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.

Easy Gajar Halwa Recipe With Khoya Made In A Pressure Cooker

A traditional mithai from North India, this delicious Gajar Ka Halwa is made with fresh crunchy red carrots or Delhi carrots mostly found in the winter season. Gajar Ka Halwa is usually cooked in milk, further the halwa is made rich with the addition of khoya (evaporated milk), giving you a velvety mouthfeel with the added crunch of dry fruits. This halwa can be served either hot or cold depending on how your friends and family like it.  Serve the warm Gajar Halwa along with ...

Avarekalu Payasa Recipe (Broad Beans Pudding)

Avarekalu Payasa is a traditional Karnataka sweet prepared with field beans. The payasa is delightful with the flavors of Avarekalu, coconut, jaggery and poppy seeds. It is delicious, healthy and can be prepared for any festival. Serve Avarekalu Payasa as a dessert after a Karnataka Style meal of Karnataka Style Majjige Huli Recipe, Steamed Rice and Akki Peni Sandige (Rice idiyappam Fryums) If you like this recipe, here are a few more Payasam recipes Little Millet Payasam ...

Avarekalu Masala Vada Recipe

Avarekalu Masala Vada is a crispy fried snack that is best served with cup of tea in evening. This is same as south Indian masala vada and prepared by adding field beans/broad beans or Mochakka in Tamil. This vada just like a normal masala vada is soft in the inside and crispy on the outside.  Serve Avarekalu Masala Vada Recipe with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Adrak Chai as an evening snack If you like this recipe, here are a few more Vada Recipes Methi Corn Dal ...

Horsegram Tikki Recipe

We have all heard of Aloo Tikki, a famous Delhi street food snack. There are several variations of the aloo tikki - Peas Tikki, Spinach Tikki, Vegetable Tikki. The recipe is a fusion tikki recipe of aloo and horsegram. Horsegram tikkis are healthy option to the normal aloo tikki and it  makes for an ideal evening snack, after school snack for kids or any time food to satisfy you hunger pangs  Did you know : Horsegram contains the highest protein content of any lentil in the world. This ...

Basella Fritters Recipe (Malabar Spinach Fritters)

Basella is a Malabar Spinach fruit and flower, an Indian Asian climbing plant, that typically grows in the tropical or hot weather. Malabar spinach has very fleshy, thick leaves that are juicy and crisp with tastes of citrus and pepper. The plant is used for cooking in Indian Cuisine as a Sabzi but in this recipe, we have used the leaves to make a Pakora. Make sure to pick the thin stemmed leaves for frying and not the thick ones usually takes a long time to cooks.   Did you know: Malabar ...

Kavuni Arisi Payasam Recipe (Black Rice Kheer)

Kavuni Arisi Payasam or Black Rice Kheer is a traditional and authentic festival sweet of Chettinad region. It is completely healthy and extremely delicious payasam that all your guests will love. Kavuni Arisi or Black Rice is predominantly used in Chettinadu cuisine as it is grown in plenty in the region.  Did you know : 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 ...

Sweet Corn & Avarakkai Sundal Recipe

Sweet Corn & Avarekalu Sundal Recipe is a healthy snack made by tossing the sweet corn and avarekalu beans with fresh grated coconut and is tempered. Sundal is usually served as a Prasadam in many south Indian temples or it is made during the festival of Golu (Navratri). There are many variations of this dish by using various legumes. It also makes a perfect healthy tea time snack when someone who craving for a quick snack.The green chillies, the finely chopped ginger, and freshly grated ...

Rajasthani Kalmi Vada Recipe (Fried Lentil Fritters)

Kalmi Vada is a popular Rajasthani fried snack recipe. The vada is crispy outside and soft inside and makes a great tea time snack. This is similar to south Indian masala vadai but kalmi vadas are double fried after they are cut into strips.  Serve Rajasthani Kalmi Vada with Imli chutney and a hot cup of Adrak Chai as a wonderful tea time snack If you like this recipe, here are a few more Vada Recipes Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe Spinach Oats ...

Avarekalu Tikki Recipe

Avarekalu Tikki Recipe, is a delicious snack made with avarekalu beans which is famous in Karnataka. Avarekalu are hyacinth beans which are rich in calcium and iron.  Bengaluru is the only place where they celebrate “Avarekai Mela” during the month of January. The mela consists of series of stalls selling out dishes that are made from these field beans or avarekalu beans. During this mela vendors who sell streets come up with various interesting dishes using avarekalu. Serve the Avarekalu ...

Pineapple Paneer Tikka Recipe

Pineapple Paneer Tikka Recipe is a super easy starter that you can make quickly for any parties or just as a special starter for your brunch. The Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices and called by its many names like Malai Paneer Tikka, Hariyali Paneer Tikka, Tandoori Paneer Tikka, Nawabi Paneer Tikka and many more names. With subtle color variations the above recipes are prepared the similar way. Each chef and each region of North India brings out his or own flavors ...

Broccoli Peanuts And Oats Tikkis Recipe

Tikkis or Cutlets are round and flat patties that make for a great afternoon snack for kids or can even be packed in lunch boxes. In this recipe, the tikkis are beautifully crunchy and fluffy that are made with finely chopped broccoli, shredded paneer and rolled oats along with a mild flavouring of spices. Paneer absorbs all the flavours of the spices and the peanuts give the crunch necessary for the dish.  Serve Broccoli Peanuts And Oats Tikki Recipe along with a Mint Chutney and Adrak ...

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 ...

Masala Puri Chaat Recipe

Masala Puri is a famous chaat recipe from Karnataka. The dry green peas are boiled and flavoured with a freshly roasted and ground masala. The prepared spiced dried green peas masala is poured over a plate full of crunchy and roughly broken pani puris and garnished with finely chopped onions, tomatoes, green chutney, thin sev, lemon juice and coriander leaves. The outcome is a delicious tangy, spicy, crunchy, soft Masala Puri Chaat. Serve the Masala Puri Chaat Recipe as an evening tea time ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Dhokla Sandwich with Roasted Capsicum Paneer Recipe

Dhokla Sandwich with Roasted Capsicum Paneer Recipe is a twist to the usual dhokla that we have for our breakfast. Dhoklas are one of the famous breakfast dishes that are steamed and eaten with a pudina Chutney on the side. We have created an innovative recipe by stuffing the dhokla with some roasted capsicum paneer that is flavored with the classic pudina and dhania chutney. These will be loved by kids as it is fun and delicious to eat. Serve the Dhokla Sandwich with Roasted Capsicum Paneer Recipe ...

Mutton Galouti Kebab Recipe

Kebabs are heart warming, delicious, satisfying appetizers. One similar of this nature is the melting in the mouth very famous Mutton Galouti Kebab from Lucknow cuisine. When one makes it at home it definitely tastes different, try not to fry in clarified butter or dalda. Overnight marination results in firming up the membranes to make it extra melting. Make kebabs as many as possible for this new year party and enjoy the extra time to have fun with your friends and family as it is very simple to ...

Lehsuni Tikki Recipe

Aloo Tikkis are a crowd pleasers and make for a wonderful tea time snack. Lehsuni Tikki Recipe is not your regular Aloo Tikkis, but are filled with paneer flavoured with whole lot of garlic, cashews, onion, green chilli and coriander, giving a surprise element everytime you take a bite. It is fairly a simple recipe which you can spin in no time, when you have sudden guests at home if you have potatoes and paneer readily available at home.  Serve the Lehsuni Aloo Tikki Recipe with Spicy ...

Pan Fried Avocado Kofta Recipe

Want to try out something healthy? This Avocado Koftas are completely healthy ones. Fried using very little oil and can be served as an appetizer with any condiment of your choice. You can also make them as appetisers for your parties and we are sure your guests will just love them. These koftas can also be made into gravy. Just make a rich tomato onion gravy and serve these koftas along. Yummy! Isn't it? Serve Pan Fried Avocado Kofta along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai for your ...

Grapes Muffin Recipe

Muffins are best for parties or for kids lunch boxes, even adults can store them at their offices and snack on whenever hungry. But how to make them healthy is the question we often come across. First thing which we can do is replace normal flour and use wheat flour or brown bread flour as it has more fibre. Next thing we can do is add nuts to it or some fruit or both. I had some grapes in my fridge and thought of emptying them. So I basically ended up with an awesome recipe for grapes muffins! It ...

Nendran Banana Jamun Recipe (Kerala Banana Jamun)

Nendran Banana Jamun is a delicious festival sweet prepared with Kerala banana. Nendran Banana is an intensely sweet variety of banana which has to be consumed only when fully ripe. In this recipe, the banana is fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It is soft, juicy and perfect as a quick dessert, evening snack or festival sweets. While choosing the banana for this recipe, make sure that the banana is not overly ripe but just firm.  Serve Nendran Banana Jamun as a dessert after a Kerala style ...

Goan Dessert Sakhar Bhaat Recipe

Goan Dessert Sakhar Bhaat Recipe is a very popular dessert cooked in many parts in India. In Goa, Basmati rice is cooked separately in lots of ghee . Generous amount of saffron and sugar is what takes it to perfect this recipe and result is the absolutely mouthwatering traditional dessert. Serve Goan Dessert Sakhar Bhaat Recipe as a dessert along with a Goan inspired meal of The Goan Kelyachyo Fodi, Tawa Paratha, Steamed rice and Potato Vindaloo Recipe (Spicy Goan Potato Curry). If ...

Baked Corn & Flour Tortilla Chips Flavored With Paprika Recipe

We all crave for some nice evening snacks while having our evening tea and most of the time we end up having mathri or any other fried snack. But Baked Maize Flour Triangles Recipe is baked one for all health conscious people, anyone can enjoy this snack without guilt. This triangles recipe is easy to make and it is made from maize flour and wheat flour with a bit of oil and oven baked till crisp. You can serve it during evenings to your family and kids. Serve Baked Maize Flour Triangles Recipe ...

Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried)

Urad Dal Vadais a non deep fried version of Medu Vada. It is prepared using urad dal batter and served with coconut chutney. This is a South Indian recipe and can be prepared with a handful of ingredients. This can be made to be served for breakfast or snacks. Serve Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried) along with South Indian Coconut Chutney and alongside Spicy Crunchy Masala Idli Recipe and Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more ...

Kela Methi Bhajiya Recipe

Banana Fenugreek fritters is a popular Gujarati snack that is called as kela methi na bhajiya. This fried snack is prepared with ripened banana and fresh fenugreek Leaves. This bhajiya has a combination of mild sweetness, spiciness and bitterness. It is soft inside and crispy outside. Serve Banana Methi Fritters with a cup of Tea and Dhaniya Pudina Chutney  at your Tea time or give your kids as an after school snack. If you like this recipe, here are Bonda/ Bhajiya recipes: Mysore ...

Munthiri Kothu Recipe

Munthiri Kothu is a traditional sweet from southern part of Tamil Nadu, especially Kanyakumari. Munthiri means Cashews and kothu means bunch in Tamil. Initially I thought it is sweet made with Cashews but there is no relationship between Cashews and this recipe. Serve Munthiri Kothu as a dessert after your everyday meal of Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Cabbage Poriyal and Steamed Rice.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other South Indian sweet recipes such as Ashoka Halwa Recipe Coconut ...

Open In App