Snacks & Appetizers are an important part of every family function or even when you host a party with friends. Indian appetizers are usually deep fried and served along with accompaniments like Green Chutney or a Date Tamarind Chutney. In this section, find the best traditional, authentic and healthy vegetarian appetizers that have been tried and tested many times like Dhokla, Gobi Manchurian, Mushroom Pepper Fry, Samosas, Paneer Tikka, Malai Kebabs, Hariyali Kebab, Shammi Kebab,Galouti Kebab, Pakoras, Stuffed Chila, Spring Rolls, Khandvi and more.

Tandoori Aloo Recipe - Lasnacha Tandoori Batate Recipe

Tandoori Aloo Recipe - Lasnacha Tandoori Batate Recipe is a twist to the usual tandoor potatoes. In this recipe, we have used spicy lehsun chutney with malai, lemon juice, black pepper, black salt for the marination of potatoes and then grilled on a tandoor.  This delicious tandoor recipe makes for a great party starter or snacks for your tea parties. You can also make this as a side dish for your everyday meals. Serve the Tandoori Aloo Recipe along with Green Chutney and Pyaaz Kachumber ...

Chilli Cheese Mushroom Momo Recipe

Chilli Cheese Mushroom Momo Recipe is a momo filled with creamy and spicy chilli mushrooms. These momos make a great appetizer for parties. The mushroom are chopped small and then sautéed till soft and mixed with cheese to keep it soft and gooey. The momo is then rolled to different shapes and then steamed in a bamboo steamer. The momo will easily take 10 to 15 minutes to cook. Serve the Chilli Cheese Mushroom Momo Recipe as a starter along with Chilli Baby Corn for a indo chinese ...

Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo

Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo is a delicious chaat recipe that can be served to your guests at tea time or even as an appetizer at dinner parties.  Healthy multigrain bhakri topped with a mixture of moong sprouts, potatoes, onions and tomatoes, tossed in green chutney and sweet chutney making it nice and chatpata.  Serve this Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo along with Bhakarwadi Chaat, Boti Masala Chaat Recipe, and Nippattu ...

Prawn Masala Kozhukattai Recipe - Prawn Masala Dumplings

Prawn Masala Kozhukattai Recipe is a delicious snack where dumplings are made from rice flour and then filled with prawn masala. The dumplings are easy to make and delicious to eat and makes a great side dish or a party appetizer. Serve these yummy Prawn Masala Kozhukattai Recipe - Prawn Masala Dumplings as a party appetizer along with a Light And Healthy Spinach Soup and Chickpea Orange Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes. If you like this Prawn Masala Kozhukattai Recipe, you can also try ...

Pineapple Mushroom Tikka Recipe With Tandoori Masala

Pineapple Mushroom Tikka is an easy to make, tasty appetizer recipe that is prepared with Tandoori Masala, capsicum, pineapple and mushrooms. The tandoori masala gives extra flavor and taste to the mushroom tikka. The alternating taste of the grilled sweet pineapple and the spicy grilled mushrooms make it a real party in your mouth.  Serve this Pineapple Mushroom Tikka Kebab with a classic dip like Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or with Pudina Dahi Chutney Recipe- Mint Yoghurt Dip as ...

Kalmi Kabab Recipe - Mughlai Style Chicken Tangdi Kebab

A popular non-vegetarian appetizer from the Mughlai cuisine, Kalmi Kebab uses the leg piece or the chicken drumstick. Coated in rich and flavoursome marinade, the spices give it a depth of flavour, while the yogurt keeps them succulent and juicy and a distinctive nutty aroma from the cashews. The flavours are rather mild yet the kebabs taste delicious. Serve Kalmi Kebab as a party starter along with Pickled Onions and Dahi Pudina Chutney. You can also make it as a side dish with your ...

Delicious Butter Chicken Pani Puri Recipe

Butter Chicken Pani Puri Recipe is an amazing creation of food by combining 2 elements of what people love in India - Pani Puri and the rich, creamy succulent pieces of Butter Chicken! Getting a flavour burst of the butter chicken when you bite into the crisp pani puri ka puri served with crunchy onion rings and soothing mint yoghurt dip will be absolutely divine.  Serve this Butter Chicken Pani Puri Recipe as a party appetizer along with Achaari Paneer Mini Bread Bowl With Cheesy Twist ...

Raw Banana Tikkis Recipe

Raw Banana is one of my most favourite vegetables. I love making everything with this delicious vegetable from kota curry to dahi vada and in this recipe, I have used raw banana for a tikkis/kebab to make a delicious evening snack. Raw Bananas are cooked, grated and spiced with Indian spices like cloves, cardamom and cinnamon powder and stuffed with chopped dates to balance out the flavours of the spices.  Serve Raw Banana Tikkis along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and a cup ...

Paneer And Grapes Platter Recipe - Healthy Party Appetizer

Do you have a party coming up? Are you tired you serving the same old Pineapple and cheese platter? Here's a new and improved version and an Indian version of a fruit and cheese platter - Paneer and Grapes! You can get creative and cut out the paneer using small cookie cutters.  Serve Paneer and Grapes platter along with appetizers/Starters such as Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe or Cauliflower Croquettes Recipe as an Indian Party Appetizer. If you like this recipe of ...

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 ...

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 - Chana dal Vada

Kalmi Vada is a popular Rajasthani fried snack recipe. The vada has a crispy outside and soft inside making it a great tea time snack. This is similar to south Indian masala vadai.  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 Vada Recipe

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 ...

Dhaniya Pudina Chicken Tikka Recipe - Coriander And Mint Chicken Tikka

It happens so many times that we want to eat some delicious appetizers, but we are very lazy to do all the preparations. But this Dhaniya Pudina Chicken Tikka is very easy to make and delicious to eat. If you have green chutney already in the fridge, then this recipe is very easy and gets ready in no time. You can also make this for your house parties. Just keep the marination ready and grill it hot when everyone is ready to eat. These hot and spicy tikkas are perfect for winters too. So if you ...

Mutton Galouti Kebab Recipe

Kebabs are heart warming, delicious, satisfying appetizers. One similar of this nature is the melt in the mouth and 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 ...

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 ...

Goan Style Podollim Recheado Com Batata Recipe (Snake Gourd Stuffed with Sweet Potato)

Goan Style Podollim Recheado Com Batata Recipe (Snake Gourd Stuffed with Sweet Potato) is a classic recipe that is made quite similar to the cutlets. The snake gourd are cut into thin roundels and stuffed with a simple stir fry of mashed sweet potato. The recipe is very tasty and also delicious at the same time. Snake gourd contains a variety of nutrients, minerals and vitamins and they are also rich in dietary fiber. It is a wonderful vegetable to treat digestive problems. Sweet potato on the other ...

Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Balls Recipe (Non Fried)

If you want a best potato snack idea, go for crunchy from outside and soft inside, non deep fried Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Balls. Tastes excellent with any kind of sauce that you prefer and like. This is made with a spicy black pepper powder, garlic powder and I have added a bit of carrot too. Serve Cheese Stuffed Mashed Potato Balls Recipe (Non Fried) along with dips like Easy Homemade Queso Dip Recipe, tomato ketchup and another appetizer like Homemade Nachos Recipe. If ...

Sprouted Ragi & Rajma Cutlets Recipe

Sprouted Ragi & Rajma Cutlets Recipe is a very nutritious snack that you can serve during your tea time snack. It is the best snack to be given for your children as it is rich in protein and it will also fill them up easily. Sprouted ragi has way lot of benefits to be kept in mind as it aids in digestion and controls diabetics also. Sprouting might be a time consuming process but the end product will be very nutritious. The black eyed peas and sprouted ragi are ground and mixed with good amount ...

     
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