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.

Karantaka Style Seke Undlaka/ Undlige Recipe (Mini steamed sweet dumplings Recipe)

Karnataka Style Seke Undlaka/ Undlige Recipe (Mini steamed sweet dumplings Recipe) in other words known as the “ammini kozkhattai” is also adapted by the kannadigas. The word “seke” translates to steam and “undlaka” translates to small dumpling. It is made with rice flour and rolled into small dumpling and tossed with jaggery and coconut. Serve the Karnataka Style Seke Undlaka/ Undlige Recipe (Mini steamed sweet dumplings Recipe) after a nice meal of Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe (Spiced ...

Chettinad Inippu Seeyam Recipe

Seeyam is one of oldest traditional sweet dish from Chettinad region. As kids we used to call it sweet bonda. It’s a unique dish which has sweet stuffing made of jaggery, grated coconut and Bengal gram dal mix in the centre and is coated with rice and urad dal batter on the outside. The crunchiness of the outer coating with soft stuffing inside is simply delicious. The dish is usually made on auspicious days and can also be a wonderful after school snack for the kids. Serve Chettinad Inippu Seeyam ...

Karnataka Style Menthe Kadubu Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Wheat Dumpling Recipe)

Karnataka Style Menthe Kadubu Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Wheat Dumpling Recipe) is a North Karnataka delicacy which is a simple spicy wheat flour dumpling shaped into discs and boiled, then it is tossed with some spicy fenugreek leaves.  There are two different variation to this dish one is the dry and one is the gravy version and it varies from region to region. Fenugreek leaves are good for the body, as it helps in cooling and aids in digestion and cures problems like stomach upset and gastric ...

Udupi Style Pelakai Teepe Dose Recipe (Halasina Hanina Dose Recipe)

Udupi Style Pelakai Teepe Dose Recipe (Halasina Hannina Dose Recipe) is a very delicious recipe that is made from ripened jackfruit and rice batter to create a tasty and sweet  pancake. It is a must try recipe that can be had any time of the day, the batter can also be stored for about a week and can be had for your breakfast as well. Serve the Udupi Style Pelakai Teepe Dose Recipe topped with some jackfruit and along with a refreshing drink like Nongu Paal - Palm Fruit Drink or Masala ...

Hayagreeva Recipe

Hayagreeva is a traditional sweet preparation of Karnataka that is made during festivals and special occasions. The recipe is made from Bengal Gram Dal and cooked in a jaggery syrup and garnished with poppy seeds and dry coconut.  Serve Hayagreeva hot as a delicious dessert during festive occasions like Diwali, Navratri et al along with Angoori Rasmalai. Other recipes that you can try are: Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe Gehun Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu Ka Halwa) Recipe

Khajoor (Thekua) Recipe

Khajoor or Khajur also known as Thekua is a traditional deep fried pastry that is made as a tea time snack for during the important festivals of India like Diwali, Chhath, Saraswati Puja or even special occasions. The Khajoor makes a perfect snack to carry on long train trips or to family picnics as they can be made before hand and consumed later. Serve Khajoor as a delicious snack along with masala chai on a breezy evening. Other recipes that you can try are: Indian ...

Malabar Kaai Curry Recipe With Nenthrapazham

Kaai curry is one of the most delicious desserts made of bananas. Ripe plantains are cooked in fresh, home-made coconut milk and reduced to form a rich and creamy dessert. Chana dal gives this otherwise melt-in-the-mouth dessert a crunch in between. Rice is used as the thickening agent. This is one of those sacred recipes that I have learnt from my Mother. She used to prepare this delicious treat during festivals and other auspicious occasions. This is a perfectly healthy dessert, and it is gluten-free ...

Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois Recipe

‘Kordois’ is an Assamese snack that is made either sweet or savoury. This snack is made specially on Bihu Festival days. The Kordoi is shaped like a 'Star Fruit' using the all purpose flour and traditionally deep fried. But in this healthier version we have used multigrain flour, carrots and baked the kordois instead of deep frying them. Serve Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois as a tea time snack along with Masala Chai and Oats Rava Dhokla.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other ...

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 ...

Carrots And Coriander Fritters Recipe

Carrots and Coriander Fritters are a healthy way of including carrots into the diet. Usually fritters are fried in oil, however we have adapted the healthy method of pan searing them over the skillet with minimal oil. Also, chickpea flour is added to bind the ingredients together and also to make you feel fuller.  Did you know- Carrots are a storehouse of Vitamin C and beta carotene making it perfect to boost the immune system and giving us a healthy heart and skin.  Serve the Carrots ...

Sel Roti Recipe (Nepalese ring-Shaped Sweet bread)

Sel roti is a traditional Nepalese sweet ring-shaped bread prepared during Dashain and Tihar festivals and many other occasions like marriage and parties. Sikkim has majority of Nepali community which makes seal roti a famous food there. This mildly sweet bread is prepared with rice. Rice is soaked overnight and ground into a fine paste. It is then mixed with sugar, ghee, water and flavoured with cardamom. Sel Roti can be served as a tea-time snack with tea/coffee or other beverages. If you like ...

Rajasthani Style Oliya Recipe (Sweetened Rice Yogurt Pudding Recipe)

Rajasthani Style Oliya Recipe (Sweetened Rice Yogurt Pudding Recipe) is a rice based dessert made popularly during the “Holi” time in Rajasthan. It is sweetened with sugar and mixed with yogurt to create a consistency like a parfait. The yogurt can be flavored with saffron and cinnamon and topped with few nuts over it and consumed. It can also be had during the fasting season for Jains or even during the fasting season of Easter. Serve the Rajasthani Style Oliya Recipe (Sweetened Rice Yogurt ...

Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters)

Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) is a tasty Indian snack recipe. This recipe are prepared similar to Gujarati Sing Bhujia recipe, but here the addition of ginger garlic paste, fennel seeds and pudina leaves add a different zing to the fritters. To make these crunchy masala cashewnuts, use as little water as possible while making the batter such that the pakora crisps up. Serve the Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) along with other tea time snacks for kids and with added masala chai ...

Tamil Nadu Style Badam Puri Recipe (Almond Stuffed Whole Wheat Puri Recipe)

Tamil Nadu Style Badam Puri Recipe (Almond Stuffed Whole Wheat Puri Recipe) is an innovative recipe to use almond into your bread recipe. The bread is made with a mixture of whole wheat and semolina. Then a coarse mixture of almond and jaggery is stuffed and rolled into puri shapes dough and fried. It is best to be had during any festive season or even on a Sunday lunch when one seeks to create something new and rich dishes. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Badam Puri Recipe(Almond Stuffed Whole Wheat ...

Spinach & Paneer Cornmeal Roll Recipe

Spinach & Paneer Cornmeal Roll Recipe is a vegetarian version of a cinnamon roll made with homemade cornmeal bread which is stuffed with spinach and paneer. The cornmeal is enriched with oat flakes and then rolled into small rolls and baked in a tray. This recipe is a savory version when compared to the cinnamon rolls. Serve the Spinach & Paneer Sausage Roll Recipe as a healthy snack recipe or as an Appetizer for Parties.  If you are looking for more Healthy Snack Here are some :  Chole ...

Masala Khichia Recipe (Spicy Corn Flour Papad)

Masala Khichia is a very popular dish on road side dhabas and Rajasthani households. It is very filling and easy to make. In this recipe, vegetable masala is put on the corn flour papad and then garnished it with fresh coriander. Serve Spicy Masala Khichia along with Panchmel Dal and Khooba Roti for as perfect Rajasthani meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rajasthani recipes such as :  Rabodi Ki Sabzi Pitor Ki Sabzi Rajasthani Dal Baati Churma  

Thandai Mousse Recipe

Thandai Mousse is an Indian festive twist to classic western dessert called mousse. Thandai Mousse is a great recipe for festivals like Holi. This dessert is eggless, gluten-free and easy to prepare, it can be made a day before Holi and set in the fridge. The amount of sugar and the flavor of thandai syrup in the dessert can also be adjusted as per taste. Gelatin can also be used instead of china grass to set the mousse. Homemade Thandai Masala adds great flavor to this mousse recipe. Thandai ...

Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand Recipe is an interesting twist to Shrikhand which is included as a commoner in festivals like Janmashtami and a popular dessert option during get together. Shrikand is made out of hung curd. Shrikhand has the nutritional value of curd and has dry fruits in it hence it is one of the healthy desserts. Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe can be interestingly paired with Puri and batata nu shaak recipe for breakfast or lunch. If you like this recipe, explore other Indian sweet recipes- Homemade ...

Assamese Style Dil Pasand Recipe

Assamese Style Dil Pasand Recipe (Stuffed Sweet Puris) is a traditional sweet puri with rich and delicious filling of khoya-coconut-raisins from the Assamese cuisine is a special dish that can be included to your festival recipe collections or even for treating your guests during your party. A very delicious sweet which is hard to resist and I’m sure you can’t stop just at one. Perfectly puffed puris with just the right amount of stuffing makes every bite a crunchy-sweet-heaven. Try this Assamese ...

Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed Wheat Flour Sweet)

Kaanole are steamed sweet delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. Made from whole wheat flour and Jaggery, this sweet dish is prepared especially on the occasion of Naag Panchami in my family since ages. A dough is made with whole wheat flour , Jaggery syrup and oil and rolled out and made into small triangle shape kaanole and then steamed in the cooker. Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed Wheat Flour Sweet) is served piping hot with the Appe Payasa. Here are more Maharashtrian recipes for you to ...

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 ...

Doodanche Fov Recipe (Goan Style Milk Beaten Rice/Poha In Milk)

Doodanche Fov Recipe is a traditional Goan style preparation of beaten rice cooked with milk. Sugary and spiced with cardamom, this sweet is specially prepared on the festival of lights - Diwali - all across Goa. The cuisine of this coastal state includes various varieties of recipes prepared with beaten rice/poha and Doodanche Fov is one of them. Serve Doodanche Fov in any festive menu or feast and add a taste of Goa to your meal. You can also try some other popular regional festival sweets like:  Sing ...

Baked Maddur Vada Recipe

I always look forward to the these yummy crunchy chewy vadas while travelling from Bangalore to Mysore and back.  Maddur is a small town en-route and is famous for this delicious savoury snack. Made with a combination of all purpose flour and fine semolina, along with chopped onions and curry leaves , these are usually deep fried. The vada sellers carry them in a large bucket adorned with crispy springs of curry leaves on top and serve them on neatly cut squares of newspaper. And as they chant ...

Beetroot Millet Paniyaram Recipe

Beetroot Millet Paniyaram Recipe is a healthy and nutritious south Indian style dessert recipe made from beetroot, foxtail millet and oats. Foxtail millet can be replaced by any other millet like little millet, pearl millet or finger millet. Serve this Beetroot Millet Paniyaram as a healthy snack for kids or as a dessert for parties. Other recipes that you can try are: Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe (with Ragi Dosa Batter) Karnataka Style Guliappa Recipe (Gundponglu/Paniyaram/Paddu) Soya Beans ...

     
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