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.
Fara is a typical North Indian dish which is very popular in Uttar-Pradesh and is made during special and auspicious occasion. It is an authentic dish which is known to everyone in Uttar Pradesh and each one has their own naming convention.
Serve Dal Fara on its own with Tomato Garlic Chutney or as a side dish with your delicious North Indian meal.
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Steamed Methi Muthias is a healthy and nutritious dish that packs in carbohydrates and proteins to get you through the day. Made using many grained flour and a mix of spices and flavoured with fenugreek leaves, these muthias are quick and easy to make. Serve Steamed Methi Palak Muthias (Fenugreek & Spinach Leaf Dumplings) as a tea time snack or along with a main course meal with Gujarati Food and it will be a welcome change to your family.
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Caramelized Ripe Plantains without Added Sugar (Caramelized Nendran) is a delicious and super easy recipe. The traditional recipe for ripe plantain fry makes use of loads of ghee and sugar and is fried in more oil. But this dish is a healthy version which uses absolutely no added sugars and very less oil. The plantains are allowed to caramelize in its natural sugars to be sweet. Serve these caramelized ripe plantains wrapped up in crepes, topped on waffles or apple vanilla whole wheat pancakes drizzled ...
The Gujarati Fafda Recipe is a traditional crunchy snack that is synonymous with Gujarati cuisine. Made of gram flour and other spices, Gujarati Fafda Recipe is a convenient and quick snacking option that can be had at anytime of the day or mixed with other dry snacks like puffed rice.
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Moong Sprouts Usal Recipe is a very popular Maharastrian dish. Usal is traditionally prepared using matki or moth beans. But here is a quick, simple and delicious dish with moong sprouts that is equally delicious. This dish can be savored as a snack or along with a main course meal. You can make it into a chaat dish by adding in some papdi and chutneys to make it crispy and tangy.
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Uppu Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna.
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Vellai Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna.
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Kobbari Kudumulu also called as Undrallu is a traditional dish that is prepared in Andhra Pradesh during Vinayaka Chaturthi which is Indian Spiced Steamed Rice Balls. Each family has their own set of neivedhyam dishes to offer to Lord Ganesha during the chavithi pooja. Kudumulu are the most common ones that are prepared in most families. This kobbari kudumulu recipe is the salted version that used rice rava and coconut.
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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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Thattai Recipe is a delicious and easy to make crispy South Indian Savory Crackers. They are an irresistible south Indian savory snack that are an integral part of most south indian festivals especially Gokulashtami. You can even make these and serve then as tea time snack when you have friends over or just for yourself too.
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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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Chatpati Chana Dal is a spicy crunchy tea time snack that can be prepared in a matter of minutes. In the traditional recipe the chana dal is deep fried, but in this recipe we roasted the dal in a an oven. But you can also use an air fryer to make it healthy. Top the roasted or fried chana dal with onions, green chillies and chaat masala to make a delicious tea time snack with masala chai.
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Soya Beans Paniyaram is a delicious and healthy snack made from soy granules and a can of mixed beans. It makes a perfect tea time snack or even a lunch box snack for kids. The soya beans paniyaram recipe is protein packed dish and nutritious at the same time flavorful and perfect when served along with some ginger tea.
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Keerai means greens and Vadai means fritters. Keerai Vadai or the fritters can be made using variety of greens. Spinach, dill and fenugreek being the most common. These crispy fritters are very simple to make and can be made in advance. You can even freeze them, making it easier to enjoy it whenever you desire.
Serve Keerai Vadai with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney, Tomato Garlic Chutney or any other chutney of your choice. It makes a great rainy season snack.
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Potato cutlets is a delicious and easy to make starter dish. It is perfect as a party starter or an evening snacks. It’s made using mashed potatoes, bread crumbs, coriander leaves, oregano, and spices. To make cutlet even more amazing for kids and adults alike, I stuffed in Del Monte’s Mint Mayo along with some cheese and turned out to be very delicious. This mouth watering snack can be served with green coriander chutney or tomato ketchup.
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The Beetroot Tofu Patties Recipe (Cutlets) is a made simple, wholesome and nutritious recipe, that is packed with cooked beets, potatoes, tofu and flavored with green chillies and chaat masala. The potatoes add to the binding and good carbohydrates, the tofu is rich in protein and the beets rich in vitamins and minerals. The addition of tofu brings in the right texture and taste to this tikki making it a perfect party snack. It also make a great school snack box for kids.
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Spicy Crunchy Masala Idly recipe is an easy dish made from left over idlis flavored with bell peppers, mint leaves and coriander. They can be eaten either as an evening snack or for morning breakfast or even as an appetizer for the party.
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Kothimbir vadi is a crispy fritter made from coriander leaves and chickpea flour. It’s a favorite Maharashtrian snack which is served as a side dish during meals. It is also a perfect tea time snack. at home we love to eat Kothimbir vadi with hot tea during monsoon season. Serve Kothimbir vadi along with date tamarind chutney or green chutney during teatime.
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Vaghareli Rotli or Roti Ka Poha is a flat bread crumble seasoned with asafoetida, red chillies and curry leaves, that makes a perfect breakfast or a tea time snack. A delicious dish made from leftover Rotli’s (Phulka's, Puris, Chapati's, Tawa Paratha).
The Rotli’s are either cut into small pieces or torn by hand and then tossed in seasoning that is filled with texture and flavor. Serve this dish along with bowl of fruits and a hot cup of Cha. The dish also tastes great when topped ...
Thenkuzal is a deep fried South Indian snack made using Rice flour and Urad Dal (Black Gram) flour. It is usually made during Diwali or Gokul Ashtami. The process is fairly simple but making a large batch of Thenkuzal is quite laborious and requires patience. You also need a special Thenkuzal press to make this addictive snack. You can directly make and drop Thenkuzal in the hot oil or you can make them on a plastic sheet/banana leaf and then gently put them in the oil for frying.
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Apple Roses Recipe With Homemade Puff Pastry Sheets (Eggless) are the delicious baked and attractive edible roses made with apple and homemade puff pastry sheets.
These delectable and wonderful apple roses are more eye-appealing with dusted sugar and cinnamon, while adding amazing taste! These Apple roses recipe are a must try for your loved one on any day you feel like letting them know.
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Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura is one of those dishes which is spicy, tasty and healthy at the same time. It is easy to make and is perfect to have during your tea time break. Fill it with the goodness of vegetables and enjoy.
Serve Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura along with Masala Chai and Hari Matar Ke Pakode as a tea time snack.
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Ammini Kozhukattai are ideally rice flour dumplings that are steamed, cooked and later tossed in a tempering for additional flavors. Very little oil is used in its preparation, hence it makes for a healthy and light snack.They can be made both sweet or spicy depending on your preference.
You can serve the Ammini Kozhukattai as a snack during Ganesh Chaturthi.
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This Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi is a very famous snack in Mumbai and in most of the Rajasthani restaurants, they serve this churi as a starter. It is a very simple and delicious recipe that is quick and easy to prepare.
Masala Khichiya Churi can be served with masala chai as an evening snack.
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