Whenever winter arrives, you indulge yourself in different kinds of seasonal dishes. In this season, the markets are filled with different root vegetables, leafy greens and tubers which are filled with goodness of nature. In India, we wait for winters eagerly to make favourite dishes like gajar ka halwa that is cooked with red carrots. You can also try ghee-filled mooli parathas.
Every region has its own speciality. For one, Undhiyo, which is a vegetarian dish is made with the help of turnips, flat beans, raw banana, yam, potatoes and green garlic. There are many heart warming winter delicacies like beetroot kebab, matar pulao, rasam, mooli kofte and avial.
If you want to know how to cook these delicious seasonal veggies, we have collected the following 10 recipes for winter.
1. Sarson da Saag
2. Gajar ka Halwa
Gajar ka Halwa is one of the most popular desserts of India. It is really irresistible. The dish, which originated in Punjab is a delight for winter season. Grated nuts, carrots and sugar are stirred and cooked together.
Undhiyo is an authentic Gujarati dish which is very flavourful. The fried winter vegetables and chickpea dumplings are mixed with spicy masala.
4. Shalgam ki Sabzi
Pieces of turnip are cooked with everyday flavours that can be easily combined with roti and rice. Try the recipe of Shalgam ki Sabzi.
5. Beetroot Kebab
These beetroot and tofu kebabs are filled with energy. These kebabs are full of antioxidants and have less calories.
6. Dal Palak Ka Shorba
Dal Palak Ka Shorba is of thinner consistency and is a great way to start the meal. It is a comfortable and warm dish and is filled with goodness of spinach, lentils, ginger-garlic and spices. The seasoning should be done with cream and lime.
7. Bharwan Gobhi
Cauliflower flowers are made pale and filled with khoya and cheese. They are coated with thick batter of besan and are deep fried to golden colour. Try the recipe.
8. Mooli ke Kofte
These fried balls are made with spices and radishes that are grated. They are dipped in a spicy gravy. Try the recipe.