Winter is the season of the year when we get the opportunity to sleep for long hours inside blanket, have cup of coffee with born fire, eat warm food and enjoy the cold breeze of air. Winter season is the time which people enjoy at the most, four months of the year when you can travel, enjoy the weather and have a good quality time.
Food are the best part of this season, some food are just prepared and made available during winters. Snacks, sweets and in almost every food you can find special winter delicacies. The reason behind eating warm and high cholesterol food is that it keeps you healthy and immune against the cold weather.
Here is a list of food items which you must try during winters
A sweet vegetable which comes from different species of potatoes are find everywhere during the season. It is roasted on born fire or on frypan covered sand, found in various parts of northern India. It is eaten as roasted with salt over it, it is a good dish to keep you warm and October to December is the peak season when it is available in markets.
Radish also known as (Muli) in local language is an root vegetable and is eaten only during winters. It has that proteins and nutrients that can keep you warm and give you engery to survive the entire day. Some of the best food that is prepared using Radish are Parathas, a wholesome Spice Radish fry and so much more.
Jaggery and Groundnuts
This is the best combination you will find in winters. Hot groundnuts and sweet jaggery is a snack which can be eaten in part of the day and loved by all right from children to elders. Being one of the inexpensive snacks you can buy in larger quantity and enjoy it with your loved ones in winter nights.
Pinni/ Ladoos are the best desert or go to quick bite ever in winters. Both of the delicacies are prepared with lots of ghee, nuts and wheat or chickpea flour. I have been eating and adoring these sweet tooth dishes since childhood and they are still part of my life. This year also my grandma has preared Pinni with her own hands, making it taste very delicious.
This is the season when nuts are bought from market in large number and eaten in raw form or roasted. Also they are added in special winter’s dishes such as Gajar ka Halwa, Besan ke Laddo and in many other dishes. Make yourself feel warm by eating lots nuts in this period.
Hots soups and cold nights are the best combinations ever. Soups have always been considered a tasty drink and that too with no harm. Earlier there were limited variety of soup, but you just have to name a veggie and you can find a soup of it. Fill your stomach with delights of soups and have a good winter season.
Make your winter days warm and healthy by trying these foods and drinks and enjoy the weather of cold nights inside blankets to the fullest. Do not wait any more, winters are here and it’s right time to fulfil your cravings for the winter foods which are high in proteins and make your body stay warm for longer period of time.
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