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Last Updated : Mar 28,2020



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.

Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich
Schezwan Paneer Cold Sandwich

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.

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Just let your imagination run wild, and make a sandwich that is perfect for you!

Russian Salad Sandwich
Russian Salad Sandwich

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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.

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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.

 Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tawa Sandwich Recipe
Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tawa Sandwich Recipe

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.

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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.

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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.

 Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart French BreadCheesy Garlic Pull Apart French Bread

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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.

 Whole Wheat Vegetable BurgerWhole Wheat Vegetable Burger

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.

 Cheesy Noodle Vegetable Cutlet ( Noodles Recipe )Cheesy Noodle Vegetable Cutlet ( Noodles Recipe )

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.

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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.

Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast
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Quick Indian Dry Snacks

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.

Roasted Poha and Oats ChivdaRoasted Poha and Oats Chivda

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.

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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.

Bhel PuriBhel Puri

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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

 Aloo Paneer Chaat
Aloo Paneer Chaat

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.

Mushroom and Capsicum Tikka
Mushroom and Capsicum Tikka

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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Oats Chivda, Poha Oats Chivda
Recipe# 40353
13 Mar 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
oats chivda recipe | poha oats chivda | tiffin and travel snack oats chivda | with 17 amazing images. When hunger strikes suddenly, this oats chivda is sure to answer your appetite in a ta ....
Sev Puri ( Chaat Recipe )
Recipe# 2799
24 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
sev puri | sev poori chaat recipe | indain sev puri chaat | mumbai sev puri recipe | with 11 images. sev puri, as the name indicates is sev topped on puris or pa ....
Rava Idli in Microwave
Recipe# 4883
25 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Rava Idli is one of the most popular South Indian snacks, especially in Karnataka. It is a kind of idli you can make quickly without requiring any ....
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
13 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
mixed sprouts chaat | indian sprouts chaat | boiled mixed sprouts chaat | with 19 amazing images. Mixed Sprouts chaat is a treat to your taste buds as it is flavor packed and is made with ....
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
07 Feb 20

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by Tarla Dalal
adai recipe | adai dosa | quick South-Indian style adai dosa | Chettinad kara adai | with amazing 29 images. adai is a crisp, golden dosa made using a batter of ....
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.
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.
Vegetable Grill Sandwich ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33420
16 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A Vegetable Grill Sandwich this is, but far more exciting than the subtle continental versions! Yes, Mumbai’s roadside vendors take pride in offering the most tongue-tickling treats of all, and this Vegetable Grill Sandwich is no different. Made with a large assortment of vegetables, oodles ....
Papdi Chaat  How To Make Papdi Chaat
Recipe# 2802
21 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
papdi chaat | Delhi papdi chaat | Indian papdi chaat | papri chaat | with 17 amazing images. Papdi Chaat as the name suggests has lots of papdis, tossed in a blen ....
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
23 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
broccoli paneer tikki | broccoli oats paneer tikki | healthy Indian broccoli tikki | with 22 amazing images. broccoli paneer tikkis are small round shaped snacks, usually around 2 or 3 inc ....
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 ....
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 ....
Crispy Potato Bhajias, Aloo Bhajiya Recipe
Recipe# 36933
07 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy bhajias made with grated potatoes, perked up with green chillies and coriander! It is interesting to note that this Crispy Potato Bhajia is held together purely by the starch in the grated potatoes and does not use any other binder like boiled potatoes, plain flour or cornflour. This makes it ....
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 and Yellow Pepper Toast
Recipe# 2906
08 Mar 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Zucchini and yellow pepper sautéed with a combination of spices and herbs forms a great topping for French bread coated with Mayo spread comprising mayonnaise, parsley and chilli sauce. The interplay of flavours is fantastic but the blend of textures is even more exhilarating, with crisp bread, ....
Rice and Peanut Pakoda
Recipe# 39576
11 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pakodas without besan? Just try the Rice and Peanut Pakoda and you will fall in love with it! A mix of cooked rice, crunchy peanuts and coconut bound together with rice flour and enhanced with flavour-givers like green chilli paste, coriander and lemon juice, are used to make crisp and spicy pakodas ....
Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes
Recipe# 1712
18 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
An enhanced version of chila, cabbage mini pancake is delicious and wholesome. What is more, it can also be prepared in a jiffy, making it a great start to a busy day. Serve hot and fresh with chutney or ketchup.
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 ....
Aloo Kurkure
Recipe# 2909
15 Jun 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Mint-flavoured potato mash dipped in a typical flour batter, coated with powdered beaten rice, and deep-fried till temptingly crisp. Hear the crunchy poha crackle as you drain these on absorbent paper, and be tempted to take a bite even before you finish frying the remaining balls! indeed, this is a ....
Crispy Masala Puri, Jar Snack, Tea Time
Recipe# 33160
22 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy, aromatic and bursting with flavour, the Crispy Masala Puri is a wonderful jar snack , which will make tea-time quite exciting. The strong aroma of carom seeds and the balanced spiciness of chilli powder make this deep-fried savour ....
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