Indians are very fond of snacks & tiffins and very often sweets is a dish that gets added into every meal. Tea time snacks and Indian Street food varies from region to region, but predominantly each regions has its own share of fun foods that are spicy and tangy go perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

In this section you will find over 1000+ recipes in Sweet, Tea Time Snacks, Breakfast Tiffins & Indian Sweets that are made healthy and yet keeping the traditions and authenticity.

Ghee Tooria Per Eda Recipe (Parsi Style Ridge Gourd With Fried Eggs)

Ridge gourd is a very delicate vegetable and you can make variety of dishes using this humble vegetable. Ridge gourd itself tastes bland and we always spike it up with some bold spices. Ridge gourd stir fry with a combination of spices is one simple dish and it tastes amazing. But to make it even more healthier, nutritious and protein rich, we can add egg to the stir fry and make a delicious side dish for rotis or rice. If you have a kid how hates vegetables and ridge gourd in particular, this dish ...

Bhaja Pithe Recipe

Bhaja Pithe Recipe is a traditional sweet recipe in the region of West Bengal. This recipe is traditionally made for harvest festival. Made with nolen gur (palm jaggery), this recipe can also be substituted with normal cane jaggery. Coconut filling is stuffed in the dough made from dal, sweet potato and rice flour, and is deep fried to make Bhaja Pithe Recipe. Serve this as a dessert after meals. Here are more festive recipes to try Puran Poli Recipe With Toor Dal And Chana Dal Rajasthani ...

Cabbage Bhurji Recipe

Cabbage Bhurji Recipe is a twist to the traditional Bhurji to which the onion is substituted by Cabbage. It will provide the same crunch but a different taste to the dish. It is the best way of adding cabbage to a dish which people love to eat. The dish is quite healthy and becomes very filling when it is had with any Indian bread. Cabbage being a good source of Vitamin K, Vitamin C and B6 when combined with egg becomes a protein packed dish. Serve the Cabbage Bhurji Recipe with a toasted bread ...

Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed Wheat Flour Sweet)

Kaanole are steamed sweet delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. Made from whole wheat flour and Jaggery, this sweet dish is prepared especially on the occasion of Naag Panchami in my family since ages. A dough is made with whole wheat flour , Jaggery syrup and oil and rolled out and made into small triangle shape kaanole and then steamed in the cooker. Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed Wheat Flour Sweet) is served piping hot with the Appe Payasa. Here are more Maharashtrian recipes for you to ...

Gulachi Poli Recipe (Jaggery And Poppy Seeds Stuffed Paratha)

Tilgul Poli or Gulachi poli is a traditional delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is basically a Jaggery, Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds stuffed flat bread. In my family it is specially offered as naivedhyam (offering to God) on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranthi. A crispy preparation which can be made in advance and stored at room temperature even for a week. Serves as a healthy snacks and a great option during travelling because of its long shelf life. All the ingredients of the stuffing ...

Narkel Naru - Ladoo Recipe With Grated Coconut

Narkel Naru - Ladoo Recipe With Grated Coconut is a Bengali festive recipe which is usually prepared during Durga pooja and in countryside of India during special occasions like festivals. Traditionally prepared with reduced milk, here I have used sweetened condensed milk instead of taking hours to reduce milk manually. Serve these easy to prepare Narkel Naru - Ladoo Recipe With Grated Coconut for dessert option during evening or after meal. Here are few more ladoo recipes to try Red Poha & ...

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe)

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) these are handheld pies that can be fried or baked in the oven. It is filled with all sorts of filling varying from sweet and savory. The traditional filling is made from ‘Ansari’ which is a sweet cheese. In this recipe we have added leek to give it an extra crunch and flavor to the dish. It is then wrapped with a pizza dough and baked. Serve the Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) as a Tea Time Snack or as a Party ...

Utanki Recipe - Crispy Rice Crepes

Utanki is a rice crepe recipe specific to Srikakulam region of Andhra and Odisha. It is a hand made crepe recipe and hence demands fine skill. This sweet fritter-like crepe can be served as snack. Utanki, a heirloom recipe from my Grandma, stays fresh for a week when stored in an airtight container. Here are more tea time snack recipes that you would also want to try Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe Apple Roses Recipe With Homemade Puff Pastry Sheets Goan Style ...

Rava Upma Recipe With Peanuts, Peas & Corn

Rava Upma Recipe With Peanuts, Peas & Corn is a healthy, tasty and colorful dish. It is equally great for both breakfast or snack. It is nutritious, tasty and very easy to make for those busy. In this recipe roasted rava or semolina cooked with sauteed mix of vegetables, peanuts, curry leaves and lentils. Serve Rava Upma With Spicy Lime Pickle Recipe, Paruppu Podi Recipe or with curd and a fried green chilli. If you like this recipe, try our other South Indian breakfast favourites like Vegetable ...

Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa Recipe

Millet Mania! And why not when its so easy to adapt with our regular dishes. This No-Rice Barnyard Millet Idli and Dosa is a best way to start if you haven't yet included millets in your diet as they are Gluten free and Diabetic Friendly as well. The nutritional profile of Barnyard Millet is 6 times more fibre than wheat. Barnyard Millet is rich sources of bone-building minerals material that is the essential Calcium and Phosphorus on daily basis. Serve Barnyard Millet Idli And Dosa along with Mixed ...

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe)

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) is a favorite relish from Kerala. The fritter is made from a ripened plantain called ‘Nendram Pazham’ which is a local fruit found in most of the region in Kerala. The banana is dipped in a sweetened flour batter and fried till it is crispy. Serve the Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) can be served as a Tea Time Snack.  If you are looking for more Banana Recipe here are some :  Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe ...

Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)

Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) is a famous Snack that is eaten among the Kerala Christian Community. The dish is made from a broken rice batter which is fermented and steamed with coconut and had during the fasting season of Easter. A day before Easter mass, they make the batter and keep it ready, so once the Easter mass is over, people come back to have this steamed cakes to start their meal and break their 40 days of fasting. Serve the Kerala Style Vattayappam ...

Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe Made With Ghee Residual

Khurchan means the scrapped leftover. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe is made with this ghee residual which is left behind after extracting ghee from butter. If you are one of them who loves homemade ghee over the store-bought one, you might have often used the leftover khurchan to knead the dough, or mix with the gravy side dish recipes. Here's an interesting sweet recipe to make out of Khurchan and khoya. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe Made With Ghee Residual is a melt in mouth barfi that can be served ...

Delhi Style Matar Chaat (Matra) Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Dry Green Peas Curry Curry Recipe)

Delhi Style Matar Chaat (Matra) Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Dry Green Peas Curry Curry Recipe) is a very famous street food from delhi. It is a semi gravy dish made from dried peas cooked along with well combined spicy green gravy. It is usually served by topping up with some chopped raw onions, chopped tomatoes, sev and some chopped coriander leaves. This is then served along with Kulcha or can be eaten as it is. In Delhi it is made in a large brass pot and Kept outside the shop, the curry is kept ...

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Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe

Singhal is a traditional festive recipe from Kumaon, Uttarakhand. It is a deep fried snack recipe which is very popular in that region. I happened to learn this from a friend of Kumaon. Made with semolina, yogurt and banana, Uttarakhand Style Singhal Recipe is mildly sweet fritter dish that is served with adrak chai or qahwa. If you like this recipe, explore more Indian tea time snack recipes like Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe Alu Vadi Or Patrode Recipe Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe Dal fara ...

Gujarati Style Adadiya Pak Recipe

Adadiya is famous winter special gujarati sweet. Traditionally Gujarati Style Adadiya Pak Recipe contains ingredients which helps to keep body warm in cold winter. Adadiya is prepared with urad dal roasted in ghee on slow flame along with healthy nuts and spices. Enjoy this healthy recipe during cold winters. Have a piece of Gujarati Style Adadiya Pak Recipe for breakfast with coffee or masala chai. (The recipe is slowly digested and heavy). Here are more Sweet recipes that you could also try Chettinad ...

Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet snack recipe prepared during the festive season. The recipe calls for common ingredients available in all households like powdered jaggery, rice, and ghee. The pastry-like snack is authentically prepared by deep frying the rice discs in a surplus amount of ghee. But I have deep fried in cooking oil. Though they look like a perfect quick fix, the authentic way of preparation is time-consuming as the rice has to be soaked in water for 3 days. If you are short ...

Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe

Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe is made by shallow frying al dente cooked baby potatoes and bhajji miligai (bhajji chillies) along with garlic, curry leaves, and turmeric powder. This recipe can be made as an appetizer by sprinkling some besan powder & rice flour while shallow frying, to make it more crispier. Serve Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe as a side dish to steamed rice and sambar or serve it with phulkas. If you like this recipe, here are ...

Karnataka Style Ellu Bella Recipe (Sankrati Mix Recipe)

Karnataka Style Ellu Bella Recipe (Sankranti Mix Recipe) a simple tradition followed by many of the Karnataka households to make this type of mixture during every festival of Sankranti. It is a custom that every family should distribute this mixture along with homemade goodies to neighbor as a way of offering. It is just a practice which has been followed for years, since bella – jaggery is being used excessively during this time of the year and sesame seeds which was traditionally used in the ...

Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe

Arbi Ke Chande are truly a lip smacking sweet light chips prepared from Arbi (Colocasia root). This recipe is especially prepared during festivals like Navami, Janmashtami etc and is used as Prashad in my family since ages. I learnt this heirloom recipe through my grandma. Have Arbi Ke Chande recipe as an evening snack or as a munch during picnic, with healthy nankhatai or ribbon pakoda recipe. If you like his recipe, here are few more recipes to try Karjikai Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe Kalkandu ...

Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe (Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery)

Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe is a Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery. This is a signature dish of Makar Sankranti festival (South India) / Poush Parbon (West Bengal). During this period, nolen gur or date palm jaggery is a seasonal ingredient which is freshly available in winters. With just 3 ingredients, Nolen Chawal Bhog Recipe (Rice Pudding With Nolen Jaggery) tastes divine as a dessert delicacy.  If you like this recipe, try out the other recipes that can also be done with nolen gur - Bengali ...

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe (Dry Dates Kheer)

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe is the Dry Dates Kheer made with handy ingredients like jaggery, nuts, and dry dates. This recipe is an apt treat for the unexpected guests since it can be made in 40 minutes. This recipe can be prepared in the vegan style with thick coconut milk instead of milk. This payasa is also suited for diabetic people for a spoonful of indulgence as it doesn’t call for cups and cups of sugar. Prepare this Uttatthi Payasa and you will be lost in the delectable sweetness ...

Chettinad Kavuni Arisi Sweet Recipe (Black Rice Pudding)

Black Rice which is called Kavuni Arisi in tamil, is high in nutritional value and very good source of iron, vitamin E and antioxidants. The rice is hard, dark black in colour and turns purple when cooked. The Kavuni Arisi sweet is very famous in Chettinad region in Tamil Nadu. It is not only healthy but also very delicious. The rice needs to be soaked for long time as it is hard. Though it turns soft as cooked, we get the chewy chunks of rice while eating. Serve Chettinad Kavuni Arisi Sweet after ...

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Rotti Recipe

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Rotti Recipe is a regional recipe from the region Bengaluru, where they celebrated “Avarekalu Mela” during the month of January. The mela consists of series of stalls selling out dishes that are made from these field beans or avarekalu beans. Karnataka Style Avarekalu roti is made from rice flour and made thin. These Rottis are then pan cooked till it becomes crispy and golden brown on either side. Serve the Avarekalu Rotti Recipe along with Tomato Chutney or Coconut ...

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