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.

Methi Khakhra Recipe - Gujarati Savory Crispy Flat Bread

The Gujarati Khakhra is a snack made from whole wheat flour and is served for breakfast, tea or even taken as a travel snack. It is wholesome as it is made from whole wheat flour and delicately flavoured with ingredients like fenugreek, turmeric and asafoetida. A lot of hard work goes into making them especially if you live in a joint family where you have to make a 100 or more at a time and stock them. Although it is readily available in the retail stores these days there is a special taste when ...

Rajasthani Mirchi Bada Recipe - Chilli Fritters

Mirchi Bada is a famous Indian deep fried snack made of chilli from the state of Rajasthan. The bigger variety of chillies are used for this recipe. The chillies are stuffed with a wonderful tangy potato mix, then dipped into the chickpea batter and then fried. It makes for a delicious snack to be had with the evening tea. Mirchi Bada or mirchi pakodas or mirchi bajji are easy to make and can be served as a side dish to a nice meal of dal, curry, rice or roti.  Serve the Mirchi Vada ...

Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe

Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe 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. Serve Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe with masala chai for a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, here ...

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack made with nylon tapioca pearls and can be eaten during fasting. It Is especially made for Navratri and because it is made for fasting there is no onion and no garlic in this recipe.  There are many sizes of the sabudana pearls available in the store and to make this namkeen use the big size sabudana. Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is spiced with black peppercorn as some people do not consume red chilli powder during ...

Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo

Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo is a delicious chaat recipe that can be served to your guests at tea time or even as an appetizer at dinner parties.  Healthy multigrain bhakri topped with a mixture of moong sprouts, potatoes, onions and tomatoes, tossed in green chutney and sweet chutney making it nice and chatpata.  Serve this Bhakri Chaat Recipe With Green Moong Sprouts And Aloo along with Bhakarwadi Chaat, Boti Masala Chaat Recipe, and Nippattu ...

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Corn Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Maize Kernel Vada Recipe) is an interesting recipe made with corn kernels to create a delicious vada. The corn kernels are ground along with onions, green chilli, coriander leaves and then shallow fried on a skillet to create a crispy flat vada. It is the best dish to be prepared during those rainy day when you just need a hot cup of chai and a crispy vada to munch on. Serve the Makka Garelu along with hot tea or dip it with a Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe to ...

Murungai Keerai Masala Vadai Recipe

Murungai Keerai vadai is a healthier version of fried evening snack prepared by adding drumstick leaves to the chana dal mixture.You can either prepare it by traditionally deep frying it, or by using the paniyaram pan to make the same tasty fritters with less oil. This paniyaram method takes few drops of oil per vadai. Did you know ? Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of nutrition and is natural energy booster. Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa, helps lower blood pressure, blood ...

Bhakarwadi Chaat Recipe - Maharashtrian Spiced Chaat

This Bhakarwadi Chaat Recipe, uses the maharashtrian snack- crispy bhakarwadi as the base topped with a generous helping of yoghurt, sweet and spicy chutneys and garnished with sev.  An all time favourite maharashtrian snack, Bhakarwadi is a crispy fried pinwheel made of spiced flour with a yummy and tangy filling that has sugar, amchur, tamarind paste, red chilli powder, cumin seeds.  In this recipe, we can either used store bought Bhakarwadi or make them fresh at home. If you ...

Ella Ada Recipe-Steamed Rice Pancakes With Coconut & Jaggery Filling

 Ela Ada, is a Traditional Kerala delicacy. It is made of fresh grated coconut and jaggery, which is layered inside a dough made of  the rice flour and steamed in a banana leaf.It is usually prepared on Onam and goes well with any sadhya.  In the South similar recipes can be found. Ela Ada is similar to Modak or Kozhukattai popular in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and other parts of the country and made especially during Ganesh Chaturthi and Patholi which uses turmeric leaves instead ...

Curd Jantikalu Recipe - Crispy Curd Snacks

Curd Jantikalu is a famous snack which is very popular in South India. It is another alternative tasty snacks prepared by adding curd. These can be prepared very easily in no time with basic available ingredients. A special mold called the janthikalu press or the sevai maker machine is required to make the Jantikalu. They can be stored in an airtight container up to a few days and make a great travel snack or an after school  snack.  Serve Curd Jantikalu along with hot Masala chai ...

Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack

Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack is a delicious snack which can be a light meal when soaked in warm water. This is a kind of recipe that you can make in a jiffy , suitable for picnics and even students going to study abroad. You can simply soak this Poha mix with some warm water and it readily makes a light on the go meal in less than 10 minutes. Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe is popular in the state of Karnataka. There are many varieties of Avalakki or rice flakes available ...

Bajri Methi Na Vada Recipe - Pearl Millet Flour Fritters

Bajri Methi Na Vada Recipe is a simple and delicious fritter made with Bajra or Pearl Millet and Whole Wheat flour. The addition of fenugreek leaves adds an additional dimension of flavors to the vada and a mixture of seeds pressed into the vada just before frying, gives it a delicious crunch. Bajri Methi Na Vada  is deep fried and you can indulge in these tasty and crispy vadas on a winter day or rainy evening. Enjoy this with your family, or even serve it at a chai party. You can serve the ...

Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe With Ash Gourd

Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe With Ash Gourd is an authentic Udupi style recipe. Udupi Recipes are popular around the world and is known for its delectable Sattvic Vegetarian Cuisine. White Pumpkin or Ash gourd is used in this recipe. Ash gourd is known as petha in Hindi, poosanikai in Tamil and kumbalanga in Malayalam. Ash gourd is grated and cooked till soft then sugar and ghee is added and it is  flavoured with saffron and cardamom. Saffron strands added to the halwa gives a beautiful ...

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe is a delicious yet healthy Gujarati dish, loaded with green leafy vegetables like spinach and fenugreek leaves along with cauliflower, which is then combined with wheat flour and besan and spices to make the dough. Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia are then steamed and tossed in a cumin-fennel seed tadka along with curry leaves.  You can made many variations to the traditional muthia. Here we have used cauliflower but you can also use doodhi, palak, amaranth ...

Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney

Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney is a lip smacking snack where cubes of fresh, soft paneer are slathered with a  spicy garlic chutney, that is sandwiched and dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried. We have added rice flour to the batter to add more crispiness but if you do not have rice flour batter you can skip it as well. The only key point in making the batter for the pakoras is that the batter should not be too runny and should coat the back of the spoon.  Crispy ...

Chatpata Aloo Moong Sprouts Recipe With Buttered Pav Buns

Chatpata Aloo Moong Sprouts Recipe With Buttered Pav Buns is a quick and healthy evening snack recipe where delicious sprouts is made chatpata with aloo which is tossed in chat masala and chutneys. Full of nutrition this tasty snack can be made in a jiffy. The sprouts add a nice crunch to this dish. It is good to keep some sprouts in your fridge always as they can be munched on whenever you get hunger pangs.  Did you know: Moong sprouts are low in calories, have fiber and B ...

Poppetjes Recipe - Sweet Puffy Wheat Dumpling Recipe

Poppetjes Recipe -  Sweet Puffy Wheat Dumpling Recipe is a very popular sweet dish prepared in the Parsi Cuisine. There are small shallow fried dumpling made from a blend of  wheat and rava batter which is fermented with toddy. This helps in raising the dumpling. It is then dipped sweet sugary syrup to give a hint of sweetness to the dish. It is traditionally made in a vessel called the " popatjee no paenno" which is very famous among the Parsis.  Serve the Poppetjes Recipe ...

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe is an Indian flavoured canape food that spice up the taste buds. Prepared in no time and served as a bite-size snack, this can be one of the top listed recipe for you when you have unexpected guests at home. Chatpata Potato Canapes are made with everyday spices that are commonly found in the Indian kitchen. Sweet and spicy chutney is added on top of the crackers and then topped with the prepared chatpata potato topping. This chutney lifts the flavours of these crackers ...

Paal Kozhukattai Recipe With Bananas - With Vegan Option

Paal Kozhukattai is authentic delicacy from the regions of Chettinad known for their plethora of deceptively luscious dishes. In a nutshell, Paal Kozhukattai is sweetened rice dumplings cooked in thick coconut milk and milk. The dish is rich in taste and creamy in texture, with added bananas to serve. Finely grounded rice flour is rolled into tiny dumplings and later cooked with coconut milk. You can use only coconut milk instead of milk for vegan Paal Kozhukattai. The dumplings can be rolled into ...

भेल पूरी रेसिपी - Bhel Puri Recipe

भेल पूरी एक सरल और स्वादिष्ट आप अपनी रोज की चाय के साथ परोस सकते है. भेल पूरी को बनाने के लिए टमाटर, आलू, प्याज, हरी चटनी, मीठी चटनी, मुरमुरा और सेव का प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इसे अपने मेहमानो को भी परोस सकते है. यह एक प्रसिद्ध स्ट्रीट फ़ूड है जो की आपको हर शहर में मिल जायेगा।  भेल पूरी रेसिपी को अपने शाम के नाश्ते के लिए पालक पकोरा और मसाला चाय के साथ परोसे। 

Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Are you looking for an easy snack to enjoy your ‘me’ time with a cup of Chai? And are you health conscious but at the time love traditional tasty recipes? Then, this foxtail millet uppu kozhukattai is a perfect choice. Uppu Kozhukattai is savoury steamed dumplings prepared traditionally with rice flour and spices. To make it healthier for you to snack without any guilt, let’s prepare these dumplings with foxtail millet. And they are gluten free and vegan. Foxtail millet is a diabetic food ...

Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe

The Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe is a twist to the traditional Aloo Bonda recipe. Aloo Bonda is a very traditional South Indian tea time evening snack, that is made most often during festivals and special occasions. To make the aloo bonda mashed potatoes are sauteed with onions, green chillies, ginger and some spices. This potato mixture is then shaped into balls and dipped into a gram flour batter and deep fried.  In this recipe, we have used a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan, to pan fry the Cheese ...

Vegetable Ragi Momo Recipe - Finger Millet Dumplings/ Dim Sum Recipe

The Vegetable Ragi Momo Recipe is simple, healthy recipe made from Finger Millet and sauteed vegetables. Since these dumplings are made with finger millet they have to be served hot right off the steamer. The Ragi Momo tastes delicious and makes a perfect snack for the kids as well. Although I must warn you the Ragi counterpart to the All Purpose Flour is a little dry. So do make sure you serve these hot and fresh to enjoy its goodness and taste. These Ragi Momo's makes a great Indian ...

Haleem Ke Kebab Recipe

Haleem is a traditional Ramadan special delicacy. Haleem is a stew which is made with various ingredients like mutton, broken wheat, urad dal, yellow moong dal, chana dal and spices. It is slow cooked to form a thick paste dish which is then topped with ghee and caramelized onions.  We have made Haleem Ke kebabs which is made with the same base ingredients. Mutton on the bone is cooked along with broken wheat, urad dal, moong dal, ginger and garlic.  Later meat is separated from the bones ...

     
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