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.

Macaroni Chaat Recipe

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 ...

Ulundu Kozhukattai Recipe - Uppu Kozhukattai/ Urad Dal Modak

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 Recipe

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 Recipe - Kollu Sundal / Steamed Horse Gram Snack

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.  Here are more snack recipes for you to try Paneer Stuffed Bread Fritters ...

Thenkuzhal Murukku Recipe - South Indian Snack

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 ...

Sukha Bhel Recipe With Boiled Peanuts - Peanut Bhel Chaat

Sukha Bhel Recipe With Boiled Peanuts is a popular street food of Mumbai and Kolkata made with fresh sprouts, peanuts, puffed rice, boiled potatoes, onions tomatoes and roasted spices. It is so easy to make and therefore you can make it for your evening snacks to enjoy with your cup of tea. One of the best quick Indian snack is bhel puri, Sukha Bhel does not have any chutneys like the green chutney and the sweet and spicy date chutney so the prep is dry and anyone can make in no time. Serve Sukha ...

करमनी सुंदल रेसिपी - Karamani Sundal Recipe

करमनी सुंदल रेसिपी, एक सेहतमंद रेसिपी है जिसे दक्षिण भारत के घरो में बनाया जाता है. इसमें चवले/लोबिआ को उबाल कर नारियल और तड़के के साथ मिलाया जाता है. इसे बहुत से दक्षिण भारतीय मंदिरो में प्रसाद ...

Muesli Banana Fritters Recipe

Muesli Banana Fritters Recipe is a delicious sweet snack that can be whipped in 10 minutes. All you need is some ripe bananas, honey and muesli. The muesli adds a nice crunch to these delicious fritters. The fritters are usually fried but in this recipe we have pan fried the banana fritters to make the fritters healthier by consuming less oil and at same time creating an absolute lip smacking snack. Serve the Muesli Banana Fritters Recipe as a dessert with Tender Coconut Ice Cream ...

Methi Khakhra Recipe - Gujarati Savory Crispy Flat Bread

The Gujarati Khakhra is a snack made from whole wheat flour and is served for breakfast, tea or even taken as a travel snack. It is wholesome as it is made from whole wheat flour and delicately flavoured with ingredients like fenugreek, turmeric and asafoetida. A lot of hard work goes into making them especially if you live in a joint family where you have to make a 100 or more at a time and stock them. Although it is readily available in the retail stores these days there is a special taste when ...

Rajasthani Mirchi Bada Recipe - Chilli Fritters

Mirchi Bada is a famous Indian deep fried snack made of chilli from the state of Rajasthan. The bigger variety of chillies are used for this recipe. The chillies are stuffed with a wonderful tangy potato mix, then dipped into the chickpea batter and then fried. It makes for a delicious snack to be had with the evening tea. Mirchi Bada or mirchi pakodas or mirchi bajji are easy to make and can be served as a side dish to a nice meal of dal, curry, rice or roti.  Serve the Mirchi Vada ...

Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe

Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe is a spicy crunchy tea time snack that can be prepared in a matter of minutes. In the traditional recipe the chana dal is deep fried, but in this recipe we roasted the dal in a an oven. But you can also use an air fryer to make it healthy. Top the roasted or fried chana dal with onions, green chillies and chaat masala to make a delicious tea time snack. Serve Chatpati Chana Dal Chaat Recipe with masala chai for a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, here ...

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack made with nylon tapioca pearls and can be eaten during fasting. It Is especially made for Navratri and because it is made for fasting there is no onion and no garlic in this recipe.  There are many sizes of the sabudana pearls available in the store and to make this namkeen use the big size sabudana. Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is spiced with black peppercorn as some people do not consume red chilli powder during ...

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Corn Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Makka Garelu Recipe (Maize Kernel Vada Recipe) is an interesting recipe made with corn kernels to create a delicious vada. The corn kernels are ground along with onions, green chilli, coriander leaves and then shallow fried on a skillet to create a crispy flat vada. It is the best dish to be prepared during those rainy day when you just need a hot cup of chai and a crispy vada to munch on. Serve the Makka Garelu along with hot tea or dip it with a Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe to ...

Murungai Keerai Masala Vadai Recipe

Murungai Keerai vadai is a healthier version of fried evening snack prepared by adding drumstick leaves to the chana dal mixture.You can either prepare it by traditionally deep frying it, or by using the paniyaram pan to make the same tasty fritters with less oil. This paniyaram method takes few drops of oil per vadai. Did you know ? Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of nutrition and is natural energy booster. Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa, helps lower blood pressure, blood ...

Curd Jantikalu Recipe - Crispy Curd Snacks

Curd Jantikalu is a famous snack which is very popular in South India. It is another alternative tasty snacks prepared by adding curd. These can be prepared very easily in no time with basic available ingredients. A special mold called the janthikalu press or the sevai maker machine is required to make the Jantikalu. They can be stored in an airtight container up to a few days and make a great travel snack or an after school  snack.  Serve Curd Jantikalu along with hot Masala chai ...

Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack

Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack is a delicious snack which can be a light meal when soaked in warm water. This is a kind of recipe that you can make in a jiffy , suitable for picnics and even students going to study abroad. You can simply soak this Poha mix with some warm water and it readily makes a light on the go meal in less than 10 minutes. Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe is popular in the state of Karnataka. There are many varieties of Avalakki or rice flakes available ...

Bajri Methi Na Vada Recipe - Pearl Millet Flour Fritters

Bajri Methi Na Vada Recipe is a simple and delicious fritter made with Bajra or Pearl Millet and Whole Wheat flour. The addition of fenugreek leaves adds an additional dimension of flavors to the vada and a mixture of seeds pressed into the vada just before frying, gives it a delicious crunch. Bajri Methi Na Vada  is deep fried and you can indulge in these tasty and crispy vadas on a winter day or rainy evening. Enjoy this with your family, or even serve it at a chai party. You can serve the ...

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe is a delicious yet healthy Gujarati dish, loaded with green leafy vegetables like spinach and fenugreek leaves along with cauliflower, which is then combined with wheat flour and besan and spices to make the dough. Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia are then steamed and tossed in a cumin-fennel seed tadka along with curry leaves.  You can made many variations to the traditional muthia. Here we have used cauliflower but you can also use doodhi, palak, amaranth ...

Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney

Crispy Paneer Pakora Recipe With Garlic Chutney is a lip smacking snack where cubes of fresh, soft paneer are slathered with a  spicy garlic chutney, that is sandwiched and dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried. We have added rice flour to the batter to add more crispiness but if you do not have rice flour batter you can skip it as well. The only key point in making the batter for the pakoras is that the batter should not be too runny and should coat the back of the spoon.  Crispy ...

Chatpata Aloo Moong Sprouts Recipe With Buttered Pav Buns

Chatpata Aloo Moong Sprouts Recipe With Buttered Pav Buns is a quick and healthy evening snack recipe where delicious sprouts is made chatpata with aloo which is tossed in chat masala and chutneys. Full of nutrition this tasty snack can be made in a jiffy. The sprouts add a nice crunch to this dish. It is good to keep some sprouts in your fridge always as they can be munched on whenever you get hunger pangs.  Did you know: Moong sprouts are low in calories, have fiber and B ...

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe

Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe is an Indian flavoured canape food that spice up the taste buds. Prepared in no time and served as a bite-size snack, this can be one of the top listed recipe for you when you have unexpected guests at home. Chatpata Potato Canapes are made with everyday spices that are commonly found in the Indian kitchen. Sweet and spicy chutney is added on top of the crackers and then topped with the prepared chatpata potato topping. This chutney lifts the flavours of these crackers ...

Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Are you looking for an easy snack to enjoy your ‘me’ time with a cup of Chai? And are you health conscious but at the time love traditional tasty recipes? Then, this foxtail millet uppu kozhukattai is a perfect choice. Uppu Kozhukattai is savoury steamed dumplings prepared traditionally with rice flour and spices. To make it healthier for you to snack without any guilt, let’s prepare these dumplings with foxtail millet. And they are gluten free and vegan. Foxtail millet is a diabetic food ...

Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe

The Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe is a twist to the traditional Aloo Bonda recipe. Aloo Bonda is a very traditional South Indian tea time evening snack, that is made most often during festivals and special occasions. To make the aloo bonda mashed potatoes are sauteed with onions, green chillies, ginger and some spices. This potato mixture is then shaped into balls and dipped into a gram flour batter and deep fried.  In this recipe, we have used a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan, to pan fry the Cheese ...

Stuffed Idli Ke Pakode Recipe

Stuffed Idli Ke Pakode Recipe is an amazing recipe that can be made with leftover idlis. It contains different kinds of vegetables that supply enough amount of nutrients to the body. Vegetable stuffing is made and stuffed between two idlis and then is dipped in a gram flour batter and fried.  They make a great after school snack for your kids as well. You can even serve it at a tea party or family get togethers.  You can serve Stuffed Idli ke Pakode Recipe with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney ...

     
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