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 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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Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe
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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.
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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.
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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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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 ...
Maharashtrian Karanji also known as Gujiya or Ghugra is a traditional sweet, commonly prepared by Maharashtrians during the festival of Diwali. The Karanji is a must have crunchy delicacy that is filled with oodles of delicious soft goodness of coconut, jaggery, semolina and spices. Learn how to make Karanji the way it is prepared in most households of Maharashtra, by following the recipe below. Karanji or Gujiyas are typical dishes that are served during Holi. Holi, the ...
The Homemade Jalebi Recipe is a delicious mithai dish that you can make right in your own kitchen. The Jalebi is a traditional sweet dish that is made on every festival, special occasions and monsoons. And so much so even homes make this dish to celebrate the occasion. This homemade Jalebi recipe is actually very easy to prepare and tastes absolutely delicious. Festivals like Holi and Diwali are incomplete without the preparation of this class Indian dessert - Jalebi.
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Makhane Ki Phirni is beautiful combination of 2 classic dishes, Makhane Ki Kheer and Rice Phirni. The fusion of both these dishes is a delicious recipe that tastes divine and is perfect for a traditional festival like Navratri and Diwali.
This dish is also suitable as a dessert option for those people who avoid rice, and fast during the 9 days of the festival. Incorporating lotus seeds, one of the most underrated ingredients into a traditional dish, also makes the dish more healthy and nutritious. ...
Mango Payasam also known as the Mambazha Payasam is a very festive recipe that is made during the Onam Festival in Kerala. The payasam recipe is healthy and nutritious made from ripe mangoes, jaggery, ginger, spices and of course the goodness of milk and dry fruits and nuts. Try the delicious Mango Payasam this Onam and you and your family are sure you love it.
Serve the Mango Payasam Recipe-Mambazha Payasam - Onam Special as an onam dessert and relish it along with your family members.
Mango Kesari or Mango Sheera is a halwa recipe inspired by the king of fruits - mango – that is not only luscious and decadent, but also packs a nutritious punch. Mango Kesari is an Indian sweet pudding prepared using semolina or broken wheat.
The addition of mango pulp spiced with cardamom and garnished with nuts, adds an interesting twist to this indulgent and popular halwa. It is fairly quick and simple to make and tastes delicious with the natural aroma of fresh mangoes.
Spicy Indian Style Onion Rings is an Indian twist to the classic American snack called onion rings. The flavor of the onion rings is spiked up by using ginger, garlic and chilies. Spicy Onion rings are spicy, zesty and make a good addition to a chaat-party or tea party menu. Serve Spicy Onion Rings as an appetizer along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or enjoy them with a cup of masala chai on a rainy evening.
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Doodh Peda is an easy Indian sweet recipe made with condensed milk and milk powder and flavored with cardamom and pistachios. The traditional recipe requires you to condense the milk at home, but this recipe of Doodh Peda makes the process easier by using the ready condensed milk.
Serve Homemade Doodh Peda Recipe (Milk Peda) as a dessert after a festive meal like Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe.
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Rice Kheer is an Indian desert which is made from rice, milk and sugar flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron. You can even use rose water or kewra water in this recipe.
Thandai is basically a milk based summer drink which is served on special days and festive occasions like Holi and Mahashivratri. Thandai Flavored Rice Kheer is prepared with a mixture of fennel seeds, almonds, poppy seeds, melon seeds, rose petals, black pepper, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar.
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