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.

Barnyard Millet And Mushroom Cutlet Recipe

Barnyard Millet And Mushroom Cutlet Recipe is a healthy snack made by using a millet to form a delicious cutlet recipe. Barnyard millet in other words called samvat, Kuthiraivali , Udalu and oodalu most eaten during the fasting season of Navratri. Millets are highly variable small seeded grasses that are cultivated as a crop, they are usually small in size and come in various color like white, brown, red and yellow. The barnyard millet have light brown color and is rich in Iron and Protein. So therefore ...

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish

Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish are delectable bhetki stuffing in spiced mashed potato cases. These are further crumb-fried to a gorgeous golden colour. Though this can also be shallow fried, typically croquettes are to be deep fried to get the texture and juiciness within the croquette. Tastes heavenly as a party appetizer during weekends or Croquettes Recipe With Bhetki Fish as an evening snack along with dips like tomato ketchup, Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe or Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek ...

Maharashtrian Style Kothimbir Oats Vadi Recipe

Maharashtrian Style Kothimbir Oats Vadi Recipe a crispy fritter made from coriander leaves and chickpea flour. It’s a favorite Maharashtrian snack which is served as a side dish during meals. It is also a perfect tea time snack. This recipe has slight twist by adding oats to the besan flour mixture. That way you can add oats to your everyday cooking which will make your dish healthy as well. “Kothimbir” in marathi means coriander leaves which is added to give in a nice aroma and flavor ...

Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe

Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe is a quick snack and appetizer to make. It is a regular Maharashtrian snack that needs no time to make but the sabudana has to be soaked before prepping. Make sure you do not soak the sabudana beyond proposed time of 5 hours. This Easy Sabudana Vada With Arrowroot Powder Recipe can be had with Green Coriander and Coconut Chutney Recipe and a bowl of curd as an evening snack or along with meals for an appetizer on the side. If you like ...

Tamil Nadu Style Dal Masala Vada with Cabbage Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Dal Masala Vada with Cabbage Recipe is must try recipe for a mouthwatering snack.  The vada is made from a combination of urad dal and channa dal. The dals are soaked in water for some time so that it becomes soft and can be ground into a batter. To this mixture we can also add oats and vegetables to make it a rich filled snack.  The vada is then shallow fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. So the vada will turn out to crispy and healthy as well. By adding Cabbage to your ...

Parsi Style Khaman Pattice Recipe

Looking for a easy but amazing vegetarian starter recipe for your party? I have got one just for you, it’s Parsi style Khaman Pattice recipe. This patty is not a regular potato pattice, this one is unique and interesting. These are stuffed potato pattice with a center filled with a mixture of coconut, raisins and green chilli with other spices, to make the crispy pattice is simply just irresistible! I bet you can’t stop eating just one. You can serve it as a tea time snack with green chutney. If ...

Shalgam Ke Kebab Recipe (Turnip Patties)

Shalgam Ke Kebab recipes, a North Indian dish is an easy delicious vegetarian option made with pantry staples and is a welcome change from the usual aloo and paneer. It is a delicious way to include turnips in your diet if you do not fancy the taste of turnips otherwise. It is a simple recipe that can be cooked with minimum items and can be made when you do not have too much time on your hand. Serve Shalgam Ke Kebab with green chutney as a party appetizer or with masala chai as an evening snack. Other ...

Congress Buns Recipe

Congress Buns Recipe is classic snack made in Karnataka. It is one of the invention of V.B Bakery that was started in Bengaluru by one of the very old family to create a Bakery shop who sold pastries and baked goods. The name congress buns originated from the peanut masala that they used to fill in between the buns and sell. This became famous and thus every bakery started incorporating it in their list. Serve the Congress Buns Recipe as a snack to children after school or as an Party Appetizer. If ...

Shallow Fried Oysters Recipe

Shallow Fried Oysters Recipe is a delicious and easy to experiment with oysters where they are first coated with some spices and semolina-rice flour mixture and then shallow fried. Being from Goan Saraswat Brahmin family in Goa, I love all seafood and try to prepare different recipes using them. When it comes to shellfish, you just can't stop experimenting on them. Oysters are very rich in zinc and today's recipe is very simple with minimum ingredients easily available in your kitchen. These shallow ...

Papad Nachos With Salsa Recipe

Papad Nachos with Salsa is a fun fusion recipe, where the Indian Papad meets the Mexican Salsa. Roasted Papad is topped with a spicy tangy Mexican Salsa and cheese, grilled just till the Cheese melts. You can use any variety of Papad like Urad, Ragi, Rice or Moong. You can also use Khakra. From a basic onion-Tomato salsa you can experiment with corn, Mango, cucumber Salsa. The Papad Nachos need to be served immediately, to avoid them from getting soggy. Papad Nachos with Salsa can be served as a ...

Gola Kebab (Indian Style Meat Balls) Recipe

Gola Kebab is made from mutton (lamb meat) that can be relished as a side dish with a vegetarian meal. This recipe is so versatile that it fits best in the category of finger food (starters) to be served in a party. Gola Kebabs or mutton meat balls are so easy to make that it hardly takes 30 minutes to serve it. As the meat balls are pan roasted with minimum oil, they don't climb the calorie meter too. Don't worry about the left overs they can be packed as a roll in paratha for lunch box. Serve ...

Mushroom 65 Recipe (Indian Style Spicy Mushrooms with Chillies)

The Mushroom 65 Recipe is one of the most popular dishes that one would find in a very atypical South Indian restaurants. The origins are are to tell, but some speculate it to be Chettinad and some from Andhra, but nevertheless, this recipe of Mushroom 65 is a must try dish if you love spice and love mushrooms. Serve Mushroom 65 on its own as an appetiser for a house party. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe Chicken ...

Suran Fodi Recipe (Goan Semolina Crusted Yam)

Suran Fodi Recipe is served as an accompaniment with a vegetarian thali in Goa. Semolina crusted sliced yam that are pan fried to a crisp, these Fodi make  delicious, crunchy appetisers too. Yam is normally found in the Goan markets during the rainy season, but this vegetable has a tendency to cause itching, which can be eliminated by soaking it in salt and later applying tamarind. This procedure is important when cooking Yam. Even while cutting it, apply tamarind paste or coconut oil to your ...

Vegetarian Seekh Kabab Recipe

Baked Vegetarian Seekh Kabab Recipe combines the goodness of vegetables like carrots, cabbage, and green peas to make it more palatable by adding potatoes, and spiced rightly. Since these Seekh Kababs are baked in an oven, it is a healthy option than the deep fried ones. Vegetarian Seekh Kabab can be served as a starter along with green chutney, sliced onion and lemon. This serves as a great party starter or as the appetiser for a full-fledged weekend meal. Read about the other Kebab recipes that ...

Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe

The Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe is a twist to the regular cutlet, as it as noodles to it. The addition of noodles along with the vegetables, gives the cutlet some body and great taste.  In my house breakfast is the most debated meal apart from eggs we always wonder what to cook. So I brought the two favorites of the family together in this quick breakfast delicacy which can easily transform into an evening snack too if needed. Serve the Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe ...

Lobia Kebabs Recipe (Black Eyed Bean Patties)

The Lobia Kebabs (Black Eyed Bean Patties) Recipe is a simple and wholesome kebabs that have added vegetables and herbs along with spices which infuse life into these bean patties. These Black Eyed Bean Kebabs also at the same time balance the carbohydrate load by means of protein and fiber they contain. These can be served as appetizers or tea time snacks. Serve the Lobia Kebabs Recipe (Black Eyed Bean Patties) hot along with a Yogurt Dip for parties or as a snack for kids ...

Black Eyed Peas Masala Vadas Recipe

Masala Vada or the ambode as known is karnataka is a savoury lentil fritter generally made using channa dal. This recipe uses Black eyed peas and sweet corn and takes this vada to the next level. You can make this yummy vada guilt free by baking it in the oven or even the appe pan, it would still yield a crispy exterior with a moist interior. You can even add mustard, curry leaves , green chilli and onion tadka to yogurt and soak these vadas in it and top it off with chopped coriander, Makes for ...

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe

Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe is an interesting combination of typical chaat flavours, combined with protein-rich peanuts. Spiced with a flavoured yogurt it is a perfect option for a cold salad or appetizer for you’re a chaat party. The peanuts are earthy and aromatic from being boiled, combined with cooling yogurt, chopped cucumbers and tomato. Perfectly seasoned with a mix of chilli and other aromatic spices Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt is a great mid-morning or tea-time snack too. Did ...

Spicy Sweet Corn & Oat Fritters Recipe (Corn Masala Vada)

Sweet Corn Oats Masala Vada Recipe is a deep-fried snack prepared with sweet corn, oats, herbs and some spices fried to golden perfection. Who doesn’t love those tiny bites and nibbles eaten between meals? Tantalising snacks that whet the appetite in preparation for the main course. This is a perfect appetizer for days like that. Fresh summer corn, one of our favourite seasonal treats is the main ingredient in this delicious vada/fritter. Sweet corn is a popular snack, loved by most people. Usually ...

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe

Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe is a delicious twist on this popular tea-time snack - samosas. Traditionally, samosas are made with a potato filling but this variation uses minced mushrooms, paneer and soya chunks. With right amount of spices these deep fried samosas make the perfect accompaniment for that evening cup of tea or a delicious snack at your next Pudina Chutney. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry ...

Veg Tunday Kabab Recipe

Tunday Kababs is a Lucknow based dish which is made out of lamb. Here we give it a vegetarian twist. In this recipe, 21 distinct spaces have been used and prepared with lot marination. You will be in need of a grill or tandoor to make this dish but even a non-stick pan can do justice to the recipe.  Veg Tunday Kababs are a starter and can be served for a party. Serve the Ve Tunday Kababs with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney.  Here are few Kabab Recipes Which you may like to try. Nadru ...

Gilka Bhajji Recipe (Silk Squash Fritters)

Slices of Gilka (Silk Squash/Sponge Squash) are dipped in a spicy chickpea flour batter and then deep fried to make these sinful Gilka Bhajji Recipe (Silk Squash Fritters). 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 ...

Restaurant Style Hara Bhara Kebab Recipe | Vegetarian Green Patties

Restaurant Style Hara Bhara Kebab Recipe is a healthy and eye-appealing starter patty well-known for its bright green color, crispy bite and smooth texture. I have seen them in most of the restaurant’s menu card and have been waiting to try it at home from very long. Like it has an attractive green color, the Hara Bhara Kebab is crunchy and easy to make as well. This recipe is also popular for its easier digestibility. They make perfect starters for parties and pair up well with evening masala ...

Paneer Bread Balls Recipe (Cottage Cheese & Bread Croquettes)

Paneer Bread Balls Recipe is a quick and simple and yet healthy appetizer that you can make at home when you have sudden parties. These Paneer Bread Balls make a perfect snack for the kids lunch boxes, given them the protein from paneer and energy from the bread. Serve it as an appetizer along with a yogurt dip or chutney and your friends are family are sure to like it. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe Chicken ...

     
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