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.

Moong Dal Vada Recipe

I make Moong Dal Vada, when I crave for some lovely crispy vadas the way my mom made them. This is perfect for those rainy days when you want to make something hot and delicious. Serve Moong Dal Vada with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Garlic Chutney for a perfect rainy day or a tea time snack. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vada recipes such as Cabbage Onion Vada Aloo Vada Medu Vada  

Moong Dal Khasta Kachori Recipe

Moong Dal Khasta Kachori is a delicious tea time or evening snack that is also made for the festive season like Holi and Diwali as it is made in the traditional food. By using readymade namkeen for filling there is no risk of filling going for a toss and in no way outer covering can get wet or soggy because of filling. These Khasta Kachoris can be made in advance and this way you also can relish them with your guests instead of sweating in the kitchen. This mouth watering Kachori with ...

Matar Karanji /Gujiya Recipe (Maharashtrian Deep Fried Savoury Pastry)

Matar Karanji/ Gujiya is an indulgent Maharashtrian snack made using seasonal fresh green peas. Green peas and fresh coconut along with a few other spices are stuffed in a crisp flour pastry and then deep fried till golden brown. Matar Karanji is usually served as a tea time snack but you can make mini, bite sized karanjis and serve them as a party appetizer or snack. Spicy Matar karanji tastes great on its own but you can serve them with Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney or any chutney of choice ...

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe is a savoury and oven baked version of the popular sweet gujiyas that are made and served on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi and Diwali in India. Each region has its own version but in this recipe, we have a mozzarella cheese filled gujiya that is absolutely delicious and savoury twist to the original recipe. This is a mouthwatering snack with a gooey center that can also be served as an appetizer during the pizza-pasta weekend parties or even your Holi parties. ...

Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Gujiya happens to be our very Indian desi sweet that is typically made during festivals like Holi and Deepawali. Most of us have made or tasted the sweet gujiya with a delicious filling of coconut, mawa, nuts etc. But today I bring you a very appetizing fusion recipe of gujiya that is not sweet. Spinach & Cheese Gujiya is a savory snack made with spinach and cheese and shaped into a gujiya. This snack is ideal for children who hate to eat greens in any form. The cheese makes this spinach filled ...

Dahi Gujiya Recipe

Dahi Gujiya is a vegetarian snack which is very famous in the Northern parts of India. It is very popularly made during festivals, a specialty of Holi festival too. It is made from thick urad dal batter. The batter is shaped into Gujiyas and are stuffed with some pepper corns, roasted cumin powder and grated ginger. This recipe is a burst of tang, spice, sweet and salt in your mouth. Try these delicious Dahi Gujiyas for this Holi festival and treat your family and friends a colorful plate of deliciousness. Serve ...

Moong Dal Ghughra Recipe (Gujiya/ Karanji)

The Moong Dal Ghughra also known as Karanji or Gujiya in some parts of India are delicious flaky crust pastries filled with sweet, sour and spicy lentil mixture. Most often these Ghughra/ Gujiya are made when there are festivities at home or a special occasion in the family. Gujiyas are quintessential Holi snacks. Holi, the festival of colours in India is also a festival of great food. Holi food traditions involves people going to their neighbours and friends houses and enjoy this spring festival ...

Vrat Ki Kachori Recipe (Savory Buckwheat Paneer Pastry)

Vrat Ki Kachori Recipe or Kuttu Ki Kachori/Buckwheat Pastry is a cottage cheese stuffed pastry (kachori) which is filled with Paneer masala and shallow fried on medium heat. These Kachoris filled with masala are not made from wheat flour, but from Buckwheat flour which is usually used for fasting days. It is also a no onion no garlic recipe. In India, during the fasting periods especially Navratri which falls around march and October only fruits or ingredients made out of fruit are used to prepare ...

Soya Granule Samosa Recipe - Perfect Evening Snack

Soya Granule Samosa is a small twist to the traditional filling of potatoes. Instead of potato masala, we added soya granules peas masala in the samosa. Samosa and Masala chai is the most popular combination of snack that people relish in India. Crispy outside crust and soft spicy delicious stuffing inside, makes everyone just love this snack. It’s a fitting combo for the evening tea time break and tastes just delicious. The goodness of soya along with crunchy decadent crust, made a good evening ...

Kerala Style Kumbil Appam Recipe (Banana and Wheat Flour Dumpling)

Kerala Style Kumbil Appam Recipe (Banana and Wheat Flour Dumpling) is a favorite Kerala snack during tea time. Wheat flour is crumbled with mashed & ripened banana. Grated coconut also adds in an extra flavor to the dish. Usually the mixture is stuffed inside a cone shaped bay leaf and then steamed. The bay leaf will give a wonderful aroma and taste as when it is steamed. But we have used banana leaves which also gives a great flavor. The snack is a very healthy option to eat during tea time. ...

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe (Tikki/Patty)

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe is a delicious and healthy snack, perfect for tea time at home. These cutlets are packed with the goodness of kidney beans which are usually available in dried bean form in India. If you like rajma, but are looking for an interesting alternative way to cook it, apart from the usual Punjabi styled curry this is a great way to do it. Make the cutlets slightly larger in size and you can even sandwich them in between burger buns for a lazy Sunday brunch or outdoor picnic. Did ...

Dal Vada with Oats and Vegetable Recipe

Dal Vada with Oats and Vegetable Recipe is must try recipe for a mouthwatering snack.  The vada is made from a combination of urad dal and chana dal. The dals are soaked in water for some time so that it becomes soft and can be ground into a batter. To this mixture we add oats and vegetables to make it a rich filled snack.  The vada is then shallow fried in a kuzhi paniyaram pan. So the vada will turn out to crispy and healthy as well. By adding oats into your everyday cooking will help ...

Pan Fried Avocado Kofta Recipe

Want to try out something healthy? This Avocado Koftas are completely healthy ones. Fried using very little oil and can be served as an appetizer with any condiment of your choice. You can also make them as appetisers for your parties and we are sure your guests will just love them. These koftas can also be made into gravy. Just make a rich tomato onion gravy and serve these koftas along. Yummy! Isn't it? Serve Pan Fried Avocado Kofta along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Masala Chai for your ...

Grapes Muffin Recipe

Muffins are best for parties or for kids lunch boxes, even adults can store them at their offices and snack on whenever hungry. But how to make them healthy is the question we often come across. First thing which we can do is replace normal flour and use wheat flour or brown bread flour as it has more fibre. Next thing we can do is add nuts to it or some fruit or both. I had some grapes in my fridge and thought of emptying them. So I basically ended up with an awesome recipe for grapes muffins! It ...

Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried)

Urad Dal Vadais a non deep fried version of Medu Vada. It is prepared using urad dal batter and served with coconut chutney. This is a South Indian recipe and can be prepared with a handful of ingredients. This can be made to be served for breakfast or snacks. Serve Urad Dal Vada Recipe (Non Deep Fried) along with South Indian Coconut Chutney and alongside Spicy Crunchy Masala Idli Recipe and Bangalore Restaurant Style Sambar Recipe. If you like this recipe, try more ...

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 

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 ...

     
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