Indians are very fond of snacks & tiffins and very often sweets is a dish that gets added into every meal. Tea time snacks and Indian Street food varies from region to region, but predominantly each regions has its own share of fun foods that are spicy and tangy go perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.

In this section you will find over 1000+ recipes in Sweet, Tea Time Snacks, Breakfast Tiffins & Indian Sweets that are made healthy and yet keeping the traditions and authenticity.

Gilka Bhajji Recipe-Silk Squash Fritters

Slices of Gilka are dipped in a spicy chickpea flour batter and then deep fried to make these sinful Gilka Bhajji Recipe. They are typically made in most Maharashtrian households for a tea time snack or as an accompaniment with Rice-Dal or Kadhi. Carom seeds (Ajwain) not only add flavor but also aid smooth digestion. Gilka Bhajji are addictive and are sure to please even those, who are not very fond of silk gourd/Chinese bitter melon. You can also use Ridge Gourd (Dodka/Turai) instead of Gilka. ...

Besan Ka Sheera Recipe (Natural Cold Remedy)

Besan Ka Sheera is an effective natural home remedy for cold and cough. Besan or chickpea flour is slow roasted until aromatic and then simmered with milk, turmeric and freshly cracked black peppercorns. Turmeric and Black pepper have a natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties aiding in giving relief from cold. It is a popular home remedy used in Northern part of India. The drink also induces good sleep when ill. The Besan Ka Sheera is served hot and best had before the bedtime. If ...

Bhel Puri Recipe - An Indian Street Food And Tea Time Snack

Mumbai Style Bhel Puri Recipe is a simple and easy snack that is made from puffed rice combined with a variety of raw salad ingredients. Bhel Puri is most often made with just basic ingredients like tomatoes, potatoes, cucumber, onions, green and tamarind chutneys, sev and papdi. Puffed Rice is also called as Mumra or Moodi or pori in different parts of india and can be combined with a variety of ingredients making it tangy and spicy. Bhel Puri was originally a Gujarati fast food now synonymous ...

Kavuni Arisi Halwa Recipe (Black Rice Halwa)

Kavuni Arisi Halwa or Black Rice Halwa is a traditional halwa recipe prepared by constant stirring of black rice paste in coconut milk and made richer by adding ghee. This is also called as dhol dhol or dodol in Anglo Indian cuisine, which is prepared for Christmas.  Black Rice or Kavuni Arisi is cultivated in northeastern and southern parts in India. Black rice also known as Forbidden Rice is a deep coloured because of the presence of a powerful antioxidant called anthocyanin making this variety ...

Cheesy Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji is one of the most famous street foods from Mumbai. It is spicy, tangy and makes for a wonderful condiment to be had with the hot butter toasted pavs or buns. Cheesy Pav Bhaji is a delicious and rich bhaji with the addition of cheese to it. The bhaji is prepared in a one pot method, making it easier to prepare in no time. Serve the Cheese Pav Bhaji along with onion salad and lemon wedges for your next home party and be a star among friends and family. Serve the Cheesy Pav ...

Tamil Nadu Style Masala Dal Vada Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Masala Dal Vada recipe is a perfect monsoon snack. This is an easy version and a lovely lip-smacking vada recipe which is made with spiced chana dal and rice flour. These can also be made in Kuzhi paniyaram Pan to make it not deep fried and healthy.  Serve this Masala Dal Vada recipe with Masala Chai on a damp and rainy evening to get the best feel out of it! You can also pair it up with a creamy Paal Payasam Recipe (Rice Kheer/Pudding).  Would you like to explore ...

Caramelized Ripe Plantains Without Added Sugar Recipe (Caramelized Nendran)

Caramelized Ripe Plantains without Added Sugar (Caramelized Nendran) is a delicious and super easy recipe. The traditional recipe for ripe plantain fry makes use of loads of ghee and sugar and is fried in more oil. But this dish is a healthy version which uses absolutely no added sugars and very less oil. The plantains are allowed to caramelize in its natural sugars to be sweet. Serve these caramelized ripe plantains wrapped up in crepes, topped on waffles or apple vanilla whole wheat pancakes drizzled ...

Moong Dal Tikki Recipe

Moong Dal Tikki is perfect recipe for this rainy season. We can make is with less oil so this is the healthy version of deep fried tikki. Moong dal is cooked with some water till just firm but cooked and then drained and mixed with spices and then is shallow fried till crisp and golden. Serve Moong Dal Tikki Recipe along with Green Chutney and Khajur Imli Chutney and a cup of Masala Chai for your Monsoon evenings. If you like this recipe, try more Tikki Recipes such as: Baked Aloo Tikki ...

Homemade Pani Puri Recipe -Calcutta Style Puchka Recipe

Calcutta Style Puchkas also known as Pani Puri and Golgappa is a simple and delicious recipe to make at home. This recipe is inspired from the streets of Calcutta. These Pani Puri or Puchka as they are called in Calcutta are the best street food you can have in India on a hot summer day, a rainy day, a gloomy day, basically a day you want your mood to be uplifted. It is a spicy, tangy and thirst quenching street food that brings people together from all communities in India on the streets. I have ...

Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe

Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop Recipe is simple to make and can be made in advance and stored in the fridge. Made with minced soya granules cooked with spices, green peas, onions and ginger, garlic. This delicious stuffing in filled inside boiled potatoes, made into patties and then pan fried.  Goan Soya Mince Potato Chop are perfect lip smacking snack which can be had anytime of the day. Pack it in your kids lunch box or serve for evening snack or as an appetizer for your party.  Serve ...

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. Kuzhi Paniyaram is a popular breakfast or snack in the South and is often served with a coconut chutney or mooligai podi on the side. It is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and is a hit among all.  Thecha ...

Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe - A Healthy Dry Fruit Halwa

The Dry Fruit Barfi is a delicious quick sweet made from figs, dates, pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts. The recipe to make the dry fruit barfi is quick and easy and makes it a perfect sweet for Diwali or even as a healthy snack for kids. These are also high energy and nutritious squares that can be enjoyed by each and everyone in the family. Serve the Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe for any festivals or as a  Tea Time snack for children. If you are looking for more Dessert Recipes ...

Chironji And Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe

The Chironji and Makhane Ki Kheer Recipe is a delicious kheer that is rich and yet delicious, packed with flavors from the saffron and nutmeg. If you love Phool Makhana and Chironji then this recipe is just for you. The flavors from the condensed milk, along with the roasted nuts makes this kheer as a perfect dessert to serve for special occasions or even as a dessert for parties. Serve Chironji And Makhane Ki Kheer after your delicious festive meal of Jodhpuri Aloo, Ajwain ...

Banana Sheera Recipe - Sweet Banana Halwa/ Pudding

Banana Sheera Recipe (Sweet Banana Pudding Recipe) is a rich sweet pudding made with semolina and chopped banana. The pudding is then enriched roasted cashew nuts and raisins in ghee. In Maharashtra it is usually called as “Sheera” but in various other languages it is referred to as “sajjige”, “sooji halwa”, etc., The common ingredients in most of their dish is semolina, sugar, ghee and milk while the flavor changes accordingly. Serve the Banana Sheera Recipe along with a spicy upma ...

Badam Ki Kheer Recipe - Spiced Almond Milk

The Badam Ki Kheer recipe is a very simple dessert that is perfect to serve it cold for a summer lunch party or hot during the winters. Its refreshing, nourishing and delicious as well. Almonds are high in protein, therefore its good to include them in your daily meals.  Serve Badam Ki Kheer as a dessert after your delicious meal of Dal Makhani, Paneer Butter Masala, Phulka, Jeera Rice and Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kheer Recipes ...

Akhrot Ka Sheera/Halwa Recipe - Walnut Pudding/Fudge Recipe

Akhrot Ka Sheera or Walnut Halwa is often prepared during the winter months, as it is believed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter cold. It is considered to be auspicious for Holi and Diwali and it even features on wedding menus. Walnut is a wrinkled biggish nut that is encased in a very hard shell. It has several known, impressive benefits and contains high quantities of omega 3 and antioxidants that is good for your brain. It’s usually commonly added to desserts, but in this ...

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe)

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) is a favorite relish from Kerala. The fritter is made from a ripened plantain called ‘Nendram Pazham’ which is a local fruit found in most of the region in Kerala. The banana is dipped in a sweetened flour batter and fried till it is crispy. Serve the Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) can be served as a Tea Time Snack.  If you are looking for more Banana Recipe here are some :  Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe ...

Masoor Dal Kebabs Recipe

Masoor Dal Kebabs Recipe, you can always try experimenting with your ingredients to create a delicious and yet a healthy recipe.Masoor dal kebabs is made by using potato as a binder and is mixed along with basic Indian spices. These are the best for any party appetizer or just can be simply made for your everyday lunch. Masoor dal contains a high level of proteins and is also rich in fiber. It also falls into an antioxidant property also. Serve the Masoor Dal Kebabs Recipe along with Hyderabadi ...

Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe

Spiced and herbed parmesan and cornmeal baked fries make Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe a wonderful and guilt free snack. These finger fries taste amazing and stay fresh for a couple of days too, when kept under refrigeration in an airtight container. You can also make the sticks ahead time and store them in the freezer for a day or two. Once you have guests at home for tea party or when you have a craving for fries, just pop them in the oven and enjoy the crispy outside and soft inside delicious ...

Paneer Pav Bhaji Recipe - Wholesome Weeknight Dinner

The Paneer Pav Bhaji is a delectable one pot dish that you can have for a quick weeknight dinner. The addition of paneer in the Pav Bhaji along with lots of vegetables all cooked into a pressure cooker, makes this Pav bhaji one pot, easy to cook and wholesome. You can add any vegetables of your choice to make the bhajji. Kids love this recipe and it is a good way to feed them vegetables of your choice to them. The flavour of the pav bhaji comes from pav bhaji masala powder which is readily available ...

Ammani Kozhukkattai Recipe

Ammani Kozhukattai is a popular south Indian recipe which is usually made with Kozhukattai (modak) dough which is left after making the sweet modaks on festival days especially on Ganesh Chathurthi. Serve Ammani Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Masala chai. If you like this recipe, you can also try Vegetable Chops  Paneer Palak Roll Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe

Phool Mathri Recipe

Mathri is all time favourite savory especially during festivals. Phool Mathri is just like simple mathri with a different and beautiful design. It is really so tasty, crispy and very easy to make. You can make these mathris ahead of time and serve to the guest when they come to visit you. Serve Phool Mathri along with Poha Chivda and Masala Tea for your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mathri recipes such as Mithi Mathri Recipe Pheki Mathri Recipe Baked ...

Bhaji Vada Recipe (Lentil And Vegetable Fritters)

Bhaji Vada or lentil and vegetable fritters is a popular snack in the Northern part of India. Bhaji Vada fritter recipe is prepared using chana dal and amaranth greens and makes a perfect snack for the monsoon season. If amaranth greens are not easily available during the season then you could use any other green leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek or beetroot leaves. Serve Bhaji Vada with the Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai on a rainy afternoon or evening time.   Did ...

Cheesy Mushroom & Corn Open Toast

Cheesy Mushroom & Corn Open Toast makes an excellent appetiser, or quick breakfast or even as tea time snack. It is simple to make with sliced bread that is topped with mushrooms, corn and chili cheese spread.  Britannia Mexican Chilli Cheese Spread gives the topping a creaminess and the delicious taste of mexican cuisine. The best part about the Britannia cheese spread is that it spreads like magic over toasts. You can wow your party guests by serving it as an appetiser. Either way, ...

     
Install App