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 also learn to cook the delicacies available on the streets and homes of many regions and homes across India with focus on healthy cooking techniques and preserving nutrition.

In this section you will find a over 60+ Best Vegetarian Tea Time Snack Recipe Collection from Samosas, Aloo Vada, Dhokla, Bhajia, Farsans, Pakodas, Mathris, Khakras, Murukku & many more.

Aloo Bajjia, a common tea time snack enjoyed through out the country. It is also called as Aloo Bajji in south and is enjoyed every where as a snack. The deep fried fritters are usually served with fried and slated green chillies. The Aloo Bajjia should be served hot with coconut chutney or tomato and onion chutney or any kind…
Besan flour is naturally higher in protein than wheat-based flours. Besan And Green Pea Cheela is a healthy, quick and delicious cheela recipe with green peas. You can have it in your breakfast or whenever you are hungry and looking for quick recipe.  Serve Besan And Green Pea Cheela with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or any other chutney of your choice. …
Microwave Dhokla is the best and a no hassle dish which gets ready in no time. It is a perfect dish to have it as a tea-time snack. As it can be prepared in no-time, it is the best you can make when you have surprise guests. Serve Microwave Dhokla with a hot cup of Masala Chai during your tea…
by Jyothi Rajesh
Murukku is a South Indian snack that is usually made of rice flour. No festival is complete without these delicious, crunchy, deep fried delicacies. While murukku is made usually with maida, rice flours, we will add a little twist to the traditional murukku and use whole wheat flour in it. With Vivatta premium atta, this murukku is definitely going to…

Potato Puff Pastry Recipe

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 00:59

Potato Puff Pastry is a very light pastry made in layers that expand when cooked, leaving large air pockets inside. Many people think that it is difficult to make Puff pastry, but here we bring you a simple and fast way to make a quick puff pastry. It tastes delicious and is perfect to serve as a tea time snack.…
The Mint Matar & Pudine Ki Tikki is a healthy twist to the original Indian Street that gets its fresh flavors from mint making it a great appetizer or a snack for parties.  Adding the broken wheat and oats into the tikkis is a great way to include both of these superfoods into the diet. Serve the Mint Matar & Pudine…
Mushroom Samosas are very yummy and very easy to make. Try making mini samosas out of them and enjoy for any party as starters or you can even serve them as a tea time snack. Lovely mushrooms with masala taste awesome together in these samosas! Serve Mushroom Samosa with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney. You can also try…
Shankarpali is a traditional Maharashtrian version of the Shakkarpara and is usually made during festivities. This crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack is also a great tea time snack. A pre-made stock of Shankarpali is also a very handy munching snack for the ever hungry kids! Shankarpali can be made savoury as well as sweet. For this sweet version, lightly sweetened wheat…
Farali Potato Chivda is a very good tea time snack plus it can be eaten during fasting days too. The taste of this chivda is very different from the regular chevda available. Try this chivda and you will keep on making it over and over for sure! Serve Farali Batata Chivda with hot masala tea as a tea time snack…
by Raksha Kamat
Chatpatta Rajma Wrap is a nutritious dish which you can have either for breakfast or as an evening snack. Since it is made with whole wheat flour it is healthy too. Tomato ketchup and curd is added to this wrap and therefore, it does not taste very spicy. People prefer wraps as it is easy to pick and eat on…
Crunchy Ragi and Dill Nippattu are a great twist to the classic rice nippattus. They have a beautiful cocoa hue and the aroma of chilies, peanuts, sesame and sabsige/dill leaves. Serve Ragi And Dill Nippattu with hot Masala Chai during your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try similar recipes like Achari Masala Puri Matar…

Indian Style Tapenade Recipe

Thursday, 31 March 2016 00:10

Tapenade is a popular food in the south of France which is usually a spread that is eaten with bread. The base ingredient of Tapenade is Olive. Olives and capers are finely chopped, crushed or blended to make a spread. To give it an Indian twist, we are using moong with olives to make this recipe. Serve Indian Style Tapenade…
Ragi snacks are perfect snacks to have during your tea time break with your friends or family. You can even pack them in your kids snack box too. They are simple and quick to make and healthy to eat. Serve Ragi snacks with a cup of hot masala chai to enjoy it. If you like this recipe, you can also…
Palak Bhajia is a crispy and delicious palak pakora/bhajia recipe which is also easy to prepare. Apart from Palak, you can add mint leaves and coriander leaves or even methi leaves to make it even more flavourful. To make it healthy, try cooking these bhajia in a Paniyaram pan with less oil or bake it in an oven. Serve Palak…

Bread Pakoda Recipe

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 00:22

Bread Pakoda is one of the most popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Northern regions. It is arguably the best traditional snack for enjoying evening tea especially in the winter seasons. Bread is smeared with chutney and then stuffed with mashed potatoes dipped in batter and then deep fried. The best way to serve this pakoda is nice…

Tandoori Aloo Recipe

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 00:06

Tandoori Aloo are marinated baby potatoes which are grilled to perfection. You can either use baby potatoes or medium sized potatoes for this recipe. If using medium sized potatoes, then dice them into cubes and then marinate them with the masala. Serve Tandoori Aloo with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney. If you like this recipe, you…
Foxtail Millet Nippattu are crunchy millet and lentil snacks that will melt in your mouth. They are spicy discs fried to a crispy golden brown and are great to have with your evening tea or coffee. You can even serve it, when you have sudden guests at home! Serve Foxtail Millet Nippattu with hot Masala Chai during your tea time…

Ghoogri Recipe

Sunday, 27 March 2016 00:38

Ghoogri is a savory pilaf made from sorghum aka jowar along with choice of veggies. I preferred using carrot, peas and green pepper for ghoogri. This is a unique recipe which is loaded with nutrition and taste. Jowar is soaked overnight and boiled until cooked but chewy. Then it is sautéed with veggies and spices. This makes an ideal meal…
Pumpkin Wade, also known as Dudyache wade can be made both sweet and spicy. These wadas are very similar to the Mangalore buns which are sweet in taste. These sweet wade are a great way to eat pumpkin and a twist to your regular vegetable. After making the pooris from the dough if some extra dough remains, you can store…
Thai Style Paneer is an intriguing dish that takes a healthier and more flavourful twist to everyone’s favourite good old, Paneer Chilli. Cottage Cheese marinated in simple Thai spices and grilled with some veggies for a healthy and delicious snack. You can also use Tofu instead of Paneer, if you are looking for a vegan recipe. Serve Sweet And Spicy…
The goodness of fresh Methi leaves coupled with a few other spices makes Methi Muthiyas an irresistible snack. This traditional Gujarati snack can be steamed or fried depending on your taste or dietary preference; the steamed muthiyas are good for health while the fried ones for the soul! You can also use Appe/Appam Patra for shallow frying the dumplings. For…
Paneer Tikka Wraps is a great way to eat paneer and it tastes great as the wraps include vegetables too. This delicious recipe can be served during breakfast, for a light dinner or to pack in your lunch box. It is filling and includes ingredients like vegetables, whole wheat and paneer which are healthy and tasty at the same time. Try…

Methi Namak Pare Recipe

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:38

Fried savoury flour crisps also known as Namak Pare can be easily made at home. To add a twist, we have added methi in the Namak Pare. Make these flavoursome Methi Namak Pare ahead in time for Holi, or enjoy them with a cup of Tea, watching your favourite cricket match. Serve Methi Namak Pare with hot Masala Chai or…
The Beetroot & Spinach Nimki Recipe also known as the Namak Para is a delicious deep fried tea time snack of North India. It is often made and stocked in homes on a regular basis, in addition it is also made during festive occasions like Holi, Diwali, Navratri and more. This recipe is made from ingredients like beetroot and spinach to…

Dahi Gujiya Recipe

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 00:53

Dahi Gujiya is a vegetarian snack which is very famous in the Northern parts of India. It is very popularly made during festivals, a specialty of Holi festival too. It is made from thick urad dal batter. The batter is shaped into Gujiyas and are stuffed with some pepper corns, roasted cumin powder and grated ginger. This recipe is a…
     
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