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.
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 (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 ...
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
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 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 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 ...
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।
Baked Beans & Potatoes Chaat is wholesome and healthy recipe where toasted bread is topped with homemade baked beans and mashed potatoes This recipe is made with an Indian twist to the classic British recipe of baked beans. There are multiple variations that you can make with the baked beans, but this chaat style recipe is a classic favourite that you can serve as an appetiser for your parties.
Here are more snack recipes for you to try
Fried Poha Chiwda Recipe (Flatten Rice Spicy Mixture)
Samosas are crusty deep fried cones filled with spiced potatoes that are eaten as a tea time snack with Khajur Amli Ni Chutney or Dhania Phudina Ni Chutney or plain old tomato ketchup. They look complicated and difficult to make, but once you get the knack, these are quick to make and even more quick to eat. My mother-in-law loves to store the half fried Samosas in the freezer and fry them fresh to crispness and serve them for the afternoon Chai.
Serve the Samosas with Mint Chutney and Date ...
Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe) is a delicious snack made from makhana/lotus seeds which is toasted,pound and mixed with potato and flavoured with Indian spice. It is then pan fried on both the sides till it is crunchy and golden brown on both the sides.
Makhana is a very unique ingredient used during fasting season of Navratri. The lotus seeds are a good nutrition to the heart and Kidney thus providing a healthy dish.
Serve your Makhana Aloo Tikki (Spiced Lotus ...
Aloo Bonda is a classic deep fried snack made by batter frying small balls of a spicy potato mixture. This no garlic, no onion version is simple and makes for an appetising tea time snack.
Serve Aloo Bonda with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney, Date Tamarind Chutney or any other chutney of your choice.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pakora recipes such as
Non Fried Broccoli Pakora
Vegetable Dal Pakora
Pan Fried Onion Pakora
The Nariyal Ki Kachori Recipe is a pan fried version of Farali Aloo Vadas that are made during fasts for festivals in India. These vadas from made from mashed potato and are stuffed with fresh coconut, cashew nuts and fresh herbs making it a sweet and spicy appetizer or a tea time snack. Th Nariyal Ki Kachori (Farali Aloo Vada) tastes great when served along with Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney for Navratri festival or any other special occasion in the family. They made ...
The Aloo Chaat Recipe With Baked Beans is delicious recipe made with bread and potatoes tossed in a spicy baked bean sauce along with the crunch of sev, onions and chutneys. Serve this Bread Aloo Chaat as a tea time snack along with a cup of chai or even for your parties.
Here are more snack recipes for you to try
Fried Poha Chiwda Recipe (Flatten Rice Spicy Mixture)
Bread Batata Vada Recipe (Crispy Bread Bonda Stuffed With Spicy Aloo)
Mexican Grilled Corn Flavoured With Cheesy Garlic ...
Aloo bonda is a very traditional South Indian snack served during special occasions or made during the monsoons. If you walk by the street of south india, almost all tiffin centers serving idli and dosa will have the quintessential aloo bonda served along with coconut and mint chutney.
Serve the aloo bonda with mint chutney and a cup of filter coffee as a tea time snack.
If you like bondas and pakoras, then you must try some of our favorites.
Mysore Bonda Recipe (Healthy ...
These Makki ki Mathri made from Corn meal are baked and are healthy. It tastes good instead of frying them. It is a healthy snack to enjoy with tea or with coffee.
Serve Makki Ki Baked Mathri along with hot masala chai for your tea time break.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tea time snacks such as
Thenga Manga Soya Sundal Recipe
Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura Recipe
Baked Palak Ki Mathri Recipe is a healthy take on Mathri - one of the favorite Indian tea-time snacks. It’s a crumbly, salty and savory Indian fritter or biscuit that has a flaky texture and is perfect served alongside a hot cup of tea. Typically, mathris are deep fried and made with all-purpose flour, as a result many health conscious people avoid it. But this recipe uses the traditional savoury snacks but with healthy twist, where they are fortified with spinach leaves and baked, rather than ...
Methi Mathri Recipe is a traditional deep-fried snack of flat fritters flavoured with typical Indian spices. It is usually made during the festive season when every household swings into action preparing a host of homemade sweets, desserts and savoury snacks. Mathri is usually savoury and spiced with ajwain amongst other things, but this recipe is for a sweetened mathri. It is essentially a shortcrust pastry like dough, flattened into rounds and deep fried till golden. Then, the mathri is coated ...
The Baked Mathri Recipe is classic North Indian snack that is had with some achar (a spicy Indian pickle) along with a hot cup of chai. These snacks turn out to be lifesavers when you don't have anything in the kitchen to spice up your palate. Traditionally the maithri's are deep fried in ghee (clarified butter). Here in this recipe, I have baked them making it a healthier alternative to deep frying.
Savor the Baked Mathri with a Spicy Punjabi Mango Pickle, with your favorite ...
Chevdo also known as Chivda is a delicious and crunchy sweet and spicy roasted rice flakes cereal combined with roasted dry fruits to make it super tasty. In this recipe of baked Chevdo, I have flavoured it with curry leaf powder, green chillies and asafoetida with added salt and sugar to taste. Traditionally, the Chevdo is a deep fried snack, but as always, I like to research into alternative non-fried methods and keep working on the recipe until I have perfected it. And this recipe, is oven ...
Tilgul Poli or Gulachi poli is a traditional delicacy from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is basically a Jaggery, Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds stuffed flat bread. In my family it is specially offered as naivedyam (offering to God) on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti. A crispy preparation which can be made in advance and stored at room temperature even for a week. Serves as a healthy snacks and a great option during travelling because of its long shelf life. All the ingredients of the stuffing ...
Makka Cholam Sundal Recipe (Spicy Sweet Corn Recipe) is a healthy snack made by tossing the sweet corn with fresh grated coconut and is tempered. Sundal is usually served as a Prasadam in many south Indian temples or it is made during the festival of Gollu (Navratri).
There are many variations of this dish by using various legumes. It also makes a perfect healthy tea time snack when someone has a craving for a quick snack.The green chillies, the finely chopped ginger, and freshly grated coconut ...
Thayir Vadai Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe) is a sweet and savoury breakfast. It consists of a spiced fritter made with urad dal batter which is soaked into a sweet yogurt and tempered. The dish is simply served with Kara boondi which is a traditional way of eating the dish.
South Indian is known for its Medu vada which is the same spiced fritter soaked in the yogurt mixture.This forms a quick wholehearted meal. It can also be served as a snack during the evening.It is most ...
अंकुरित मुंग की कचौरी स्वादिष्ट और स्वास्थ्य वर्धक नाश्ता है। चीज डालकर बनी हुई ये कचौड़ी बच्चो को टिफिन बॉक्स मे भी दे सकते है। आप इसे बारिश के दिनों के लिए भी बना सकते है.
मुंग चीज कचौड़ी को धनिया पुदीना चटनी और मीठी इमली की चटनी के साथ परोसे।
भभरा या भरभरा बेसन और मटर का चीला है जिसे बिहार मे भभरा कहते है। जब सर्दी के मौसम मे मटर ज्यादा मिलते है तब शाम के वक्त यह चीला बनाकर आप खा सकते है.
बिहारी हरे मटर का भरभरा को आप धनिया पुदीना चटनी और मसाला चाय के साथ परोसे।