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

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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 accustomed 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. 

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

Month Fruits Vegetables
January Strawberries, grapes, guava, papaya, pomegranate, pineapple Brinjal, spinach, tendli, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, radish, beetroot, peas, capsicum, sweet potato
February Chickoo, musk melon, grapes, oranges, guava, papaya, pomegranate, pineapple, strawberries Cabbage, fenugreek, carrot, radish, spring onion, capsicum, broccoli.
March Watermelon, mango, grapes, orange, pineapple, banana, muskmelon, strawberries. Spinach, fenugreek, capsicum, carrot, parwal (pointed gourd), tindora (ivy gourd), pumpkin.
April Same as March + jackfruit. Lady finger, cucumber, doodhi, tendli, karela, chawli, beans, parwal, tindora, pumpkin.
May Mango — Alphonso, Kesar, raw — papaya, black jamuns, litchis, jackfruit, watermelon, muskmelon. Cucumber, doodhi, karela, beans, Lady Finger
June Mango — Alphonso, Kesar. Lady finger, cucumber, chawli, gawar, corn, capsicum, sweet potato.
July Mango, cherries, peach, plum. Same as June + round gourd, doodhi, snake gourd, karela.
August Mango, Kesar, custard apple Lady Finger, cucumber, chawli, gawar, corn, capsicum, sweet potato.
September Guava, papaya, pomegranate, custard apple Lady 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, sweet potato
December Strawberries, orange, sweet lime, fig, guava, custard apple, pineapple, passion fruit Brinjal, tomatoes, dill, spring onions, French Beans,radish, beetroot, yam, sweet potato



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, Doodhi, Karela, corn and fruits like apples, mosambi and more.

Save this list and make sure while choosing what to buy you would buy and eat as per season. Share with friends if you find this informative.

source and credit : timesofindia

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