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Top 5 Indian Breakfast Dishes In Rotorua That Pull You Towards

Breakfast happens to be the main meal of the day and you are not supposed to miss it in any way. No worries! You just wouldn’t want to do that while you are touring Rotorua, NZ.

Breakfast happens to be the main meal of the day and you are not supposed to miss it in any way. No worries! You just wouldn’t want to do that while you are touring Rotorua, NZ. The sumptuous food simply beckons you to it and you would not be anyplace else. If you are an Indian tourist your restaurant of choice is sure to be the STEAM, however. Nowhere would you get such variety and taste served to you perfectly in the traditional manner of Bharat that is India.

Yes! The aroma of freshly grounded coffee makes you head directly to the table when at STEAM. No worries if you are a fond of tea though. The Masala Chai at this eatery is wonderfully spicy in the exact way that Punjabis love to sip it while the saffron enlaced Kesar Milk is sure to rejuvenate your kids and make them ready for a day of sightseeing.

Now, it’s time to tuck in. The delightful breakfast menu will tickle your taste buds and make you hanker for more. Check out the top dishes below and yell Good Morning as you sit down to a whole some and satiating breakfast at the STEAM.

  1. Paratha– No North Indian worth his salt is going to pass over parathas in favor of the wispy bread and butter. The STEAM offers every variety of it from the plain one to the stuffed delights chock-a-block with yummy potatoes, cauliflower, onion and cottage cheese. The list seems to be never ending. Choose the one you fancy and start breakfasting ASAP.
  2. Idli– This delicious roundels of rice and lentil concoction tastes just like heaven when eaten dipped in sambar or a tangy coconut chutney. No South Indian or Sri Lankan can be separated from this must-have breakfast dish though and STEAM offers the best tasting idlis in Rotorua.
  3. Poha-The ubiquitous Poha comes with potato in it that is served with fried noodles on the side. Too yummy to resist, the Indians at Rotorua make a beeline for this delicious concoction of flattened rice early every day. It sure leaves a taste of India on their palates. Kiwis and Europeans are welcome to join too.
  4. Upma– Well, do not be deterred by the sight of flattened rice. STEAM has upma on its menu too. Its semolina with a twist! Cooked slowly with the choicest veggies straight from the garden, this dish is indeed fit for a King. It fills with energy to sail through the day while you tour Rotorua with a frenzy. The coconut chutney comes as an accompaniment to enhance the taste and flavor of the dish in a great way.

Meduvada– No Indian can be parted from pakoras, the deep fried gastronomic delights of the country. STEAM serves it in the form of Meduvada that is the version from down south across the Vindhya Mountains. The crisp, deep fried doughnut is a pleasure to chew on and gives you a taste of real India as you immerse it in hot Sambar (lentil soup) or take it with a pinch of coconut chutney.