Given the scorching heat that accompanies summer, winter is in itself the perfect time to soothe the senses and indulge in the freshness that comes with it. Be it the fresh seasonal vegetables or the dishes that taste better in winter; it is the perfect season to enjoy the various tastes that are loaded with the goodness of nature.
Varities of Food
Winter is the favourite season of all foodies. Varieties of vegetables and their freshness that reaches a peak during this time. From the juicy tomatoes to fresh carrots and cabbages, winter is the perfect season to enjoy the right taste of these ingredients. As the metabolism rate of our body is high during winter, digestion of dishes involving a high amount of carbohydrate and proteins become easier.
As India is a culturally diverse country with diverse regions and each region boasts of unique soul-warming recipes that involve the usage of winter vegetables in edible oil, here’s a list of five dishes from various corners of our country that you can try this winter.
Bharwan Gobi or stuffed cauliflower is a gourmet dish from North India that tastes best with the fresh cauliflower that is harvested in winter. This recipe involves stuffing the cauliflower with cheese/ paneer as well as khoya kheer and then dipping them in a besan batter, followed by deep frying it in ghee or refined oil. The fried stuff is then transformed into a spicy and delicious curry. This recipe is a high source of protein as well as carbohydrates and tastes best with paratha.
Sarson da Saag is probably the signature dish of the Punjabis and is widely popular due to its unique taste. The recipe involves cooking the freshly cut mustard leaves in the highly aromatic Mustard oil in a handi. This dish is extremely rich in antioxidants and protein. Sarso da Saag and Makke di Roti is the perfect combination for a Punjabi lunch in winter.
If you are a true admirer of the fresh and raw smell of the vegetables then you must try this recipe from Gujarat this winter. It involves stir-frying of vegetables along with chickpea dumplings in refined oil that makes it extremely tasty and healthy. As this dish contains a high amount of vegetables, it has a high content of protein, loaded with vitamins and minerals as well as carbohydrates.
This simple dish from South India is a unique way to cook beetroot and is extremely healthy. Cooked slowly in a splash of Mustard oil, this dish uses minimal ingredients and is rich in iron and antioxidants, and contains very few calories.
Probably one of the most popular desserts in India, Gajar ka Halwa tastes best when made from the fresh batch of carrots that are harvested in the winter. It is a preparation that involves Ghee and milk along with carrots. Carrot is a rich source of protein and minerals while milk and ghee have calcium and are good sources of healthy fats.
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Try this winter a wide range of Purti Oil and Vanaspati ghee and make high-calorie mouth-watering yet healthy dishes this season.
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