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.

Macher Chop Recipe (Bengali Style Fish Croquettes)

Macher Chop Recipe is a delicious and mouthwatering Bengali Style Fish Croquettes that is normally served as party starter or along with the festive meal plate. This recipe can also be served as a snack.  My Thakuma (grandmother) used to say that ‘Macher Chop’ is best made with ‘Aar Maach’. But since no body in our family likes ‘Aar Maach’, ‘Macher Chop’ is always made with ‘Rui Mach’ (Rohu Fish) or ‘Katla Maach’ (Katol Fish) in our home. I love eating hot freshly fried ...

Sweet Potato & Beetroot Kebab Recipe

Sweet Potato and Beet Balls is a simple, healthy and delectable recipe that is versatile. It can be served as an appetiser for a party with a spicy sriracha , or as balls with pasta sauce topped on a penne or even made into Indian style kofta’s. The combination of beetroot and sweet potatoes cooked in a no fry method, makes it extra nutritious and delicious. Serve Sweet Potato & Beet Kebab Ball Recipe with ketchup, along with other appetizers like Egg Shoap Recipe | Assamese Appetizer and Bhaji ...

Thavala Adai Recipe

Thavala Adai is a traditional South Indian recipe which is made of dal and is very interesting to eat without any side dish too. You can enjoy this as a snack during your tea time with your friends and family. If you like this recipe, you can also try Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai and Murungai Keerai Drum Stick Leaves Adai.

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 ...

Mozzarella Stuffed Potato Balls Recipe

If you are searching for a simple, hassle free snacks or starter for a party or put into your kids snack box, this cheesy addictive Mozzarella Stuffed Potato Balls Recipe will definitely make its way to your heart. With simple ingredients and easy methods, these crispy cuties get ready very easily. You can deep fry it or air fry it using an airfryer and they will taste delicious with your favorite dip or simple tomato sauce. You can make Mozzarella Stuffed Potato ...

Farali Aaloo Pattice Recipe

Farali Aaloo Pattice are usually prepared during fasting days and various religious occasions. It is an easy recipe which can be prepared with less time and at the same time it tastes delicious. Farali Aaloo Pattice can be served with dhaniya pudina chutney and works a best combination with Sabudana Khichdi, Doodhi Halwa and some chilled cucumber raita. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Aloo Bajia Mushroom Samosa Bread Pakoda

Falahari Rajgira Aloo Tikki Recipe (Gluten Free Amaranth Potato Patty)

The Falahari Rajgira Aloo Tikki Recipe is a twist to a traditional tikki that is made with the use of Amaranth flour. Amaranth flour(Rajgira) being gluten free and nutritious is considered best for fasting days. It can be used in plenty of ways in different cuisines to add texture and also up the nutrition content. Serve the delicious Rajgira Aloo Tikki along with Green Chutney and a Yogurt Dip for tea parties or even pack them as a snack box for the kids school. If you love Tikkis or Cutlets, ...

Saunf Aloo & Dal Kebab Recipe (Potato & Lentil Kebabs)

The Saunf Aloo & Dal Kebab Recipe (Potato & Lentil Kebabs) is a delicious and healthy kebab made from sweet potatoes and lentils and elegantly spiced with crushed fennel and some garam masala. Serve these kebabs along with a minty coriander chutney. Best part of these potato kebabs is that it is baked, making them healthy. One flip side of these baked kebabs is that its best when it's had hot, else they tend to get dry. Serve Saunf Aloo & Dal Kebab along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney ...

Healthy Soya Sabudana Kebabs Recipe With Spicy Tomato Chutney

Healthy Soya Sabudana Kebabs Recipe With Spicy Tomato Chutney is the perfect way to indulge in snack during any time of the day. These kababs are gluten-free and filled with the goodness of Soya bean. The tangy chutney with the hint of green chilli & ginger takes these kebabs to a whole new level. Shallow frying makes these kababs super crispy and both kids & adults are going to love these kebabs. You can serve these Healthy Soya Sabudana Kebabs Recipe With Spicy Tomato Chutney ...

Bengali Style Dimer Chop Recipe

Bengali Style Dimer Chop Recipe is a modified version of devilled eggs, where the eggs are not only stuffed with a spicy mixture, but also coated with masala, breadcrumbs and then deep fried till crisp. This recipe is in close resemblance with Awadhi Style Nargisi Kofta Recipe that is traditionally made with minced meat coated eggs, deep fried after rolling in breadcrumbs. Serve Bengali Style Dimer Chop Recipe as a party starter with onion slices, Homemade Dijon Mustard Sauce Recipe, Tomato ...

Makhmali Rajma Kebab Recipe

The Makhmali Rajma Kebab Recipe are soft and spicy kebabs made with soft boiled red kidney beans that melt in your mouth. The kebab recipe calls for some finely chopped onions, a little ginger and garlic, chopped coriander and a few spices that are usually always available in an Indian kitchen. The Makhmali Rajma Kebab are fried in very little oil or grilled making then pretty healthy. To make the kebabs more creamier I topped it off with some khoya and served them warm. Serve the Makhmali Rajma ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

     
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