Must-try winter delicacies


It’s December and that time of the year when eating is a treat. With an array of curries, desserts, and delicacies, winter becomes the favorite for many of us. Be it snacks overloaded with til and jaggery or Gajar ka halwa, all our favorite dishes are available exclusively during winters.

Here are the seasonal hits that will not only keep your body warm and cozy but will definitely leave you to crave for more.

Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa: One of the legendary delicacies of Winters, Gajar ka Halwa is the favorite among many of us. Made with Carrot, desi ghee and dry fruits, Gajar ka Halwa is not only healthy but also assists in keeping winter chills away.


Makki Ki Roti and Sarson Ka Saag: Winters are certainly impossible without these nutrient-rich dishes. Sarson ka saag with Makki ki roti and home-made butter, oh what an amazing combination to celebrate winters. Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner it can be eaten any time of the day.

Nolen gurer sandesh

Nolen Gurer Sandesh: With the winds getting cold, the Bongs have anticipated a great treat. As date palm jaggery is found in abundance in this state, so the sweet shops offer the food enthusiasts thousands of varieties of Sandesh make of Nolen Gur. You can imagine as many varieties as possible and the sweetmeat shops in the state will not disappoint you. Broadly the Sandesh can be classified into two broad heads – Soft and Hard mold, taste one that suits you.

Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha: The world famous Litti Chokha is quite similar to Rajasthani Dal Bati. Litti Chokha is the signature dish of Bihar and is a must have during winters. Served with desi ghee and baigan, aloo bharta Litti Chokha is undoubtedly delicious and winter delight.


Gajak & Rewari: A traditional sweet found in the Northern part of the country. Gajak and Rewari are made of Sesame and Jaggery and are a must try to keep you warm. Though Gajak and Rewari are available nowadays throughout the year, it definitely tastes better during winters because of its freshness.

Daulat ki Chat

Daulat Ki Chat: Daulat ki Chat is certainly the pleasantly surprising street food of Old Delhi. Many of you must have heard the name for the first time but trust me this heavenly dish is worth all your awe and astonish. Available exclusively during the winter months, its a must try if you happen to be around Delhi.


Rogan Josh: Straight from the heart of Kashmir, this delicacy is enough to fill you with all josh and warmth during Winter. Rogan Josh is one of the most known mutton preparation in India and is prepared in many ways. It has a unique flavor and aroma of authentic Kashmiri spices which makes it a must try during winters.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite delight and make the best of this season.

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