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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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Ragda Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33406
Today

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 by Tarla Dalal
Ragda Patties is an ever-popular snack served piping hot by the roadside food vendors of Mumbai. Aromatic, tasty and filling, this snack often doubles up as a meal for many. This is basically potato patties drowned in ragda, a grav ....
Mexican Bread Rolls
Recipe# 1714
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Well, you would have tasted Mexican food in many forms such as tortillas and quesadillas. Here is a much simpler snack that nevertheless has an unmistakable Mexican touch to it. The Mexican Bread Rolls feature ....
Buckwheat Dosa
Recipe# 36424
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Um, you feel like having dosa today but no fermented batter on hand? Not to worry! Here is an easy and instant dosa prepared with buckwheat and urad dal. The twist here is that the ingredients are powdered, tempered and then mixed into a batter, which can be cooked immediately into yummy dosas. ....
Healthy Vada Pav
Recipe# 4077
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yummmmm, Vada Pav ! It is now possible to prepare Mumbai’s favourite street food in a healthy form that has less than half the fat and much less calories than the authentic vendor-made version. This is made possible by modifying the cooking method slightly, avoiding ....
Seviyan Upma, Vermicelli Veg Upma, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 22307
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Seviyan Upma, made with wheat vermicelli, is a very popular breakfast because it can be cooked quite swiftly and does not require much advance planning or preparations. This is a healthier version of Seviyan Upma with lots of colourful veggies and just the right amount of salt. A traditional tem ....
Kakara Pitha, Sooji Kakara Pitha
Recipe# 42766
Today

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A classic treat from Odia cuisine, the Kakara Pitha is a scrumptious sweet that everyone will enjoy, right from kids to elders. Deep-fried semolina balls with a sweet coconut stuffing, the Kakara Pitha has a fascinating mix of textures with an exciting crispness leading to succulent sweetness. Si ....
Farali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe - How To Make Farali Dosa, Faral Foods
Recipe# 33292
Today

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 by Tarla Dalal
There are several forgotten gems from South Indian cuisine, which people are vehemently attempting to bring back to the fore now. This delicious Farali Dosa is an example. While people commonly make regular dosa or quick-fix ones out of wheat flour or semoli ....
Rava Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Suji Dhokla
Recipe# 40930
20 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Rava Dhokla is quick and easy to make, without requiring any grinding or fermenting, yet it is as fluffy and tasty as you would expect a dhokla to be, making it an ideal dish to whip up for breakfast or
Moong Sprouts and Bajra Pessaruttu
Recipe# 42538
20 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Pesarattu is a South Indian specialty, especially famous in Andhra Pradesh. While it is traditionally made of moong and rice, we have made an awesome version with two iron-rich ingredients –
Atta Biscuits, Whole Wheat Sweet Biscuits, Jar Snack
Recipe# 42266
20 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Time to indulge in some sweet and spicy Atta Biscuits. Resplendent with the aroma of ghee and the magic of Indian spices like nutmeg and cardamom, these Atta Biscuits are a real pleasure to bite into! They have a rich and pleasantly sweet taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which is achieved by ....
Cheesy Corn Grilled Sandwich
Recipe# 41227
18 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Here is an enjoyably cheesy sandwich with the peppy punch of capsicum, the tangy touch of tomatoes and the sweet spell of corn! This grilled sandwiches indulges you with loads of cheese, inside and outside, which goes very well with the assortment of crunchy and tasty veggies. A dash of mustard powd ....
Grilled Corn and Capsicum Sandwich
Recipe# 5224
17 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Every bite of this sandwich features an outburst of colour, crunch and flavour. An apt combination of juicy sweet corn and crispy spicy capsicum, this sandwich has a very balanced flavour, further enhanced with naturally pungent ingredients like green chillies, onion and garlic. Serve the Gr ....
Poha Aloo Pakoda, Quick Evening Snack
Recipe# 42408
10 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Poha Aloo Pakoda is a scrumptious snack that you can quickly and easily prepare in the evenings to serve with tea or coffee. It is very simple and uses minimal ingredients, so you do not have to think twice about making it even after a busy day. After all, some days are worth celebrating, wi ....
Chocolate Chip Cookies Using Eggs
Recipe# 38025
15 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Rare is the soul that can resist a chocolate chip cookie! This is one universal treat that everybody loves – the intense flavour of chocolate, the melt-in-the-mouth texture, the nutty crunch of walnuts and the smooth chocolate chips – the overall effect is sure to captivate anybody. Here is a f ....
Pita Sticks with Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
Recipe# 40882
14 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe shows you how to make a tangy variant of hummus that combines chick peas with sun-dried tomatoes, curds and other flavour enhancing ingredients. This unusual hummus tastes fabulous with crispy, deep-fried pita bread strips. Serve the Pita Sticks with Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus as a
Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack
Recipe# 7579
20 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Appetizingly tasty, these Baked Whole Wheat Puris make a healthy and filling snack for kids – but sure to be enjoyed by adults too. These scrumptious whole wheat crispies have a lingering taste, thanks to simple, readily available spice powders. The procedure is easy and there is no time-consumi ....
Instant Rava Appe
Recipe# 42602
20 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and easy batter of semolina and curds fortified with colourful and crunchy veggies, yields mouth-watering appe that’ll appeal to young and old alike. The Instant Rava Appe is a scrumptious South Indian snack, which can be enjoyed with
Arbi Tuk, Arbi Tikki
Recipe# 41346
11 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This crispy and tasty snack is made by coating boiled colacassia with a spicy besan mixture and then cooking it with oil till golden brown. It is crisp outside and soft inside, as is the nature of arbi. The arbi is flattened before coating it with the besan so that it will cook uniformly on both ....
Ravioli Samosa, Deep Fried Indian Starter
Recipe# 41898
08 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ravioli is a kind of small and dainty dumpling from traditional Italian cuisine. Here, we have made mouth-watering samosas in a cute, bite-sized shape inspired by ravioli. The samosa filling is also super tasty, with a tantalizing flavour gained from ingredi ....
Paneer Schezwan Frankie
Recipe# 42089
07 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Frankies have a very high excitement quotient – for the sheer thrill of biting into a Frankie and discovering the treasures wrapped into it is just amazing! The Paneer Schezwan Frankie is one such chatpata Frankie recipe, where the tortillas are loaded with a tongue-tickling mix of paneer and ve ....
Shakarpara
Recipe# 3864
07 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional tea-time snack often made during festive occasions, Shakarpara is – much to the joy of amateurs – also very easy to make! While there are several ways of making this mildly-sweet snack, this recipe is one of the easiest to follow.Remember to fry them over a slow flame so that the ....
Hara Tava Paneer ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34726
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Step-by-step, this recipe will trigger all your good senses… because, not only is the paneer marinated in tangy green chutney, it is also layered with a spicy corn mixture.
Karachi Biscuits, Hyderabadi Tutti Fruti Biscuits
Recipe# 41553
07 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Karachi Biscuit is one of the most well-known treats of Hyderabad. In fact, if you have been to Hyderabad and come back without buying the famous Karachi Biscuits from Karachi Bakery, you are bound to face the wrath of your friends and family, who would have been eagerly waiting to bite into one of ....
Cheese Straws
Recipe# 2362
23 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cheese-based tidbits do not have to be store bought. Here is how you can make crispy cheese straws at home to amaze the kids at home. While it might take a little practice to master this, it is not so difficult if you follow the instructions to the t. What is more, it does not even call for any exot ....
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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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