Comfort foods that you cannot miss

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Sometimes all you need in life is a warm cup of tea or a piping-hot bowl of khichdi to de-stress yourself after a long day. Well, winter season is right at the corner and there’s no reason for you to not to enjoy your favourite foods which you curiously wait for, all year long. Comfort foods can be different for everyone. So, we are giving you a list of 7 most popular and delish recipes of all times which are going to satisfy all your senses on a chilly winter day or night.

Palak Khichdi

Since childhood, we’ve been enjoying our share of khichdis along with achaar and papad followed by a nap in the afternoon. Khichdi never gets old to comfort any desi’s soul. This one’s prepared with the goodness of fresh spinach leaves, also giving it a vibrant green colour.

Pasta Hot Pot

The most satisfying one pot meal ever is a steaming bowl of cheesy and creamy pasta. This one has fusilli pasta mixed with vegetables and baked beans in a nutripot. Once you take a bite, all you’re gonna say is ‘gimme’ more!’

Broccoli and Chicken Casserole

Are you a broccoli fan too? Here’s something for you then! Boneless chicken pieces marinated and cooked with broccoli florets along with some spices and loads of cheese. Bake it and enjoy your day with this delish casserole.


Dive into the food world of Spain with this popular delicacy. Rice, chicken, herbs and your favourite seafoods are mixed together to make this wonderful recipe. Serve it to your loved ones and witness the smile of satisfaction on their faces.

Rajma Chawal

This combination has no competition when it comes to soul foods. If you’re a true blue desi at heart, you cannot say no to Rajma Chawal, ever! Here’s the recipe for you to enjoy in the chilly mausam.

Tomato Egg Drop Soup

Soups in winters are no less than a necessity for everyone. Shreds of eggs floating on a delish tomato soup makes it look so tempting that all you want to do is gulp it down. The best way to enjoy it is to curl yourself in your couch and sip on patiently.

Chai Pakode

No one ever said no to Chai Pakode! You can literally enjoy it all day, all year long and you won’t get bored. Monsoon and winters are the time when you literally rely on this duo to comfort you in your evening nashta. Here’s the recipe of your favourite, enjoy it with your fam.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.