Foodies Special: Must-Have Indian Dishes In Winter
January 26, 2018 Author: Gaurav Shingala
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Green Garlic SabziAnother ingredient that is available in winter is the green garlic. Whilst the most common thing one can do is make chutney but you can also prepare green garlic sabzi. It has a lovely and balanced flavour which is noticeable but not overpowering.
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UndhiyuFor most Gujaratis, winter isn't winter without the steaming bowls of undhiyu on their dining table. 'Undhu' which means upside down in Gujarati is a mixed vegetable dish that is a regional specialty of Surat. Definitely a must try in this season.
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Gajar PakWinter is here, and it's the season for vibrant red carrots. There's nothing better than making some gajar halwa. Apart from that, you can even try gajar pak. It is same as halwa but presented in the form of a barfi.
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Daulat Ki ChaatDaulat ki chaat is frothy and foamy treat which is a part of every feast and celebration. This cottony pile of foam is made out of thick creamy milk and is topped off with sugar, cardamom, almond flakes and pistachios. It is only available in winter as it loses its texture in hot weather.
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Shorba-E-Gulzar SoupIt is a tomato shorba prepared with fresh tomatoes and roasted cumin seeds. Murgh badami shorba is an extract of chicken with garlic and Indian spices with almonds. Shorba is traditionally prepared by simmering of meat or vegetables and flavoured with aromatic traditional Indian spices and herbs.
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Nalli NihariLamb shanks simmered overnight in a silken golden gravy with special Indian spices is again a Lucknowi special and relished during winter.
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Dal FrontierIt is a dish that involves black lentils which are slow cooked for hours. It is an extremely popular preparation from the Punjab region.