When temperatures start going down rapidly, everyone wants a way to keep them warm. However, many healthy winter foods around us help to keep the body warm even when it is chilly outside & also help to stay healthy in winter. Here are top 10 Indian winter foods, which we can find easily in our kitchens.
Indian Winter Healthy Foods List:
Honey is very useful in combating against cold and flu; even doctors suggest its use.
Tulsi and Ginger
Have you ever tried a cup of tea with ginger and tulsi in it? If you haven’t, then you must try it out.
You must be thinking that ghee will be adding up calories, but it cuts down the bad fats when consumed in small amounts and also helps to keep your body warm.
Dry fruits are one of the best foods in winter. Apricots, dried figs and dates will give you natural warmth.
If you have planned to consume healthy foods in winters that will keep you warm, whole grains like bajra pearl millet and ragi or finger millet should definitely be on your list.
Jaggery locally known as "gur/gud" not only improves your digestive system but also keeps you warm.
Cinnamon promotes the body's metabolism, helps in generating heat in chilly weathers and needs to be a part of your winter healthy food list.
If you want, your body to stay warm and you can just boil saffron in milk and also add raisins to it.
Sesame can help resist various respiratory disorders. Enjoy sesame delicacies like the "vadi" or "laddu" during Sankranti.
Who doesn’t like to have a bowl of hot soup on a chilly winter evenings? It is one of the best ways to get instant warmth.
Apart from keeping these 10 things in your diet, you must go for a preventive regular health checkup so that you can stay safe and away from the clutches of cold and flu.