Winter in India is the perfect time to eat vegetables for a number of reasons. First, you get to buy these vegetables at a very low price. Secondly, you do get a lot of variety during winters. The green and leafy vegetables are always available in plenty during the winters. No wonder then that in India we eagerly wait for winters to make our favourite seasonal dishes such as a hot bowl of gajar ka halwa cooked with red carrots or bite into ghee-laden mooli ke parathas. You can savour the true flavour of the produce only during the season, not earlier or later. here is a list of 10 best Indian winter vegetable recipes.
So what you should be bringing home right now are cauliflowers, turnips, carrots, radish, beets, green peas, sweet potatoes, elephant yam, broad beans, spinach, mustard green, green garlic, and others. If you are wondering how to go about cooking these seasonal veggies, we have put together a list of our 10 best recipes using winter vegetables. Go on, make the most of the season.
1. Bharwan Gobhi
Recipe by Chef Marut Sikka:
In this recipe, the chef blanches cauliflower florets and stuffs them with a cheese and khoya filling. He then coats them in a thick besan batter and then deep fries them till golden.
2. Mooli ke Kofte
In this recipe, you will need to make fried rounds of grated radish and spices and then dipping them in a spicy gravy. Team it with hot ‘rotis’ and it is a match made in heaven.