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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Vegetarian Shami Kebab Recipe (Chane Ke Kebab)

The Vegetarian Shami Kebab Recipe is also popularly known as the Chane Ke Kebab is a very simple recipe to make and it's wholesome too. The kebabs are packed with proteins from the chickpeas and flavored with fennel and chaat masala. You can make these kebabs with either kala chana (dark brown chickpeas) or the kabuli chana (regular chickpeas), either ways you get a great texture and taste. You can also make the kebab dough ahead and pan fry them when you are ready to serve them for parties. Did ...

Jimikand ke Kebab Recipe (Yam Kebabs)

The Jimikand ke Kebab Recipe are a wholesome recipe of the kebabs that is packed with flavor and texture. Jimikand is a root vegetable, also known as the Indian Yam or Suran. The yam has delicious nutty taste, and when combined with chaat masala and spices, brings out a burst of flavors. You can serve the Jimikand Ke Kebas along with Green Chutney as a appetizer for your parties. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato ...

Sweet Potato And Moong Sprouts Cutlet Recipe

Sweet Potato And Moong Sprouts Cutlet recipe is an easy and a healthy cutlet recipe to try. Loaded with carbs, it is filling and appetizing as well. Eating between meals can be made interesting with a little bit of preparation. It is also important to choose something healthy to eat or it is easy to pile on unwanted calories from processed food. This is a healthy recipe enriched with protein from sprouted moong. And using Poha powder to bind makes this gluten free. Eat this as an entree, evening ...

Shikhampuri Kebab Recipe (Kebabs made with Brown Chickpeas)

The Shikhampuri Kebab Recipe are wholesome kebabs that are healthy and yet delicious. The Kebabs are made from kala chana and filled in the centre with a hung curd (greek yogurt) and served along with spicy coriander chutney.  Did You Know: Chickpeas make for a very nutritious and healthy diet. It reduces cholesterol, prevents constipation and helps prevent digestive disorders. Chickpeas are rich in potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and calcium. It also has impressive amounts ...

Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe

Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe is an appetizing recipe made on stove top, instead of a barbecue. Seekhs are commonly the skewers around which the dough is lined and coated and then placed on a barbecue. Seekh can be of bamboo or even those big steel rods, depending on the type of barbecue you doing. Green peas seek kebabs are a no barbecue kebab. Just a few handy ingredients and Voila!! You are done with Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe! Serve it along with party appetizer. If you ...

Sweet Potato & Peas Cutlet Recipe

Sweet Potato & Peas Cutlet Recipe is an Indian appetizer recipe served as a snack or party starter. It is a kid-friendly snack. Serve Sweet Potato & Peas Cutlet Recipe along with dhaniya pudina chutney and dates and tamarind chutney or roasted tomato sauce. Here are a few more cutlet recipes that are yummy Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe Chicken Cutlet Recipe Oats and Rajma Cutlet Recipe - A Delicious Tea Time Snack Leftover Roti Cutlet Recipe

Kunukku Recipe (South Indian Spicy Lentil Fritters)

Kunukku recipe is traditional South Indian Style Lentil fritter. The lentils fritters are very similar to the vada, except that it is made with a combination of lentils most often using the adai batter. It also makes a great snack for children as it is rich in proteins and made healthy without deep frying.  Serve Kunukku along with Tomato Onion Chutney and Masala Chai as a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian appetiser such as Moong Matar Kebab Recipe Rajma ...

Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry)

The Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry) is a simple and delicious recipe from Kerala traditionally made from the Nenthrapazham/Yethakka fruit. Using the Nenthrapazham/Yethakka fruit gives the authentic taste of the banana fry. Serve Kerala Style Pazham Pori along with Masala Chai as a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian appetiser such as Moong Matar Kebab Recipe Rajma Malai Cutlet Recipe Congress Buns Recipe

     
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