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.
‘Kordois’ is an Assamese snack that is made either sweet or savoury. This snack is made specially on Bihu Festival days. The Kordoi is shaped like a 'Star Fruit' using the all purpose flour and traditionally deep fried. But in this healthier version we have used multigrain flour, carrots and baked the kordois instead of deep frying them.
Serve Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois as a tea time snack along with Masala Chai and Oats Rava Dhokla.
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Carrots and Coriander Fritters are a healthy way of including carrots into the diet. Usually fritters are fried in oil, however we have adapted the healthy method of pan searing them over the skillet with minimal oil. Also, chickpea flour is added to bind the ingredients together and also to make you feel fuller.
Did you know- Carrots are a storehouse of Vitamin C and beta carotene making it perfect to boost the immune system and giving us a healthy heart and skin.
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Sel roti is a traditional Nepalese sweet ring-shaped bread prepared during Dashain and Tihar festivals and many other occasions like marriage and parties. Sikkim has majority of Nepali community which makes seal roti a famous food there. This mildly sweet bread is prepared with rice. Rice is soaked overnight and ground into a fine paste. It is then mixed with sugar, ghee, water and flavoured with cardamom.
Sel Roti can be served as a tea-time snack with tea/coffee or other beverages.
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Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) is a tasty Indian snack recipe. This recipe are prepared similar to Gujarati Sing Bhujia recipe, but here the addition of ginger garlic paste, fennel seeds and pudina leaves add a different zing to the fritters. To make these crunchy masala cashewnuts, use as little water as possible while making the batter such that the pakora crisps up. Serve the Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) along with other tea time snacks for kids and with added masala chai ...
Spinach & Paneer Cornmeal Roll Recipe is a vegetarian version of a cinnamon roll made with homemade cornmeal bread which is stuffed with spinach and paneer. The cornmeal is enriched with oat flakes and then rolled into small rolls and baked in a tray. This recipe is a savory version when compared to the cinnamon rolls.
Serve the Spinach & Paneer Sausage Roll Recipe as a healthy snack recipe or as an Appetizer for Parties.
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Masala Khichia is a very popular dish on road side dhabas and Rajasthani households. It is very filling and easy to make. In this recipe, vegetable masala is put on the corn flour papad and then garnished it with fresh coriander.
Serve Spicy Masala Khichia along with Panchmel Dal and Khooba Roti for as perfect Rajasthani meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rajasthani recipes such as :
Rabodi Ki Sabzi
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I always look forward to the these yummy crunchy chewy vadas while travelling from Bangalore to Mysore and back. Maddur is a small town en-route and is famous for this delicious savoury snack. Made with a combination of all purpose flour and fine semolina, along with chopped onions and curry leaves , these are usually deep fried. The vada sellers carry them in a large bucket adorned with crispy springs of curry leaves on top and serve them on neatly cut squares of newspaper. And as they chant ...
Kordoi recipe is a popular Star Fruit Shaped Snack from North-East Cuisine belongs to Assam. Savoury Kordoi is a dish made with very basic ingredients and so you don't need any special preparation. Kordoi needs to be deep fried. This recipe is generally made during Bihu festival. Serve Savoury Kordoi Recipe (Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack Recipe) as an evening snack with green chutney and date and tamarind chutney, and masala chai.
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Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe are rice cutlets made with boiled rice blended with mix vegetables.It serves as a great party appetizer. It is an easy snack to make as well, and crowd pleasing. Serve Spicy Mixed Vegetables Rice Cutlet Recipe with Green chutney and date-tamarind chutney.
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Odiya Kancha Kadali Bara Recipe are Raw Banana Cutlets from Odissi cuisine that are subtly spicy and are apt replacement for fritters during snack time. These Raw Banana Cutlets that have no onion and no garlic in them. Hence they are ideal to be prepared during most festivals where onion and garlic are forbidden, like Navratri. Remember to replace salt with rock salt, besa/sooji with chestnut/rajgira flour and chat masala with dry mango powder while making these raw banana cutlet during vrat. These ...
Kara Kadubu Recipe is a popular breakfast and tea time snack recipe from the Malanad region of Karnataka. Kadubu is a steamed dumpling made of rava or coarsely ground down rice. A handful of spices are used to give it a touch of flavour, but it is a humble, simple everyday breakfast in most homes of the region. You can serve the Kara Kadubu along with Uchellu Chutney for a typical Malnad-styled breakfast or evening snack with Huchellu Chutney.
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Quinoa Sweet Paniyaram Recipe is a unique sweet take on the popular breakfast and tea time tiffin item - paniyaram. A traditional dish from Chettinad, paniyaram is normally made with left over idli or dosa batter, and savoury in nature with the addition of onions, green chilies and coriander leaves mixed into it and cooked in a paniyaram pan. Some other variations include adding grated carrots, cabbage and even paneer to the paniyaram. Sweet paniyarams are equally popular like the savory ones, not ...
Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritters Recipe is a delicious party appetiser and tea time snack. Super crisp, deep fried fritters stuffed with paneer bhurji, they’re perfect for entertaining a crowd over a cup of chai or to kick off a party. Easy to throw together and they taste best when eaten freshly made, serve these Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritters with Pudina Chutney as an appetiser or with Ginger Cardamom Chai to perk up your tea time.
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Every region in India has it’s own famous street food and Vegetable Chops is one of the popular street food from Bengal which has a perfect blend of Bengal’s culture and tradition. Vegetable Chops are from the Patty family and is made using different vegetables and masalas. This recipe are commonly served in most of the Bengali households along with tea for tea time snacks.
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Treat your valentine with this heart friendly recipe of This recipe for 'Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes' is perfect for Valentines Day. These Multi-Grain Crackers With Sesame Seeds, Chives And Chili Flakes are delicious quick bites which stay well for a couple of weeks if stored in air-tight container. Tasty and healthy, these crackers are the best gift you can give your loved ones this Valentine's Day!
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Masala Ulundu Vadai is a South Indian urad dal fritter recipe, that makes for a great South Indian breakfast or can also be had as a snack during evening tea. It is quite simple to prepare and tastes delicious.
Make the Masala Ulundu Vadai and serve along with Spicy Coconut Chutney as a tea time snack or for breakfast along with Methi Leaves Sambar Recipe and Thonnai Idli Recipe.
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These Baked Mini Bread Cups Recipe are a perfect pick-me-ups for kids and adults alike. They are quick and easy to make and are packed with vegetables making them wholesome and nutritious too. These Cheese baked cups would be the star of any party / potluck at your home.
Serve the Baked Mini Bread Cups either for breakfast, an after school snack or even as an appetizer for parties.
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Leftover Roti Cutlet is a delicious way of using your leftover rotis. Usually, we throw it or use it to make leftover roti poha and similar dishes. But if you want to try something different with your leftover rotis, you should try these cutlets. Not only this, you can also make Cutlet sandwiches with them. All you need is some bread and lettuce and you will have a yummy sandwich to pack in your kids lunch box.
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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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North East Khapse Recipe (Deep Fried Biscuits From Arunachal) is a sweet tea-time snack which is enjoyed by the entire family. It is a very unique and mouthwatering recipe from North-East Indian cuisine. This recipe is light on the stomach and tastes delicious at the same time.
Serve Khapse with hot Masala Chai and Grilled Spicy Potato Sandwich for a perfect tea party with your family.
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Pumpkin Wade, also known as Dudyache wade can be made both sweet and spicy. These wadas are very similar to the Mangalore buns which are sweet in taste. These sweet wade are a great way to eat pumpkin and a twist to your regular vegetable. After making the pooris from the dough if some extra dough remains, you can store it in an airtight container in the fridge for upto 2 days and make them for breakfast or evening snacks.
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Thayir Idlis Recipe is a very different and yummy recipe where the mini idlis are dunked in a seasoned curd mixture. It is light on the tummy, making it a perfect healthy snack for the evening. Serve Idli Thayir Pachadi Recipe along with masala chai as a tea time snack.
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Crunchy and salty Namak Para with a hint of carom seeds is a perfect tea time snack. This super delicious tea time snack is easy to make and requires just staple 4 ingredients. It gets ready in just 30 minutes and you can even pack in your office snack box.
Enjoy Namak Para with hot Masala Chai during your tea time break.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other tea time snacks such as
North East Khapse
Baked Mini Bread Cups
Gujarati Style Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri
Hare Chane ka Kebab, a protein rich and healthy kebab recipe to serve with your evening cup of chai. These kebab make a perfect appetizer or evening snacks. Hara Channa can be replaced by Kabuli Channa or Rajma. For more nutritional benefits, try adding vegetables like carrot, beans, peas or paneer.
Serve Hare Chane Ka Kebab with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Lahsun Ki Chutney for your tea time break.
If you like this recipe you can also try other tea time snacks such as
Whole Moong Dal Vada