Snacks & Appetizers are an important part of every family function or even when you host a party with friends. Indian appetizers are usually deep fried and served along with accompaniments like Green Chutney or a Date Tamarind Chutney. In this section, find the best traditional, authentic and healthy vegetarian appetizers that have been tried and tested many times like Dhokla, Gobi Manchurian, Mushroom Pepper Fry, Samosas, Paneer Tikka, Malai Kebabs, Hariyali Kebab, Shammi Kebab,Galouti Kebab, Pakoras, Stuffed Chila, Spring Rolls, Khandvi and more.

Sprouted Ragi Chicken Cutlet Recipe

Sprouted Ragi Chicken Cutlet Recipe is a highly nutritious baked cutlet recipe, which can be a great snack option. Ragi is highly nutritious with calcium, iron, vitamin C and many more micronutrients. Sprouted ragi is super food with all nutrients almost doubling up! I have used coarsely ground sprouted ragi which gave nice crunchiness to the cutlets. Sprouted ragi paired up well with chicken in this cutlet. This cutlet can be either a party appetizer, snack or as a patty going into burgers. Serve ...

Jeera-Miri Kolambi Recipe (Cumin & Black Pepper Prawns)

Jeera-Miri Kolambi Recipe (Cumin & Black Pepper Prawns) is a similar recipe to the Jeera Miri chicken. I found this rather unusual dish in my Nana’s recipe book but it was more ‘a notes to myself’ page than a recipe. I’ve substituted prawns for the chicken, but used all the other ingredients described while making the chicken variant. I made up the measurements as I went along as these were conspicuously absent in the original notes of the recipe book. I don’t have anything to compare ...

Hyderabadi Chicken Shikampuri Kebab Recipe

Hyderabadi Chicken Shikampuri Kebab Recipe is a wonderful appetizer cum side dish that enhances your dinner experience and make you crave for more. Shikampuri Kebab can be made with meat, poultry or even with vegetables. But the most important technique that makes Shikampuri different from Shami Kebab lies in its stuffing. Shikampuri kebab is stuffed with malai and hung curd and is moister and gives you a melt in the mouth experience as compared to shami kebab; Shami kebab is usually more fibrous ...

Crispy Sweet Potato Recipe

Crispy Sweet Potato is an easy recipe which can be made within half and hour. It can be served as a starter for your guest or evening snacks with your tea. You can also make this recipe for your pot luck parties or pack it in your snack box. This is perfect for the rainy days when you want to enjoy something delicious with your hot cup of tea.  Serve Crispy Sweet Potato along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney, Date Tamarind Chutney or any other chutney of your choice. If you like this recipe, you ...

Chicken Seekh Kebab Recipe

Chicken Seekh Kebab Recipe is a flavorful starter made with minced chicken is mixed along with fresh herbs like mint, coriander and dill leaves of your choice and then spiced up with flavorful spice powders. The mixed chicken is then molded onto a long steel skewers and placed in tandoor. The chicken is cooked in the harsh heat inside tandoor which will create a charred flavor. The seekh kebab can also be cooked over a flat tawa and roasted until it is golden brown. Serve the Seekh kebabs with pita ...

Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor (Lotus Stem Cutlets)

Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor (Lotus Stem Cutlets) is an exotic recipe made with lotus stem as the main ingredient. Is a cherished snack from Kashmir made from lotus stem. The recipe is a variant from the authentic recipe. The lotus stem are usually dipped in a spicy rice flour batter and fried till it is crisp. Lotus stem have benefits that are rich in minerals, vitamins, iron and potassium and zinc that are quintessential for our body. Serve the Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor along with Beetroot ...

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish are delectable bhetki stuffing in spiced mashed potato cases. These are further crumb-fried to a gorgeous golden colour. Though this can also be shallow fried, typically croquettes are to be deep fried to get the texture and juiciness within the croquette. Tastes heavenly as a party appetizer during weekends or Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish as an evening snack along with dips like tomato ketchup, Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe or Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek ...

Moong Dal Ke Kebab Recipe

Moong Dal Ke Kebab Recipe is a healthy and proteinaceous kebab made with green gram dal. These Moong Dal Ke Kebab Recipe can be made for party appetizers or during tea time for snacking. Serve these delicious and simple kabab with raw onion rings, and Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney). You could serve it along with other appetizers like Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe for your house parties. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Egg Shoap Recipe ...

Konkani Style Avnas Ambe Sasam Recipe (Fruit Salad with Coconut)

Konkani Style Avnas Ambe Sasam Recipe (Fruit Salad with Coconut) is an authentic dish to the Konkan region. The dish is nothing but an assorted fruit salad with pineapple, mango and grapes that is tossed with a ground coconut mixture and topped with some tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves. In Konkani, Avnas refers to pineapple and “Ambe” is the ripened mango. It is commonly prepared during the summer season, when fruits are the essential part of refreshments. Serve the Konkani Style Avnas ...

Dum Ke Shami Kebab Recipe

Dum Ke Shami Kebab Recipe is a kebab recipe made by cooking the marinated mutton in pressure cooker; then the minced cooked mutton is mixed with the rest of the ingredients is shallow fried in pan. Once they are shallow fried, they are smoked of coal. This process of dum gives a unique smoky flavour to the kebabs that you will leave you craving for one after one. Enjoy it in barbeque parties, potlucks and iftar parties. Serve Dum Ke Shami Kebab Recipe alongside chopped tomato and onion slices with ...

Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe

Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe is a quick snack and appetizer to make. It is a regular Maharashtrian snack that needs no time to make but the sabudana has to be soaked before prepping. Make sure you do not soak the sabudana beyond proposed time of 5 hours. This Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe can be had with Green Coriander and Coconut Chutney Recipe and a bowl of curd as an evening snack or along with meals for an appetizer on the side. If you like ...

Vegetarian Malai Kebab Recipe

These vegetarian Malai Kebabs are a great crowd pleaser. They are incredibly soft, quick and gluten free, yummy starters or horse de vourse for any party. Make these and impress your friends and family. You can even serve these for your tea parties. Serve Vegetarian Malai Kebab along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai for your tea time snacks. This is a great recipe to serve as an Indian appetiser in your house parties too. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kebab recipes ...

Lebanese style Batata Matri Kizbra Recipe(Stir Fried Potatoes in Garlic and Coriander Recipe)

Lebanese style Batata Matri Kizbra Recipe(Stir Fried Potatoes in Garlic and Coriander Recipe) is a very simple Lebanese dish made by stir frying potatoes in garlic and coriander. Batata is an  Arabic word for Potatoes. The potatoes are cut into small cubes and then first fried to a nice crispy texture, then tossed with fried fresh garlic and coriander. If you are conscious about your health and don't want to fry potatoes you can bake them with a drizzle of oil as well and then toss it ...

Tamil Nadu Style Dal Masala Vada with Cabbage Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Dal Masala Vada with Cabbage Recipe is must try recipe for a mouthwatering snack.  The vada is made from a combination of urad dal and channa dal. The dals are soaked in water for some time so that it becomes soft and can be ground into a batter. To this mixture we can also add oats and vegetables to make it a rich filled snack.  The vada is then shallow fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. So the vada will turn out to crispy and healthy as well. By adding Cabbage to your ...

Meen Varuthathu Recipe | Kerala Style Fish Fry

Meen Varuthathu Recipe | Kerala Style Fish Fry uses very few spices to coat the fish, and the fish is shallow/pan fried in coconut oil infused with curry leaves. The end result is flavourful and aromatic. Truly a treat to the taste buds! Serve Meen Varuthathu Recipe | Kerala Style Fish Fry as an appetiser with Steamed rice, Kerala Chicken Curry and Snake Gourd Thoran and Paruppu Podi. Here are a few more delicacies from Kerala cuisine Kerala Style Vendakkai Uppadan Recipe Kerala Style Egg ...

Maharashtrian Style Kothimbir Oats Vadi Recipe

Maharashtrian Style Kothimbir Oats Vadi Recipe a crispy fritter made from coriander leaves and chickpea flour. It’s a favorite Maharashtrian snack which is served as a side dish during meals. It is also a perfect tea time snack. This recipe has slight twist by adding oats to the besan flour mixture. That way you can add oats to your everyday cooking which will make your dish healthy as well. “Kothimbir” in marathi means coriander leaves which is added to give in a nice aroma and flavor ...

Shalgam Ke Kebab Recipe (Turnip Patties)

Shalgam Ke Kebab recipes, a North Indian dish is an easy delicious vegetarian option made with pantry staples and is a welcome change from the usual aloo and paneer. It is a delicious way to include turnips in your diet if you do not fancy the taste of turnips otherwise. It is a simple recipe that can be cooked with minimum items and can be made when you do not have too much time on your hand. Serve Shalgam Ke Kebab with green chutney as a party appetizer or with masala chai as an evening snack. Other ...

Beetroot, Sweet Potato And Oatmeal Cutlet Recipe

Beetroot, Sweet Potato and Oatmeal Cutlet Recipe is a delicious way of incorporating the healthy beetroot, sweet potato and oatmeal into the diet. The beets have high amount of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium making it healthy. And here we are giving a healthy twist to the cutlets with the addition of sweet potatoes and oatmeal, which is easily digestible too. Since, the cutlets are pan fried, it makes for a healthy afterschool snacks for the kids too. Serve the ...

Egg Shoap Recipe | Assamese Appetizer

Egg Shoap recipe is a famous Assamese Appetizer. Deep fried cutlets made with boiled eggs and potatoes flavored with Indian spices is a great tea time snack option and even makes an amazing party snack recipe for kids. Serve Egg Shoap Recipe | Assamese Appetizer with roasted tomato sauce during evening. Here are a few more Assamese recipes that you could also try Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) Masala Chai Kulfi Recipe Assamese Bilahir Tok Recipe Assamese Poita Bhat With Aloo ...

Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe

Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe is a popular appetizer from the kitchens of Uttar Pradesh that uses jackfruit (Kathal). It is a vegetarian delight! These delicious, meaty, wonderful kebabs are sure to impress the vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. Kathal Ke Kebab is a simple recipe, barring the removal of the jackfruit pulp and deseeding them. Serve Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe as appetizer or tea time snack with tomato sauce or Dhaniya Pudina Chutney. If you like this recipe, try ...

Parsi Style Khaman Pattice Recipe

Looking for a easy but amazing vegetarian starter recipe for your party? I have got one just for you, it’s Parsi style Khaman Pattice recipe. This patty is not a regular potato pattice, this one is unique and interesting. These are stuffed potato pattice with a center filled with a mixture of coconut, raisins and green chilli with other spices, to make the crispy pattice is simply just irresistible! I bet you can’t stop eating just one. You can serve it as a tea time snack with green chutney. If ...

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 ...

Cashewnut Stuffed Paneer Balls Recipe

Cashew Nut Stuffed Paneer Balls are a tasty treat that serve as a perfect starter for any party. They can be served as a delicious tea time snack too.These deep fried paneer balls are crunchy on the outside and soft from within. The roasted cashew stuffing gives a nice nutty flavor and bite, to the otherwise soft paneer balls. These paneer balls are mildly spicy in taste and go well with any dip or chutney. Serve the Cashew Nut Stuffed Paneer Balls with green chutney for your next get together ...

Moong Matar Kebab Recipe (Green Lentil And Peas Kebab)

Green Lentil and Peas Kebabs are a perfect replacement for all the kebab lovers this winter. You may enjoy them as a starter, a tea time snack or even send them in tiffin for your kids. They are nutritious but I also agree that as it is deep fried it somewhere restricts the weight watchers. Well in that case, you can simply shape them as a disk and shallow fry in a non stick tawa and make patties or make round balls and fry them in appe pan or air fry them for more better results. Serve Moong Matar ...

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