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.

Baked Cauliflower Samosa Recipe

Samosa is a savory snack that is loved by all age groups. Baked cauliflower stuffed samosa is a version of healthy snack from traditional oil fried samosas. I used whole wheat flour to make this samosas more healthy, if desired, the whole wheat flour can halved by replacing the other half with maida. Whole wheat flour gives a crunchy and soft texture of this samosas after baking. Other than baking, the process of making this samosa is similar to traditional samosas, but with a delicious spiced cauliflower ...

Surati Jowar Vada Recipe

Surati Jowar Vada Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack that is gluten free. The batter is made from a mixture of jowar flour and besan flour.  The batter is fermented using yogurt and spiced with ginger and garlic. The batter is then fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan till golden brown on either side. Jowar is a part of millet family which is highly used in regions like Rajasthan and Gujarat. It can be added to your diet once in a while to increase the fiber and protein content. Serve the Surati ...

Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe

Make this Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe when unexpected guests come over or as a snack for kids. This recipe is really easy to make and is healthier than the traditionally deep fried ones since these are baked in oven. Most tikki recipes call for boiled ingredients to be mashed and then be shallow fried. But this recipe uses the grated potatoes directly without blanching or boiling them and hence makes the process faster.  Serve Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe along with Dhaniya ...

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat)

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat) is a Sindhi special evening time recipe made using lotus stem. It’s like a chaat but a healthier version without involving any oil, or deep frying. So if you are in a mood for chaat, and looking out for healthy options, Kuneh ja bhee is just right for you. Lotus stem is very nutritious and a wonderful ingredient to cook with it. It’s kind of meaty and has an acquired taste. Sprinkled with chaat masala, green chutney, and sweet tamarind chutney it ...

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alsanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alasanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe) is a healthy vada made with black eyed beans, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves and spiced with Indian masala like red chilli powder and turmeric powder. The vada is popular in Andhra Pradesh and is eaten along with a ground Pachadi (Chutney). The vada contains a lot of protein as it is only made with a legume and is healthy too. Serve the Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada along with spicy coconut chutney and cup of chai ...

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. These are best served during tea time with a Tomato and Sunflower Seed Dip Recipe and Cinnamon Spiced Orange Iced Tea Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Thattai Recipe ...

Baked Banana Chips Recipe

We all love banana chips but people who are health conscious they avoid eating them because they are deep fried. But here is a delicious and a no fried recipe with Baked Banana Chips Recipe.This recipe is easy to make and tastes great. These can also be packed in the snack box for kids. Serve Baked Banana Chips Recipe along with Tomato and Sunflower Seed Dip Recipe or Coconut & Ricotta Dip with Banana Chips Recipe during tea time for snacking, along with a Smoothie or Masala Chai Recipe. If ...

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe is a delightful and a healthy way to indulge in chips since this recipe uses oven baking, instead of deep frying them. This is a great alternatively that can avoid the bags of ready to eat deep fried chips. Simple baking of the thin sliced arbi with olive oil and seasoning will yield a crunchy batch of chips to munch during a movie night with family or during evenings. Make the slices in Mandolin slicer since you need the slices to be of same and even. You can use ...

Chilli Roasted Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Chili Roasted Black Eyed Peas Recipe is a quick snack to munch on as your evening snack. It is the most nutritious way to add a healthy element to your everyday diet. This can be packed and stored for a few weeks. You can also pack them as snack box while you are travelling. Black eyed helps in digestion and prevents anemia, it also helps is lowering the blood pressure. The black eyed peas are soaked and cooked till soft then roasted well till it crisps up along with dried herbs and smoky tobacco ...

Thotakura Undalu Recipe (Crispy Amaranth Leaves Balls)

Thotakura Undalu Recipe (Crispy Amaranth Leaves Balls) is an innovative recipe that is tried at our test kitchen. Amarnath leaves are usually used in a dry poriyal or subzi. But in this dish we have created a crispy fried amaranth balls and then tossed with some tempered spices. Amarnath leaves is a powerhouse of Iron, minerals and vitamins. It is considered as one of the super food and Ayurvedic friendly as well. Serve the Thotakura Undalu Recipe along with Thakkali Rasam Recipe , steamed rice ...

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe)

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) these are handheld pies that can be fried or baked in the oven. It is filled with all sorts of filling varying from sweet and savory. The traditional filling is made from ‘Ansari’ which is a sweet cheese. In this recipe we have added leek to give it an extra crunch and flavor to the dish. It is then wrapped with a pizza dough and baked. Serve the Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) as a Tea Time Snack or as a Party ...

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters)

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters) is an innovative way to create something light and quick to have for your snack. The fritters made from fenugreek leaves and grated potato that is mixed into a chickpea flour batter and fried onto a Kuzhi paniyaram pan. Serve the Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe along with a hot cup of Masala Chai Recipe and Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe. If you are looking for more pakora recipes here are some: Vegetable ...

Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe)

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 ...

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 ...

Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu Recipe (Crispy Tapioca Snack)

Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu Recipe (Crispy Tapioca Snack) is soft and gooey inside and is crispy on the outside. In Telugu, Saggubiyyam means the tapioca pearls and “Punugulu” is a very common word used in Vijayawada for a street snack that is deep fried in the shape of a ball. These are often served with coconut chutney and toor dal chutney. Serve the Andhra Style Saggubiyyam Punugulu along with spicy coconut chutney or toor dal chutney to enjoy evening chai with a delicious snack. If ...

Tamatar Chaat Banarasi Style Recipe

Tamatar chaat is a popular street food from Varanasi. This is basically a mish-mash of boiled potatoes, tomatoes, spices and topped with chopped onions, green chillies & some fresh coriander leaves. Take a break from the regular tradition of overindulgence in sweets & instead treat yourself and your guests with this mouthwatering spicy chaat. Serve Tamatar Chaat Banarasi Style along with Masala Tea and Poha Chivda for your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other ...

Maddur Vada Recipe

Maddur Vada Recipe is a very popular savory fritter originated from a town called Maddur in the Mandya district of Karnataka. It is made usually from semolina, rice flour and whole wheat flour and is flavored and spiced with some curry leaves, onions and green chilies. The dough is the pat on the hand and deep fried. The Maddur is found to be very famous because, the town maddur lies between Bangalore and Mysore. So therefore people travelling to Mysore relish these vada as a snack in the train ...

Masala Pohe Recipe

Masala Pohe Recipe (flattened rice), is a quick, simple and healthy dish prepared by my grandmother especially on the first day of Diwali. It is a breakfast dish from the NKGSB cuisine of KARWAR. Smoking method imparts a unique smoky and earthy flavour to the pohe. This recipe doesn’t require cooking and is very easy to prepare. The smoke (called dhuvan in konkani language) given to it with a hot coal makes it very delicious! One more option was given to me by a friend of mine and that is to temper ...

Phool Mathri Recipe

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 Baked ...

Mahunada Khaja Recipe (Andhra Style Gulabi Puvvulu)

Mahunada Khaja Recipe is also the Andhra Style Gulabi Puvvulu as the rose cookies are called. This is an eggless recipe of the crunchy sweet snack that is popular during christmas. I reside outside India and got all excited when I came across a Chancha (rose cookie mould) and hence prepared this in delicious batches. I experimented this recipe without eggs and my family loved it. This can even be done for snacking during diwali. Many Indian sweets need ghee or butter but this recipe does not need ...

Elo Jhelo Nimki Recipe

Elo Jhelo Nimki is a popular Bengali style Savoury snack.This is mainly prepared during Vijayadashmi and Diwali. It is a crispy and crunchy snack and can be stored in airtight container for 3 to 4 days. This a simple to prepare snack. Only skill involved is while shaping these nimkis. You can serve these Elo Jhelo Nimki Recipe along with Baked Mathri Recipe (Non Fried Tea Time Snack) and Bengali Special Chocolate Sandesh Recipe for your guests during this festival season ...

Bengali Style Kucho Nimki Recipe (Diamond Shaped Salty Snacks)

Bengali Style Kucho Nimki is a diamond shape fried snacks which is obvious in time of Durga Puja. Kucho means small and nimki means salty snacks. It serves best with sweets in the time of Bijoya Dashami /dussera, after immersion of Goddess Durga in holy river. This nimkis are very easy to make but it is very tasty. All purpose flour or maida kneaded in oil, salt, kalonji/ kalo jeera and water to make a dough. Then the dough rested for 20 minutes. Small balls are made out of dough flatten like parathas ...

Moong Sprouts And Sweet Potato Cutlet Recipe

Moong Sprouts And Sweet Potato Cutlet Recipe is a healthy and protein-rich tea time snack. The goodness of sprouted green gram and sweet potatoes, it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. To make it healthier, you can shallow fry or bake the cutlets and they will still taste just as delicious. The recipe also allows for the addition of peanuts or crisp vegetables like carrots and beans for extra crunch. Serve the Moong Sprouts And Sweet potato Cutlet with Green Chutney and tomato ketchup for a ...

लखनऊ सिंघाड़े की कचौडीरेसिपी - Lucknowi Singhade Ki Kachori (Recipe In Hindi)

सिंघाड़े की यह तीखी, मीठी स्वाद वाली कचौड़ी लखनऊ शहर की मशहूर चाट है। जो सिंघाड़े के आटे से बनी है और इसमें आलू की चटाकेदार स्टफिंग की गई है। आप यह कचौड़ी प्याज का इस्तेमाल करे बिना व्रत के दौरान भी बना सकते है।   लखनऊ सिंघाड़े की कचौडी को हरी चटनी और मीठी इमली की चटनी के साथ परोसे।   

     
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