You have just entered the most exotic section of the Indian cuisine - that's the Tea Time Snacks.  Snacks, sweets and street food are very synonymous to Indian cuisine. Farsans like the Gujarati’s call it are snacks that are served alongside a main meal, though many a times they are served as appetizers for dinners or kitty parties. Through this section you will learn to cook the delicacies available on the streets and homes of many homes across India.

Make your evening snack special by using 100 plus of our tea time snack recipes from Samosas, Aloo Vada, Dhokla, Bhajia, Farsans, Pakodas, Mathris, Khakras, Murukku & many more. 

Potato Bonda Recipe Flavoured With Sambar Powder

Aloo bonda or potato bonda is a south Indian tea time snack and this recipe is a twist to the traditional bonda recipe; This recipe uses both garam masala and sambar powder, giving a nice taste to the recipe. Potato Bonda Recipe Flavoured With Sambar Powder is made in local tea shops of South India. Prepare this recipe with very less effort when you have unexpected guests coming home, or on a rainy evening for the whole family, or as an after school snack for kids. Serve Potato Bonda Recipe Flavoured ...

Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls)

Steamed Bafauri Recipe is an easy to make snack recipe from Bhojpur District of Madhya Pradesh. It is a healthy snack made using chana dal. The chana dal is ground to a paste and flavoured with garlic, chillies, coriander leaves and then steamed. Since it is not fried, it makes for a wonderful healthy tea time snack. Serve the Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls) along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe, Khajur Imli Chutney and Ginger Cardamom Chai for an evening ...

Buckwheat Cracker Recipe

Looking for some healthy tea time snacks to binge without feeling guilty? Buckwheat Cracker Recipe is a perfect dish for a guilt free snacking during anytime of the day. This can also be made for unexpected guests since the baking time is short. Or can be made at any time you want to munch some crisps. These are best served during tea time with a Tomato and Sunflower Seed Dip Recipe and Cinnamon Spiced Orange Iced Tea Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Thattai Recipe ...

Bhojpuri Style Bharbhara Recipe

Bhojpuri Style Bharbhara Recipe is a quick snack made with gram flour and green peas. It is a fried fritter or a bhajia recipe, however we have made it healthy by shallow frying it in a pan like a pancake. The gramflour batter is spiced with red chili, chaat masala to give it a spicy tart twist. It is one of those odd recipes you can make in no time for your kids after school snack. Serve the Bhojpuri Style Bharbhara Recipe along with a fruit smoothie for kids after school snack or along with ...

Pathare Prabhu Roath Recipe (Semolina Cake)

Pathare Prabhu Roath Recipe is a semolina cake recipe that you must try during an evening for tea time snack. It is the perfect counterfoil to spicy tea time snacks as it gently balances the tastes in your mouth so you can enjoy every bite. Roath is made from semolina soaked in milk, sweetened, and then gently spiced with cardamom, nutmeg and a dash of saffron. My earliest memory of roath is eating it in my great grandmother’s house when we visited her. Mothi Aji, as she was called, enjoyed ...

Iyengar Style Masala Toast Recipe

Iyengar Style Masala Toast Recipe is a quick snack that can be served to your kids as an after school snack. The snack is basically is an open sandwich or a toast that is topped with stir fried carrot and cabbage with some spicy masala. The topping is very simple to make and has also some caramelized onions and soft, tangy tomatoes. Serve the Iyengar Style Masala Toast Recipe along with some Cocoa Banana Almond Date Smoothie or a glass of fresh juice like Mulled Apple Juice Recipe. If you are looking ...

Chiba Dhokli Recipe (Gujarati Snack With Besan)

Chiba Dhokli Recipe is a traditional snack dish from the region of Kutch, gujarat. This is also a lost recipe which has reduced popularity in recent years. This chiba dhokli is made from gram flour and in taste, and similar to khandvi in taste, but is specific in its origin to Kutch region of Gujarat. You can serve this Chiba Dhokli Recipe along with Cinnamon Spiced Black Lemon Tea Recipe and Gujarati Patra | Alu Vadi. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Methi Khakra Recipe (Gujarati ...

Maharastrian Bhadang Recipe (Puffed Rice Snack Mix)

Maharastrian Bhadang Recipe (Puffed Rice Snack Mix) is a quick snack made by using puffed rice mixed with the very authentic kolhapuri Khanda Lasun Masala spice mix. The spice mix is traditionally prepared in Maharashtra with a mix of various ingredients to create a spicy and flavorful masala. The snack is a very easy to make, all you have to do is to roast some peanuts and add the spice mix then mixed along with some puffed rice. The best part about this snack is that you can make it in a large ...

Maharashtrian Style Namkeen Shankarpali (Savory Flaky Pastry Diamonds Recipe)

Maharashtrian Style Namkeen Shankarpali (Savory Flaky Pastry Diamonds Recipe) is a scrumptious snack that is savory and lightly sweet. The snack is made from whole wheat flour and semolina, spiced with red chili powder. The flakiness of the snack is mainly obtained from the hot ghee that is used while preparing the dough. Once these are made, it can be made and stored in an airtight jar for couple of weeks. The best snack to be had along with your hot cup of chai or coffee during a monsoon evening. Serve ...

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe is a savoury version of the popular sweet gujiyas that are made and served on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali in India. Each region has its own version is this mozzarella gujiya is a delicious and savoury twist to the original recipe. This is a mouthwatering snack with a gooey center that can also be served as an appetizer during the pizza-pasta weekend parties. You can add in different ingredients of your choice to bring in a platter of savoury gujiyas. Serve Jalapeno ...

Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu Recipe (Crispy Tapioca Snack)

Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu Recipe (Crispy Tapioca Snack) is soft and gooey inside and is crispy on the outside. In Telugu, Saggubiyyam means the tapioca pearls and “Punugulu” is a very common word used in Vijayawada for a street snack that is deep fried in the shape of a ball. These are often served with coconut chutney and toor dal chutney. Serve the Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu along with spicy coconut chutney or toor dal chutney to enjoy evening chai with a delicious snack. If ...

Traditional Maharashtrian Bhakarwadi Recipe

Traditional Maharashtrian Bhakarwadi Recipe is a deep fried snack that is served for tea time and especially prepared during the Diwali to entertain the guests and relatives who visit your house. Bhakarwadi is the crispy fried pinwheel made of spiced flour with a yummy and tangy filling that has sugar, amchur, tamarind paste, red chilli powder, cumin seeds and more. A tight dough is formed with spiced flour and the dough is rolled to thick sheets. Then the filling is sprinkled all over it generously ...

Spinach And Paneer Samosa Recipe With Figaro Pure Olive Oil

The Palak and Paneer Samosa recipe is a delicious snack that you an serve as a tea time snack along with some ginger chai or as an appetizers for your parties.  If you know me by now, I love tea time snacks and my family loves it too. I had learnt this version of tea time snack at a party and it was lipsmacking delicious. Serve the Spinach Paneer Samosas along with a Green Mint Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney as dips to go along with these samosas. Here are more snack recipes to try Kerala ...

Gujarati Mooli Bajra Muthia Recipe (Steamed and Tempered Grated Radish And Bajra-Besan Dumplings)

Muthia is a Gujarati traditional snack prepared by steaming dumplings made with a spiced mixture of flours and vegetables. The healthy snack is a great way to sneak in vegetables especially for fussy eaters. This Mooli (radish) - bajra flour version of Muthiyas has a unique flavour and taste. They can be made 1-2 ahead of time, warmed and served as required. The ingredient list looks long winded but the Muthiyas are fairly easy to make. Serve Gujarati Mooli Bajra Muthia Recipe (Steamed and Tempered ...

Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe (Stuffed Chili Recipe)

Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe (Stuffed Chili Recipe) is an authentic snack from Andhra Pradesh. The long green chilies are removed with their inner seeds and stuffed with a spicy chickpea mixture and then dipped into a besan batter and fried till it crisps up.  A mixture of freshly cut onions and coriander is made and then added over the chilies and had. Serve the Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe along with hot cup of tea or with poha to make your evening snack special.  If ...

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alsanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alasanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe) is a healthy vada made with black eyed beans, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves and spiced with Indian masala like red chilli powder and turmeric powder. The vada is popular in Andhra Pradesh and is eaten along with a ground Pachadi (Chutney). The vada contains a lot of protein as it is only made with a legume and is healthy too. Serve the Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada along with spicy coconut chutney and cup of chai ...

Spicy Chana Chaat Frankie Recipe

Spicy Chana Chaat Frankie Recipe is a delicious way of packing a spicy chana filling into your rotis. The chana is made by tossing it with some spicy Indian masala and then mixed with freshly chopped onions and tomato so that crunch remains while you take every bite of the Frankie. The stuffing is rolled along with a whole wheat paratha with a smear of mustard sauce. Serve the Spicy Chana Chaat Frankie along with green chutney and some fresh Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad by the side to enjoy ...

Bitter Gourd Chips Recipe

Who doesn’t like chips? But how many of us love bitter gourd chips. I am sure only few hands raised thinking of the bitter bitter gourd. But trust me, these crispy bitter gourd chips so tasty and are not really bitter. After you taste this chips, you’ll like bitter gourd at least in this form and keep on munching one by one. Serve Bitter Gourd Chips as your tea time snack along with Hot Masala Tea and Baked Namak Masala Para. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chips recipe such ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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