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.

ओट्स पालक पोंगल रेसिपी - Oats And Spinach Pongal (Recipe In Hindi)

ओट्स पालक पोंगल एक सरल और फ्लेवर से भरपूर डिश है जो बनाने में बहुत आसान है. इसका स्वाद लाजवाब है और घी, हरी मिर्च और पालक इसका स्वाद और भी बढाती है.  ओट्स पालक पोंगल को नारियल की चटनी और फ़िल्टर कॉफ़ी के साथ सुबह के नाश्ते के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह भी नाश्ते के लिए बना सकते है  अंडा भुर्जी  मूंग दाल डोसा  टमाटर डोसा 

Chicken Corn Fritters Recipe

One can prepare delicious curries, delightful appetizers and spicy skewers with chicken but at the same time, one can prepare fritters as sides and a snack option. Tender chicken breasts are chopped into tiny pieces, cooked, mashed well, mixed with corn and spicy batter to prepare crispy chicken fritters. The addition of corn adds a unique taste and crunchy flavour to the fritters. They serve as great finger food and a sure hit at a party. Prepare this protein-rich Chicken Corn Fritters with Dhaniya ...

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe (Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe)

Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe ( Honey glazed wheat Curls Recipe) is considered as one of the famous Christmas Goodies served to friends and families during the festival. This is a wonderful snack made from wheat dough which is shaped like butter curls or worms and then fried. Once it is cooled down it is then coated with honey. It is very tedious and time consuming to prepare these lovely little ones but once you get done with these then nothing like it to have it as a yummy Tea Time Snack. Serve the ...

Traditional Mathri Recipe - North Indian Savoury Cracker Recipe

Mathri is a very famous Rajasthani snack which is traditionally made from flour - you can use either maida or whole wheat chakki atta. The creation of this snack was influenced by the need to have preserved foods that will stay edible for days and the finished products are often stored in big jars at room temperature.  Mathri is served with mango, chilli or lemon pickle along with tea. It is also served at marriages and poojas. Serve the Mathri along with a hot cup Indian Masala Chai for ...

Spinach Egg Muffins Recipe

Spinach Egg Muffin is a healthy, low calorie breakfast recipe prepared baking eggs and spinach. This also makes a perfect evening snack box for kids. It is loaded with goodness of fresh spinach and eggs. Easy to make and delicious to eat, this cupcake gets ready in no time. so next time when you are hungry, do give this lip smacking muffin a try! Serve Spinach Egg Muffins for breakfast with Orange Juice or for tea time snacks with a cup of Adrak Chai.  If you like this recipe, you can ...

Baked Samosa Pinwheels Recipe

Samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas or minced meat. But here to make it Jain, I am using raw bananas instead of potatoes. Samosa Pinwheels is a slight alternation to the traditional Samosa and is as delicious as the traditional samosas and yet they are quite easy than the samosa as the outer cover making is not hard as samosas. The stuffing looks like pinwheel and also the each pinwheel is bite size and hence the name. Samosa Pinwheels are ...

Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram Recipe

Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram is a healthy, tasty south Indian snack recipe prepared with idli batter. This can also be had as breakfast or as festive recipe. It is prepared with idli batter, coconut and jaggery as main ingredients. Perfect to serve with that hot cup of tea.  Serve Chettinad Sweet Paniyaram along with a hot cup of Filter coffee for your tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paniyram recipes such as Quinoa Sweet Paniyaram Recipe Millet and Jowar ...

Shakkarpara (Shankarpali) Recipe

Shankarpali is a traditional Maharashtrian version of the Shakarpara and is usually made during festivities. This crunchy, flaky deep-fried snack is also a great tea time snack. A pre-made stock of Shankarpali is also a very handy munching snack for the ever hungry kids! Shankarpali can be made savoury as well as sweet. For this sweet version, lightly sweetened wheat dough is rolled out and cut into diamonds or squares and then deep fried till crisp. For crisp Shankarpali roll out the dough as thin ...

Cheesy Potato Peas Potli Recipe

Kids and adults are equally fond of eating cheese. When the cheese is artfully mixed with tangy peas and potato stuffing in these potlis, then the combination ought to be delicious. Along with the taste the interesting shape of these potlis make them a favorite amongst kids. These cheesy potlis are an ideal snack with tea and coffee. They can even be served as starters for house parties. Serve Cheesy Potato Peas Potli Recipe along with tomato ketchup and Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe. If ...

Gluten Free Samosa Recipe

Typically Samosas are a fried or baked dish with a savory filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils etc. But often diet conscious & gluten intolerant people have to stay away from this tasty dish due to dietary constraints. But this gluten-free version uses rice flour instead of all purpose flour and it is baked instead of frying. Serve Gluten Free Samosa along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai or your tea break. If you like this recipe, you can also try ...

Baked Cauliflower Samosa Recipe

Samosa is a savory snack that is loved by all age groups. Baked cauliflower stuffed samosa is a version of healthy snack from traditional oil fried samosas. I used whole wheat flour to make this samosas more healthy, if desired, the whole wheat flour can halved by replacing the other half with maida. Whole wheat flour gives a crunchy and soft texture of this samosas after baking. Other than baking, the process of making this samosa is similar to traditional samosas, but with a delicious spiced cauliflower ...

Surati Jowar Vada Recipe

Surati Jowar Vada Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack that is gluten free. The batter is made from a mixture of jowar flour and besan flour.  The batter is fermented using yogurt and spiced with ginger and garlic. The batter is then fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan till golden brown on either side. Jowar is a part of millet family which is highly used in regions like Rajasthan and Gujarat. It can be added to your diet once in a while to increase the fiber and protein content. Serve the Surati ...

Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe

Make this Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe when unexpected guests come over or as a snack for kids. This recipe is really easy to make and is healthier than the traditionally deep fried ones since these are baked in oven. Most tikki recipes call for boiled ingredients to be mashed and then be shallow fried. But this recipe uses the grated potatoes directly without blanching or boiling them and hence makes the process faster.  Serve Instant Baked Aloo Tikki Recipe along with Dhaniya ...

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat)

Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat) is a Sindhi special evening time recipe made using lotus stem. It’s like a chaat but a healthier version without involving any oil, or deep frying. So if you are in a mood for chaat, and looking out for healthy options, Kuneh ja bhee is just right for you. Lotus stem is very nutritious and a wonderful ingredient to cook with it. It’s kind of meaty and has an acquired taste. Sprinkled with chaat masala, green chutney, and sweet tamarind chutney it ...

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alsanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe)

Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada/ Alasanda Vada Recipe (Spicy Lobia Vada Recipe) is a healthy vada made with black eyed beans, chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves and spiced with Indian masala like red chilli powder and turmeric powder. The vada is popular in Andhra Pradesh and is eaten along with a ground Pachadi (Chutney). The vada contains a lot of protein as it is only made with a legume and is healthy too. Serve the Andhra Style Bobbarlu Vada along with spicy coconut chutney and cup of chai ...

Buckwheat Cracker Recipe

Looking for some healthy tea time snacks to binge without feeling guilty? Buckwheat Cracker Recipe is a perfect dish for a guilt free snacking during anytime of the day. This can also be made for unexpected guests since the baking time is short. Or can be made at any time you want to munch some crisps. These are best served during tea time with a Tomato and Sunflower Seed Dip Recipe and Cinnamon Spiced Orange Iced Tea Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Thattai Recipe ...

Baked Banana Chips Recipe

We all love banana chips but people who are health conscious they avoid eating them because they are deep fried. But here is a delicious and a no fried recipe with Baked Banana Chips Recipe.This recipe is easy to make and tastes great. These can also be packed in the snack box for kids. Serve Baked Banana Chips Recipe along with Tomato and Sunflower Seed Dip Recipe or Coconut & Ricotta Dip with Banana Chips Recipe during tea time for snacking, along with a Smoothie or Masala Chai Recipe. If ...

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe is a delightful and a healthy way to indulge in chips since this recipe uses oven baking, instead of deep frying them. This is a great alternatively that can avoid the bags of ready to eat deep fried chips. Simple baking of the thin sliced arbi with olive oil and seasoning will yield a crunchy batch of chips to munch during a movie night with family or during evenings. Make the slices in Mandolin slicer since you need the slices to be of same and even. You can use ...

Chilli Roasted Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Chili Roasted Black Eyed Peas Recipe is a quick snack to munch on as your evening snack. It is the most nutritious way to add a healthy element to your everyday diet. This can be packed and stored for a few weeks. You can also pack them as snack box while you are travelling. Black eyed helps in digestion and prevents anemia, it also helps is lowering the blood pressure. The black eyed peas are soaked and cooked till soft then roasted well till it crisps up along with dried herbs and smoky tobacco ...

Thotakura Undalu Recipe (Crispy Amaranth Leaves Balls)

Thotakura Undalu Recipe (Crispy Amaranth Leaves Balls) is an innovative recipe that is tried at our test kitchen. Amarnath leaves are usually used in a dry poriyal or subzi. But in this dish we have created a crispy fried amaranth balls and then tossed with some tempered spices. Amarnath leaves is a powerhouse of Iron, minerals and vitamins. It is considered as one of the super food and Ayurvedic friendly as well. Serve the Thotakura Undalu Recipe along with Thakkali Rasam Recipe , steamed rice ...

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe)

Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) these are handheld pies that can be fried or baked in the oven. It is filled with all sorts of filling varying from sweet and savory. The traditional filling is made from ‘Ansari’ which is a sweet cheese. In this recipe we have added leek to give it an extra crunch and flavor to the dish. It is then wrapped with a pizza dough and baked. Serve the Greek Style Bourekia Recipe (Potato and Leek Puffs Recipe) as a Tea Time Snack or as a Party ...

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters)

Karnataka Style Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe (Potato and fenugreek leaves fritters) is an innovative way to create something light and quick to have for your snack. The fritters made from fenugreek leaves and grated potato that is mixed into a chickpea flour batter and fried onto a Kuzhi paniyaram pan. Serve the Alugadde and Mentye Pakoda Recipe along with a hot cup of Masala Chai Recipe and Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe. If you are looking for more pakora recipes here are some: Vegetable ...

Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe)

Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) is a must try dish at every one’s house. You can call them as Empanadas as well as they have the shape as the semi circled pockets. Empanadas are famous in Spain and they are stuffed with various filling and fried but we have adapted a healthy way of making them by baking it and also adding some Thai flavors into it. Serve the Spicy Mushroom Puffs Recipe (Empanadas stuffed with Mushroom Recipe) along with Pan Fried Onion Pakora ...

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 ...

     
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