Winter is typically a Vata season. During this period you should be eating more nuts, soups, stews, and a big protein diet. Here we are sharing a recipe that is super nutritious. It helps in balancing all your doshas and is an ideal winter recipe.

Underground veggies are more beneficial in winter seasons since they are heavy and dense and pacify Vata. nourish us and build our tissues so our bodies and minds can work at their optimum levels. It is grounding and since it’s found under the earth more guru Guna or heaviness is present which makes it ideal for the winter season. Roots are also full of complex carbohydrates and phytonutrients. In general, the more color a root veggie has, the more vitamins it possesses.
This is one of my favorite root vegetable recipes. Here the choice of vegetables is up to you.

Ingredients-
1/4 cup carrots cubed
1 cup potato cubed
1/2 cup sweet potatoes cubed
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Sweet peas – 1/2 cup
Tomato- sliced 1
Onion – 1/2 sliced
Thick coconut milk – 1 cup
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil – 1 tsp
Coriander- to garnish

Method of Preparation-
In a pan add 1 tsp coconut oil and sauté the onions until caramelized. Add ginger-garlic paste and turmeric powder and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the sliced tomato and cover and cook for 5 minutes. Then add chili powder, coriander powder and mix well. Add the cooked vegetables and 1/2 cup water. Bring water to a boil and add coconut milk. Mix well and switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve warm. You can also use this along with rice and bread as a side dish.

We will be coming up with more winter recipes for the season.