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स्टार्टस् रेसिपी, नाश्ते रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Starters / Snacks recipes in Hindi)
સ્ટાર્ટસ્ રેસિપિ, નાસ્તા રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Starters / Snacks recipes in Gujarati)

Starter Recipes, Veg Indian Snacks

starter recipes, snack recipes collection. Cutlet, Pakora, Vada, many types of kebabs and rolls are deep-fried to perfection and make for an irresistible snack. Deep-frying has been an indulgence that none can resist! Be it for evening snacks or starter for a three, five-course meal, these crunchy snacks are truly fantastic. Cutlets can be made using a wide range of vegetables, chopped, boiled and mixed with spices, bounded by cornflour, plain flour or bread slices, sometimes coated with breadcrumbs/semolina to give a crisp texture and finally relished with ketchup and chutney.

Makai Galouti KebabMakai Galouti Kebab

You can shape them round, cylindrical or heart-shaped. In other places, it is known as Veg Patty and is used to make burgers and other snacks. From crunchy Bread Cutlets or mouth-watering, multi-textured Corn Cheese Balls, Papad Potato Roll to authentic Indian starters like Hara Bhara Koftas, Makai Galouti Kebab, Fried Vegetable Balls to fusion, innovative starters like Biryani Aranchini Balls, Veg Samosa Pinwheels, Crispy Cones Stuffed with Potatoes makes an exciting addition to your starters platter during special occasions and parties.

Veg Indian Snacks Recipes

Chaats are delightful savory snacks made by combining a wide range of ingredients like chopped vegetables, chutneys, papdis, sev, tikkis and can be limited only by your imagination. If you have all the things ready, then Indian chaat recipes like bhelpuri, sev puri, pani puri take hardly any time to assemble & serve.

Bhel Puri
Bhel Puri

Healthy Mini Beetroot Tikki made with a blend of common spices and everyday ingredients emerge into an irresistible snack. Also, this Hariyali Soya Puris made with the goodness of methi leaves and soya flour are full of nutrients and offer an energy boost just when you need it.

Bread Snacks, Indian starters using bread

Baked Bhakarwadi, Healthy Jar SnackBaked Bhakarwadi, Healthy Jar Snack

The best part about most open toasts is the melted gooey cheese. This simple Cheese Garlic Bread and Cheesy Onion and Chilli Toast made using a handful of ingredients are amazing snacking options. The combination of molten cheese, spiky spices and rich butter with crisp bread slices is indeed a magical experience for the taste buds. 

Rolls as Starters,Indian Rolls as Snacks

Potato and Corn RollsPotato and Corn Rolls

Rolls are perfect on-the-go meals. Just stuff a chapatti/tortilla with a stuffing of your choice, perk up with spreads and sauces, grate some cheese, sprinkle some spices and your tasty snack is ready! Glance through our section to find some of the world’s most exciting Rolls, ranging from the Chapati Rolls Stuffed with Spicy Potatoes and Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll to Rice Wrapper Vegetable Rolls with Sweet Sauce, Mexican Kebab Roll

Tandoori Barbeque Starters

Barbeque Sundays are not only a thing in western countries but barbequed appetizers are loved in India too. Tandoori paneer, vegetables skewered and marinated to make a wide range of Indian starters like Achaari Paneer Tikkas, Mexican Kebab, Paneer Tikka are famous in most restaurants. Seekh Kebab is another classic recipe that is traditionally made using minced meat. But, Veg Seekh kebab made with masoor dal and vegetables is another treat to the palate.

Achaari Paneer TikkasAchaari Paneer Tikkas

Baked Indian Snacks

Baking is a healthy cooking method as compared to deep-frying. Make scrumptious snack like Baked Puri and then binge on your favorite chaats guilt-free. Also, these baked kale chips are not only crisp, but also, healthy and addictive. Simply tossed in olive oil and sea salt you can even enhance them by adding garlic powder, smoked paprika to make spiced kale chips. Often when we are at work, we crave for munchies in the evening and eat whatever we find, many of us have also given upon this simple pleasure of having dry snacks due to health concerns. Try Baked Methi Mathri, Baked Bhakarwadi, Multi Flour Chakli which is healthy and equally tasty. Bake them in bulk and store it in an airtight jar and enjoy it whenever you wish.

Baked Kale Chips
Baked Kale Chips

Apart from the mainstream loaves of bread, biscuits and cakes, try your hands on these innovative baked delights like Mini Pizza Cups. Who doesn’t love pizza? This mini pizza made in muffin moulds is nothing but pizza cups made by lining with pizza dough and baked with a topping of creamy white sauce based veggie-packed mixture, pizza sauce, seasonings and of course, cheese.

You can make Veg Stuffed Cheesy Pizza Balls that greets you with an appetizing cheesy outer surface, which gradually gives way to succulent buns, with umpteen delightful ingredients at its core. Every time I visit a cake shop , I make sure my shopping bag is filled with enough puffs and pastries, the classic veg puff is indeed one of my favorite.

International Snacks from around the world

From simple French fry to complex fried delights such as Risotto Balls, Mozzarella sticks crispy treats span an array of ingredients and coatings. Some coatings are thick like a batter, while others are light and extra crispy. So, whatever crunch level you’re looking for, here are some great deep-fried snacks to try at home. Go to your subziwala and ask for Talegaon potatoes (for people residing in Maharashtra) or potatoes with a higher starch content popularly known as french fries potatoes, chip potatoes and make everyone’s favorite French Fries.

Cheesy Baked Zucchini FriesCheesy Baked Zucchini Fries

Use various ingredients from your pantry to create innovative French Fries Topped with Pizza Sauce, Mexican French Fries, French Fries in Barbeque Sauce or Masala French Fries. Serve them immediately on preparation while the Fries are still crisp. These fries taste lovely as they are and also make an exciting accompaniment to Burgers. The best alternatives to french fries are these Cheesy Baked Zucchini FriesOven Baked Pumpkin Fries or Baked Sweet Potato Fries that are crisp on the outside, soft inside, and nicely flavoured. What more can you ask for?! 

Croquette is extremely appetizing small, breadcrumbs coated, deep- fried roll containing the main ingredient, mashed potatoes or ground meat. You can make different varieties like Corn Croquettes, Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Paneer and Corn Croquettes and even transform them into sumptuous Paneer Aloo Croquette Salad Wrap.

If your family loves the middle-eastern cuisine, then try this authentic Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread, scrumptious deep-fried kabuli chana batter ‘bullets’ stuffed in a pita pocket with dressing and vegetables tastes exotic as well as tastes exotic as well as makes for a perfect party starter.

Spring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll RecipeSpring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll Recipe

Chinese starters, with their crisp textures, fiery flavours and tempting aromas, are best suited to start a meal on a high note! Authentic Spring rolls with saucy vegetables taste best with schezwan sauce. Also, this unique, innovative Chinese Pakoras made with a mixture of vegetables and flours enhanced with green chillies, ginger and garlic in appropriate forms, makes a mouth-wateringly spicy snack. Also, Guacamole Onion Rings, Crispy Lotus Stem Honey Chilli, Risotto Balls with Pizza Sauce are some other delectable international snacks.

Enjoy our starter recipes, snack recipes collection and other starter snack recipes below. 

Baked Snacks Recipes
Barbeque Recipes
Biscuit Recipes
Bread Snack Recipes
Chaat Recipes
Cheese Recipes
Cutlets Recipes
Deep-fried Starters Recipes
Evening Tea Snacks Recipes
Jain Snacks Recipes


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Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
Recipe# 5546
23 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These crispy, low fat munchies are made with oats, maize flour and whole-wheat flour instead of refined maida. These are great to keep in your handbag so that you are prepared when hunger strikes. You can also serve them as an appetizer along with garlic tomato salsa.
Cheese Crackers
Recipe# 2358
07 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When buying packaged products, there is always a niggling doubt about what ingredients they have used, and whether there really is enough cheese in the so-called cheese crackers, and so on! the best way out is to make it yourself. Here is a foolproof recipe to make cheese crackers in your own kitche ....
Corn Cheese Balls ( Starter )
Recipe# 36452
02 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Just the mention of corn and cheese makes this starter worth a try, because this duo is a great hit with people of all age groups. Allow the peppy, cheesy corn mixture to cool well, otherwise you will not be able to shape it. Once that step is through, then the Corn Cheese Balls are easy to prepare. ....
Baked Samosa
Recipe# 33324
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t love samosas? Even though all of us feel a wee itch of guilt while biting into a samosa, the rush of fun, excitement and memories that it brings back totally overrides such negative emotions! But, well, all said and done, as adults we know that deep-fried foods are not the best optio ....
Baguette, Homemade French Bread
Recipe# 41781
14 Oct 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Baguette is one of the most popular types of French bread. It has a longish shape and a crisp crust, which makes it quite attractive. It is used to make a lot of starters and snacks. It might sound a bit complicated when you read the recipe but if you follow ....
Cream Cheese Sandwich
Recipe# 41344
13 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This cold sandwich is everything you could ask for – filling, refreshing, tasty! An intelligent combination of juicy and crunchy veggies with cream cheese, herbs and spices, makes this sandwich an enjoyable treat. It is also very easy and quick to make, and uses common ingredients that you will ....
Papad Poha
Recipe# 42605
14 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Feel the bursts of spicy energy on your palate as you munch on this traditional favourite from the kitchens of Gujarat. An ever-popular snack in the region, especially amongst Jains, the Papad Poha is a unique combination o ....
Ladi Pav, Eggless Homemade Laadi Pav Buns
Recipe# 40720
11 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
ladi pav | eggless ladi pav | homemade ladi pav | homemade ladi pav with 28 amazing step by step photos and video. Ladi Pav is a hearty homemade bun, which is ver ....
Paneer Pita Pockets
Recipe# 32962
12 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
paneer pita pocket recipe | paneer in whole wheat pita pocket | cottage cheese pita pockets | with 38 amazing pictures Looking for something different and unique for a party s ....
Palak Methi Na Muthia, Gujarati Recipe
Recipe# 554
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
I’d say, “steam them, season them, and gobble them up!” you should ideally follow this process in quick succession and serve the palak methi na muthia soon after steaming—as freshness ensures the greatest satisfaction as far as this dish goes. It does take a while to painstakingly clean and chop ....
French Fries Recipe, How To Make French Fries
Recipe# 36312
11 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
French Fries and burgers seem to have tied the knot! It is hard to think of burgers without some form of crispy accompaniment, but of these, the common french fries are the most tried-and-test and safe combo for any type of burger. To enhan ....
Potato Smiley
Recipe# 42116
09 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
If you see a frown on your kid’s face, this is the best recipe to put the smile back! The Potato Smiley is an all-time favourite kids’ recipe. The potato-based dough is shaped into small, flat rounds, with eyes and a smile impressed upon each, using a straw and a spoon. Once deep-fried, they become ....
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
30 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia | with 25 amazing images. doodhi muthiya is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's mu ....
Queso Dip
Recipe# 39811
07 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Queso Dip is a great accompaniment to crunchy nacho chips, as it provides a perfectly complementary blend of spice and cheese, which is what ‘queso’ means. Cheese slices melted with a mix of milk and chopped spring onions, garlic, chilli flakes and tomatoes gives the right balance of creamy cheesine ....
Homemade Burger Buns
Recipe# 41757
07 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Burgers are great fun to make at home because you can stash in all the wonderful things you like, leaving out the stuff you aren’t particularly fond of! Try this recipe and you will realize that it is even more fun to make it from scratch, including the buns. These Homemade Burger Buns are super ....
Aloo Pakora, Aloo Bhaji, Potato Pakoda
Recipe# 42009
07 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Monsoon is simply incomplete without Aloo Pakora! Potato slices, coated with a spicy batter and deep-fried, these pakoras give you everything your palate will ask for on a cool and rainy day – a dash of spice, lots of crunch and loads of fun. The best part is that it is quite easy to make, no rocket ....
Ragi and Oat Crackers
Recipe# 39832
06 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Light on the stomach but crunchy to bite into, these iron rich crackers make a great breakfast option, whether early in the morning or as a snack during a mid-day refreshment break! These Ragi and Oat Crackers are all the better, as they are made with wholesome ragi, oats and whole wheat flo ....
Dal and Rice Dosa
Recipe# 1695
07 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Quite different from the usual dosa in appearance and flavour, the Dal and Rice Dosa has a dominance of dal flavour, which combines beautifully with sambhar and chutney. As a more flavourful and aromatic variant, you can add finely chopped methi leaves or drumstick leaves to the batter before ....
Farali Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33440
06 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
farali pattice | farali aloo pattice | Mumbai roadside farali pattice | with 29 amazing pictures. Who says a person cannot feast when fasting! Faral means ....
Mag Dal Ni Kachori ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 564
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy, flaky shells with a delectably spicy filling of cooked and seasoned yellow moong dal, every bite of these kachoris is worth a fortune! these can be eaten as a snack, or along with your meals. This dish gets a protein boost due to the moong-based filling, making it a great choice for kids. Ta ....
Batata Vada ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 570
23 Nov 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Batata vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even dail ....
Veg Frankie, Mumbai Roadside Recipe
Recipe# 33438
02 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Veg Frankie of Mumbai is now so famous that you can find Frankie stalls all over the country – in parks and beaches, on the street and in food courts. A satiating snack that can be relished even on-the-go, the Veg Frankie is made by rolling up a ....
Green Tomato Salsa and Veggie Wrap
Recipe# 39649
10 Oct 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Exciting iron-rich serving coming up! A perfect low-calorie main course dish, the Green Tomato Salsa and Veggie Wrap is packed with crunchy veggies for not just good health but an enjoyable texture and taste too. Iron-rich soya flour and parsley used in the dough pack more iron into this sumptuous w ....
Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki
Recipe# 42310
01 Oct 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Crispy and sweet Rajgira Chikki, made with dainty little amaranth seeds and jaggery, is an awesome treat for the taste buds. It has a rich taste and pleasing texture, combining the sweetness of jaggery, the rustic taste and texture of amaranth and the nutty crunch of cashew nuts. A pinch of ....
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 on 21 Jan 19 08:14 PM


Thank you. This article is mind-blowing. I really enjoyed it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Prashant, Thank you so much for your kind words. Do try the recipes from our website and share with us your thoughts about the same. Happy Cooking!
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 on 04 Jan 18 11:36 PM


Nice mujhe tandoor ki aur new stater ke bare me bataiye
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Harpal, Here are all tandoor recipes for you.. https://www.tarladalal.com/RecipeSearch.aspx?rec=1&term=tandoor
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