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 ...

Vegetarian Hariyali Malai Kebab

Vegetarian Hariyali Malai Kebab is a simple quick recipe that is made from paneer, potatoes and mint chutney. Its is simple and quick to make. I used a pan grill to make these kebabs, but you can choose to grill them in your barbeque or the oven. These make perfect party appetizers sprinkled with some chaat masala. Serve Vegetarian Hariyali Malai Kebab along with Dhaniya Pudina chutney as a starter during house parties. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes ...

Spinach Khandvi Recipe - Savory Gram Flour Pinwheels With Spinach

The Spinach Khandvi is a savory gram flour pinwheel snack with added goodness of spinach. The traditional recipe uses only gram flour, but this one is made healthier with the addition of Spinach  The process of making the Spinach Khandvi is very similar to the traditional Khandvi. Do check the Video Recipe of How to Make Gujarati Khandvi and you can make it the similar way. Serve Spinach Khandvi as a side dish along with Gujarati Dal, Aloo Bhindi and hot Phulkas for your weekday lunch. If ...

Arbi Ke Kebab Recipe (Spicy Colocasia Kebab) Recipe

The Arbi Ke Kebab Recipe is a vegetarian appetizer that you can make for your parties. Arbi is a vegetable when cooked and mashed tends to be very gooey. To manage this gooeyness, I added freshly chopped cabbage, onions, almonds, and peppercorns. Pan frying these kebabs brings out delicious flavors of this vegetable and makes it nutritious too.   Serve the Arbi Kebabs and serve them immediately along with Green Chutney. If you are looking for more Kebab recipes here are some ...

Karela Muthia Recipe - Bitter Gourd Steamed Dumplings

Karela Muthia is a steamed and shallow fried snack that comes from Gujarati Cuisine. Gluten free and diabetic friendly, rich in carbohydrates and less in fat, healthy munching snack that can be enjoyed as an appetiser or even cooked in a curry. Grated bitter gourd, mixed with gluten free flours and Indian spices is mixed to make a dough which is later steamed and cut into pieces. The pieces are later tempered and served with tangy tamarind sauce. Karela Muthia is not only just healthy but is also ...

Kashmiri Style Bharit Marchavangun Recipe-Stuffed Chillies

Bharit Marchavangun is a classic Kashmiri dish that makes a show stopping entrée (appetizer) in any party. Stuffed chillies are delicious and makes a unique starter dish. This is a dish that is easy to make, with minimum effort and time consumption. Walnuts, pomegranate seed powder, and cumin gives a depth of flavors and great texture to the dish. I was overwhelmed with the stuffing and the heat in the chillies was perfect with the subtle flavor of the stuffing. If you don’t like heat at all, ...

Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor Recipe - Lotus Stem Cutlets

Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor Recipe-Lotus Stem Cutlets is an exotic recipe made with lotus stem as the main ingredient. Is a cherished snack from Kashmir made from lotus stem. The recipe is a variant from the authentic recipe. The lotus stem are usually dipped in a spicy rice flour batter and fried till it is crisp. Lotus stem have benefits that are rich in minerals, vitamins, iron and potassium and zinc that are quintessential for our body. Serve the Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor along with Beetroot ...

Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe- Raw Jackfruit Kebabs

Awadhi Style Kathal Ke Kebab Recipe is a popular appetizer from the kitchens of Uttar Pradesh that uses jackfruit (Kathal). It is a vegetarian delight and also a diabetic friendly recipe. These delicious, wonderful kebabs are sure to impress the vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. Kathal Ke Kebab is a simple recipe, barring the removal of the jackfruit pulp and deseeding them.  Did you know:  Jackfruit is one of the least known superfoods. It is high in fiber and hence offers ...

Bhutte Ka Kees Recipe

Bhutte Ka Kees is an easy and delicious recipe which you can cook for your tea time break. This recipe is a street food in Indore but is also made in Rajasthani households very often. Easy to make and delicious to taste, this recipe can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. In this recipe, a coarse paste is made out of corn which is cooked with ginger, green chillies and everyday masalas. So next time it rain, cook this healthy and delicious snack with your evening tea. Did you know - The best thing ...

Egg Shoap Recipe | Assamese Appetizer

Egg Shoap recipe is a famous Assamese Appetizer. Deep fried cutlets made with boiled eggs and potatoes flavored with Indian spices is a great tea time snack option and even makes an amazing party snack recipe for kids. Serve Egg Shoap Recipe | Assamese Appetizer with roasted tomato sauce during evening. Here are a few more Assamese recipes that you could also try Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) Masala Chai Kulfi Recipe Assamese Bilahir Tok Recipe Assamese Poita Bhat With Aloo ...

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 ...

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 ...

     
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