Its pouring heavily outside and all that your heart desires is a hot mug of coffee and some spicy and hot snack. HmmmmYummyyyyyyyyyyIsn’t it? Well that the best part of the monsoons. And what more, if you are here in India every state has its own monsoon delicacies to suit your taste buds.
While monsoons are remembered for the wet mud smell, the enchanting rains, the cool breeze that sweeps of your face yet it also brings along with it some unwanted illness like cold, fever, infections, indigestion and much more. One way to keep away from all this by eating healthy food.Lets look at different kinds of food that could be relished during the monsoon:
- Hot soup:
A bowl of hot soup with a dash of minced garlic is a must have during the monsoons. It not just helps to keep away from cold and flu but also helps your body from feeling tired and worn out. It gives that much needed warmth.
- Paneer Pakodas :
Perfect snack with a hot cup of tea on a rainy day.Paneer pieces coated in a besan batter and deep fried till golden.
- Aloo and Dal ki Tikki :
Crisp potato and channa dal tikkies. Serve with a chutney of your choice.
- Mixed Vegetable Pakodas :
Sliced vegetables batter fried, sprinkled with chaat masala and served with chutneys. This deep fried snack is a perfect option for a rainy evening with a hot cup of tea.
- Wafers :
Fried potato slices, the classic comfort food.
- Masala Vada :
Soybeans and chickpeas deep fried till golden brown. Crisp and crunchy, Masala Vada makes for a perfect evening tuck.
– Pratiksha Trivedi