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. 

Mizoram Special Koat Pitha Recipe

Koat Pitha is a deep fried fritter dish made with rice flour and banana which also resembles the Kerala Unniyappam. The flavours come wonderfully together to make a great dish with a crisp exterior and soft interiors.  In the North East it is widely consumed as a delicious dessert on almost all special occasions. Serve Koat Pitha as a delicious dessert after light meal of Sana Thongpa and  Tan Ngan, or as an evening tea time snack along with masala chai. Other recipes ...

Spicy Moong Dal Ki Goli Recipe

Spicy Moong Dal Ki Goli Recipe is a very famous, authentic recipe from Uttar Pradesh. These are spicy dumplings made from a thick batter of overnight soaked moong dal. Various spices provide a unique experience when the mix of flavours splash on tongue. Apt to be had with evening tea, Spicy Moong Dal Ki Goli Recipe are simply delicious. Take a look at more snack recipes to try during tea time Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe Rajasthani Makki ...

Sweet Rice Dumplings Recipe (Mohura Pitha)

Rice Dumplings or Pithas rules in the eastern states of India. The process is mostly steaming. Food prepared in steaming process with zero oil is considerably better in taste. You will be amazed to find the varieties of Pithas, an odiya family relish on a festive day. They are like Podo Pitha, Kakara Pitha, Monda Pitha and Chakuli Pitha. The festival of Bihu in Assam is more on celebrating the art of making Pithas. Til Pitha, Mohura Pitha, sunga pitha, takeli pitha where rice is being the main ingredient. Believe ...

Rajasthani Makki Ka Chatpata Dhokla Recipe

Rajasthani Makki Ka Chatpata Dhokla are very popular made in Rajasthani households specially during winters. They are made both In Marwar and Mewar, but are served with different dals and Kadhis specific to regions. In Mewar, it is served with Dal, while in Marwar Rajasthani Makki Ka Chatpata Dhokla Recipe is served with Kadhi. As they are steamed, it is also good for health. Here are a few more variants of dhoklas that you can also try Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe Ragi Rava Dhokla ...

Muesli Banana Fritters With Whole Wheat Recipe

Muesli Banana Fritters With Whole Wheat Recipe is a delicious sweet snack that can be whipped in 10 minutes. All you need some ripened bananas, whole wheat flour and muesli to do the job. The muesli becomes the best way to add in as a crunchy layer over the fritters. The fritters are usually fried but this recipe will teach you a healthy way to make fritter by consuming less oil and at same time creating an absolute lip smacking snack. We often wonder how we can use Muesli in various dishes but ...

Baked Maddur Vada Recipe

I always look forward to the these yummy crunchy chewy vadas while travelling from Bangalore to Mysore and back.  Maddur is a small town en-route and is famous for this delicious savoury snack. Made with a combination of all purpose flour and fine semolina, along with chopped onions and curry leaves , these are usually deep fried. The vada sellers carry them in a large bucket adorned with crispy springs of curry leaves on top and serve them on neatly cut squares of newspaper. And as they chant ...

Anar & Aloo Koftas Recipe (Pomegranate & Potato Fritters)

Anar & Aloo Koftas Recipe (Pomegranate & Potato Fritters) which is traditionally popular in North and North Eastern India. They are traditionally fried in a deep frying pan but also can be made on paniyaram pan to prepare a healthier version. Serve Anar & Aloo Koftas Recipe (Pomegranate & Potato Fritters) with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date & Tamarind Chutney. Here are a few more paniyaram recipes to also try Thecha Paniyaram Recipe Kheel Paniyaram Recipe ...

Oats and Vegetable Kebab Recipe

Oats and Vegetable Kebab Recipe is not just made healthy by adding oats but the other ingredients like yam and raw banana are added up to the nutritional value in the dish. The kebab then enriched with various other Indian masala to get into the authentic flavors. Oats is also a good way to use it as a binding agent and also to provide and crispy layer to kebabs or cutlets. Serve the Oats and Vegetable Kebab Recipe as a healthy afternoon snack for kids or even as an appetizer before your main course.  If ...

Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe

Makki Paneer Pakora is a deep fried fritters made with corn and paneer. When you look up for some fried fritters along with a hot cup of chai or coffee, try out this pakora made with some freshly grated paneer, mashed corn, green chili, chickpea flour and some spices that come together to make these fritters absolutely appetizing. Balancing the spice level by controlling the amount of green chillies added they will be a wonderful after school snack that kids will love too. Makki Paneer Pakora Recipe ...

Gobi Matar Mini Samosa Recipe

Gobi Matar Mini Samosa Recipe is a delicious bite sized snack recipes that are designed to serve small hunger pangs of evening. This samosa recipe is a deep fried version; These samosas can be baked as well at 360 degree Fahrenheit for 12-15 minutes or till crisp & brown from outside. To bake samosas, you need to brush them with cooking oil and you need to place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Gobi Matar Mini Samosa Recipe can be served with a dollop of Dhaniya Pudina Chutney ...

Savoury Kordoi Recipe (Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack Recipe)

Kordoi recipe is a popular Star Fruit Shaped Snack from North-East Cuisine belongs to Assam. Savoury Kordoi is a dish made with very basic ingredients and so you don't need any special preparation. Kordoi needs to be deep fried. This recipe is generally made during Bihu festival. Serve Savoury Kordoi Recipe (Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack Recipe) as an evening snack with green chutney and date and tamarind chutney, and masala chai. Here are a few more Assamese recipes ...

Oats and Black Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe

Oats and Black Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe is one such recipe for people who craving to eat something healthy but yet nutritious.  The dahi vada has very distinct taste unlike the normal dahi vada that we have with urad dal. Instead deep frying the vada, here at Archana’s kitchen we always make it healthy by cooking them in the Kuzhi paniyaram pan. Then we dip it in curd and sprinkle few spouted green moong lentil on top for the extra crunch. Serve the Oats and Black Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe ...

Karela Dahi Puri Recipe - A Chatpata Chaat Made From Bitter Gourd

Karela Dahi Puri Recipe is a wonderful twist to the karela bhaji's that we make at home. I have innovated this chat with karelas/bitter gourd instead of tikkis that we deep fry that are made with spiced flour. This recipe will be loved by those who distaste karela due to their bitterness too. Serve Karela Dahi Puri Recipe as an inclusion to your next chaat party at home, along with other street foods or snacks. Here are more options to make for the chaat party Chinese Oats Paneer Manchurian ...

Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Are you looking for an easy snack to enjoy your ‘me’ time with a cup of Chai? And are you health conscious but at the time love traditional tasty recipes? Then, this foxtail millet uppu kozhukattai is a perfect choice. Uppu Kozhukattai is savoury steamed dumplings prepared usually with rice flour and spices. To make it healthier for you to snack without any guilt, let’s prepare these dumplings with foxtail millet. And they are gluten free and vegan. Foxtail millet is a diabetic food and doesn’t ...

Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe

Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe is a quick and traditional tea time snack. The biscuit rotis are generally a crispy puri stuffed in with spicy and delicious stuffing. The roti can be made and stored for at least a day or two. It might become little soft but will still an all-time favorite with hot cup of tea. Serve the Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe as a Tea Time snack with Adrak Chai and enjoy your evening time. If you are looking for more Mangalorean Recipes here are some:  Mangalorean ...

Udupi Style Heeraikai Bajji Recipe(Ridge Gourd Fritters Recipe)

Udupi Style Heeraikai Bajji Recipe(Ridge Gourd Fritters Recipe) is a few minutes delicious snack that can be whipped quickly. The bajji is essentially made from ridge gourd which is dung in spicy Besan batter and fried in a kuzhi Paniyaram pan this will make it much healthy than the authentic version of frying in a deep oil. These Bajjis make the best snack which can be had during those cold winter season or rainy season with a cup of hot chai and bowl of these wonderful cute little ridge crispies. Serve ...

Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe

Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe are rice cutlets made with boiled rice blended with mix vegetables.It serves as a great party appetizer. It is an easy snack to make as well, and crowd pleasing. Serve Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe with Green chutney and date-tamarind chutney. If you like this recipe, try our more popular cutlet recipes like Chinese Spiced Noodle Cutlets Recipe Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe Sweet Potato And Moong Sprouts Cutlet Recipe Triple-Bean ...

Tandoori Paneer Samosa Recipe (With Baked Option)

Tandoori dishes has its history from the Indian Subcontinent and it is usually prepared with any Meat or Vegetables and then marinated in yogurt and spices and then grilled. Today I am with a fusion dish Tandoori Paneer Samosa. Marinated Paneer cubes are grilled and cooked in a Masala and the stuffed and deep fried with an Indian twist for the Tandoori Paneer Samosa. Tandoori Paneer Samosa Recipe can be served Along with Green Chutney, Tamarind Chutney and Tomato Sauce along with a cup of Masala ...

Rajasthani Makki Ke Dhokle Recipe

Quintessential snack recipe that comes from Rajasthani cuisine. Makki ka dhokla or corn meal dhokla is one of the most loved delicacy of Rajasthan. I have shaped these dhoklas like South Indian Vadas to add an oomph. You can shape them in traditional rectangular form as well. Dhokla is a healthy snack option for diabetics and ideal recipe for those who are under a weight loss regime. Serve Rajasthani Makki ke Dhokle Recipe with hung curd and Panchmel dal during tea time. If you like this recipe, ...

Thecha Paniyaram Recipe

Thecha is a very popular dry chutney from the state of Maharashtra. No meal in Maharashtra is complete without a little thecha. There are various kinds of thecha that are prepared, however the basic one consists of roasted and pounded garlic, green chillies, peanuts and coriander. It is best to prepare with the leftover sour dosa batter. We have added a healthy thecha prepared with almonds to the left over dosa batter to prepare yummy thecha paniyarams. Serve the Thecha Paniyaram Recipe for kids ...

Maddur Vada Recipe

Maddur Vada Recipe is a very popular savory fritter originated from a town called Maddur in the Mandya district of Karnataka. It is made usually from semolina, rice flour and Maida flour and is flavored and spiced with some curry leaves, onions and green chilies. The dough is the pat on the hand and deep fried. The Maddur is found to be very famous because, the town maddur lies between Bangalore and Mysore. So therefore people travelling to Mysore relish these vada as a snack in the train or even ...

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe is an Indian flavoured canape food that spice up the taste buds with flavours of samosa. Prepared in no time and served as a bite-size snack, this can be one of the top listed recipe for you when you have unexpected guests at home. This recipe get done with common ingredients in kitchen as well. Serve Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe garnished with mint leaves during evenings with masala chai. Here are few more canape recipes that you might also want to try Awadhi ...

Thayir Idli Recipe (South Indian Idli In Tempered Curd)

Thayir Idlis Recipe is a very different and yummy recipe where the mini idlis are dunked in a seasoned curd mixture. It is light on the tummy, making it a perfect healthy snack for the evening. Serve Idli Thayir Pachadi Recipe along with masala chai as a tea time snack. Here are more recipes that can be created by idlis Idli Manchurian Recipe With Oriental Twist Stuffed Idli Ke Pakodey Recipe Idli Chaat Recipe Idli Upma Recipe 

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe is a deep fried spring onion recipe which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum. It is an easy recipe to make during cold evenings and rainy days or even when there's an unexpected guest at home. Done in a giffy, these Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe tastes best when served with tomato ketchup or green chutney during teas time with masala chai. If you like this recipe, take a look at more snacking options Mosaru Kodubale Recipe (Yogurt-Rice Flour Fritters) Beguni Recipe ...

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