15 Amazing Winter Dishes In India You Must Try

1. Gajar Ka Halwa

The famous Gajar ka Halwa is the go-to dessert during the winter in every household.  

2. Sarson ka Saag

This traditional winter dish in India is incomplete without a dollop of white butter on top.  

3. Thukpa

It has certain variants- the Nepalese Thukpa is spicy whereas some preparations are subtle with a dash of garam masala.  

4. Gushtaba 

Served at the end of the meal, the Gushtaba is extremely rich, heavy and perfect for the winters!  

5. Undhiyu

Undhiyu is a dish that takes hours to make but the effort that goes into the making of it definitely pays off at the end. 

6. Sakarkand Rabdi

Rabdi makes for an all-time favourite Indian dessert and Sakarkand or sweet potato rabdi is a winter speciality. 

7. Nolen Gur Sandesh, Rasgulla and Rasmalai 

Date Palm Jaggery is found only in winters and is a blessing for Bengali sweet-lovers. 

8. Gond ka Ladoo

The Ladoo can keep you warm since it is said to be super heaty, thus heating your insides.  

9. Beetroot Thoran

Beetroot Thora, is a South Indian winter speciality packed with a whole lot of nutrition and flavour.  

10. Nihari

Nihari is a dish cooked with beef, mutton or chicken and is a soup curry usually consumed for breakfast.  

11. Rogan Josh 

Rogan Josh is a perfect mouth-melting mutton preparation. 

12. Lapsi 

Lapsi is a breakfast sweet consumed especially in Gujarat and parts of Rajasthan. 

13. Til Pitha

Til pitha is an Assamese sweet dish. It's a kind of pancake stuffed with sesame seeds and jaggery.  

14. Carrot Poriyal

Carrots are stir-fried with a whole lot of spices mixed with some chilly paste, cumin seeds, and freshly grated coconut. 

15. Chikki

The Indian nutritious bar of nuts and jaggery is a perfect crispy dessert.  

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