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.

Ribbon Pakoda Recipe - South Indian Tea Time Snack

Ribbon Pakoda is a very popular South Indian tea time snack made from gram flour and rice flour. Typically it is prepared during Diwali and festive season.  A special equipment called "Sev Sancha" or a "Murukku Maker" typically made out of brass is required to make these. In most South Indian homes it is passed on from one generation to another and lasts a lifetime. Murukku maker can be found in most Indian Stores outside India. Each Sev Sancha has multiple press attachments and you need to ...

Paneer Satay Recipe

The Paneer Satay Recipe is a classic vegetarian recipe, of Paneer which makes a perfect appetizer for parties or even a tea time snack. The subtle blend of spices of garlic and ginger brings out the flavor of the paneer satay. What more it uses much less oil and makes it healthy as well. Satay is a popular dish from South East asia. It is mainly made of meat and is served with a peanut dipping sauce. For the vegetarian satay you can use tofu as well as paneer. Satay is usually made on ...

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe is made of Buckwheat Flour or Sama Flour. Dhokla is an Indian dish popular in the state of Gujarat and it resembles a cake. It is steamed in a pressure cooker or a steamer. Kuttu Ka Dhokla is made from a blend of sama flour and buckwheat flour which is soaked in some yogurt and water. Indian spices are added to add more flavour to the dish. Traditionally Dhokla batter is fermented and steamed. It is a famous dish in Gujarati Cuisine. It is then finished ...

Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe

Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe, a crispy and delicious evening tea time snacks recipe made from whole moong dal and chana dal. The addition of ginger, garlic, green chilies and onions brings out the spice and taste to the Moong Dal Vada. For additional flavors, chopped curry leaves or coriander leaves can be added to the batter before frying them. Serve the Moong Dal Vada with Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney as a evening tea time snack, for a weekend breakfast or as an appetizer for ...

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 ...

Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe-Carom Seeds Spiced Biscuits

Namak para are a popular tea time snack. Usually these are deep fried and made with whole wheat flour making them a tad bit unhealthy. Instead of deep frying these namak para, here I have baked them instead, such that there is negligible oil absorption in the recipe. Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe is an easy recipe prepared with few ingredients like maida, wheat flour and spices. Spices like carom seeds, cumin seeds, crushed pepper and hing are used to make these Namak Para flavourful. Serve Baked ...

Boti Masala Chaat Recipe - Fryums Chaat Recipe

This interesting Boti Masala Chaat Recipe is popular amongst kids simply because of the crispy-crunchy lightly spiced 'Botis'. In South India, these golden fryum fingers are called Botis. The fryums are cut into half, forming a boat-like shape. These boats are then filled with an Indian salad made of carrots and onions , with a drizzle of sweet-spicy chutney and the crispy puffed rice. When you bite into this boti masala there's a party of textures in your mouth.  Serve this Boti ...

Pheki Mathri Recipe - Crispy Fried Savoury Fritters

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 especially when eaten with the Punjabi mango pickle. The texture of mathri is a classic - almost like savory flaky shortcrust. Crisp on the outside yet soft and flaky on the inside. Pheki Mathri Recipe would always be a part of ...

Gujarati Dhokla Pizza Recipe

Gujarati Dhokla Pizza Recipe is a fusion recipe. Khatta Dhokla batter is made with dahi, rice and dals, which is then fermented, and finally steamed. In this recipe I have added carrots, mint leaves and green chillies to the batter after fermentation. The result is a healthy soft spongy dhokla which makes a delicious base for a pizza. Dhokla base is topped with a pizza sauce caramelized onions, corn, olives and topped with cheese. These ingredients are the classic pizza toppings. Gujarati Dhokla ...

Healthy Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda Recipe - Spicy Tapioca Fritters

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. Tapioca roots are ground with ginger and garlic to make the bonda flavourful. Tapioca is a starchy tuber which is cholestrol free. It is high in dietary fiber and is easy to digest.  Serve the Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda as a delicious tea time snack along ...

Aloo Bhajia Recipe - Potato Bajji

Aloo Bhajia Recipe - Potato Bajji is a common tea time snack thoroughly enjoyed by all. It is also called as Aloogadde Bajji in South India. You can find Aloo Bajji sold in most tea stalls or snack joints across India especially in the evenings. Thin potato slices are dunked in a gram flour batter and then deep fried to get these crunchy treats.  The potatoes are not flavoured or seasoned but the batter is flavoured with  spices like red chilli powder and  cumin seeds. You can even ...

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. Buckwheat crackers are gluten free and diabetic friendly and full of nutrition. The best part is you can store these crackers in an airtight container up to a week.  Serve Buckwheat Crackers ...

Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn Recipe

Be it the winters or rainy season, the Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn Recipe is a delicious and easy to make snack. The creamy butter along with lemon and coriander makes the sweet corn refreshing and kids and elders love it. Other spices like red chilli powder, green chillies and chaat masala makes this Corn Recipe chatpata. When serving to kids you can skip the spices to make it more palatable to them.  Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn tastes best when served hot or warm. ...

Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe - Dal Bhajiya

Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe is a delicious appetizer or a tea time snack that is made with a combination of dals like moong dal and chana dal. Adding vegetables to the dal to give it a added texture and flavor. Dal Pakoras are high in protein because of of the dals and have added nutrition from the vegetables.  You can choose to deep fry these pakoras or pan fry them using the Kuzhi Paniyaram pan - with the pan frying method being more healthier option. Either ways, this dal pakora is delicious ...

Cheesy Kulcha Sandwich Recipe With Ghee Roast Mushrooms

Cheesy Kulcha Sandwich Recipe With Ghee Roast Mushrooms is a delicious fusion recipe. kulchas flavoured with garlic and chillies are pre cooked and stuffed with spicy mushrooms cooked the Mangalorean way, popularly known as ghee roast, and some cheese. These stuffed sandwiches are then grilled to bring the sandwich together.  Serve them as an after school snack to kids or as finger food at cocktail parties or just simple dinner parties too.  Serve Cheesy Kulcha Sandwich Recipe With ...

Moong Dal Potli Recipe - With Baked Option

Moong Dal Potli Recipe or Deep Fried Green Gram dal pouch is a starter Recipe. It taste really good, and also looks very unique because of their shapes. These vegetarian potlis have a flaky crispy outer covering and is stuffed with a masaledar yellow moong dal filling. In this recipe i am using moong dal stuffings, but you can creatively stuff them with mix vegetables, dry fruits or noodles. Although i am sharing deep fried version of this recipe, but if you want a healthier alternative, then you ...

Red Beans And Oats Cutlet Recipe

Red Beans and Oats Cutlet recipe is a healthy snack idea packed with nutrients of red kidney beans and oats. Oats are great source of soluble fiber and protein but sometime mother's find it challenging to include it in kids routine diet. With this cutlet recipe not only oats and beans can become part of your daily menu but they could be packed in kids lunch box as well for snacks. These cutlets can be enjoyed with green chutney or could be filled inside pita bread with salad to make sandwiches. Serve Red ...

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe is a deep fried spring onion fritters which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum.Chopped spring onion is mixed with rice flour batter and gram flour along with crushed roasted coriander seeds and a few other ingredients to make a mouthwatering pakoda.  The key to making Crispy Spring Onion Pakoda is that you need to add very little water to make a thick batter. If you make a thin batter then the spring onion pakodas will not be crunchy. It is an easy recipe ...

Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe

Looking for a simple and nutritious snack that is less expensive and is packed with protein? So here is your dish, Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipes. The crispy texture of the chickpeas is due to roasting in an oven. It is a very healthy snack option for both kids and adults. Pack some chickpeas in your kid’s lunch box or in your own for mid-meal or tea time snack. You can snack on this healthy, tasty, high fiber and protein rich snack without any guilt. Serve Crispy Oven Roasted ...

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 taste amazing with hot cup of tea. Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti are a sure hit among kids and makes a great after school snack as well. You can even pack these for snacks in their lunch boxes.  Serve the Mangalorean Style ...

Mirchi Pakodi Recipe

Mirchi Pakodi Recipe is a very popular food that is sold on the streets of India. It is a perfect snack to make for your evening tea in Monsoons. As Monsoons are around the corner, you should definitely give this one a try.  Serve Mirchi Pakodi Recipe along with Green Chutney and Masala Chai for your evening snacks. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pakora Recipes such as Vegetable Bajji Recipe Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe

Microwave Nylon Khaman Dhokla

Microwave Nylon Khaman Dhokla is a very popular Gujarati delicacy that is had as a snack . Traditionally, its prepared in steamer which takes a little longer to make. But this recipe uses the microwave and it turns out to be just as delicious as the ones we get at the Farsan store. It is spongy, juicy and delectable. Serve Microwave Nylon Khaman Dhokla along with Green Chutney and  Masala Chai as a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser ...

One Pot Pav Bhaji Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

The One Pot Pav Bhaji Recipe is made using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker. The recipe is very similar to the classic pav bhaji recipe, with just a small difference, it simply gets done in less than 30 minutes. Add all the ingredients into the electric pressure cooker, add the spices and the dish will be done in no time.  Serve the One Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Pav Bhaji along with toasted Homemade Whole Wheat Pav, and Masala Chai  with some onions sprinkled on the top. If ...

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 ...

     
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