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.

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe (Tikki/Patty)

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe is a delicious and healthy snack, perfect for tea time at home. These cutlets are packed with the goodness of kidney beans which are usually available in dried bean form in India. If you like rajma, but are looking for an interesting alternative way to cook it, apart from the usual Punjabi styled curry this is a great way to do it. Make the cutlets slightly larger in size and you can even sandwich them in between burger buns for a lazy Sunday brunch or outdoor picnic. Did ...

Pan Fried Avocado Kofta Recipe

Want to try out something healthy? This Avocado Koftas are completely healthy ones. Fried using very little oil and can be served as an appetizer with any condiment of your choice. You can also make them as appetisers for your parties and we are sure your guests will just love them. These koftas can also be made into gravy. Just make a rich tomato onion gravy and serve these koftas along. Yummy! Isn't it? Serve Pan Fried Avocado Kofta along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai for your ...

Grapes Muffin Recipe

Muffins are best for parties or for kids lunch boxes, even adults can store them at their offices and snack on whenever hungry. But how to make them healthy is the question we often come across. First thing which we can do is replace normal flour and use wheat flour or brown bread flour as it has more fibre. Next thing we can do is add nuts to it or some fruit or both. I had some grapes in my fridge and thought of emptying them. So I basically ended up with an awesome recipe for grapes muffins! It ...

Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried)

Urad Dal Vadais a non deep fried version of Medu Vada. It is prepared using urad dal batter and served with coconut chutney. This is a South Indian recipe and can be prepared with a handful of ingredients. This can be made to be served for breakfast or snacks. Serve Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried) along with South Indian Coconut Chutney and alongside Spicy Crunchy Masala Idli Recipe and Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more ...

ओट्स पालक पोंगल रेसिपी - Oats And Spinach Pongal (Recipe In Hindi)

ओट्स पालक पोंगल एक सरल और फ्लेवर से भरपूर डिश है जो बनाने में बहुत आसान है. इसका स्वाद लाजवाब है और घी, हरी मिर्च और पालक इसका स्वाद और भी बढाती है.  ओट्स पालक पोंगल को नारियल की चटनी और फ़िल्टर कॉफ़ी के साथ सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह भी नाश्ते के लिए बना सकते है  अंडा भुर्जी  मूंग दाल डोसा  टमाटर डोसा 

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe (Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe)

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe ( Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe) is considered as one of the famous Christmas Goodies served to friends and families during the festival. This is a wonderful snack made from wheat dough which is shaped like butter curls or worms and then fried. Once it is cooled down it is then coated with honey. It is very tedious and time consuming to prepare these lovely little ones but once you get done with these then nothing like it to have it as a yummy Tea Time Snack. Serve the ...

Traditional Mathri Recipe - North Indian Savoury Cracker Recipe

Mathri is a very famous Rajasthani snack which is traditionally made from flour - you can use either maida or whole wheat chakki atta. The creation of this snack was influenced by the need to have preserved foods that will stay edible for days and the finished products are often stored in big jars at room temperature.  Mathri is served with mango, chilli or lemon pickle along with tea. It is also served at marriages and poojas. Serve the Mathri along with a hot cup Indian Masala Chai for ...

Spinach Egg Muffins Recipe

Spinach Egg Muffin is a healthy, low calorie breakfast recipe prepared baking eggs and spinach. This also makes a perfect evening snack box for kids. It is loaded with goodness of fresh spinach and eggs. Easy to make and delicious to eat, this cupcake gets ready in no time. so next time when you are hungry, do give this lip smacking muffin a try! Serve Spinach Egg Muffins for breakfast with Orange Juice or for tea time snacks with a cup of Adrak Chai.  If you like this recipe, you can ...

Baked Samosa Pinwheels Recipe

Samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas or minced meat. But here to make it Jain, I am using raw bananas instead of potatoes. Samosa Pinwheels is a slight alternation to the traditional Samosa and is as delicious as the traditional samosas and yet they are quite easy than the samosa as the outer cover making is not hard as samosas. The stuffing looks like pinwheel and also the each pinwheel is bite size and hence the name. Samosa Pinwheels are ...

Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram Recipe

Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram is a healthy, tasty south Indian snack recipe prepared with idli batter. This can also be had as breakfast or as festive recipe. It is prepared with idli batter, coconut and jaggery as main ingredients. Perfect to serve with that hot cup of tea.  Serve Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram along with a hot cup of Filter coffee for your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paniyram recipes such as Quinoa Sweet Paniyaram Recipe Millet and Jowar ...

Cheesy Potato Peas Potli Recipe

Kids and adults are equally fond of eating cheese. When the cheese is artfully mixed with tangy peas and potato stuffing in these potlis, then the combination ought to be delicious. Along with the taste the interesting shape of these potlis make them a favorite amongst kids. These cheesy potlis are an ideal snack with tea and coffee. They can even be served as starters for house parties. Serve Cheesy Potato Peas Potli Recipe along with tomato ketchup and Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe. If ...

Gluten Free Samosa Recipe

Typically Samosas are a fried or baked dish with a savory filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils etc. But often diet conscious & gluten intolerant people have to stay away from this tasty dish due to dietary constraints. But this gluten-free version uses rice flour instead of all purpose flour and it is baked instead of frying. Serve Gluten Free Samosa along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai or your tea break. If you like this recipe, you can also try ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

     
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