Stay Healthy with Right Food Choice : List of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in India

Stay Healthy with Right Food Choice : List of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in India

Team HealthCult

Nature has given us all possible amenities to keep ourselves healthy. Interestingly, just like fruits & vegetables, our body also responds according to the change in seasons. It is important for us to know the seasonal fruits and vegetables available in Indian to get accustomised to the climate.

Seasonal fruits and vegetables are those which are only available in that particular month. It is advised to consume vegetables and fruits when they are available in their particular season or month. Not only are they more nutritious when consumed in season they are tastier as well. It is also affordable to buy them.Seasonal fruits & vegetables retain the most natural colour and flavour in their particular months. 

Winter Season

During the winter season the temperature drops down compared to our body temperature thus we face cold and cough. Building immunity becomes very necessary for this season. Papaya, all citrus fruits like oranges, sweet lime, strawberries, guava, mushrooms, cabbage, turnip, beetroot and more are good for the consumer during winters. 

Summer Season

During the summer season, it is common to lose your appetite which makes us stay away from heavy foods. In summers we only like taking in liquids than solid foods. Our body tends to maintain temperature by perspiring heavily, thus we need food that naturally has more amount of water to keep our body hydrated. 

Monsoon Season

During the monsoon season, our body becomes vulnerable to infection and water-borne diseases. In this season it is best suited to consume vegetables like pumpkin, spinach, lettuce, corn and fruits like apples, blueberries and more.

Here’s a complete list of all seasonal fruits and vegetables:

source and credit : timesofindia

Month

Fruits

Vegetables

January

Strawberries, grapes, guava, papaya, pomegranate, pineapple, passion fruit.

Brinjal, spinach, tendli, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, radish, beetroot, peas, broccoli, capsicum

February

Chickoo, musk melon, grapes, oranges, guava, papaya, pomegranate, pineapple, strawberries

Cabbage, fenugreek, carrot, radish, spring onion, capsicum, broccoli.

March

Watermelon, mango — raw, Totapuri, Badami — grapes, orange, pineapple, banana, muskmelon, strawberries.

Spinach, fenugreek, capsicum, carrot, parwal (pointed gourd), tindora (ivy gourd), pumpkin.

April

Same as March + jackfruit.

Lady’s finger, cucumber, doodhi, tendli, karela, chawli, beans, parwal, tindora, pumpkin.

May

Mango — Alphonso, Kesar, raw — papaya, black jamuns, litchis, jackfruit, watermelon, muskmelon.

Spinach, cucumber, doodhi, karela, beans

June

Mango — Alphonso, Kesar.

Spinach, lady’s finger, cucumber, chawli, gawar, corn, capsicum, sweet potato.

July

Mango — Kesar, Totapuri — cherries, peach, plum.

Same as June + round gourd, doodhi, snake gourd, karela.

August

Mango — Alphonso, Kesar, custard apple

Spinach, lady’s finger, cucumber, chawli, gawar, corn, capsicum, sweet potato.

September

Guava, papaya, pomegranate, custard apple

Spinach, lady’s finger, cucumber, chawli, gawar, corn, capsicum, sweet potato.

October

Guava, papaya, pomegranate, custard apple

Brinjal, tomatoes, dill, spring onions

November

Orange, dates, guava, papaya, pomegranate, custard apple.

Brinjal, tomatoes, dill, spring onions, French Beans

December

Strawberries, orange, sweet lime, fig, guava, custard apple, pineapple, passion fruit

Brinjal, tomatoes, dill, spring onions, French Beans,radish, beetroot, yam.

 

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