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.
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.
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 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
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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.
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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.
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.
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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 ...
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.
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The Rajma Malai Cutlet is a lip smacking recipe that is made healthy with the addition of paneer and delectable spices. The Malai Cutlet makes a great appetizer for parties, a tea time snack for kitty parties or even as a high protein snack for kids.
Serve the Rajma Malai Cutlet along with a yogurt dip or Dhaniya Pudina Chutney to make a lip smacking appetizer.
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'Galouti' or 'Galawati' means melt in the mouth and definitely these kebabs melt in your mouth.Their is an interesting history of these Galouti kebabs. This kebab was especially created for the ageing Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Lucknow. The Nawab had lost all his teeth. But his passion for meat remained intact. So, this melt in the mouth kebab was prepared in his royal kitchens to satisfy the Nawab's love for meat. The Galouti kebabs are traditionally prepared by marinating the finely ...
Awadhi Style Nargisi Kofta Recipe (Boiled Egg Wrapped With Spiced Potato Recipe) is a dry kofta served as a starter. An innovative way of using the boiled egg wrapped up with spiced potato. The whole dish is then crumb fried in a shallow pan.
Originally the Awadhi’s prepare by covering the boiled egg with minced meat preparation, and the whole egg is then shallow fried. It is also similar to “scotch eggs” in European style preparation.
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Congress Buns Recipe is classic snack made in Karnataka. It is one of the invention of V.B Bakery that was started in Bengaluru by one of the very old family to create a Bakery shop who sold pastries and baked goods.
The name congress buns originated from the peanut masala that they used to fill in between the buns and sell. This became famous and thus every bakery started incorporating it in their list.
Serve the Congress Buns Recipe as a snack to children after school or as an Party Appetizer.
Parsi’s are enthusiastic non vegetarians, they love their meat and this mutton cutlet is very popular Parsi dish. Parsi mutton cutlet is a delicious succulent cutlet that will become a wonderful party starter or even for your kids after school snack. Kids love cutlet when especially it’s served with ketchup, an experienced mother talking! Minced mutton marinated in wonderful flavor packed ingredients makes a delicious cutlet. Try it out, you will love it.
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Bhein or Kamal Kakdi is the edible Lotus stem popularly used in Asian cuisine. A variety of curries and salads are usually made using the nutrient rich stem. The stem needs to be cleaned and thoroughly washed before consumption. Bhein tikki is a typical Sindhi recipe made by stuffing the Lotus stems with herbs and spices and then batter frying them. Try to get fresh lotus stem as far as possible. You can add some milk to the stems to speed up the cooking process.
Kamal Kakdi Tikki makes a delicious ...
Sweet Potato & Peas Cutlet Recipe is an Indian appetizer recipe served as a snack or party starter. It is a kid-friendly snack. Serve Sweet Potato & Peas Cutlet Recipe along with dhaniya pudina chutney and dates and tamarind chutney or roasted tomato sauce.
Here are a few more cutlet recipes that are yummy
Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe
Chicken Cutlet Recipe
Oats and Rajma Cutlet Recipe - A Delicious Tea Time Snack
Leftover Roti Cutlet Recipe
Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe is an appetizing recipe made on stove top, instead of a barbecue. Seekhs are commonly the skewers around which the dough is lined and coated and then placed on a barbecue. Seekh can be of bamboo or even those big steel rods, depending on the type of barbecue you doing. Green peas seek kebabs are a no barbecue kebab. Just a few handy ingredients and Voila!! You are done with Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe! Serve it along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney ...
The Khumb Kakuri Potli Kebab recipe is a delicious appetizer that is made into a pocket or a potli stuffed with mushrooms, cashew nut and flavored with Del Monte’s Sandwich Spread. If you have ready Roomali Roti's then you can use them and fold it with the Mushroom stuffing. These Khumb Kakuri Potli Kebab makes an amazing snack and is also perfect for your brunch parties.
Sandwich spread is often seen to used in sandwiches and wraps, but here we are using it as main flavoring ingredient that not ...
Seekh kebab can be made healthy and delicious even in the absence of meat. This Haryali Seekh Kebab Recipe uses green vegetables, aromatics and a melange of spices and very little oil. Serve the Haryali Sheek Kebab with some dip.
Other Kebab recipes that you can try are:
Vegetarian Shami Kebab Recipe
Baked Paneer Corn Kebab Recipe
Arbi Ke Kebab Recipe
Honey Glazed Corn Fritters is a recipe of sweet corn and potato balls spiced up with herbs and then deep fried. Later, these corn fritters are glazed with honey for a tinge of sweet taste. Serve Honey Glazed Corn Fritters Recipe alone during tea time as a monsoon snack or with dips as an appetizer along with weekend meals.
If you like this recipe, see here for more corn-based appetizer recipes
Asian Style Baby Corn With Sesame Seeds & Peanut Sauce Recipe
Crispy Tossed Baby Corn Recipe
Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs make an incredible recipe idea for Navratras and other fasting festivals. It is a healthy recipe as it uses yogurt and cottage cheese which both have their health benefits, also it is air fried instead of regular frying. But if you do not own an air fryer, these kebabs can be alternatively cooked on a skillet or in an oven.
Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs can be made on regular days too as a delicious appetizer for dinner parties, and can be ...
Crispy & Spicy Paneer Starter Recipe is made of paneer which is marinated and coated with crushed black pepper urad dal papad and then deep fried. The spices include the spicy ingredients used in Achar masala or mango pickle masala. On deep frying, this paneer starter will be crisp from the outside and soft bite on the inside. The achar masala made here can be used in various starter recipes and pickle recipes. Serve Crispy & Spicy Paneer Starter Recipe with roasted tomato sauce or Dhaniya ...
Herbed Baby Potatoes is a super simple vegetarian, gluten free recipe where in potatoes are flavored with fragrant herbs and served with hung curd or greek yogurt dip (the dip recipe might contain garlic, which you can absolutely avoid).
Other baby potato recipes that you can try are-
Tandoori Potatoes Recipe
Chotti Aloor Dum Recipe
Aloo Makhana Sabzi Recipe
Lahori Aloo Recipe
Beguni Recipe is a famous bengali snack which is essentially Baingan/Eggplant Pakora. Beguni is common in Bangladesh during Iftar during Ramadan. Beguni Recipe (Baingan/Eggplant Pakora) is famous monsoon snack where it is teamed with khichdi and also with Masala tea during tea time.
If you like this recipe, take a look at more monsoon recipes
Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe (Monsoon Time Snacks)
Baked Masala Dal Vada Recipe
Hari Matar Ke Pakode Recipe (Green Pea Fritters)
Spicy Indian Style Onion ...