Cold Wave: 5 Desi Warming Foods To Include In Your Winter Diet

Jan 02, 2023 23:19 IST
Winter is upon us and the biting cold wave engulfs the country, especially the northern regions of India. This is when the warm and soothing foods come to our rescue. We have curated a list of such desi foods that are affordable and easily accessible. Just head to your kitchen and you'll find these food items right in the pantry.
  • Desi Ghee

    A popular kitchen ingredient, desi ghee helps promote digestion, immunity and keep you warm from within. You can top your dal, soup, paratha etc with a spoonful of ghee and enjoy.
  • Jaggery

    Jaggery is the perfect winter food one can think of. It is rich in iron and several essential minerals and gives enough calories to keep the body warm during the season. You can replace sugar with jaggery in any meal you want.
  • Mustard Oil

    One of the most popular cooking oils in India, mustard oil has heat-generating power that helps you keep warm during the winters.
  • Sesame Seeds

    Sesame seed has high nutritive value that not only keeps you warm, but also boosts metabolism and digestion, furthering aiding overall health.
  • Ginger

    Ginger offers thermogenic properties that raise body temperature while boosting immunity to fight infections like cold and cough.
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