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.
Moong Dal Tikki is perfect recipe for this rainy season. We can make is with less oil so this is the healthy version of deep fried tikki. Moong dal is cooked with some water till just firm but cooked and then drained and mixed with spices and then is shallow fried till crisp and golden.
Serve Moong Dal Tikki Recipe along with Green Chutney and Khajur Imli Chutney and a cup of Masala Chai for your Monsoon evenings.
If you like this recipe, try more Tikki Recipes such as:
Baked Aloo Tikki ...
Gujiyas are delicious treats that are prepared during festive seasons of Holi or Diwali. They are usually semi circle shaped and are stuffed with different kinds of sweet and savoury fillings such as - coconut, moong dal etc.
But in this Mawa Gujiya Recipe, the dough is cut out in a square shapes and filled with khoya/mawa and nuts and then baked in an oven.
Serve the Mawa Gujiya during Holi or Diwali along with a glass of Thandai and with a delicious plate of Dahi Vada.
Jackfruit Malpua with Rabdi Recipe is a delicious take on the classic Indian dessert. You can flavour the Malpua with any fruit that you like. But here we have added our seasonal fruit which is the ripened Jackfruit.
The malpua is authentically looks like a pancake batter which is fried in ghee to give it a rich flavour. But we have made it quite healthy by pan frying it on a non-stick pan with less ghee, keeping the flavour quite similar to the original taste.
Serve the Ripe Jackfruit Malpua ...
Shakarkandi Malpua is a delicious Indian dessert that is made with sweet potatoes which is flavored with saunf and elaichi.
Sweet Potato or Shakarkandi is a vegetable which can be eaten boiled, used in curries or in desserts. Here, we have a sweet made from Sweet Potato which is called as Shakarkandi Malpua or Mishti Alu Malpua, where the mouth watering malpuas are made of sweet potato.
You can make it during festivals or any special occasions in your house. The sweet potato in it makes it ...
Oats Apple Phirni is an easy to make and is a tasty dessert that is very low in calories. This requires minimal ingredients and can be made in minutes. This phirni is healthy and can also be served to kids for their evening snacks.
You can make this healthy and mouth watering Phirni for your House Parties, Potluck parties or for any other special occasion.
Serve Oats Apple Phirni as a dessert after a simple lunch meal of Gujarati Kadhi, Aloo Bhindi Sabzi and Methi Thepla for a Sunday lunch.
Jhal Muri/Moodi is a delicious crunchy snack found in almost every street corner of Kolkata. The flavors of this delectable snack is from the special Muri Masala and Mustard Oil that is so closely associated with the vendors. Jhaal Muri/Moodi is simple and quick to make, very similar to the Mumbai Bhel, without the chutneys and sev imparting strong flavors from the mustard oil and muri/moodi masala.
Serve the Jhaal Muri immediately as a tea time snack along with Masala Chai.
If you ...
Farali Pattice Recipe is a healthy fasting food of the Gujarati's.
Faral means ‘fast’ and these patties are specially made for those who are fasting. The patties are made with an outer covering of mashed potatoes and filled inside with spiced dry fruits mixture, coconut and peanuts. The patties are traditionally fried but as a lover of healthy non fried food I am sharing the procedure to bake these patties. You could optionally fry Farali Pattice Recipe to suit your taste.
Serve Farali ...
A twist to the traditional Indian Desserts, the Shahi Tukda Gajar Halwa Shots With Rabri Recipe is a fusion between Gajar Halwa and Shahi Tukda.
Assembled in a shot glass, the dessert having just the right amount of the carrot pudding flavoured with cardamom and creamy Rabri with saffron. This delightful dessert is finished off with a slice of ghee fried bread laced in rose water.
Serve Shahi Tukda Gajar Halwa Shots With Rabri Recipe after a delightful North Indian meal that includes Kaju ...
The Aloo Tikkis also known as cutlets or patties are made from boiled potatoes, combined with green peas and spiced up with green chillies and flavored with coriander. The aloo tikki's are typically pan fried with oil or even deep fried in some places.
But in this recipe, I am going to show to how to make the aloo tikki healthier by baking them. You can also make it nutritious with the addition of grated carrots, cheese, paneer, green spring onions, corn or grated beetroot. Sandwich it between ...
Dabeli is India’s answer to the western burger that is popularly sold on the streets of Gujarat. The pav buns are stuffed with a sweet and spicy potato mixture topped with onions, pomegranate, and fresh Lehsun Chutney and Sev.
These Dabeli are cooked along with Nutralite Classic Spread and Nutralite Garlic And Oregano spread which is enriched with omega 3 and has 0% cholesterol.
Serve the Dabeli as a tea time snack or for a chaat party along with Sev Puri Recipe and Dahi ...
Basundi also known as Rabri in some parts of India is a creamy rich dessert, is prepared especially during the festivities of Kali Chaudas and just about every small function or a party.
The Basundi/ Rabri tastes equally delicious when served with Jalebis and, Malpuas Do give this recipe a try in your kitchen and you will love it for its rich , creamy texture.
Serve the Basundi as part of a dessert along with Badam Elaichi Kulfi Recipe With Condensed Milk, Pista ice cream ...
चिकन काठी रोल रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जिसमे चिकन को चटपटा मसालेदार बनाकर तवा पराठे के अंदर भरा जाता है. इसमें प्याज और शिमला मिर्च को भी डाला जाता है, जो इस काठी रोल को क्रंच दिया जाता है. चाट मसाले से इस रोल का स्वाद और भी बढ़ जाता है.
चिकन काठी रोल रेसिपी को धनिया पुदीना चटनी और मसाला चाय के साथ परोसे।
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह चना चाट रोल रेसिपी भी बना सकते है.
Lapsi Recipe is a Gujarati sweet dish made from broken wheat has an age-old significance of being auspicious. It is made on special occasions like buying a home, new job, new baby or any other memorable occasion with prayers of good luck for the new beginning. Broken wheat is rich in fiber and jaggery is rich in vitamins and minerals making Lapsi a very nutritive sweet. The traditional recipe that is made is plain and simple without any nuts and spices. However adding fruits like grapes, dried ...
The Chole Aloo Tikki Chaat is a simple recipe of the popular street food of india. The Aloo Tikkis in this recipe have been baked to make them healthy and clean. The addition of sweet potatoes in the tikki has made them more nutritious too.
The aromatic taste emanating from the chola, the chutneys and the pungent onion, along with that crispy sev on the top makes it an all time favorite indian street chaat.
Serve this delicious Chole Aloo Tikki Chaat for the diwali party, as an evening snack or ...
The Dahi Batata Puri Chaat Recipe is a favorite street food specialty and is daily simple to make if you have all the ingredients ready. This batata puri chaat is a favourite street food of Mumbai, so much so that it has spread all over India and every chaat wala “Street Food Vendor” has his own version of it. This is an absolutely tangy, crisp and mouth watering dish that is savoured fresh, as soon as it is made.
Serve Dahi Batata Puri Chaat as a tea time evening snack for chaat parties ...
The Dilli Styled Baked Aloo Chaat recipe is a healthy version of the classic Delhi Street Food where the aloo is fried. Delhi is famous for all kinds of food, specially chaat, papdi, tikki and gol gappas ( pani puri's). Among this list is one of my favorite dishes - the delicious Delhi Aloo Chaat.
I love the use of green mint chutney and tamarind chutney in this chaat. I try and make my chaat almost similar to the delhi chaat but the only difference is that I bake or boil the ...
Crispy Tossed Baby Corn is a delicious appetizer for your parties or potlucks. It is ready in minutes and is enjoyed by everyone. You can use other veggies like potatoes, broccoli or any other vegetable of your choice.
Serve Crispy Tossed Baby Corn along with Spicy Schezuan Vegetarian Noodles for a weekend dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indo-Chinese Recipes which you can serve as Party Appetisers:
Crispy Paneer Schezwan
Dry Chilli Baby Corn
Potatoes always find their place in party appetisers and this particular recipe of Tandoori Potatoes or Aloo Tikka is a wonderful starter for a party or snack for any occasion and can be had as an accompaniment to any meal.
Serve Tandoori Potatoes with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney as an appetiser during your parties.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Party Appetiser recipes such as:
Crispy Tossed Baby Corn
Mozzarella Stuffed Potato Balls
Falahari Rajgira Aloo Tikki
Garlic & ...
Calcutta Style Puchkas also known as Pani Puri and Golgappa is a simple and delicious recipe to make at home. This recipe is inspired from the streets of Calcutta. These Pani Puri or Puchka as they are called in Calcutta are the best street food you can have in India on a hot summer day, a rainy day, a gloomy day, basically a day you want your mood to be uplifted. It is a spicy, tangy and thirst quenching street food that brings people together from all communities in India on the streets.
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Pav Bhaji Recipe is one of the most popular street foods of India. The bhaji is made from spiced potatoes and vegetables, simmered in butter and some spices and is served with buttered pav buns.
The pav bhaji masala is a special masala that is used in this recipe is readily available in the stores. In addition to the pav bhaji masala, the chaat masala and the lemon juice along with chopped onions make this a very special dish at home
Serve the Pav Bhaji Recipe along with a Dahi Vada ...
Potatoes are everyone's best friend and they can be had anytime during the day in various forms. These Cheesy Potatoes are easy and delicious and can be prepared in no time. It is a great dish to serve during house parties. Do try it and we are sure you will make it again and again.
Serve Cheesy Potatoes as a tea time snack with a hot cup of Masala Chai or Filter Coffee.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Potato Recipes such as:
Farali Aloo Pattice Recipe
The Sev Puri Recipe (Papdi Chaat) is a popular street food dish in India where the little crisp Indian crackers are layered with potatoes, chutneys, chaat masala, yogurt, and sev.
The Sev Puri also known as Papdi chaat is an all time favorite among all chats because of its crisp and tangy taste. With chutneys stocked away in the freezer, and papdi premade, one can whip up simple chaats like the sev puri for a quick tea time snack.
Serve the Sev Puri/Papdi Chaat as a evening tea time snack ...
Oats Rava Dhokla Recipe is served as a nutritious breakfast. This recipe has a twist to the original recipe with the addition of oats making it wholesome and nutritious.
Oats is combined along with rava or sooji as we call it and the addition of curd makes the batter, nice and thick.
Flavoured with green chillies and ginger, this dhokla is steamed and topped with a tadka of curry leaves, and cumin seeds that add crunch to the soft spongy dhoklas.
Serve this Oats Rava Dhokla ...
Pineapple Paneer Tikka Recipe is a super easy starter that you can make quickly for any parties or just as a special starter for your brunch. The Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices and called by its many names like Malai Paneer Tikka, Hariyali Paneer Tikka, Tandoori Paneer Tikka, Nawabi Paneer Tikka and many more names.
With subtle color variations the above recipes are prepared the similar way. Each chef and each region of North India brings out his or own flavors ...