A Trinidadian breakfast is never boring. From asking the doubles man two with plenty pepper to pouring condiments over your bake and shark, there is something for everyone.
Find more about what Trinis eat for breakfast in this post. There, I discuss the African and Indian origins of some foods and discuss the fusion and innovation between the different types of cuisines. So, be sure to check that out.
In this post, you’ll find all the breakfast recipes I’ve managed to post on WeTriniFood below:
This bara recipe is a more traditional one to what is sold today…
The secrets to doubles channa are the yellow split peas, fresh green seasoning and the right amount of salt and pepper.
Cucumber chutney has become part of the culture and adds a cooling, refreshing element to doubles.
2. Fry bake and sides
Fry bake puffs up in the hot oil, making a perfect pocket for any tasty filling.
These fried shark bites are tasty once you have properly prepared the shark meat.
3. Roti and sides
Follow my recipe and all the tips for making sure your roti swells and stays soft all day.
Tomato choka is made with simple ingredients and is full of smokey and spicy flavors.
Baigan choka is made by roasting eggplants, garlic and pepper and mixed with hot oil, onions and seasoning.
Curry bodi is made with Chinese long beans (called bodi), onion, garlic and seasonings all cooked in a thick curry sauce.
Fry bodi is another bodi or Chinese long beans recipe but this one is made with onions, seasonings and tomatoes.
Pumpkin talkari is simply made with pumpkin, onions, garlic and seasonings.
4. Fried Indian treats
Light, fluffy and tasty, this aloo pie recipe is a lot simpler to make than you might think.
Saheena is a fried Indian delicacy made with spinach leaves, split peas powder, and fresh seasonings.
Tamarind sauce is a tasty dipping sauce served alongside fried favorites like pholourie, aloo pie and saheena.
5. Healthy breakfast ideas
This spiced apple recipe is so simple to make and very easy on your stomach.
This delicious tropical fruit salad is refreshingly sweet and is perfect for an early morning breakfast
Try this simple tropical dragon fruit smoothie recipe. It is full of exotic flavor.