You have just entered the most exotic section of the Indian cuisine - that's the Tea Time Snacks. Snacks, sweets and street food are very synonymous to Indian cuisine. Kids and Adults love snacks and serving a healthy, filling and energetic snacks whether you are at home, at office or at school is important.
Homemade snacks are healthy and fresh and give you an opportunity to eat healthy and when you are on a weight loss plan.
These snacks can be served either at tea time or served alongside a main meals. You can also serve these these snacks as an appetizer or starter for indian party dinners or kitty parties.
In this section you can discover a 100+ evening snack recipes, indian street food recipes, party starter recipes from Samosa, Aloo Vada, Dhokla, Bhajia, Pakoda, Mathri, Khakhra, Chivda, Spicy Mixture & more. Learn to cook these delicious evening snack recipes from across various cuisines in india that are made healthy & tasty.
You will also find pakora recipes that are not deep fried and are made either using the air fryer or using the paniyaram pan for healthy cooking. I really hope you like the evening snack recipes and you can enjoy them for your tea parties or even dinner parties when you have friend and family over.
Tamil Nadu Style Masala Dal Vada recipe is a perfect monsoon snack. This is an easy version and a lovely lip-smacking vada recipe which is made with spiced chana dal and rice flour. These can also be made in Kuzhi paniyaram Pan to make it not deep fried and healthy.
Serve this Masala Dal Vada recipe with Masala Chai on a damp and rainy evening to get the best feel out of it! You can also pair it up with a creamy Paal Payasam Recipe (Rice Kheer/Pudding).
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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 ...
Thecha is a very popular dry chutney from the state of Maharashtra. No meal in Maharashtra is complete without a little thecha. There are various kinds of thecha that are prepared, however the basic one consists of roasted and pounded garlic, green chillies, peanuts and coriander.
Kuzhi Paniyaram is a popular breakfast or snack in the South and is often served with a coconut chutney or mooligai podi on the side. It is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside and is a hit among all.
Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) is a favorite relish from Kerala. The fritter is made from a ripened plantain called ‘Nendram Pazham’ which is a local fruit found in most of the region in Kerala. The banana is dipped in a sweetened flour batter and fried till it is crispy.
Serve the Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) can be served as a Tea Time Snack.
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Spiced and herbed parmesan and cornmeal baked fries make Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe a wonderful and guilt free snack. These finger fries taste amazing and stay fresh for a couple of days too, when kept under refrigeration in an airtight container. You can also make the sticks ahead time and store them in the freezer for a day or two. Once you have guests at home for tea party or when you have a craving for fries, just pop them in the oven and enjoy the crispy outside and soft inside delicious ...
Ammani Kozhukattai is a popular south Indian recipe which is usually made with Kozhukattai (modak) dough which is left after making the sweet modaks on festival days especially on Ganesh Chathurthi. Serve Ammani Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Masala chai.
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Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe
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Mathri is all time favourite savory especially during festivals. Phool Mathri is just like simple mathri with a different and beautiful design. It is really so tasty, crispy and very easy to make. You can make these mathris ahead of time and serve to the guest when they come to visit you.
Serve Phool Mathri along with Poha Chivda and Masala Tea for your tea time break.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mathri recipes such as
Mithi Mathri Recipe
Pheki Mathri Recipe
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.
Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) is a must try dish at every one’s house. You can call them as Empanadas as well as they have the shape as the semi circled pockets. Empanadas are famous in Spain and they are stuffed with various filling and fried but we have adapted a healthy way of making them by baking it and also adding some Thai flavors into it.
Serve the Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) along with Pan Fried Onion Pakora ...
Jalapeno Cheese Samosa Recipe is a savoury snack with a twist to the popular Indian samosa. Each region in india have their own version of the samosa. They can be filled with vegetables, potatoes, onions, minced meats etc. In this recipe, we have made a cheese filling mixed with jalapenos and fresh coriander leaves that is absolutely delicious savoury twist to the original recipe.
This is a mouthwatering snack with a gooey center can also be served as an appetizer for get togethers, game nights, ...
Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala is a delicious Indian crispy bhindi recipe which is traditionally deep fried dish and can be served as a snack.
Bhindi are slit and are deep fried after coating with a mixture of besan with many spice powders like coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, kashmiri red chilli powder and more.
These Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala can be served along with Phulka and Paneer ...
Sesame Bread Patties Recipe is one of the most delicious snacks to accompany a rainy evening. There is something special about sitting by a window and watching the rain fall, while sipping on a hot cup of your favourite beverage and nibbling on something spicy, crunchy and tasty. These Sesame Bread Patties fall exactly in that category. They’re crisp and crunchy outside, soft, melt-in-the-mouth inside, and make for a delicious snack to enjoy at teatime, whether by yourself, or even at a the party.
काबुली चना सुंदल रेसिपी एक दक्षिण भारतीय डिश है जिसे मंदिरो में प्रसाद की तरह भी बाटा जाता है. यह नवरात्री के समय भी भोजन का हिस्सा होता है. यह एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसमे अदरक और नारियल का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है.
काबुली चना सुंदल रेसिपी को मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल सांबर, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे.
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
डबल बीन्स सुंदल रेसिपी
हरी मूंग दाल सुंदल रेसिपी
करमणी सुंदल रेसिपी
Tandoori dishes has its history from the Indian Subcontinent and it is usually prepared with any Meat or Vegetables usually marinated in yogurt and spices and then grilled.
Samosa is a popular street food across India and many fillings are stuffed inside these favourite tea time snack.
Here is a fusion samosa recipe where marinated Paneer cubes are grilled and cooked in a Masala and then stuffed inside a flaky pastry and deep fried . You can even bake these delicious samosa and they ...
Crunchy Ragi and Dill Nippattu are a great twist to the classic rice nippattu. They have a beautiful cocoa hue and the aroma of chilies, peanuts, sesame and sabsige/dill leaves. Ragi is gluten free and so it is mixed with rice flour to help make the nippattu with ease.
Ragi is a super healthy millet. It is rich in calcium, helps in weight loss, has a high fiber content, battles anemia, reduces blood cholesterol and also regulates blood sugar levels. Because of its low glycemic index, it helps reduce ...
वाघरेला रोटली रेसिपी जिसे रोटी का पोहा भी कहा जाता है, एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसमे रोटी को हींग, लाल मिर्च, कढ़ी पत्ता के साथ पकाया जाता है. आप इसमें बची हुई रोटी का भी प्रयोग कर सकते है. यह हर गुजराती घर में सुबह के या शाम के नाश्ते के लिए बनाया जाता है.
वाघरेला रोटली रेसिपी को सुबह या शाम के नाश्ते के लिए मसाला चाय के साथ परोसे.
अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,
गुजराती कढ़ी रेसिपी
गुजराती वाघरेला मघ रेसिपी
गुजराती पालक ढोकला रेसिपी
Verkadalai or Peanut Sundal, is one of the many varieties of prasadam prepared during the nine days festivities of Navratri. It is also made for the festivals like Varalakshmi Vratam. Boiled peanuts are nutritious and has many health benefits. It helps in lowering the bad cholesterol thereby reducing the chances of heart strokes.
To make the peanut sundal peanuts are boiled and then sauteed along with a tempering of mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chilies. Fresh coconut is ...
Instant Sooji Oats 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.
Flavoured with green chillies and asafoetida, this dhokla is steamed and topped with a tadka of curry leaves, and sesame seeds that add crunch to the soft spongy dhoklas.
It makes a great diabetic friendly evening snack as well and is a hit when you serve the Sooji Oats Dhokla at a tea party.You can optionally ...
Sev is a delicious fried vermicelli snack that is made from besan/ gram flour. The sev is used in most chaats like Bhel Puri, Sev Papdi Puri Chaat, Khakra Chaat, Chole Tikki Chaat and many other dishes. The crispiness of the sev vermicelli adds to the texture and flavor of the chaats. Many like to savor the Sev as it is with their "Masala Chai" (Spiced Indian milk Tea).
A special equipment called "Sev Sancha" or a "Murrukku Maker" typically made out of brass. This ...
Kobiche Vade (Cabbage fritters) is a tasty snack made using cabbage,multigrain flour and spices. The vade are shallow fried in an Appe patra/appam pan. You can alternatively use an air fryer or even deep fry them. You can use multigrain flour or thalipeeth Bhajani or just chickpea and rice flour to make these vade. Serve these addictive vada with chutney or sauce of your choice. They can also be added to a onion-tomato gravy to make kobi (cabbage) kofta curry.
Kobiche Vade makes for an appetizing ...
Muesli Olive Oil Rusk Recipe is a variation to the usual rusk but made healthy. Rusks are usually double baked like how a biscotti is done. It is baked in the form of a log and then sliced and baked again till it crisps up. The recipe is purely made from whole wheat, muesli and olive oil without any addition of butter or Maida.
Muesli is high in dietary fiber and hence if you want to add fiber into your and your kids diet then you can bake these rusks.On the other hand Olive oil helps in moisturizing ...
Arbi Ke Meethe Chande Recipe is a truly a lip smacking sweet chips prepared from Arbi (Colocasia root). This recipe is especially prepared during festivals like Navami, Janmashtami etc and is used as Prasad in my family since ages. I learnt this heirloom recipe through my grandma.
Arbi is usually consumed as a fasting food during Navratri and Janmashtami. Arbi is full minerals, dietary fiber, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C and is good to have during fasting.
These arbi chips are easy ...
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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Moong Dal Mini Samosas are perfect little bites to put a zing into any festive occasion. These samosas are made from Moong Dal Namkeen that you in stores with the addition of a few spices to add to the flavors of this quick samosa. These samosas also make for perfect tea time snack or an appetizer for parties for the holiday season. Serve Moong Dal Mini Samosas with date tamarind chutney and green chutney.
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