if you feel hungrier in winters it is very normal and you are not alone to feel so, even though we are protected by climate-controlled houses and offices our appetite in winters changes, may it’s because of the short days. some researchers say that our primitive impulses promoting us to stockpiles of calories for winter ahead Winters is the best time to gain weight. As there is very little loss of sweat and more urge of hunger it’s obvious that street foods are in great demand during this season. It’s high time we should eat for being in good health, as well as it’s the demand of the situation. we provide you with a list of 5 Indian street foods that you can enjoy in winters. These 5 street food is available and also easy to cook at home.
Sweet aloo chat/ Sakarkandi chat
Sweet potato is considered to be one of the most nutritional tubber roots, it is filled with vitamin A, vitamin B, manganese, fiber, potassium, and iron. Adding a few more nutritional elements to Sweet potato chaat, like pomegranate seeds, coriander, onions, and tomato, makes it healthier and tastier street food. Sakarkandi chat is mostly seasonal street food, it has a special demand in North Indian regions. In winter, if you are visiting Delhi, it’s essential rather than mandatory to have this healthy and tasty street food.
Corn/ Corn chat/ Corn Bhel
Do you know Corn has the ability to cure 60% of your health problems? However Indian bhutta/ corn is capable of being low in fat and calories but full of lutein and zeaxanthin (carotenoids) it targets the digestive system for good digestion and is also a rich source of antioxidants. Eating corn can decrease cardiovascular diseases. Corns are usually enjoyed in the rainy season yet, street food dishes like sweet corn chat and sweet corn bhel are good options too.
Idli and dosa.
The process of making batter for idli and dosa has to go through an overnight fermentation. Fermented food is a good source of probiotic bacteria so by consuming this street food you are adding beneficial bacteria and enzymes to your overall intestinal flora, this helps in making your gut healthy. Microbiome and digestive system get enhanced and the immune system is healthy. I suggest consuming Idli and dosa, you must not think twice if you want to lose your weight then this street food is your right choice.
One of the most loved Gujarati street food is Dhokla, yet another fermented street food. Dhokla is a rich source of proteins, the gram flour in fermented form works on increasing the bioavailability of nutrients like riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, thiamine, vitamin k, and biotin. Besides this, it is steamed and not fried. Dhokla can also normalising blood pressure. Dhokla is a common street food in Gujrat but is also available in every part of India.
Every nonvegetarian has a deep crush on tandoori chicken. This street food is a must-have for gym lovers as it supports good muscle gain and provides lean protein. Tandoori chicken is also rich in serotonin level which leads to reduce stress and fewer mood swings. To enjoy tandoori chicken with extra nutrients, you should have it with whole-grain wheat bread. Tandoori chiken is a very common street food, its usually enjoyed at the night.