6 Hearty Dishes To Prepare Before Winter Ends

There is still time to enjoy the hearty comfort food of winter as the cold weather gradually fades. Rich in nutrition, these dishes allow a delightful indulgence without compromising on health. While we advocate moderation, enjoying nutrient-packed winter vegetables can be a treat for your taste buds. March brings unpredictable weather, making it challenging to declare the end of winter definitively. In many parts of India, cold winds and occasional rains persist, providing an opportunity to relish the remaining winter produce. Before winter finally says goodbye for good, take advantage of the last of the wintertime warmth and cook these filling dishes for a delicious weekend. 

Mooli ki Poori 

Serve Mooli ki Poori and relish in the refreshing crunch of winter radishes. This fried bread pocket recipe is a tasty variation on traditional pooris made with grated radishes, spices, and whole wheat flour. Indulge in these mouthwatering treats that will elevate any winter dish to the next level. 

Cabbage Rolls 

Caramelise the crisp cabbage you harvest in the winter and use it to make delicious salad rolls. Baked or pan-cooked, these rolls commemorate the heartiness of winter produce with a savoury blend of spiced vegetables stuffed inside cabbage leaves. They are a nourishing, low-carb delight. 

Gajar ka Halwa with Jaggery 

Send winter off with a bang by making this healthier take on the traditional Gajar ka Halwa. To end the winter season on a sweet note, try this carrot pie that is sweetened with jaggery instead of sugar. It is a comforting dessert that radiates warmth. 

Cheese Broccoli Kebabs 

Try these Cheese Broccoli Kebabs for a gourmet winter snack. Healthy and flavorful, these kebabs are the perfect way to savour the last winter days with their broccoli, cheese, and aromatic spices. As an appetiser, they are delicious grilled or baked with cheese. 

Strawberry Jam 

Strawberry jam made from scratch is the perfect way to enjoy winter berries. Take advantage of the ripe strawberry season to whip up a batch of this mouthwatering preserve. To enjoy the delicious winter flavours before they disappear, spread it on toast while it's still warm or use it as a dessert topper. 

Palak Paneer Sandwich 

Palak Paneer Sandwiches are an easy and healthy way to combine the two vegetarian protein sources: spinach and paneer. Sautéed spinach and paneer, with their earthy and savoury flavours, combine with bread to make a hearty sandwich that captures the essence of winter's wholesomeness. Before the season changes, savour this fusion treat.