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Last Updated : Jun 20,2019



झट-पट स्नॅकस् रेसिपी , झट-पट स्टार्टस् रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Quick Snacks / Quick Starters recipes in Hindi)
ઝટ-પટ સ્નૅક્સ્ રેસીપી , ઝટ-પટ સ્ટાર્ટસ્ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Quick Snacks / Quick Starters recipes in Gujarati)

Quick Snacks, Quick Starters

Quick Snacks, Quick Sandwiches

Quick Indian snacks. Quick Indian starters.  Sandwiches are one of the most multifaceted snacks admired by people across all the age groups around the world. Transform your favorite bread into a delectable snack by stuffing with a combination of right fillings and spreads. From elaborate sandwiches that make a wholesome meal to an easy, quick breakfast sandwich, from mini-open toasts or buns that make an amazing starter for parties to cold sandwiches that can be your travel/on the go meal, just let your imagination run wild, and make a sandwich that is perfect for you!

Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich
Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich

The combination of tangy pineapple with colorful vegetables and mayonnaise seasoned with salt and pepper to make Russian salad is not only easy to make but, also refreshing. Stuff this between buttered bread and relish the Russian salad sandwich. Also, you can use any vegetables available in your refrigerator and make a quick Vegetable Mayonnaise Sandwich. The hordes of crunchy vegetables will satiate when you are oh-so-hungry!

Vegetable Grill SandwichVegetable Grill Sandwich

Toss a myriad of vegetables with schezwan sauce and paneer to make an appetizing stuffing which is perked up with sour cream and turned into a peppy Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich. The stuffing of cold sandwiches can be made prior and kept refrigerated, so you can whip up these beauties in a few minutes. Also, you can make Rajma and Cheese Grilled Sandwich or Vegetable Grill Sandwich which are filling and quick to prepare. If you don’t have the patience to grill, you can simply toast a sandwich on tava to make Veg Tava Sandwich.

Cheesy Corn and Onion Toast & Corn and Cheese Toast make up for an interesting party starter. We are sure it will garner you praises at a cocktail party, kids birthday party or any other occasion. The gooey cheese melts in the mouth and the interplay with vegetables like corn and onions imparts an amazing flavor and blend of textures. Laddi pav, a popular Indian bread that is generally served along with main dishes like pav bhaji or misal pav can be turned into delectable evening snacks like Cheesy Peri Peri Stuffed Pav, Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav, Pav sandwich that is a treat that everyone will love.

Pav Sandwich, Masala Pav with Potatoes, Tomatoes and Onions
Pav Sandwich, Masala Pav with Potatoes, Tomatoes and Onions

The French bread (baguette) is an important part of the very popular ‘Subway’ sandwich. Also, you can slice them to make Italian Crostini / Bruschetta, an elegant looking crisped bread topped with attractive ingredients. Tomato and Paneer Open Toast made using cubes of tomato and cottage cheese marinated in herb oil takes a wink to prepare. Also, the Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart French Bread is an innovative snack that can be served as an accompaniment to soup or pasta or eaten as it is.

Quick Snacks post Work

Nutritious non-fried, steamed Spinach Dumplings, Whole Wheat Salad Wrap , Whole Wheat Vegetable Burger are some healthy snacks to binge on post work or school. Other than that, Chat Pati Frankies made by stuffing chapati with a myriad of vegetables and paneer, peppy Masala Chana, Masala French Fries, Corn and Cottage Cheese Tacos are some exciting snacking options.

Crusty Potato Fingers coated with crushed corn-flakes and deep-fried to perfection, Nachos with Cheese topped with crispy capsicum , colorful sweet and spicy Pinwheel Sandwiches, Cheesy Noodle Vegetable Cutlet are some quick snacks which your kids will surely love. Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese bhel, Veg Crispy, Vegetable Balls in Hot Garlic Sauce are some popular Indo-chinese starters loved by everyone. They can be made spicy depending upon your palate preference.

Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast
Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast

Also, Indian flat pancakes like dosa, thalipeeth, chilla not only make for sumptuous breakfast but also, quick snacks when hunger strikes. Just mix together different flour, vegetables, pulses and create them in a jiffy. Carrot Dosa , Methi Thalipeeth, Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilas, Tomato Omelette, Sprouted Matki and Coriander Mini Uttapa are some amazing quick snacks to prepare.

Quick Indian Dry Snacks

Roasted Poha and Oats ChivdaRoasted Poha and Oats Chivda

Who doesn’t like popcorn? Be it the sweet and crunchy caramel popcorn, freshly popped cheese and herbs popcorn or spiced sesame popcorn with an exciting garnish of grated cheese , they are loved by one and all. In movie theatres to sitcom marathons at home , popcorn is the perfect munchies for every occasion. Chivda, chakri, shakarpara, sev are not only an integral part of the Diwali faraal but also, popular jar snacks all over India. Combine poha with oats to make this crunchy Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda and store in an air-tight container. Relish it when hunger strikes.

Quick Starters, Indian

Tikki, kebab and tandoori delicacies are some starters that no one can resist! The combination of various spices and vegetables to make tongue-tickling flavoured and textured starters take hardly any time to cook. You can either deep-fry or shallow fry tikki and kebabs, tandoori delicacies can be made in an oven or gas tandoor. Also, you can drizzle some dahi and chutney to turn tikki into sumptuous chaats.

Chaats are delightful savory snacks made by combining an assortment of ingredients like chopped vegetables, curd, chutneys, papdis, sev, tikkis and can be limited only by your imagination. It can be as simple as the Bhel Puri, sizzling as Tava Chana, healthy like the Non Fried Pakodi Chaat, chatpata like the Aloo Paneer Mutter Chaat and so on. Combine and create lip-smacking , light quick snack taking inspiration from our Chaat, Bhel and more recipes

Mushroom and Capsicum Tikka
Mushroom and Capsicum Tikka

Tandoori delights like Pahadi paneer tikka or Mushroom and Capsicum Tikka make for a lip-smacking cocktail party or a peppy appetizer before meals. Finger foods like Malai Paneer Chilli Flake Balls are quick and easy to make. There is no fuss, you just have to mix and shape them into balls to create magical cold starters. Also, you can mix an array of ingredients to whip up similar simple starters like Malai Paneer Mixed Herb Balls, Malai Paneer Mixed Sesame Seed Balls, Malai Paneer Bell Pepper Balls. Apart from that, Stuffed Veg Mushrooms with Paneer and Stuffed Potatoes with Paneer are delectable starters. The mildly spiced soft paneer in the inside with not so crispy mushroom and poatatoes is a blast of flavours.

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Rava Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Suji Dhokla
Recipe# 40930
Today

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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
Poha Aloo Pakoda, Quick Evening Snack
Recipe# 42408
10 Jun 19

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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 ....
Chinese Bhel ( Chinese Recipe )
Recipe# 22758
06 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s favourite street food merges with Oriental culture, in this exciting version of Bhel. Rather than being made with puffed rice, this unique Chinese Bhel is made with fried noodles, tossed with colourful sautéed veggies and garnished with crunchy spring onions. A generous dose of sauces is al ....
Pav Sandwich,  Masala Pav with Potatoes, Tomatoes and Onions
Recipe# 33429
06 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A very interesting Pav Sandwich, which is somewhere mid-way between a regular sandwich and vada pav, but as exciting as both together! Basically, it involves less work than vada pav because you do not need a vada but it is almost as tasty because it uses garlic chutney and assorted masalas including ....
Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tava Sandwich Recipe
Recipe# 42099
30 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This Quick Sandwich Recipe is one that has withstood the test of time. For years, it has come to the aid of people who need a quick snack to appease a sudden hunger pang. It is a popular snack with kids and office-goers, and is sold commonly in canteens and bakeries. It is a wonderful snack to a ....
Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40353
30 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When hunger strikes suddenly, this Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda is sure to answer your appetite in a tasty and crunchy way. Made of roasted oats, poha, peanuts and chana dal with a sprinkling of spice powders for a dash of excitement, this dry snack is ideal to store in an air-tight container and mu ....
Sev Puri ( Chaat Recipe )
Recipe# 2799
28 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
This is another favourite chaat sold on Mumbai streets. Every bhelwala has his own recipe of sevpuri. Sevpuri, as the name indicates is sev topped on puris or papdis, along with potatoes and chutneys. Tangy, crisp and tongue tickling are some words that come to my mind when we think of sevpuri. The ....
Rava Idli ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4883
24 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Soft and spongy rava idlis can be made in a jiffy for a quick and satiating breakfast.
Vegetable Mayonnaise Sandwich
Recipe# 5234
23 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Mayonnaise has a wonderfully creamy and tangy feel that never fails to delight the taste buds. Here, in this easy and quick Vegetable Mayonnaise Sandwich, it teams up with a horde of crunchy vegetables to satiate you in a tasteful way when you are oh-so-hungry!
Mixed Sprouts Chaat, Evening Indian Snack
Recipe# 1605
23 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A few minutes is all it takes to toss together this amazing snack if you have all the ingredients ready. With the snazzy flavours of desi chutneys and the tangy juiciness of pomegranate, boil ....
Pinwheel Sandwiches
Recipe# 2315
20 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pinwheel Sandwich is a delightful sweet and spicy snack with a tantalizing flavour and attractive appearance, which makes it ideal to serve at small parties . Flattened slices of bread are layered with jam, cheese and green chutney, and rolled ....
Roadside Hare Chane Ki Chaat, Protein and Calcium Rich
Recipe# 42165
16 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A typical chaat that is commonly sold on Mumbai’s streets, the Roadside Hare Chane ki Chaat continues to be a popular dish with a timeless appeal. It pleases young and old with its incredible taste and amazing mouth-feel. It is also very simple to make, and you can even try it at home. All you n ....
Masala Khichiya Papad ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33447
08 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy to the core, and as tongue-tickling as a snack can get! The Masala Khichia Papad is a scrumptious snack of crushed papads topped with chopped veggies, peppy chutneys and of course, crisp sev. When all these merge together in one mouthful, the experience is just too exciting. Keep all the ing ....
Adai Recipe, Adai Dosa, Breakfast
Recipe# 534
06 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Adai is a crisp, golden dosa made using a batter of rice and mixed dals. It has the rich aroma of coconut oil and roasted dals, and a very rustic flavour as well. It is more satiating than regular dosas and makes a great Breakfast . Adai can be enhanced ....
Nacho Chips
Recipe# 2868
04 Jun 19

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Crispy treats for your tooth and taste buds, Nacho Chips have a characteristic texture that is quite different from other chips, perhaps due to the combination of maize flour and plain flour. While a sprinkling of carom seeds and oregano imparts enough aroma and flavour for most purposes, you ca ....
Green Pea and Paneer Tikki ( Finger Foods For Kids )
Recipe# 33620
02 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This classic combination of paneer and peas is loved by all. Instead of the regular peas-paneer gravy, make these succulent protein, fibre and calcium rich tikkis for a change. Kids can eat them easily and will love the crisp taste of these tikkis when served hot with tomato ketchup.
Chana Dal Pancakes
Recipe# 3510
30 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It has been recently discovered that chana dal is a very beneficial pulse for diabetics as it helps in the utilization of sugar effectively causing a slow rise in blood sugar levels because of its low glycemic index. This recipe makes use of soaked chana dal mixed with vitamin rich vegetables and ....
Mini Rava Uttappa ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34563
24 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You can make quick, non-greasy uttappams in the microwave. Since this curd and semolina-based variety does not require fermentation, you can choose it to quench an unexpected hunger pang. Using sour curds ensures soft and spotted uttappams, just like the original.
Papdi Chaat (  Chaat )
Recipe# 2802
01 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
What we commonly know as sev puri in Mumbai is known as papdi chaat in delhi. It is similar but not the same. Papdi chaat as the name suggests has lots of papdis, tossed in a blend of chutneys, curds and potatoes. Mix the papdis, chutneys and curds the way you want.
Sprouts Stir- Fry ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33467
20 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Sprouts stir-fry, a spicy stir-fry version of the famed chana masala. Sprouts are a good source of protein, calcium and iron. Iron and folic acid builds hemoglobin and blood that is required to provide oxygen whereas protein and calcium are required for the growth, maintenance and wear and tear of m ....
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
06 Jun 19

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The Broccoli and Paneer Tikki is a simple yet innovative starter that’ll brace the tummy for an exciting meal! Featuring a healthy blend of ingredients like antioxidant-rich broccoli, calcium-rich paneer a ....
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 ....
Corn Methi Kebab (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32609
18 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 tikkis Corn Methi Kebab is simple to make and delicious to taste. This starter is sure to win praises for you in a healthy or low cal din ....
Mushroom Kathi Roll
Recipe# 2805
12 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Satisfying hungry children is a task in itself. Every day food has to look interesting and of course different to please their appetites! This recipe is of a delicious chapati roll filled with a spicy mushroom mixture. The addition of soda bi-crab to the chapati dough makes these chapattis soft whil ....
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