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.
The Beetroot & Spinach Nimki Recipe also known as the Namak Para is a delicious deep fried tea time snack of North India. It is often made and stocked in homes on a regular basis, in addition it is also made during festive occasions like Holi, Diwali, Navratri and more. This recipe is made from ingredients like beetroot and spinach to give its rich color and makes it great for Holi festival.
Serve the Beetroot & Spinach Nimki as a tea time evening snack along with a cup of chai ...
Healthy Vegetable Poha Cutlet Recipe is nutritious,made with paneer, potatoes, carrots and poha and flavoured with garam masala, chaat masala, ginger and chillies.
Vegetable Poha Cutlet is a delicious recipe that can be served as a snack to kids after their school. An easy dish to try at your kitchen with minimum ingredients. Vegetable Poha Cutlet can also be served for parties to guest. Less oil is used in this recipe as it is just shallow fried.
Serve Vegetable Poha Cutlet with Dhaniya ...
Pyaaz Kachori Recipe is one of the most popular North Indian street foods in India which is filled with oh-so-delicious spicy onion and potato masala. Every region of India has their own street food and every corner of the country specialize in unique dishes. Street foods are an integral part of Indian food culture and usually tell a tale of how the city evolved.
One of the most popular Rajasthani street foods is the Kachori — this stuffed, deep-fried, crispy Indian bread resembles the flaky texture ...
Segdalu is an Odisha recipe of a deep fried tea time snack. This delicious recipe is usually made from rice flour, while some also make it using sooji or rava. Rava is pre cooked like upma with spices, cooled and shaped into a bangle like snack and finally deep fried.
This dish is perfect to be served during your tea time break and we are sure it will be loved by your friends and family.
Serve Segdalu with hot Masala Chai and Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney for a tea ...
The goodness of Bottle gourd coupled with a few other spices makes Lauki Ke Gatte or Spicy Whole Wheat Bottle Gourd Dumplings an irresistible snack. It tastes great and can be packed in your lunch box too.
Serve Lauki Ke Gatte on its own or with Gujarati Kadhi for a light dinner meal. You can also serve it as a snack with Green Chutney.
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हरे प्याज के पकोड़े कुरकुरे और स्वादिष्ट पकोड़े है जिन्हे डीप फ्राई किया जाता है. यह एक आसान रेसिपी है जिसे आप बारिश के दिनों में या सर्दियों के दिनों में बना सकते है. यह पकोड़े बनाने में आसान है और ...
Jhunka Vadi Recipe is a traditional dish from North karnataka and Maharashtra.Besan flour is mixed with some Indian masala, onions and tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is popularly known as Pitla and is deliciously healthy. It is also a very popular travel food snack due to its long shelf life. It is sometimes served as an accompaniment with chapati or jolada roti.
It can also be served as a tea time snack and since Jhunka Vadi Hardly takes any time to prepare it is a good ...
Beetroot And Tofu Patty Recipe is a simple, wholesome and nutritious recipe, that is packed with cooked beets, potatoes, tofu and flavored with green chillies and chaat masala. The potatoes help in binding the patty and are a good source of carbohydrates.
Tofu is rich in protein and the beets are rich in vitamins and minerals. The addition of tofu brings in the right texture and taste to this patty or cutlet making it a perfect party snack. It also make a great school snack box for kids.
Moong Sprouts Usal Recipe is a very popular Maharashtrian dish. Usal is traditionally prepared using matki or moth beans. But here is a quick, simple and delicious dish with moong sprouts that is equally delicious. This dish can be savored as a snack or as a salad along with a main course meal. You can make it into a chaat dish by adding in some papdi and chutneys to make it crispy and tangy.
Did you know: Moong Sprouts are low in calories, have good amount of fiber and B vitamins, and ...
Kodubale is a traditional Karnataka tea time snack that is absolutely delicious. Although this recipes needs a little effort, the taste makes it absolutely worth it to make it at home.
Try this recipe for festivals like Diwali and share with family and friends. Serve Kodubale Recipe (A Festive Snack From Karnataka) along with Irani Chai Recipe.
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Omapodi Diwali Mixture Recipe is a traditional south Indian snack that is prepared during the festival of Diwali. The delicious gram flour snack can be made thin or thick and can be combined with a variety of roasted dry fruits and nuts to make a classic diwali or a tea time snack.
Serve the Omapodi Diwali Dry Fruit Mixture as a tea time snack along with adrak chai or make them for festivals and special occasions.
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Elai Vadam is a delicious papad/ rice cracker that is very traditional to the south Indian homes. It is typically had as an accompaniment with the main course of the south Indian rice, sambar and pickle meal. It can even be had as a snack when topped with chopped onions and tomatoes.
You can make these vadams in large quantities during summers an store them in airtight containers. Traditionally, this is done on plantain leaves, hence the name, elai vadam. You can smell the nice aroma of the ...
Kunukku recipe is traditional South Indian Style Lentil fritter. The lentils fritters are very similar to the vada, except that it is made with a combination of lentils. The batter is similar to the batter of adai and so you can even make these fritters with any leftover adai batter
Kunukus are made during Navratri and offered to the deity as prasadam. Hence this recipe has no onion and no garlic. But if you are making it some other day then you can add some onions in the batter to add some crunch ...
The Samosas with Spinach & Cottage Cheese Filling recipe is a delicious snack that can be served as a tea time snack along with some ginger chai or as an appetizers for your parties. Serve it along with a Green Mint Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney as dips to go along with these samosas.
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Thattai Recipe is a delicious and easy to make crispy South Indian Savory Crackers. They are an irresistible south Indian savory snack that are an integral part of most south indian festivals especially Gokulashtami. You can even make these and serve then as tea time snack when you have friends over or just for yourself too.
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The Nei Appam also known as Unniyappam is a traditional festival sweet that is made for festivals like Karthigai Deepam and also many other festivals in Kerala. This crispy appam or fritter is a famous Palakkad sweet made with bananas and rice flour batter, that is a favorite among children.
Serve the Kerala Style Nei Appam / Unniyappam Recipe as a Tea time snack or even as a school snack box for kids.
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Moong Dal Khasta Kachori is a delicious tea time or evening snack that is also made for the festivals like Holi and Diwali. There are many recipes and ways to make the moong dal filling. This recipe uses a readymade moong dal namkeen filling.
By using readymade namkeen for filling there is no risk of the filling going wrong. The dry filling also ensures that the kachoris remain crisp and do not become soggy. These Khasta Kachoris can be made in advance and this way you also can relish them ...
Karamani Sundal Recipe - Spicy Tossed Black Eyed Beans Recipe is a healthy snack made by tossing the boiled black eyed bean with fresh grated coconut and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies.The green chillies, the finely chopped ginger, and freshly grated coconut bring out the delicious flavors of this classic South Indian festive tea time snack. It is usually served as a Prasadam in many South Indian temples or it is made during the festival of Gollu (Navaratri).
Palak Pakora Recipe is a delicious tea time snack recipe made of spinach, spices and gram flour. In this recipe, the pakoras are not deep fried but made in a kuzhi paniyaram pan using just enough oil to make the pakoras crisp and delicious.
A generously sprinkle of chaat masala on the top once the pakoras are fried makes it absolutely delicious.
Did You know:Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin ...
Macaroni Chaat Recipe is a simple, easy and one of the most super hit kid friendly dish. It's as simple as tossing together few ingredients and voila, you are left with a lip smacking Macaroni chaat. Easy to eat, yummy to taste,this macaroni chaat recipe is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. It can’t get better than this! Not only for kids, you can even make this fusion recipe for your tea parties and believe us the guests will be surprised to taste this dish.
The macaroni chaat can be ...
The Ulundu Kozhukattai also known as the Ulutham Poornam Kozhukattai is a very festive dish that is made for Lord Ganesha's Birthday also known as Vinayaka or Ganesh Chaturthi that is observed in the month of August - September. This is made from urad that that is soaked ground and steamed and then made into small ovals which are then stuffed into the rice flour wrapper.
The festival lasts for 10 days and is celebrated very popularly across most regions of India. On this day, Kozhukattai, ...
Aloo Bread Pakora is one of the most popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Northern regions. It is arguably the best traditional snack for enjoying evening tea especially in the winter seasons.
To Make bread pakoras bread is smeared with green chutney and then stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes. The sandwiched bread is dipped in batter made of gram flour and rice flour batter and then deep fried.
The best way to serve this pakoda is piping hot straight from the kadai onto your ...
Huruli Sundal also known as Kollu Sundal or Horse Gram Sundal is a very nutritious dish that is packed with flavour and taste. Made from Horse Gram/ Huruli/ Kollu, this dish is rich in proteins and very beneficial for cold, cough and phlegm related problems. Try making the kollu sundal recipe and getting it into your weekly menu. This will ensure that your family gets the wholesome benefits of the horse gram.
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Thenkuzhal Murukku is a deep fried South Indian snack made using Rice flour and Urad Dal flour. It is usually made during Diwali or Gokul Ashtami. The process is fairly simple but making a large batch of Thenkuzhal is quite laborious and requires patience.
You also need a special Thenkuzhal press to make this addictive snack. You can directly make and drop Thenkuzhal in the hot oil or you can make them on a plastic sheet/banana leaf and then gently slide them in the oil for frying.
Serve Thenkuzhal ...