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.

Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe

Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe, a crispy and delicious evening tea time snacks recipe made from whole moong dal and chana dal. The addition of ginger, garlic, green chilies and onions brings out the spice and taste to the Moong Dal Vada. For additional flavors, chopped curry leaves or coriander leaves can be added to the batter before frying them. Serve the Moong Dal Vada with Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney as a evening tea time snack, for a weekend breakfast or as an appetizer for ...

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe is made of Buckwheat Flour or Sama Flour. Dhokla is an Indian dish popular in the state of Gujarat and it resembles a cake. It is steamed in a pressure cooker or a steamer. Kuttu Ka Dhokla is made from a blend of sama flour and buckwheat flour which is soaked in some yogurt and water. Indian spices are added to add more flavour to the dish. Traditionally Dhokla batter is fermented and steamed. It is a famous dish in Gujarati Cuisine. It is then finished ...

Thecha Paniyaram Recipe

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.  Thecha ...

Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe-Carom Seeds Spiced Biscuits

Namak para are a popular tea time snack. Usually these are deep fried and made with whole wheat flour making them a tad bit unhealthy. Instead of deep frying these namak para, here I have baked them instead, such that there is negligible oil absorption in the recipe. Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe is an easy recipe prepared with few ingredients like maida, wheat flour and spices. Spices like carom seeds, cumin seeds, crushed pepper and hing are used to make these Namak Para flavourful. Serve Baked ...

Pheki Mathri Recipe - Crispy Fried Savoury Fritters

Pheki Mathri Recipe is a nostalgic one for me. It takes me back to train journeys from my childhood, which always invoke memories of two things - aloo poori and mathri-achar. The pheki (salt less) mathri crispy fried to perfection, is one of my favorite North Indian snacks especially when eaten with the Punjabi mango pickle. The texture of mathri is a classic - almost like savory flaky shortcrust. Crisp on the outside yet soft and flaky on the inside. Pheki Mathri Recipe would always be a part of ...

Gujarati Dhokla Pizza Recipe

Gujarati Dhokla Pizza Recipe is a fusion recipe. Khatta Dhokla batter is made with dahi, rice and dals, which is then fermented, and finally steamed. In this recipe I have added carrots, mint leaves and green chillies to the batter after fermentation. The result is a healthy soft spongy dhokla which makes a delicious base for a pizza. Dhokla base is topped with a pizza sauce caramelized onions, corn, olives and topped with cheese. These ingredients are the classic pizza toppings. Gujarati Dhokla ...

Healthy Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda Recipe - Spicy Tapioca Fritters

Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda recipe is a traditional healthy South Indian style bonda recipe made from tapioca root. The bonda requires very few ingredients to prepare and is made healthy by pan frying it in less oil in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. Tapioca roots are ground with ginger and garlic to make the bonda flavourful. Tapioca is a starchy tuber which is cholestrol free. It is high in dietary fiber and is easy to digest.  Serve the Maravalli Kizhangu Bonda as a delicious tea time snack along ...

Aloo Bhajia Recipe - Potato Bajji

Aloo Bhajia Recipe - Potato Bajji is a common tea time snack thoroughly enjoyed by all. It is also called as Aloogadde Bajji in South India. You can find Aloo Bajji sold in most tea stalls or snack joints across India especially in the evenings. Thin potato slices are dunked in a gram flour batter and then deep fried to get these crunchy treats.  The potatoes are not flavoured or seasoned but the batter is flavoured with  spices like red chilli powder and  cumin seeds. You can even ...

Buckwheat Cracker Recipe

Looking for some healthy tea time snacks to binge without feeling guilty? Buckwheat Cracker Recipe is a perfect dish for a guilt free snacking during anytime of the day. This can also be made for unexpected guests since the baking time is short. Or can be made at any time you want to munch some crisps. Buckwheat crackers are gluten free and diabetic friendly and full of nutrition. The best part is you can store these crackers in an airtight container up to a week.  Serve Buckwheat Crackers ...

Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn Recipe

Be it the winters or rainy season, the Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn Recipe is a delicious and easy to make snack. The creamy butter along with lemon and coriander makes the sweet corn refreshing and kids and elders love it. Other spices like red chilli powder, green chillies and chaat masala makes this Corn Recipe chatpata. When serving to kids you can skip the spices to make it more palatable to them.  Butter Coriander & Lemon Sweet Corn tastes best when served hot or warm. ...

Moong Dal Potli Recipe - With Baked Option

Moong Dal Potli Recipe or Deep Fried Green Gram dal pouch is a starter Recipe. It taste really good, and also looks very unique because of their shapes. These vegetarian potlis have a flaky crispy outer covering and is stuffed with a masaledar yellow moong dal filling. In this recipe i am using moong dal stuffings, but you can creatively stuff them with mix vegetables, dry fruits or noodles. Although i am sharing deep fried version of this recipe, but if you want a healthier alternative, then you ...

Red Beans And Oats Cutlet Recipe

Red Beans and Oats Cutlet recipe is a healthy snack idea packed with nutrients of red kidney beans and oats. Oats are great source of soluble fiber and protein but sometime mother's find it challenging to include it in kids routine diet. With this cutlet recipe not only oats and beans can become part of your daily menu but they could be packed in kids lunch box as well for snacks. These cutlets can be enjoyed with green chutney or could be filled inside pita bread with salad to make sandwiches. Serve Red ...

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe is a deep fried spring onion fritters which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum.Chopped spring onion is mixed with rice flour batter and gram flour along with crushed roasted coriander seeds and a few other ingredients to make a mouthwatering pakoda.  The key to making Crispy Spring Onion Pakoda is that you need to add very little water to make a thick batter. If you make a thin batter then the spring onion pakodas will not be crunchy. It is an easy recipe ...

Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe

Looking for a simple and nutritious snack that is less expensive and is packed with protein? So here is your dish, Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipes. The crispy texture of the chickpeas is due to roasting in an oven. It is a very healthy snack option for both kids and adults. Pack some chickpeas in your kid’s lunch box or in your own for mid-meal or tea time snack. You can snack on this healthy, tasty, high fiber and protein rich snack without any guilt. Serve Crispy Oven Roasted ...

Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe

Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti Recipe is a quick and traditional tea time snack. The biscuit rotis are generally a crispy puri stuffed in with spicy and delicious stuffing. The roti can be made and stored for at least a day or two. It might become little soft but will still taste amazing with hot cup of tea. Mangalorean Style Biscuit Roti are a sure hit among kids and makes a great after school snack as well. You can even pack these for snacks in their lunch boxes.  Serve the Mangalorean Style ...

Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe

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 ...

Mosaru Kodubale Recipe - Yogurt-Rice Flour Fritters

Mosaru Kodubale recipe are yogurt-rice flour fritter rings which are one of the loved snacks of Karnataka, they are crispy and tastes great with Masala Chai. Mosaru means curd or yogurt in Kannada. Mosaru Kodubale is made with rice flour and curd. They are delicately spiced with green chillies. Mosaru Kodubale are usually shaped in small circles and then deep fried.  Mosaru Kodubale can be made quickly and can be served as a snack during festivals to your guests. They can be served ...

Elai Vadam Recipe-A Traditional South Indian Rice Papad

Elai Vadam is a delicious papad/ rice cracker that is very traditional to the south Indian homes. It is typically had as an accompaniment with the main course of the south Indian rice, sambar and pickle meal. It can even be had as a snack when topped with chopped onions and tomatoes. You can make these vadams in large quantities during summers an store them in airtight containers. Traditionally, this is done on plantain leaves, hence the name, elai vadam. You can smell the nice aroma of the ...

Tandoori Paneer Samosa Recipe - With Baked Option

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 ...

Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe

Cabbage Onion Vada is a recipe is made from urad dal, flavored with chopped cabbage, green chillies and onions and fried with a little oil . These vadas are exceptionally tasty and healthy as well. Making them in  Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan eliminates the hassles of getting the right shape for a Vada. The vada tastes great in itself without the need for any accompaniments. Vada's are always a delicacy at every Indian home. Be it simple vada's along with sambar, or be it masala vada's, dahi vada's, ...

Kambu Murukku Recipe

Kambu Murukku Recipe is a popular snack that is made in every South Indian household, that can be served with your evening tea or coffee. You can also pack it in your snack box to eat between your meals or whenever you are hungry.  Kambu Murukku Recipe is also made during the festival of Diwali and other special occasions. It is made of Bajra Flour and is flavoured with Kalonji Seeds and Garlic. Serve Kambu Murukku Recipe along with Masala Tea or Filter Coffee for your evening snacks. If ...

काम्बू मूरूकू रेसिपी - Kambu Murukku (Recipe In Hindi)

काम्बू मूरूकू साउथ इन्डियन स्नेक्स है। जिसे आप चाय और कोफी के साथ ले सकते है। आप दिवाली के त्यौहार के लिए भी बना सकते है। बाजरा आटा से बना यह मूरूकू क्लौंजी और लहसून के स्वाद से भरपूर है.  काम्बू मूरूकू को मसाला चाय के साथ शाम मे परोसे और अपने परिवार वालो के साथ इसका मजा ले.   

Dal Vada with Oats and Vegetable Recipe

Dal Vada with Oats and Vegetable Recipe is must try recipe for a mouthwatering snack.  The vada is made from a combination of urad dal and chana dal. The dals are soaked in water for some time so that it becomes soft and then ground into a batter. To this mixture we added oats and vegetables to make it a rich filling snack.  The vada is then shallow fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. So the vada will turn out to crispy and healthy as well. By adding oats into your everyday cooking will help ...

     
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