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IN FoodMate ON 15 Nov, 2016
Winter is coming!!!
No, we are not giving you a GOT reference but talking about the actually chilly winds that wish you good morning every day. It is the season for cozy jackets, warm tea, and of course delicious foods.
Do you know that there are special foods prepared all across the country only in winter? Besides tasting heavenly, they also embrace you with their goodness and take care of your health. Moreover, they warm up your body and given you the power to stand tall against the chilly winds.
It is an all-time favorite which adds on to the specialty of winter. When grated sweet carrot starts a double affair with milk and ghee, you get this amazing delicacy.
Health Fact: It's rich in dietary fiber and helps in regulating the blood sugar level.
From the land of five rivers, this is the special preparation of the harvest season. Tastes best when it reaches your mouth wrapped in freshly made roti.
Health Fact: It is full of protein and iron. It contains anti-oxidant that helps in taking care of your body.
Roast it, boil it, or lightly fry, then sprinkle some mouthwatering spices and lemon to get the most delicious dish of the season.
Health Fact: It is beneficial for the body as it contains vitamins, fiber, and minerals.
Coming from the land of heaven on Earth, Kashmir, this dish is no less heavenly. The spicy love affair between mutton, dry fruits, and spices will never fail to catch your attention.
Health Fact: The traditional spices help in protecting the body from winter chills.
Gaund is a special form of gum that comes from tree bark and is edible. With few drops of ghee, this gum turns into a delicacy for the sweet lovers.
Health Fact: It helps the body in generating heat and keeping the winter chills at bay.
Slowly cooked over a long period of time, this Indian version of the soup is something that adds on to the vibrancy of winter.
Health Fact: This non-vegetarian dish is known for keeping the body warm.
The golden brown date palm jaggery makes its path in the heart of white cottage cheese and you get the best sweet dish of the season. From the land of Bengal, the happiness of this sweet will keep on lingering.
Health Fact: This dish energizes and keeps the body warm.
Special winter vegetable Papdi when mixed with other vegetables and traditional spices give you a peek inside the delicious traditional food of Gujarat.
Health Fact: Mineral, vitamins, and fiber present in the vegetables and spices boosts your immunity during winter.
Smoking hot Moong Daal Pakodas makes a deal with the freshly grated radish to be your companion in the winter evenings. We bet you won't be able to resist.
Health Fact: The dish becomes a good source of potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, and Vitamin C. Moreover helps in improving immunity.
Mixed with traditional masala, this light soup like dish comes from the kitchen of South India. Added with veggies this is a taste that will surely mesmerize you.
Health Fact: It contains proteins, antioxidants, and fiber that make your body stronger.
How many have you tried?
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