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.

Chettinad Podalangai Vadai Recipe (Chettinad Style Snake Gourd Fritters)

Chettinad Podalangai Vadai Recipe, is a spicy and delicious Vada recipes. It has a mix of freshly pounded Chettinad spices that makes it quite flavourful. Snake gourd is considered to be a healthy vegetable, which is beneficial for diabetics. The addition of snake gourd gives it a nice texture as well. These vadas are crunchy on the outside and soft inside making it a delectable snack.  Serve this Chettinad Podalangai Vadai (Chettinad Style Snake Gourd Fritters) recipe during Navratri or include ...

Stuffed Dahi Vada Recipe

Stuffed Dahi Vada is a low fat version of dahi wada prepared using Paniyaram pan. These guilt-free vadas are not only healthy but also makes a great appetizer for a party or special occasions. If you do not wish to add mochai beans, then you can adjust the quantity of whole urad dal accordingly. Serve Stuffed Dahi Vada as a side dish with Rajasthani Dal Baati Churma for a delicious lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try Dahi Bhalla Papdi Chaat Dahi Vada Dahi Ke Kebab Dahi Walla ...

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe is a simple, delicious Assamese/ Bengali dessert  made with rice, milk, bay leaf and date palm jaggery. The dish is pretty easy to make and the outcome is really creamy tempting bowlful of dessert. Nolen gur jaggery gives this dish a unique taste. Serve Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe as a dessert recipe. Here are a few more Nolen gur recipes that you can also try Bengali Chirer Payesh Nolen Chawal Bhog Kheer Puli Pitha Nolen Gur Panna Cotta

Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Seepu Seedai is a popular South Indian Snack that resembles pebbles and is very popularly prepared during the festive seasons. This gluten free fried snack just melts in the mouth, and is made widely during Janmashtami. There are so many different varieties of seedai and this recipe of Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai is a Chettinadu recipe where the seedai dough is made using freshly extracted coconut milk. Special Seepu Seedai press is used to shape the seedai. Seepu in Tamil language means comb. ...

Carrot Pudina Masala Vadai Recipe

Carrot Pudina Masala Vadai, is a twisted delicious recipe of our regular masala vadai, prepared using chana dal. We have made it a little more healthier by the addition of grated carrots and freshly chopped mint leaves. The carrots adds an amazing crunch and mint leaves give a refreshing flavor. Since, it has no onion or garlic it can even be prepared as prasad during the Navrathri's. Vadas and sundal dishes are usually served during this time in the households which celebrate the festival of dolls(Gollu). ...

Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered Dal-Rice Fritters)

Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe is the Peppered dal-rice fritter recipe. Milagu Thattai is a flat savoury fried traditional snack that is a part of the Krishna Janmashtami festival menu. This popular crispy snack can be made in different flavours. Adding soaked channa dal and sesame seeds brings extra crunch and texture to this savoury snack. This Milagu Thattai recipe keeps good in an airtight container for 4-5 days. Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered dal-rice fritters) is a ...

Methi Muthiya (Wheat Flour And Fenugreek Dumplings) Recipe

The goodness of fresh Methi leaves coupled with a few other spices makes Methi Muthiyas an irresistible snack. This traditional Gujarati snack can be steamed or fried depending on your taste or dietary preference; the steamed muthiyas are good for health while the fried ones for the soul! You can also use Appe/Appam Patra for shallow frying the dumplings. For a predominant Methi flavour and taste, do not add too much flour while making the dough. The dumplings need not be perfectly shaped. Also, ...

Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop Recipe (Spiced Cutlet Recipe)

Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop Recipe (Spiced Cutlet Recipe) is a typical Bengali starter made with variation, by using vegetables. In this recipe, we have created the chop by a unique combination of beetroot and raw banana.  Bengali chops are very famous and are sold as Kolkata street food with various accompaniments. The roasted peanut combined in the mixture gives a crunchy element to the crispy patties. Serve yummy Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop  (Spiced Cutlet) with ...

Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu is a vada recipe made of urad dal, chana dal and moong dal. It is a traditional Telangana recipe made on the eve of Sankranti/Pongal. This wholesome dish can be had along with sambar for breakfast or as a snack during tea time. Traditionally, Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe) is served to be dunk in Kheer along with other traditional dishes during lunch. If you like this recipe, explore our other vada recipes as well Medu Vada ...

Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Avalakki Bella Usuli is usually prepared across Karnataka on the days when people observe fasting for their God. Usuli is prepared using poha/flattened rice as it is high in starch content and filling the stomach. This can be prepared using red poha or white one, either thick or thin. The only difference between thick and thin variety is in their soaking time. It is such a simple one that you can stir up in five minutes and it’s kids friendly too. One can substitute sugar in the place of Jaggery. ...

Mysore Bonda Recipe (Healthy Pan Fried Recipe)

Mysore Bonda Recipe is a very traditional vada made from urad dal, that is spiced up with coconut, black pepper,, curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. The Mysore Bonda is typically deep fried, but in this recipe, I have shown you how to pan fry them using the Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. You can serve these Mysore Bonda’s as a tea time snack along with a hot cup of coffee or Ginger Cardamom Chai. Here are a few more snack recipes that you can also try Ambode Recipe (Karnataka Style Masala Vada) Oriya ...

Malida Recipe (Healthy Whole Wheat Afghan Sweet)

Malida is a traditional Afghan Sweet, made with whole wheat flour dough crumbled, sweetened and flavored with cardamom and dry fruits. Malida can also be made from leftover or fresh whole wheat Rotis or flat breads. The addition of Jaggery and dates to the Malida recipe, not only adds to the sweetness but also to the nutrition content of this wholesome sweet. Jaggery has the ability to cleanse your body, helps in digestion and also contains minerals that can be easily absorbed by the body to ...

Baked & Crisp Whole Wheat Methi Puri Recipe (Healthy Snack)

The Whole Wheat Methi Puri Recipe also known as Kadak Puri or Mathri is a healthy and wholesome snack that is not deep fried. These kadak puris are baked in the oven and is packed with flavors from Methi (fenugreek leaves) and kalonji. And what more, I made these Puris, from my favorite Whole Wheat Chakki Atta (Vivatta) instead of using the traditional maida, making them healthy as well. Now you can indulge in these Crisp Baked Mathris (Puris) along with a cup of chai or even pack it into ...

Badusha/Balushahi Recipe (Sweet Indian Doughnut)

Badusha or Balushahi is a recipe for a crunchy sweetened Indian doughnut-like dessert. A favorite during Diwali among other special occasions, this is a labor of love. My mother never failed to make this recipe and I have kept up with her tradition and make in my home for Diwali every year too. After years of experimenting, I have arrived at the perfect method for making this sweet and hope you enjoy making it as well. Serve these Balushahi’s as a perfect Sweet for any festive occasion. You ...

Vazhaipoo Vadai Recipe (Banana Flower Fried Savoury Snack)

Vazhaipoo Vada Recipe (Banana Flower Fried Savoury Snack Recipe) is a fried savoury lentil snack made with a twist by adding chopped banana flower for a unique taste. The vada is made by a combination of two different flower which is the chana dal and toor dal. The fried fritters are then infused with strong Indian spices like the roasted fennel seeds, asafoetida, garlic and ginger. The vada is the essential element to be present in any south-Indian dishes. It is a traditional combination to eat ...

Potato Patties Stuffed With Bell Pepper, Coconut & Dry Fruits Recipe

Potato Patties Stuffed With Bell Pepper, Coconut & Dry Fruits is a very delicious recipe with tasty coconut and dry fruit stuffing covered in a crispy layer of mashed potatoes. Its prepared widely during the festive season. Also, Potato Patties Stuffed With Bell Pepper, Coconut & Dry Fruits make for a great tea time snack and can be served with masala chai. Other tea time snacks that you can try are: Mint and Coriander Spicy Multigrain Cracker Recipe Samosa Recipe Ribbon ...

Gehun Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Classic Indian Wheat Flour Pudding)

Gehun ka Halwa Recipe also known as Sheera is a delicious whole wheat flour pudding flavored Indian spices and enhanced with nuts. The halwa is made as an offering during certain festivals and special occasions of religious significance. This recipe was taught to me by a Punjabi friend who makes it similar to the kind that is typically served in Gurdwaras as prashad. The Gehun Ka Halwa makes a perfect pudding for dessert on chilly winters or holiday parties. The key is to use fresh, homemade ghee, ...

Sajjappa Recipe (Stuffed Sweetened Coconut Pastry)

Karnataka Style Sajjappa Recipe is the deep fried sweet recipe made with sweetened coconut stuffing within a pastry dough made with rava and maida. It is a festive recipe that is served as a part of meals in Karnataka. Serve Sajjappa Recipe as a dessert during house parties. Here are more Indian Sweet recipes to try Uparghi Laadu Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour & Banana Squares) Karnataka Style Haalbai Recipe Andhra Style Pappulo Undrallu Recipe Kaanole Recipe (Maharashtrian Steamed ...

Sabudana Tikki Recipe ( Spiced Tapioca Pearls Patties Recipe)

Sabudana Tikki ( Spiced Tapioca Pearls Patties) are a delicious snack meal which is made by combining the soaked sabudana with a starch such as potato and is flavoured with some Indian spices. The patties are then pan fried with a little bit of oil on both the sides till it is crispy and golden brown. Sabudana Tikki ( Spiced Tapioca Pearls Patties) is a popular dish during the Navaratri season since it does not contain no onion and no garlic in the recipe.Sabudana are basically originated from tapioca ...

Sakkare Achhu Recipe (Festive Sugar Figurines)

Sakkare Achhu Recipe is a Festive Sugar Candy that is prepared specially during Sankranti to distribute among the kith and kin. These candies are melt in mouth, sugary sweet that is made out of purified sugar syrup moulded in wooden moulds to make the sugar figurines. Make sure you get nice traditional wooden acchu-moulds. If you do not have one, you can also do this recipe on silicon moulds. Sakkare achhu is traditionally distributed with sugar cane and ellu bella on Sankranti festival. You ...

Utanki Recipe - Crispy Rice Crepes

Utanki is a rice crepe recipe specific to Srikakulam region of Andhra and Odisha. It is a hand made crepe recipe and hence demands fine skill. This sweet fritter-like crepe can be served as snack. Utanki, a heirloom recipe from my Grandma, stays fresh for a week when stored in an airtight container. Here are more tea time snack recipes that you would also want to try Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe Apple Roses Recipe With Homemade Puff Pastry Sheets Goan Style ...

Oats Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Oats Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe or also called 'undu uruli kozhukattai' is a South Indian savoury dish. Steamed rice dumplings, usually rolled into marble sized balls, are tempered with a combination of red chillies,curry leaves, bengal gram, split black gram and grated coconut. This makes a wholesome yet healthy snack. To give the traditional recipe a little twist, I have used a combination of oats and rice flour in Oats Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe. Oats being rich in fibre and beta glucan helps to ...

Bhaji Vada Recipe (Lentil And Vegetable Fritters)

Bhaji Vada or lentil and vegetable fritters is a popular snack in the Northern part of India. Bhaji Vada fritter recipe is prepared using chana dal and amaranth greens and makes a perfect snack for the monsoon season. If amaranth greens are not easily available during the season then you could use any other green leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek or beetroot leaves. Serve Bhaji Vada with the Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai on a rainy afternoon or evening time.   Did ...

Iyengar Bakery Style Masala Bread Recipe

The Iyengar Bakery Style Masala Bread Recipe is  delicious and spicy open sandwich that is very popular dish in Bangalore. This recipe is a take on the Iyengar bakery bread from my hometown, Bangalore!  In the midst of the well worn, yet bustling lane of our very own 'DVG Road' in 'Gandhi Bazaar' in Basavangudi, Bangalore, lies this hub of nostalgic delicious goodies, Iyengar Bakery. I remember very clearly how it would open at 4 in the afternoon promptly every single day without fail, ...

     
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