Are you afraid to approach the scales for fear of having gained two pounds instead of losing them? It turns out that you are not alone. The weight also fluctuates for various reasons. What you need to keep in mind is that patience is key. You can’t get stuck so easily and stop trying halfway through. If you want sustainable weight loss you have to keep in mind that the results can be painfully slow. Diet prioritization is important, and starvation won’t help you in the long run. A thorough knowledge of your own diet is very helpful. For example, you should understand the difference between good and bad carbohydrates. Did you know that adding more fiber to your diet could mean a real change for you?
The fiber takes time to break down, leaving you feeling full for a longer period of time. When you were feeling full, you wouldn’t feel the urge to binge that fast – and thus, you could lose weight more smoothly.
Cheelas are one of the most popular breakfast staples in India. It’s kind of a hearty pancake. If you’d like, you can make them fortified with fiber, here are some ideas.
1. Suji Besan Cheela
Why settle for a simple Besan Ka Cheela when you can make it crispy with semolina or suji? Make your breakfast a memorable affair with this tempting and crispy pancake that takes less than 10 minutes to put together. Combine it with sauce, chutney, cucumber or a dip of your choice. click here for recipe.
2. Oats and Matar Cheela
It’s thick, laden and serves as the perfect start to any day. Whoever said oats was boring may never have known about the versatility of the grain – and these oats and matar cheela are proof. The hearty pancake with a mild touch of peas is a hit with all age groups. Along with fiber, it’s also an incredible source of protein. Click here for the recipe.
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3. Moong Dal Cheela
The classic recipe you’ve been waiting for. It’s always been one of our favorite breakfast specials, and it’s time you tried the recipe. It’s so simple that you actually have no excuse. To spice up your cheela, you can also make a filling of paneer and green chili peppers. Here is the recipe.
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4. Mixed Dal Cheela
Not one or two, but this dal comes with the goodness of four dals. This soft and chewy cheela is a treasure trove of high-quality fiber, protein, and a range of antioxidants that will help keep your immunity and skin in top shape. Click here for the recipe.
5. Kuttu Ka Cheela
Kuttu, or buckwheat, is a pseudo-grain that is rich in both insoluble and soluble fiber. Not only does it help keep you full, it also prevents your blood sugar from rising. Kuttu Cheela is a dark brown, crepe-like vrat staple that you can consider as part of your daily breakfast. Combine it with Dahi and you’re good to go. Click here for the recipe.
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So try these ideas out and let us know how you liked it in the comments below.
About Sushmita SenguptaSushmita has a strong penchant for food and loves all things good, cheesy, and greasy. Her favorite hobbies other than discussing food include reading, watching movies, and television.