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.
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 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.
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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.
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.
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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 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)
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Khubani Ka Meetha Recipe is a rich Hyderabadi dessert that goes back to the time of the Nawabs. This dessert is made of stewed dried apricots that gives a royal colour, and rich taste.
You can serve Khubani Ka Meetha along with Vanilla Custard or with whipped cream or ice cream as a delicious party dessert.
Other recipes that you can try are:
Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pearl Milk Pudding)
Badam Kheer Recipe (Spiced Almond Milk)
Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe (Carrot Almond Milk Pudding)
Quinoa Phirnee Recipe is a rich creamy pudding. It is a perfect dessert at your parties and nutritious sweet treat for your little ones too. Quinoa being naturally gluten free, it becomes a comforting gluten-free sweet dish.
Quinoa contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is a plant food enriched with protein and comprised of all essential amino acids.
If you use almond milk instead of regular milk, this Quinoa Phirnee Recipe is suitable ...
The Royal Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe is a very simple yet super delicious dessert that is made from milk bread and khoya and perfectly soaked in sugar syrup for the right sweetness. I love to make this every time I have someone over for dinner that is unplanned. The Bread Gulab Jamun is a quick and easy recipe to make.
Make the Bread Gulab Jamun for a party at home or even for special occasions and festivals like Diwali, Holi and Raksha Bandhan.
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Kordoi recipe is a popular Star Fruit Shaped Snack from North-East Cuisine belongs to Assam. Savoury Kordoi is a dish made with very basic ingredients and so you don't need any special preparation. Kordoi needs to be deep fried. This recipe is generally made during Bihu festival. Serve Savoury Kordoi Recipe (Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack Recipe) as an evening snack with green chutney and date and tamarind chutney, and masala chai.
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Aval Puttu is a delicious sweet snack and is prepared during Krishana Jayanthi festival. This dish is very easy to cook and can be kept for 2-3 days.
Serve Aval Puttu as a sweet dish during the festival of Krishna Jayanti.
If you like this recipe, you can also try
Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed
Bhapa Doi or Baked Yogurt is Hung curd or Greek yogurt blended with milk and condensed milk and baked with a water bath in the oven or steamed on the stove top is a must have sweet dish in the Bengali weddings and special occasions like festivals etc. Bhapa Doi can be flavored with saffron, cardamom etc and can be garnished with fresh fruits or chopped nuts. It can also be given a fruity flavour by adding strawberry or pomegranate reduction and topped with molasses.
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Bengali Chirer Payesh is the Flattened Rice (poha) Pudding Recipe made With Nolen Gur. This traditional recipe is made during festive times in Bengal. Nolen gur or jaggery from dates adds a special sweet taste to the pudding/payasam recipe. Closest replacement for Nolen Gur is brown sugar, if nolen gur is unavailable.
Make and serve this delectable Bengali Chirer Payesh /pudding recipe after a sumptuous meal of Cholar Dal Recipe/ Aar Macher Jhol Recipe and jeera rice for dinner.
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Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe is Ukadiche Modak recipe with coating made With Rice flour. Ukadiche Modak is one of the many varieties of modak which are offered to Ganesh as Naivedyam on Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Modak is very popular in Maharashtra, India. The sweet filling inside modak is made of fresh grated coconut and jaggery, while the soft shell/coating is made from rice flour.
Serve Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe (Ukadiche Modak With Rice flour) alongside Poori and Aloo Methi Masala ...
Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) is a delicacy that comes from the North East of India, particularly Manipur. Assam & Manipur produces a large scale of Black rice, which is drought resistant and also rich in minerals. Hence there are various regional recipes made with black rice, and the most delicious among all is Chak-Hao Kheer. The preparation is pretty much easy and is similar to our humble white rice kheer. The only difference here is the extended rice-soaking time of 3-4 hours. ...
Modak is very popular sweet dish which is prepared especially during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. There are many variations of Modak, but this one is made using the sweet boondi. Try this at your home and we are sure you will love every bit of it.
Serve Motichoor Modak as a religious offering during the Ganesh Chaturthi Festival or as a sweet dish after your meal of Achari Masala Puri and Aloo Dum.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Modak recipes such as
Chocolate Modak Recipe
Sweet Boondi / Meethi Boondi Recipe is an Indian sweet recipe with crisper surface and sugary juice within. This homemade Sweet Boondi / Meethi Boondi Recipe is apt for Prasad during festivals or as a sweet munch after meals.
If you like this recipe, explore more of our Indian sweet recipes
Badam & Besan Ladoo Recipe
Dry Fruits Suzhiyam (Boorelu) With Black Rice Recipe
Traditional Steamed Modak Recipe (Ukadiche Modak With Rice flour)
Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi Recipe
Kalkandu (Kallusakkare) Pongal is one of the varieties of Pongal offered as Naivedyam for Pongal festival and other major festivals. It is made with milk, raw rice, rock candy sugar, ghee and saffron, making a yummy offering to God or as a special dessert when you have guests at home. Try to definitely include pachai karpooram in the recipe. though the addition is optional, it oomphs up the taste of the dish.
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The Kesar Shahi Tukda With Rabdi Recipe is a delicious Indian Bread Pudding that is flavored with saffron and topped with a spiced milk pudding called Rabdi. It is a quick and simple mithai recipe that you can make when you have sudden guests over. The Kesar Shahi Tukda brings out the rich flavors and taste making it a perfect sweet to serve for parties or festivals like Holi.
If you like Indian Sweets, then you must try a few favorites like
Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe
Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe are rice cutlets made with boiled rice blended with mix vegetables.It serves as a great party appetizer. It is an easy snack to make as well, and crowd pleasing. Serve Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe with Green chutney and date-tamarind chutney.
If you like this recipe, try our more popular cutlet recipes like
Chinese Spiced Noodle Cutlets Recipe
Mixed Vegetable Noodle Cutlet Recipe
Sweet Potato And Moong Sprouts Cutlet Recipe
Shalgam Ke Kebab recipes, a North Indian dish is an easy delicious vegetarian option made with pantry staples and is a welcome change from the usual aloo and paneer. It is a delicious way to include turnips in your diet if you do not fancy the taste of turnips otherwise. It is a simple recipe that can be cooked with minimum items and can be made when you do not have too much time on your hand.
Serve Shalgam Ke Kebab with green chutney as a party appetizer or with masala chai as an evening snack.
I have seriously fallen in love with Gulab Jamuns and can't resist myself trying every possible version of this beauty. After having tried various varieties, today I finally came up with Gulab Jamuns made with sweet potato. Yes, you got that right, Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun is one such amazing recipe that needs a skilled hand and close monitoring. These sugar filled delicate Jamuns are perfect for Navratras and for them who are fasting this season.
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Karijikai/Karanji is a deep fried pastry filled with sweet filling. If you are wondering as what Gujiya is, well, it is similar to Karanji and referred as Gujiya in northern parts of India while it is called karanji in the southern part of India. Karjikai is deep fried crescent shaped pastry sheets prepared with all-purpose flour/wheat flour and filled with sweet stuffing prepared using jaggery, dal, and coconut. The filling can be prepared according to your culinary imagination and gastronomical ...
Akkaravadisal (Akkara aidisil) is an authentic Iyengar recipe usually prepared as offering (prasadham) to God during the month of Margazhi (according to Tamil Calendar) and offered to the Lord Vishnu. Akkaravadisal is served as prasadham in the temples on the auspicious day of Panguni Uthiram in Srirangam temple. If you wonder what is Panguni Uthiram, it is a very important day for Hindu back home. Akkravadisal is a heavenly blend of rice, dal, and jaggery in a creamy milk base. A Generous amount ...