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.
Arbi Cutlet is a crispy golden brown patties made with Colocasia root and flavoured with the Indian spices. It is the perfect tea time snack for a healthy start. Arbi or Colocasia is famous among the Sindhi's and it is basically originated from the Patra leaves.
The Colocasia root that is being used in this Recipe is rich in Vitamin A, Magnesium, Potassium etc., which makes it a perfect dish to include in a healthy diet.
You can relish the Arbi Cutlet (Spiced Colocasia Patties) along with ...
Alu vadi or Patrode is a typical Maharashtrian snack/side dish made by stuffing colocasia (Alu/Arbi) leaves with a spiced multigrain batter and then steaming them. This is a quick and healthy recipe where the steamed vadis are shallow fried instead of deep frying them. Traditionally the leaves are stuffed with chickpea batter but this recipe uses multigrain flour to make the batter. You can use only chickpea flour (besan) too. Colocasia leaves can sometimes cause itching to the hands and throat. ...
Paniyaram is a south Indian healthy breakfast dish. If you have leftover idli batter just add finely chopped vegetables, temper with curry leaves, mustard seeds and make them easily, serve with coconut chutney. Paniyaram is made in a special cookware called paniyaram chitti. Traditionally paniyaram made with fermented rice batter, paniyaram can make sweet and sour. Here I gave a twist make these paniyaram with kheel which is also known as puffed rice.
Puri is deep fried Indian bread, commonly available in two types of texture: either the crispy one or the smooth one like roti or paratha.
In order to make crispy palak puri, simply add chopped spinach leaves along with some ordinary species into wheat floor and make puris out of it. Relish the deep fried palak puri with tea time snack and have healthy breakfast with your favourite beverages.
Serve Palak Puri as a tea time snack along with a hot cup of Masala Tea.
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Spinach Oats Vada Recipe is a healthy twist to otherwise deep fried vada recipe. By adding the superfood "Spinach" and healthy oats, this is a simple recipe is shallow fried to avoid excess oil consumption. The taste negligibly differs in comparison to deep fried and is all healthy when shallow fried!
Serve Spinach Oats Vada Recipe with Dhaniya pudina chutney or kadale chutney recipe during tea time with hot coffee or adrak tea.
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Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) is a favorite relish from Kerala. The fritter is made from a ripened plantain called ‘Nendram Pazham’ which is a local fruit found in most of the region in Kerala. The banana is dipped in a sweetened flour batter and fried till it is crispy.
Serve the Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fritters Recipe) can be served as a Tea Time Snack.
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Vettu cake is a famous tea shop snack in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. It is called vettu cake as it forms cracks (vettu in tamil) while frying. This a heirloom recipe that my mother taught me. It is usually prepared adding eggs and using maida. I wanted to make it more healthy and hence tried the same with wheat flour and used no eggs, creating Kerala Style Vettu Cake Recipe (Eggless Wholewheat Tea Shop Cake). It came out too good with crispy outside and soft inside. The taste did not differ any, either. ...
Papdi are little crisp round shaped spiced Indian crackers made from wheat flour are baked in the oven to add to the extra nutrition. The little crispies are use in chaats like Mumbai Style Bhelpuri, Sev Papdi Chaat, and many more.
Serve the Papdis as it is along with a cup of chai or even make it into a delicious Sev Papdi Chaat.
Here are more tea time snack recipes to try
Palak Puri Recipe (Crispy Spinach Puri Snack)
Spicy Mixed Vegetable Lollipop Recipe
Egg Pakora Recipe (Egg Fritters)
Karnataka Style Ellu Bella Recipe (Sankranti Mix Recipe) a simple tradition followed by many of the Karnataka households to make this type of mixture during every festival of Sankranti. It is a custom that every family should distribute this mixture along with homemade goodies to neighbor as a way of offering. It is just a practice which has been followed for years, since bella – jaggery is being used excessively during this time of the year and sesame seeds which was traditionally used in the ...
Goli Baje is a Mangalorean Vada recipe which needs 2-4 hours of fermentation of batter, but the wait is totally worth it. This Karnataka coastal recipe can be planned in the morning to have it in the snack time. Goli baje is soft from inside and crisp from outside. This Goli Baje recipe is eaten during tea-time, served with chutney like Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Kadale Chutney.
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