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.

Be it the winters or rainy season, the Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn Recipe is a delicious and easy to make as a snack. The creamy butter along with lemon and coriander makes the sweet corn refreshing and kids love it as a snack on weekends. It is sure to tickle your tastebuds as you palate them.  Serve the Butter…
Treat your valentine with this heart friendly recipe of  This recipe for 'Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes' is perfect for Valentines Day. These Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes are delicious quick bites which stay well for a couple of weeks if stored in air-tight container. Tasty and healthy, these crackers are the best gift you…
Bhaja is a traditional bengali side dish. Bengalis use variety of vegetable to prepare these goodies. This delicately spiced crisp bhajas are usually fried in pungent mustard oil until crisp. Jhure-Jhure Aloo Bhaja is a potato fry with a hint of spices sprinkled on top. The addition of curry leaves gives it an extra edge. You can also sprinkle some…
Panchratan Dal Adai Paniyaram is a healthy South Indian evening snack, which is full of proteins and can be packed for kid’s lunch box. This snack will solve every mother’s dilemma to feed their kids healthy and delicious at the same time. You can also add coconut pieces along with the other ingredients to give it a twist. If you…
Mangalore Buns Recipe is a sweet, fluffy puri made using the pulp of bananas kneaded into the puri dough. These puffed, deep-fried delights are a popular tea time snack in Udupi and Mangalore, where they are also called “buns” because of their spongy and fluffy texture that is similar to bread. These Mangalore Buns use whole wheat flour, and are…
Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritters Recipe is a delicious party appetiser and tea time snack. Super crisp, deep fried fritters stuffed with paneer bhurji, they’re perfect for entertaining a crowd over a cup of chai or to kick off a party. Easy to throw together and they taste best when eaten freshly made, serve these Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritters with Pudina…
The Gujarati Style Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri Recipe is traditional deep fried snack made during festivals like Diwali or Holi. Crisp golden Kadak Puris as they are called is seasoned with spices and is an easy to make snack that you can take when you travel or simply store in your snack box to have along with chai. The Kadak…

Pyaaz Kachori Recipe

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:52

Pyaaz Kachori Recipe is one of the most popular North Indian street foods in India. There is so much more to Indian food than curry! Every region of India has their own street food and every corner of the country specialize in unique dishes. Street foods are an integral part of Indian food culture and usually tell a tale of…

Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:15

The Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe is a twist to the traditional Aloo Bonda recipe. Aloo Bonda is a very traditional South Indian tea time evening snack, that is made most often during festivals and special occasions. This delicious snack is usually deep fried, but in this recipe, we have used a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan, the taste is absolutely the same…
Moong Sprouts And Sweet Potato Cutlet Recipe is a healthy and protein-rich tea time snack. The goodness of sprouted green gram and sweet potatoes, it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. To make it healthier, you can shallow fry or bakethe cutlets and they will still taste just as delicious. The recipe also allowes for the addition of…
Kara Kadubu Recipe is a popular breakfast and tea time snack recipe from the Malanad region of Karnataka. Kadubu is a steamed dumpling made of rava or coarsely ground down rice. A handful of spices are used to give it a touch of flavour, but it is a humble, simple everyday breakfast in most homes of the region. You can…
Baked Palak Ki Mathri Recipe is a healthy take on Mathri - one of the favorite Indian tea-time snacks. It’s a crumbly, salty and savory Indian fritter or biscuit that has a flaky texture and is perfect served alongside a hot cup of tea. Typically, mathris are deep fried and made with all-purpose flour, as a result many health conscious…
by Neha Mathur
Cornflakes Namkeen Mixture or Makai Flakes/ chivda is something every Indian is familiar with. A dry dish that uses deep fried ingredients and spices to put together one of the most addictive and tasty foods, it can be enjoyed with a cup of green tea or anytime you feel hungry through the day. This mixture is usually store bought, but…
Sabudana Vada is one of the most popular snacks from Maharashtra. Sago/Sabudana pearls along with potatoes are deep fried to make these crisp indulgent Vadas. Usually served as a fasting snack, these are great otherwise too, to satisfy your fried food cravings, along with a cup of hot tea! Sabudana Vada is usually served with a green, Coconut-Coriander chutney or…

Rajasthani Kanji Vada Recipe

Thursday, 12 November 2015 00:25

The Kanji Vada Recipe is a traditional recipe from Rajasthan and a delicious dish that is made from lentils soaked in a mildly spicy fermented mustard curry. Traditionally the Kanji Vadas are deep fried, but I have pan fried them using my favorite Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. I have also used moong sprouts that adds to the nutrition of the vadas. Serve…
Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda recipe is a traditional healthy south indian style bonda recipe made from tapioca root. The bonda requires very few ingredients to prepare and is made healthy by pan frying it in less oil in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. Serve the Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda as a delicious tea time snack along with Coconut Chutney and a sweet like Jalebi to…
by Neha Mathur
A perfect crunchy dish, Onion Pakoras bring to mind pleasant rainy evenings or cold winter days, accompanied by a cup of garam chai. Although a staple crunch snack in most Indian households, the Pan-fried Onion Pakora recipe adds a twist to the preparations by using very little oil. So you get the same tasty dish that can be enjoyed in a…
by Archana Doshi
Whether it's festive time or we have a party at home, we look to make something special for friends and family when they come over. The Corn & Cheese balls recipe is one such dish that will come in handy when you plan a party. The cheese balls are healthy, quick to make and super delectable to eat. Serve these…
Nimki is a traditional Indian tea time snack recipe, that is often available at every north indian home. Its is a savory cracker, that is packed with flavors and goes well with a spicy mango pickle or even can be had one its own. Find more Tea Time Snacks like Murukku, Ribbon Pakoda, Sev and Mixture that you can make at…
Pheki Mathri Recipe is a nostalgic one for me. It takes me back to train journeys from my childhood, which always invoke memories of two things - aloo poori and mathri-achar. The pheki (salt less) mathri crispy fried to perfection, is one of my favorite North Indian snacks specially when eaten with the Punjabi mango pickle. The texture of mathri…
Methi Mathri Recipe is a traditional deep-fried snack of flat fritters flavoured with typical Indian spices. It is usually made during the festive season when every household swings into action preparing a host of homemade sweets, desserts and savoury snacks. Mathri is usually savoury and spiced with ajwain amongst other things, but this recipe is for a sweetened mathri. It…
Bulgur Wheat Potato Patty Recipe is yet another irresistible cutlet recipe to add to your favourites. Who doesn't love a potato cutlet or patty? But we hold ourselves back because they can be quite high in unhealthy carbs. Bulgur Wheat Potato Patty Recipe makes this favourite tea time snack healthier, by using bulgur wheat, oats and veggies to provide more…
The Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai is a twist to the savory version of the traditional kozhukattai that is made for Ganesh Chaturthi. Adding vegetables to the Kozhukattai makes it even more nutritious and delicious too. Serve the Kara Kozhukattai warm as it is or along with a spicy chutney or sauce of our choice.
The Baked Bhakarwadi Recipe is a very popular Maharashtrian spicy tea time snack. Traditionally the Bhakarwadi is deep fried but we are making it a little healthy by baking them. With less oil and lot of spicy goodness they are great to satisfy your tea time hunger. This Baked Bhakarwadi gives your taste buds the flavors of different spices along with…
The Nariyal Ki Kachori Recipe is a pan fried version of Farali Aloo Vadas that are made during fasts for festivals in India. These vadas from made from mashed potato and are stuffed with fresh coconut, cashew nuts and fresh herbs making it a sweet and spicy appetizer or a tea time snack. Th Nariyal Ki Kachori (Farali Aloo Vada) tastes…
     
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