Food Recipes You Must Eat to Stay Healthy in This Monsoon


Are you looking for the best comforting Monsoon food recipes during the rainy season? It’s great to enjoy tasty and good snacks for you, making them a healthy monsoon snack. Whether you like crispy, spicy, or hearty snacks, these recipes will flavor your rainy days. Picture biting into crunchy pakoras with hot masala chai, or enjoying a warm bowl of spicy corn chaat while listening to the rain outside. These snacks not only make you feel good but also make rainy days more enjoyable. Using fresh spinach or corn adds a seasonal twist to these snacks. Whether you stick with classics or try something new, rainy-day snacks are a chance to have fun cooking and enjoy cozy moments at home. This monsoon, try the monsoon food recipes given below for a delightful treat.

Rava Pakodas: A Perfect Monsoon Food Delight

Enjoy the rainy season with crispy Rava Pakoras, perfect as a monsoon food. They’re made from semolina (rava), besan, and a mix of spices, giving them a quick and irresistible crunch. These pakoras go perfectly with a hot cup of chai, making them an ideal snack for a cozy evening indoors.


  • 1/2 cup Danfe sooji flour (semolina)
  • 2 tbsp chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp Danfe rice flour
  • 2 tbsp kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • Handful of finely chopped coriander
  • Pinch of carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1-2 finely chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Water, as needed
  • Oil, for deep frying


  • In a mixing bowl, combine Danfe sooji flour (semolina), besan (gram flour), Danfe rice flour, kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves), chopped coriander, carom seeds, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder, salt, and turmeric powder.
  • Gradually add water to make a thick batter, ensuring it’s not too watery.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or frying pan.
  • Drop small portions of the batter into the hot oil.
  • Fry the pakodas until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve the hot Rava Pakodas with green chutney or tomato sauce for a delicious snack.

For the Best Food During the Rainy Season, Try Masala Vada

Masala Vada is a delicious snack, perfect for rainy days and a healthy monsoon snack. It has a crispy outside and a soft, flavorful inside. Made from soaked, ground chana dal, mixed with onions, chillies, and aromatic spices, these savory fritters are fried until golden brown. They’re a delightful treat that you must try when the weather is dark.


  • 1/2 cup Danfe chana dal (split chickpeas)
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 4-5 curry leaves, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Soak Danfe chana dal for 2 hours, then grind it into a coarse texture.
  • Mix the ground dal with chopped onion, green chilli, ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves, and salt.
  • Shape the mixture into flat vadas and deep fry them until they turn golden brown.
  • Serve the hot vadas with your favorite chutney for a delicious snack or appetizer.

Shanghai Paneer Chilli: Your Monsoon Craving Fix

Enjoy the delicious taste of Shanghai Paneer Chili, this rainy season. Crunchy paneer balls covered in a tangy and spicy sauce, mixed with fresh vegetables, bring a burst of flavors in every bite. This fusion of Indian and Chinese cuisine is guaranteed to lift your spirits on a rainy day.


For Paneer balls:

  • Paneer
  • Coriander stems
  • Schezwan sauce
  • Red chili powder 
  • Ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • Cornstarch
  • Bread crumbs

For garnish:


  • Prepare the paneer balls by mixing paneer with chopped coriander stems, schezwan sauce, red chili powder, grated ginger, salt, cornstarch, and bread crumbs.
  • Fry the paneer balls in oil until they turn golden brown.
  • In a wok or large pan, stir-fry ginger, onions, carrots, bell peppers, and spring onions until they turn tender-crisp.
  • Add the fried paneer balls to the vegetables and toss them with the prepared sauce until everything is coated and the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Garnish the dish with sesame seeds and a sprig of fresh coriander before serving.

Moong Dal Chilla: Fuel Your Day with a Nutritious Breakfast Idea

Moong Dal Chilla is a healthy and tasty pancake made from split mung lentils, ideal for rainy day meals. Seasoned with turmeric, cumin, and fresh herbs, these savory pancakes are simple to prepare and great for a light breakfast or a satisfying snack during rainy weather.


  • 1 cup Danfe moong dal (split yellow moong lentils)
  • Water, for soaking and grinding
  • Spices: turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, hing (asafoetida)
  • Fresh ingredients: coriander leaves, onions, ginger, green chillies
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for cooking


  • Soak moong dal for 3-4 hours, then grind it into a smooth batter.
  • Mix the batter with turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, hing (asafoetida), chopped coriander leaves, onions, ginger, green chillies, and salt.
  • Heat a pan, pour a ladleful of batter onto it, and cook until both sides turn golden brown. Serve the hot chilla with your favorite chutney for a delicious meal or snack.

Your Favorite Poha as a Pakoda

Poha Pakoda is a tasty variation of traditional pakodas. It’s made with flattened rice (poha) and a mix of spices. These pakodas are crispy outside and soft inside. They’re made even better with yogurt, potatoes, and a mix of spices, perfect for enjoying on rainy days.


  • 1 cup poha (flattened rice)
  • 4 tbsp yogurt
  • 6 tbsp besan (gram flour)
  • 1 potato, grated
  • Spices ( garam masala, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric, mango powder)
  • Fresh ingredients: onion, green chillies, ginger, kasuri methi, coriander leaves
  • Oil, for frying


  • Rinse the flattened rice (poha) and mix it with yogurt, then let it rest.
  • Prepare a batter using chickpea flour (besan), spices, and water.
  • Combine the poha mixture with the besan batter until it forms a thick batter.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry spoonfuls of the batter until they turn crisp and golden brown.
  • Serve the hot pakodas with tomato sauce for a delicious snack.


These yummy recipes are just right for snacking during the rainy season. They’ll keep you healthy and happy on those rainy days. Enjoy the delicious tastes and cozy comforts of the season with these easy-to-make treats! Whether you’re sharing them with family, serving them at a gathering, or enjoying them alone with a hot cup of tea, these snacks are sure to brighten up any gloomy day. So, grab your ingredients, get cooking, and make the most of the rainy season with these delightful recipes. From the crispy and savory to the warm and sweet, each bite is a celebration of the season’s charm. Happy cooking and happy eating with Danfe Foods!


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