If you’re in Norwich and craving a hearty, delicious breakfast, our Deshi Breakfast recipe is just what you need. This breakfast combines traditional South Asian flavours with classic breakfast elements to create a delicious and satisfying meal. Here’s how you can make a perfect Deshi Breakfast at home.


Masala Omelette:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil or butter

Homestyle Beans:

  • 1 can of baked beans
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp oil

Baazi Hash Browns:

  • 2 large potatoes, grated
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying

Breakfast Sausage Patties:

  • 250g ground meat (beef or chicken)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Oil for frying

Classic Parathas:

  • 2 pre-made parathas (available at most Asian grocery stores)


  • Eggs
  • Cereals containing gluten
  • Celery


1. Making the Masala Omelette:

  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the finely chopped onions, coriander leaves, and cumin seeds to the eggs. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil or butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  4. Pour the egg mixture into the pan, spreading it evenly.
  5. Cook until the omelette is golden brown on the bottom, then flip and cook the other side.
  6. Remove from the pan and set aside.

2. Preparing the Homestyle Beans:

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Add the baked beans and paprika. Stir well and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Keep warm until serving.

3. Making Baazi Hash Browns:

  1. Squeeze out excess water from the grated potatoes using a clean kitchen towel.
  2. In a bowl, mix the grated potatoes with the chopped onion, salt, and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Form the potato mixture into small patties and fry until golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  5. Remove and drain on paper towels.

4. Cooking the Breakfast Sausage Patties:

  1. In a bowl, combine the ground meat with turmeric, cumin, ground coriander, salt, pepper, chopped onion, and minced garlic.
  2. Form the mixture into small patties.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  4. Cook the patties until they are well browned and cooked through, about 5-6 minutes per side.
  5. Remove from the pan and set aside.

5. Preparing the Classic Parathas:

  1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Cook the pre-made parathas according to the package instructions until golden brown and slightly crispy.

Serving the Deshi Breakfast:

  1. On a large plate, place the Masala Omelette.
  2. Add a generous serving of Homestyle Beans.
  3. Arrange the Baazi Hash Browns alongside.
  4. Place the two Breakfast Sausage Patties on the plate.
  5. Serve with two Classic Parathas.


This Deshi Breakfast is a perfect blend of flavours and textures, making it a delightful way to start your day. Whether you’re a local in Norwich or just visiting, this recipe will bring a touch of Deshi warmth and flavour to your breakfast table or you can visit us to try!