“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day”– said no food lover ever.
A rainy day is a special gift to food lovers! The monsoon food in India is something every gourmand craves for. When the sky turns into different shades of blue, the weather is best complimented with some tangy, spicy and hot food. The sound of the raindrops with some oh, so delicious food, is what we all need this monsoon season.
Here is a list of 8 delicacies from India which will remind you how a rainy day should be celebrated! Happy Cravings. Go slurp!
A Hot Cup Of Cutting Chai
What to sip on when it’s drizzling outside? Yes, you guessed it right! Some Garma Garam Chai. The combination of a hot cup of masala tea and the monsoon is inseparable. No one can underestimate the feeling this magical cup gives on a rainy day! And hey, do you know, which are the best places to visit in monsoon in India? Read to know where you can have some really good tea while enjoying the season at its best.
A Lazy Foodie’s Friend – Maggi
Every lazy person has mastered the art of making a plate of Maggi. This food tastes the best when the weather is so charmingly good, and all you crave for is a hot, soupy plate of Maggi. We’re pretty sure your kitchen has enough packets of Maggi already.
A Steaming Plate Of Momos
While you enjoy the bursting of rain, gulp down a plate of steamed hot momos with some red chutney and hot garlic sauce. Yes! That heavenly feel is for real. Not only momos, thukpa (noodle soup) is also great for a lazy rainy day.
Spice up this monsoon season by crunching on some lip-smacking chaat. While it’s pouring outside, make some homemade spicy chaats and enjoy the time just by yourself. Trust us, the freshly prepared chaat will surely spice up your mood in a good way.
Grab a Samosa
Samosa is a favorite snack of every Indian and one of the best monsoon foods in India. A gastronomical delight, savour this item whenever you want but you know this as well, a samosa tastes the best while it’s raining. Don’t forget to have some masala chai with it, to wash down those samosas. Did you know Samosa has it’s origins in the Middle East and Central Asia? Yes, there are several Indian dishes with international origins.
Corn On The Cob
A delicious boiled or roasted corn is a saviour when the monsoon strikes. The spiced up corn with some lemon will surely charge you up when the dark clouds gather. Don’t feel guilty, put as much butter as you want and dig yourself in the corn. You deserve it! And why not plan a trip and spend this monsoon in Goa? Munching on a corn beside the beach! Lovely, isn’t it?
When you are stuck inside your house on a rainy day and want to make something really quick (not Maggi), then it should be a plate of khichdi. The monsoon breeze will definitely make your khichadi more aromatic. With a dollop of ghee, papad, and some pickle, khichdi is the one easy, yet tasty meal to have this season.
A person with a sweet tooth doesn’t need a reason to gorge on some twisted jalebis. But when you actually have a reason to relish this mouthwatering delicacy, then you should not miss out at all. The hot fried jalebis with rabdi is a treat to try this rainy season.
So, now you know what to gorge on, when the season is full of thunder and lightning. The monsoon food in India will surely keep you delighted throughout the season. Happy monsoon folks!