs. Studies say quail eggs can be used for the treatment of minor wheezing issues.

Duck eggs are larger than chicken eggs and have more protein. But duck eggs are richer with high fat content and high cholesterol.

Brown Bread Egg Upma


  • 3 loaves of bread, sliced to small square pieces
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 green chillis, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 4 to 5 mushrooms
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp oil
  • A few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste

Sauté the onion, tomato, green chilli, tomato, mushroom, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, soya sauce, coriander leaves, salt, brown bread in the oil on a pan for 5 to 7 minutes and scramble well. Serve this hot for a yummy, delicious breakfast.

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