Indians are very fond of snacks & tiffins and very often sweets is a dish that gets added into every meal. Tea time snacks and Indian Street food varies from region to region, but predominantly each regions has its own share of fun foods that are spicy and tangy go perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.
In this section you will find over 1000+ recipes in Sweet, Tea Time Snacks, Breakfast Tiffins & Indian Sweets that are made healthy and yet keeping the traditions and authenticity.
The Paneer Pav Bhaji is a delectable one pot dish that you can have for a quick weeknight dinner. The addition of paneer in the Pav Bhaji along with lots of vegetables all cooked into a pressure cooker, makes this Pav bhaji one pot, easy to cook and wholesome.
You can add any vegetables of your choice to make the bhajji. Kids love this recipe and it is a good way to feed them vegetables of your choice to them. The flavour of the pav bhaji comes from pav bhaji masala powder which is readily available ...
Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe is a delicious appetizer or a tea time snack that is made with a combination moong dal and chana dal. The dals are soaked and ground into a coarse batter, then grated carrots, crushed roasted fennel seeds, coriander leaves, green chilli, ginger along with other spices are mixed into the batter to add more flavour to the dal pakoras.
Adding vegetables to the dal pakoras gives it an added texture and flavor. We have added only carrots but you can add other vegetables ...
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.
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Pori Urundai or Puffed Rice Balls is a traditional sweet preparation made using puffed rice mixed with jaggery. The crunchiness of the rice and the sweetness of it, makes this dish tasty and one that is easy to prepare.
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Vellai Seedai or Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)
Malida Recipe (Healthy Whole Wheat Afghan Sweet)
Mangalore Buns Recipe (Mangalore Style Puffed Banana Puris)
Mixed Vegetable Cutlet Recipe is a healthy nutritious snack that is delicately flavoured with garlic, and other Indian spices. Besides being very simple to make, it packs in quite a textured and delicious punch with the addition of paneer, carrots, capsicum and peas. Make the vegetable cutlet recipe as a tea time snack or make them into tiny bites for a party. Your family and guests will simply love it.
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Moong Dal Mini Samosas are perfect little bites to put a zing into any festive occasion. These samosas are made from Moong Dal Namkeen that you in stores with the addition of a few spices to add to the flavors of this quick samosa. These samosas also make for perfect tea time snack or an appetizer for parties for the holiday season. Serve Moong Dal Mini Samosas with date tamarind chutney and green chutney.
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Tofu and Chickpea patty is a healthy snack or appetizer option which is made using mashed tofu and chickpeas and flavored with coriander, green chilies and a few masalas. The good part of this recipe is that you can modify it to suit your liking and reduce or increase the amount of spices according to your taste. You can make the mixture to make these patties before hand and fry whenever you are ready to serve them. Serve Tofu and Chickpea Patty Recipe (Cutlets) with green chutney and date tamarind ...
The Kaju Pista Roll Recipe is a delectable recipe that is packed with flavors from cashew Nut Pistachios and made into a fudge. The Kaju Pista Roll is most often made during festivals like diwali or on special occasions like weddings or as a gift for someone you love.
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The Atte Ka Halwa Recipe is a delicious and traditional Indian sweet that is made from Whole Wheat Flour. This recipe uses sooji and khoya to add to the richness of the halwa. The Atte Ka Halwa is a tricky halwa to make - the most important process is the roasting of the wheat flour on low to medium heat until it turn a good brown color.
The addition of nuts to the Atte Ka Halwa brings out the richness of the this dish.
Serve the Atte Ka Halwa along with a traditional Indian meal ...
Spring Onion Pakora Recipe - Made In Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan is a spring onion fritters which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum. Chopped spring onion is mixed with rice flour batter and gram flour along with crushed roasted coriander seeds, chilli powder, mint leaves and a few other ingredients to make a mouthwatering pakoda.
The key to making Crispy Spring Onion Pakoda is that you need to add very little water to make a thick batter. If you make a thin batter then the Spring Onion Pakoras ...
The Shikampuri 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 of ...
Rice Dumplings or Pithas rules in the eastern states of India. The process is mostly steaming. Food prepared in steaming process with zero oil is considerably better in taste. You will be amazed to find the varieties of Pithas, an odiya family relish on a festive day. They are like Poda Pitha, Kakara Pitha, Monda Pitha and Chakuli Pitha.
The festival of Bihu in Assam is more on celebrating the art of making Pithas. Til Pitha, Mohura Pitha, sunga pitha, takeli pitha where rice is being the main ingredient.
Mizoram Koat Pitha is a fritter dish made with rice flour and banana which is similar to the Kerala Unniyappam which is fried on a kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. The flavours come together wonderfully to make a great dish with a crisp exterior and soft interiors.
In the North East it is widely consumed as a delicious dessert on almost all the special occasions.
Serve Koat Pitha as a delicious dessert after light meal of Sana Thongpa and Tan Ngan, or as an evening tea time snack ...
Beetroot and Carrot Halwa is a perfect sweet to be served hot or chilled after a perfect Indian meal. Traditionally carrot halwa or beetroot halwa are made separately. Adding Beetroot to carrot halwa not only gave beautiful color to halwa but also made it more delicious.
Serve the Beetroot and Carrot Halwa as a healthy dessert after your Delicious Sunday lunch or just have it as a snack during the evening.
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The Papaya & Carrot Halwa Recipe is a simple, quick and delicious sweet dish that is made from papaya and carrots giving it a rich flavor and taste. You will be surprised how well the papaya goes into the halwa and gives it a creamy texture.
Serve the Papaya & Carrot Halwa along with vanillas ice cream as a Dessert for parties or as a special sweet for the festivals like Diwali, Navratri, Raksha Bandhan and Holi.
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The Dry Fruit Barfi is a delicious quick sweet made from figs, dates, pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts. The recipe to make the dry fruit barfi is quick and easy and makes it a perfect sweet for Diwali or even as a healthy snack for kids. These are also high energy and nutritious squares that can be enjoyed by each and everyone in the family.
Serve the Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe for any festivals or as a Tea Time snack for children.
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Nimki is a traditional Indian tea time snack recipe, that is often available at every north Indian home. Its is a savory cracker, that is packed with flavors and goes well with a spicy mango pickle or even can be had one its own.
Serve the Parti Mathri or Nimki with ginger tea or mango pickle as a tea time snack or make it for the festival like Diwali, Holi or any other special occasion.
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Baked Multigrain Italian Flavoured Mathri is a crunchy and savory snack that is traditionally eaten in Rajasthan with spicy pickles. This recipe of the baked mathri's is a healthy twist of the traditional version that uses multi-grain flour. The recipe also uses the baking technique rather than deep-frying it. The Italian mixed herb seasoning also adds to the uniqueness of it which is loved by both children and adults alike. Serve Baked Multigrain Mathri with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney, Tangy ...
Spiced Multigrain Tea Time Crackers Recipe is a delicious recipe of a tea time cracker that is flavored with Coriander and Mint and textured with sesame, cumin and ajwain. Shape these crackers using cookie cutters and you can place some cheese or fresh salad over it and serve it as an appetizer for parties during the holiday season.
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The Pappu Chekkalu Recipe is a delicious and deep fried snack that is very famous in Andhra. It is made from rice flour and the addition of chana dal and spices adds to the taste of the cracker.
Serve the Pappu Chekkalu as a tea time evening snack along with a cup of coffee or make it for festivals like diwali.
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Mahunada Khaja Recipe is also the Andhra Style Gulabi Puvvulu as the rose cookies are called. This is an eggless recipe of the crunchy sweet snack that is popular during christmas. I reside outside India and got all excited when I came across a Chancha (rose cookie mould) and hence prepared this in delicious batches. I experimented this recipe without eggs and my family loved it.
This can even be done for snacking during diwali. Many Indian sweets need ghee or butter but this recipe does not need ...
Kaju Katli or Kaju Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet made with cashew nuts and is most often made for festivals, gifting and weddings. The subtle sweetness of the barfi together with its melt in the mouth quality from the cashew nuts, make it the most desired sweet for any occasion, religious or otherwise. Serve Kaju Katli Recipe (Kaju Barfi) as a party dessert or along with Crispy Masala Peanuts Recipe (Gujarati Sing Bhujia) or Baked Chevdo Recipe (Chivda Mixture -Tea Time ...
Shankarpali is a traditional Maharashtrian version of the Shakarpara and is usually made during festivities. This crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack is also a great tea time snack. A pre-made stock of Shankarpali is also a very handy munching snack for the ever hungry kids! Shankarpali can be made savoury as well as sweet. For this sweet version, lightly sweetened wheat dough is rolled out and cut into diamonds or squares and then deep fried till crisp. For crisp Shankarpali roll out the dough as thin ...
Mysore Pak is a delectable Indian sweet made from roasted gram flour and pure homemade ghee. A very traditional south Indian sweet is rich and makes a perfect sweet to be made for special occasions and festivals like Diwali.
History of Mysore Pak: Long Long time ago, in the Mysore Palace (in Karnataka, India), a petty little cook, made a dessert for the King. He made paagh (basically sugar syrup in the local language), then added gram flour and to make it rich and worthy for the king added loads ...