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Healthy Snacks Entertaining Ideas recipes


Last Updated : Sep 11,2019



मनोरंजन के लिए पौष्टिक नाश्ते रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Healthy Snacks Entertaining Ideas recipes in Hindi)
મનોરંજન માટેના નાસ્તા વાનગીઓ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Snacks Entertaining Ideas recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Snacks entertaining ideas, Indian snacks for entertaining

We all look for something delicious to eat at parties or even at small get-togethers with friends, but often only unhealthy options come to our mind. The nutritious and exotic snack options in this section offer a healthy snack approach to entertaining your guests. These recipes are designed to be served at parties, and take into consideration factors like taste, aroma, attractiveness and elegance.

Helathy Paneer snacks ideas for entertaining 

Well, paneer is one of the healthiest ingredient that you can think for making nutritious  snacks. It abounds in protein which is absolutely necessary to maintain the health of each and every cell of our body. It thus works towards building health of immune cells too and aids in building a healthy immune system. 

For paneer snack ideas you could try it in the form of cubes to create tempting snacks like Hara Tava Paneer or Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll.

Alternatively paneer can be crumbled to make calcium rich stuffing as done in the recipe of Paneer and Spring Onion Wrap. This would serve as a satiating snack at parties. And for pick-me-up snack options, you can crumble paneer and use it as a binding agent to make a truly flavourful tikki – Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki.

Given a thought, it's always a good idea to have one paneer snack in your entertaining option as paneer is easy to source from the local market at any time. Moreover its bland taste dwells very well with any kind of spices or masalas you add. So go ahead and explore the world of paneer snacks for your guests. 

Healthy Tikki Ideas for Entertaing 

Indians love their Tikkis and Kebabs for daily snacks as well as entertaining. Famous in the north of India, these days tikkis hold a place in every menu. And in reality, there is a lot you can explore too! The only concern in their method of cooking, which is deep-frying. This adds in unnecessary calories and fats to our meals. Here we have shared a few healthy tikki options, which have been cooked on tava with minimal oil. These recipes will facilitate you overcome the notion that tikkis taste god only when they are fried. 

No fried Aloo Tikki, but instead try Sprouts Tikki,  Spinach Chana Kebab and Moong Dal Paneer Tikki. These tikki have healthy ingredients like oats, moong dal, paneer which will keep you fuller for a longer time as they have fiber and good fat. 

Healthy Snacks with Bread for Entertaining 

When kids are around in a party, you got to have some toast or sandwich on the menu. Well, it’s a fact that bread excites kids the most. But as a host you need to make some healthy options for those little blooming buds too. 

Firstly what you should buy is whole wheat bread or a more better option is to invest into multigrain bread. If you have time on hand the previous day, you can make Whole Wheat Bread or Multigrain Bread in your own kitchen. Secondly ensure to add loads of veggies along with a host of flavourful spices, fresh herbs and colours. Rajma and Paneer Sandwich is a filling protein rich snack which kids are sure to enjoy. 

As an open toast option, you can try Mixed Sprouts on Open Toast. Creatively cut the whole wheat bread or multigrain bread into roundels and top with nutria-dense sprouts and colourful veggies. The kids will be happy to enjoy this tit-bit snack, while their mothers have the satisfaction of avoiding that so-called ‘junk food’ for them. 

Pizzas are equally enjoyed by kids, you will agree this. One nourishing fare in this category is Paneer and Pesto Mini Pizza. Do try this eye appealing snack for your upcoming party, especially if you have too many kids in the room. 

Healthy Steamed Snack Ideas for Entertaining

If you have hosted a party often, you will realize that there are always a list of guests who would not pick any snack other than steamed ones. These guests want to stay steer off unhealthy fat almost completely and love healthy steamed snacks. Now you don’t need to ponder with regards to what to cook for them?

If they have a liking for Indian taste, then serve Sprouts Dhokla and if they are more tuned towards international flavours, then Healthy Momos and Vegetarian Sushi with Wasabi Sauce will surely not fail to please them. 

Healthy Dhokla Ideas for Enteraining

Instead of serving rice based Dhokla's for entertaining, make Moong Dal Dhokla's or Khaman Dhokla which is rich in besan

Healthy Toast Ideas for Entertaing 

When kids are around, get some toast made. Make sure you have whole wheat bread at home or multigrain bread and make Carrot Paneer ToastCelery Garlic ToastPaneer Cucumber Dill toast.

From steamed dhoklas and idlis to pancakes and toasts, these recipe ideas will surely steal the hearts of your guests. 

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Sprouts Tikki, Healthy- Starter Sprouts Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 35023
10 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s give a healthy twist to the evergreen Aloo Tikki! Using sprouted moong increases the nutrient-value by at least 15 per cent, while coriander and mint give an aromatic spin to the tale. Serve these fibre-rich Sprouts Tikkis hot and crisp, as soon as you prepare them. Serve with
Multigrain Bread, Homemade Multigrain Bread
Recipe# 40829
11 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
multigrain bread recipe | homemade multigrain bread recipe | eggless multigrain bread recipe with amazing step by step photos and video. Nothing can beat the flavour, texture and aroma of warm, freshly-baked bread. I ....
Grilled Broccoli Recipe
Recipe# 42228
30 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones. This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
Recipe# 38028
12 Apr 15

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by Tarla Dalal
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls
Recipe# 3559
23 Jul 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These rolls are a healthy version of frankies and make a complete meal by themselves. The chapatis have been made with whole wheat flour which is a good source of iron and fibre as compared to the usual plain flour (maida) rotis. The paneer and vegetable filling enriches these rolls with essential ....
Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Wheat Bread Loaf Using Instant Dry Yeast
Recipe# 3101
11 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Whole Wheat Bread, apart from being healthier than its refined flour counterpart, also has a rustic aroma and flavour, which are thoroughly enjoyable. Freshly-baked Whole Wheat Bread is a delight to bite into, for babies, toddlers, children and adults too! You can use olive oil instead of butt ....
Green Peas Sandwich
Recipe# 7587
24 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chock full of nutrients required for growth, green peas make a surprising filling for sandwiches! Full of fibre and protein…kids favourite sandwich made healthy by replacing high calorie and fattening thousand island dressing…with a healthier version which is made using curds and very little cream..
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.
Oats and Moong Dal Dahi Vada
Recipe# 39719
04 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Our Indian snacks, especially the savoury ones, have a knack of making one overeat, only to feel guilty later. Not if you make them the smart way, at home. Oats and Moong Dal Dahi Vada is one such brilliant snack – a non-fried version of dahi vadas, which can be enjoyed without any guilt! Fibre from ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack)
Recipe# 3552
11 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
teaspoon of oil can create wonders, when the other ingredients are perfectly chosen – and this Moong Dal Seekh Kebab is a perfect example of this art. Did you ever imagine preparing crispy, succulent kebabs using such little oil? Well, see for yourself how the marvelous mix of moong dal and paneer w ....
Jowar Upma
Recipe# 39749
18 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green p ....
Spinach and Chana Kebab ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 35026
06 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Even health enthusiasts will queue up for a second helping of this kebab that is made of chana dal, spinach, methi leaves and aromatic spices. Proper cooking techniques such as shallow-frying with minimal oil and a thoughtful combination of ingredients qualifies this North Indian starter for a healt ....
Zucchini Toast ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34736
08 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Spreads transform simple breads and toasts into lavish fare! This spread is a nice combo water-filled zucchini, and vitamin rich parsley pepped up with the flavours of lemon, chillies and walnuts. You would not head for fat-laden butter and cheese after you have tasted brown bread with this delectab ....
Mini Bajra Onion Uttapa
Recipe# 39894
14 Mar 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Uttapa with rice is tasty but common! When you feel like cooking something exotic, try this whole grain uttapa made with bajra and of course some rice and urad dal too. You will thoroughly enjoy the unique flavour and crisp texture of the Mini Bajra Onion Uttapa, while also benefiting from the iron ....
Oats Moong Dal Tikki
Recipe# 35288
05 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Oats and moong dal combine excitingly with an assortment of Indian spices to make a fibre and protein rich snack that will satisfy the food lover and health freak in you! To get perfect Oats Moong Dal Tikkis, shape them thinly and cook on a slow flame to ensure complete and uniform cooking. These ti ....
Mint and Masoor Tikkis
Recipe# 3489
28 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An interesting way of combining an unusual leafy vegetable like mint and a pulse like masoor. As i have used only 1 teaspoon of oil to cook these tikkis, they are really amazing being moreover relatively light in terms of calories as compared to the deep fried tikkis which are loaded with oil. Serve ....
Sprouts Dhokla
Recipe# 39007
11 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Once a gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! they make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.
Non Fried Pakodi Chaat, Healthy North Indian Chaat
Recipe# 41970
23 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You are sure to enjoy this scrumptious chaat made with healthy non-fried moong dal pakodis. Absolute joy with no guilt attached! Here, the pakodis are cooked in a different way on the tava instead of deep-frying them. Thereafter, a splash of curds and chutneys add a flavourful touch to the pakod ....
Makhmali Paneer Tikka ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34730
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
True to its name, this tikka will melt in your mouth and delight your palate! replacing the fat-laden white gravy of cream and cashews with whole wheat bread mayonnaise results in a healthier version, which you can serve in portions of two pieces.
Moong Sprouts Panki
Recipe# 40916
21 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Panki is an all-time favourite traditional Gujarati snack, which can be thought of as thin and tasty pancakes cooked between banana leaves to get a unique, rustic aroma. This innovative panki recipe is a zero-oil variant, made with a batter of sprouted moong, oa ....
Grilled Cottage Cheese with Tomato and Basil Oil
Recipe# 42553
27 Apr 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a grilled starter that is sure to bowl you over with its herby notes! Grilled Cottage Cheese with Tomato and Basil Oil is a really unique treat in which an arrangement of tangy tomatoes and succulent grille ....
Alasanda Vada
Recipe# 42526
26 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chawli is often used in subzis , but rare is a snack using this nutritious bean! Here is a traditional recipe from Andhra cuisine that uses boiled chawli to make scrumptious vadas. While the original version is deep-fried, this recipe of Alasanda ....
Dill Dosa
Recipe# 4967
08 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
An aromatic and tasty dosa that strikes the right chord with kids of all age groups, the Dill Dosa appeals to moms too because it scores high on nutrition content! The combination of rice and urad dal in the batter makes the Di ....
Cabbage Jowar Muthias, How To Make Muthia At Home
Recipe# 33147
02 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jowar is an ancient grain valued for its wholesomeness and unique health benefits. It also has an interesting, rustic flavour that is sure to go down well with everybody, especially when prepared interestingly. Here, we have prepared the famous Gujarati snac ....
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