The chilly November is starting to set in and the wind is blowing colder and colder each passing day, winter is indeed coming. Seeking comfort from a thick blanket and a cup of coffee, something seems to be missing, food. When talking about the cold season, we often opt for a steaming bowl of soup but the shivering rain is also best for hot, tangy, and spicy foods. And when talking about hot and spicy food, Indian Cuisine is on the top of the list. There is a long list of Indian snacks and dishes that taste the best in winter, but below are handpicked just for you.
- Vegetable Samosa– nobody will object with samosa as the most popular snack of India. The triangular fried or baked dish comes with different variations of savory fillings that explode in your mouth. Samosa is best served with a cup of smoking hot tea making it a perfect combination for winter.
- Tandoori Mixed Grill– if you can’t decide on just one dish, how about having a little bit of everything. Chicken, lamb chops, shrimps, and vegetables mixed up with tandoori marinade and grilled. Isn’t it a perfect feast for a chilly day?
- Vindaloo Dishes– vindaloo is literally translated as meat in garlic wine marinade. It is a very popular chili and vinegar based flaming dish. You can choose from a variety of meat such as chicken, lamb, beef, pork, or vegetables for non-meat eaters. It often regarded as a fiery, spicy dish however it is not the spiciest but it surely is one of the most delicious ones.
- Chicken Tikka Masala– roasted chunks of chicken tikka in creamy, orange-colored spicy sauce. The sauce usually includes pureed tomatoes, coconut cream, and various spices. No more words to describe this famous curry. You have to taste it and see for yourself!
So if you happen to visit India for the winter season or you find an Indian restaurant near you, don’t hesitate to chomp down your preferred comfort food from the Indian cuisine and beat that chills.