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.

Mangalorean style Basale Pundi Recipe (Steamed rice dumpling in Onion Gravy)

Mangalorean style Basale Pundi Recipe (Steamed rice dumpling in Onion Gravy) is a simple hearty breakfast dish that has coconut rice dumpling immersed in a flavorful onion coconut gravy. The rice dumplings in other words called as “Pundi Gatti” is a dish that has its roots across malnad, udupi and mangalorean regions. Preparing these dumpling are little time consuming but once done all you have to do is dip it in the onion gravy or as well eat it along with a dollop of ghee on top. Serve the ...

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Maize Kernel Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Maize Kernel Vada Recipe) is an interesting recipe made with corn kernels to create a delicious vada. The corn kernels are ground along with onions, green chilli, coriander leaves and then shallow fried on a skillet to create a crispy flat vada. It is the best dish to be prepared during those rainy day when you just need a hot cup of chai and a crispy vada to munch on. Serve the Makka Garelu along with hot tea or dip it with a Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe to ...

Dibba Rotti/Minapa Rotti Recipe (Pan Idli Recipe)

Dibba Rotti/Minapa Rotti Recipe (Pan Idli Recipe) is a classic breakfast recipe served in Andhra. It is nothing but a rice and urad dal batter that is cooked on a pan till it has a golden brown over the top. The batter is made with a combination of urad dal and rice rava. It can also be made with idli rava as well. The best part about this rice cake is the golden crust on top which is very delicious. Serve the Dibba Rotti/Minapa Rotti Recipe along with South Indian Coconut Chutney or Nuggekai ...

Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe (Cucumber Rice Pancake Recipe)

Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe (Cucumber Rice Pancake Recipe) is a twist to the traditional need dosa which is made in the households of Mangalore. Traditional it is just the rice which is soaked and made into the batter along with coconut milk. But we have used cucumber to give a fresh and unique flavor. As cucumber is vital for body, it consists of important vitamins and minerals and helps to keep your body cool. Serve the Cucumber Neer Dosa Recipe (Cucumber Rice Pancake Recipe) with Kori Gassi (Mangalorean ...

Kerala Style Banana Dosa Recipe

Kerala Style Banana Dosa Recipe is a very quick pancake made from ripened banana, rice flour and maida. The batter is made quickly and cooked over a griddle till it is golden brown. The flavours of the batter is enhanced by adding cardamom powder and ginger powder to it. It is a very similar recipe to a unniappam. As both the batter is made the same way, whereas the uniappam is rested for few hours to get the right texture and flavor. Serve the Kerala Style Banana Dosa Recipe as a snack after school ...

Kerala Style Chakka Pal kozhukattai Recipe (Rice Dumpling in Jackfruit flavored Coconut Milk Recipe)

Kerala Style Chakka Pal kozhukattai Recipe (Rice Dumpling in Jackfruit flavored Coconut Milk Recipe) is a variation to the authentic style kerala breakfast made from rice dumpling dipped in a sweet coconut milk. The recipe is flavored by ripened jackfruit which gives it a natural taste to the whole dish so you need not add any sweetener to it. In Kerala Cuisine the breakfast dishes are usually sweet and made from rice flour and coconut. The coconut is used in abundance in various forms to give richness ...

Gulab Jamun Bread Pudding Recipe

Gulab Jamun Bread Pudding is a modified version of bread pudding. It is very easy to assemble and is excellent for parties as it is a minimum stress dessert. It's a very great dish to be prepared by beginners and kids can help you make it too. Try this recipe and we are sure you will love it. Serve Gulab Jamun Bread Pudding as a dessert after your simple meal of Paneer Pav Bhaji.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Gulab Jamun recipes such as Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun Recipe Gulab ...

Phodni Phov Recipe (Karwar Style Poha With Cashewnuts)

Karwar, the coastal belt of Karnataka and Maharashtra is known for its rustic and spicy cuisine. The dishes are dominated with the use of fresh coconut which are abundantly found in this region. Phodni Phov Recipe (Karwar Style Poha With Cashewnuts) is a simple and healthy dish made with poha or beaten rice. Phodni means simple temper or garnish. The use of cashewnuts in the dish add a delectable crunch. Also, we have used the red poha variety to make it more healthier by increasing the fibre ...

Dharwad Peda Recipe

Dharwad Peda Recipe is a unique delicacy from North Karnataka. The name “Dharwad” has been derived from a place called Dharwad which has a history of this sweet since 150 Years. The sweet was discovered by a Thakur Family from Uttar Pradesh. Traditionally the sweet is prepared from buffalo’s milk that was bred in Dharwad. The recipe was started by a particular family who belonged to Gavali community and then got famous from then on. Serve the Dharwad Peda Recipe as a festive breakfast along ...

Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe)

Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) is a must try dish at every one’s house. You can call them as Empanadas as well as they have the shape as the semi circled pockets. Empanadas are famous in Spain and they are stuffed with various filling and fried but we have adapted a healthy way of making them by baking it and also adding some Thai flavors into it. Serve the Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) along with Pan Fried Onion Pakora ...

Caribbean Vegetable Patties Recipe

Caribbean Vegetable Patties is a kind of savoury hand pies or our Indian savoury karanji or a kind of calzone. This was the first impression we got when we came across this recipe. These are basically half moon shaped with a crispy crust and stuffed with a spicy flavourful stuffing made from mixed veggies and aromatic Caribbean flavours. Instead of veggies one can stuff other non veg filling too. Serve Caribbean Vegetable Patties as a tea time snack along with Palak Puri and Punjabi Style Espresso ...

Narkoler Chance Recipe (Bengali Style Coconut Block)

Narkoler Chanch or Coconut block is an old recipe from my grandma's kitchen. The main ingredients of this recipe is coconut and milk and the stone block. This stone block I inherited from my grandma. This stone block is used to give shape and texture to this sweet dish. In bengali festivals and marriage this homemade sweet is prepared. This can be store in an airtight container for 15 days. Serve Narkoler Chance as a dessert after your Bengali meal of Bengali Chapor Ghonto, Bengali Style Lau Die ...

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat)

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat) is a Sindhi special evening time recipe made using lotus stem. It’s like a chaat but a healthier version without involving any oil, or deep frying. So if you are in a mood for chaat, and looking out for healthy options, Kuneh ja bhee is just right for you. Lotus stem is very nutritious and a wonderful ingredient to cook with it. It’s kind of meaty and has an acquired taste. Sprinkled with chaat masala, green chutney, and sweet tamarind chutney it ...

Hibiscus (Chembaruthi) Neer Dosa Recipe

The Hibiscus (Chembaruthi) Dosai Recipe is a healthy dosa made from Hibiscus leaves and ground along with rice to make into a dosa. Hibiscus is a commonly found flower in India that is used as an offering to the Gods. Hibiscus is also used for medicinal purposes and is an important constituent in many ayurvedic medicines. Hibiscus leaves are said to be rich in antioxidants, which help clean your body from harmful and unwanted toxins. Serve the Hibiscus (Chembaruthi) Dosai along ...

Karnataka Style Sabsige Soppu Akki Rotti (Dill leaves and flattened Rice Bread Recipe)

Karnataka Style Sabsige Soppu Akki Rotti (Dill leaves and flattened Rice Bread Recipe) is a variation to Akki Rotti which is a very famous Karnataka’s breakfast dish. Dill leaves are very important in their cuisine as it is locally available. The leaves have a very strong fragrant and pungent taste and is best used for savory purposes. It is added to the rice flour and flattened rice dough and patted on a cloth and then cooked over a flat tawa. Serve the Karnataka Style Sabsige Soppu Akki Rotti ...

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters)

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters) is an innovative way to create something light and quick to have for your snack. The fritters made from fenugreek leaves and grated potato that is mixed into a chickpea flour batter and fried onto a Kuzhi paniyaram pan. Serve the Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe along with a hot cup of Masala Chai Recipe and Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe. If you are looking for more pakora recipes here are some: Vegetable ...

Udupi Style Sannappa Recipe (Brown Rice and Banana Fritters Recipe)

Udupi Style Sannappa Recipe (Brown Rice and Banana Fritters Recipe) is a very traditional recipe from Udupi which hails from Karnataka. As every state has its own cuisine, the cuisine itself varies from region to region. Sannappa is similar to unniappam except they are made from actually soaking the rice and then grinding it along with puffed rice and banana. Traditionally they prepare it with usual white rice but we can use any kind of rice for this preparation. Serve the Udupi Style Sannappa Recipe ...

Keerai Vadai Recipe Made With Figaro Pure Olive Oil

Step into the streets of tamil nadu or infact any region around south india, you wll find a variety of vada’s made in street corners in old fashioned food carts. In this Keerai Vadai recipe, it replicates the street food of tamil nadu and is wrapped in the newspaper and a dollop of coconut chutney topped over it.  Many times when we deep-fry in refined vegetable oil, we notice the oil changes color and starts to turn black. Did you know, its not the case with Pure Olive Oil, it does not ...

Milagu Ven Pongal Recipe Made With Figaro Olive Oil

Milagu Ven Pongal is a dish that is made during the festival of Pongal. But did you know that, it’s a staple breakfast and tiffin dish of southern india? Pongal is a dish made from rice and dal and topped with a tadka of ghee, ginger and crushed black pepper. If you are looking to reduce the saturated fat in your diet, then Pure Olive Oil is a good replacement for ghee. Olive Oil is loaded with healthy fats, which does not increase your cholesterol. Serve the Pongal for the Pongal Festival or ...

Kolkata Style Egg Roll Recipe (Wrap or Frankie Recipe) - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Egg Rolls also popularly known as frankie or a wrap, and is one of the most popular street foods in Kolkata apart from the puchkas (Calcutta Style Pani Puri), Jhaal Muri and many more. If ever you visit Kolkata, make sure to savour their famous street foods including the rolls and wraps of various kinds. This Egg Roll/ wrap recipe is inspired from the street food made healthier using the whole wheat tawa paratha and also using much less oil. Serve these Kolkata Style Egg Rolls ...

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Crispy Aloo Bread Pakora Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Be it winters, summers or rainy season - there is one thing that is an all time favorite and that’s the bread pakora. In this recipe the bread slices are filled with spiced up potatoes coated in gram flour batter and deep fried. The Aloo bread pakora is deep fried in Figaro Pure olive oil, making it low in fat and also packed with antioxidants. Did you know, it's great to add olive oil in your the kid’s meals. While children are growing up, they need a lot of immunity boosters. Olive oil helps ...

Traditional Anarsa Recipe With Curd (Apoopa)

Traditional Anarsa Recipe With Curd is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet dish. It is a pastry-like snack and is made from soaked powdered Rice, Jaggery or Sugar , Poppy seed and Ghee. It is one of the most common sweets made for Diwali Faral. Anarsa also known as Apoopa are made specially during the Adhik Maas and are donated with Ghee Deepa as Dana in brass plates and is called Apoopa Dana. My mother-in-law taught how to make it with sugar, instead of jaggery that is more commonly used. Serve Traditional ...

Kerala Style Rice Halwa Recipe

Kerala Style Rice Halwa is a special halwa made with raw rice. This rice halwa is my grandmother's special recipe. She used to prepare it very often. This black halwa is very famous and made on all special occasions. It can be made at home with very few ingredients: raw rice, jaggery, coconut milk, and ghee. The colour of the halwa depends on the type of jaggery used.   Serve Kerala Style Rice Halwa as a dessert after your weekday meal of Kerala Kadala Curry and Steamed Rice. If you like this ...

Maharashtrian Dinkache Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour Truffles With Edible Gum & Dry Fruits)

Maharashtrian Dinkache Ladoo Recipe is the Whole Wheat Flour Truffles With Edible Gum & Dry Fruits. Dinkache ladoo are made using whole wheat flour, skinned and split black gram (Urad dal) flour , edible gum , dry fruits (dry dates , grated dry coconut , nuts), sugar and ghee. All the ingredients used in the recipe provide warmth and energy to our body which is much required during winters.  These nutritious melt in mouth ladoos are very delicious and can be taken with warm glass of ...

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