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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)

Indian Starter Recipes, Indian Snacks, Veg snacks

Indian starter recipes, Indian 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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?! 

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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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Carrot Fritters
Recipe# 41790
29 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Crunchiness that will make you drool, flavour that will make you smack your lips, indeed the Carrot Fritters is a snack beyond comparison. Made of grated carrot, crunchy spring onions and capsicums, held together with besan and perked up with a range of spice powders and herbs, Carrot Fritters h ....
Thai Curry Bread Rolls
Recipe# 41794
30 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A bread roll with an unmistakable Oriental touch, this snack is packed with fun and excitement! Here, the bread roll dough is baked with a filling of Thai curry mixture. Made of tongue-tickling curry paste, aromatic kaffir leaves and other snazzy ingredients, the Thai curry mixture, though used ....
Lettuce Wraps
Recipe# 41902
06 Jul 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An idea that’s totally out of the ordinary, easy to execute but all set to please... get ready to try out our innovative Lettuce Wraps. A colourful and crunchy assortment of veggies, sautéed lightly and mixed into a stuffing, is wrapped in lettuce leaves lined with a herby plum sauce and pungent gar ....
Whole Wheat Hot Dog Roll, Homemade Whole Wheat Hotdog Roll
Recipe# 41911
07 Jul 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Scrumptious hot dogs, smeared with sauces, loaded with cheese and stuffed with all your favourite fillings is the ideal snack for many people. It is filling, tasty, and everything a snack is meant to be. The problem here is that most times we settle for store-bought hot dog rolls made of refined ....
Jeera Biscuit Recipe, Jar Snack
Recipe# 42267
02 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Even elders who do not usually binge on biscuits are sure to love these Jeera Biscuits, which have a very nice flavour and appetising aroma of roasted cumin seeds. The buttery aroma and crispness of the biscuits make them a hit with kids too, making it an all-round success! Keep some aside for y ....
Healthy Ponkh Snack, No Cooking
Recipe# 42432
29 Dec 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
healthy ponkh snack recipe | hurda recipe | quick homemade ponkh snack | Indian snack no cooking recipe | with 9 amazing images. healthy ponkh snack recipe |
Mumbai Roadside Sweet Potato Recipe
Recipe# 42509
25 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
It’s really delightful to bite into hot, soft, pleasantly-sweet cubes of sweet potato spiced up with black salt and spice powders and laced with a squeeze of lime. Indeed, this tongue-tickling delight is a great hit with people of all age groups. It is quick and easy, and makes a really fuss-fre ....
Healthy Granola Mix
Recipe# 42535
16 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This granola mix is the perfect healthy snack made of rolled oats, honey (if vegan use maple syrup), walnuts, almonds, cacoa nibs and coconut oil. It is inexpensive and not at all smeared with sugar like the store bought ones. The medley of flavors con ....
Ragi Puttu, Healthy Kerala Homemade Ragi Puttu for Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42540
24 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Puttu is one of the most famous breakfast dishes of Kerala. It is made with flours of grains like red rice, ragi, corn, etc. Of these, the Ragi Puttu tastes and looks the best. The alternating layers of coconut and brownish ragi look simply awes ....
Palak Jeera Nimki
Recipe# 42541
27 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A non-fried version of the famous Bengali snack, you will love to bite into this Palak Jeera Nimki at tea-time! While the traditional version is usually made of refined flour (maida), which is ....
Cream Cheese, Tomato and Basil Bagel Sandwich
Recipe# 42633
15 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Conveniently quick and easy but unbelievably tasty, this sandwich is something you can conjure up on any busy day, for breakfast or as an evening snack. A hearty ....
Schezwan Fingers, Schezwan Vegetable  Fingers
Recipe# 42623
15 Jan 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
schezwan fingers recipe | veg schezwan fingers | veg fried balls in schezwan sauce | Indo Chinese starter | with 20 amazing images. schezwan fingers recipe is an ....
Cheese Aloo Moong Toast
Recipe# 42604
19 Jun 20

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by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
cheese aloo toast recipe | cheese aloo moong toast | cheese aloo moong sandwich made with sandwich toaster | with 20 amazing images. Buttery bread with tongue-tickling chutneys, crunchy onions, a mouth-watering filli ....
Pudina Pani for Pani Puri
Recipe# 42653
04 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
How many of you, after completing a round of pani puri, ask the roadside vendor for extra servings of the spicy phudina water – “Bhaiya, thoda teekha pani milega?” – and he happily obliges! The best part about roadside pani puri is the spicy phudina water, the extra servings, and the inevitably ....
Jalapeno Mayo Balls, Party Starter Recipe
Recipe# 42700
30 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Jalapeno Mayo Balls is a unique party starter, in which you can actually recognize three exciting different layers. Right at the heart of these balls is a gooey mixture of mayonnaise and jalapeno, wh ....
Nachni Nimki
Recipe# 42721
03 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Nimki is an all-time favourite Bengali jar snack, just perfect to have with a cup of steaming hot tea. Here is an equally tasty but healthier version of the traditional snack, made with whole wheat f ....
Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cinnamon Indian Snack, Dessert
Recipe# 42813
08 Dec 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Blueberry greek yogurt cinnamon snack recipe | low carb greek yogurt with blueberries and cinnamon | healthy Indian snack, dessert | with 3 amazing images. Blueberry greek yogurt cinnamon snack r ....
Healthy Peanut Butter Multigrain Toast, 2 Ways Indian Style
Recipe# 42815
11 Dec 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
healthy peanut butter multigrain toast recipe | multigrain toast with peanut butter | peanut butter toast with strawberries | healthy snack and breakfast | with 5 amazing images.
Whole Wheat Chinese Steamed Buns
Recipe# 42827
17 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
whole wheat Chinese steamed buns recipe | healthy Chinese steamed buns | Mantou | Indian style Chinese steam buns | with 18 amazing images. whole wheat Chinese steamed ....
Blueberry Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
Recipe# 42828
17 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
blueberry peanut butter overnight oats recipe | overnight oats with blueberry and peanut butter | Indian style overnight oats | with 14 amazing images. blueberry peanut butter overnight oats recip ....
Bajra Jhalmuri, Healthy Bengali Jhalmuri
Recipe# 42784
14 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
bajra jhalmuri | healthy Bengali Jhalmuri | jhalmuri with bajra snack | with 17 amazing images. Bajra jhalmuri is a healthy twist to the traditional Bengali snack. Heal ....
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
24 Dec 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
baked palak methi puri recipe | healthy palak methi puri for weight loss | baked methi palak puri | with amazing 19 images. baked palak methi puri recipe is for weight watching and a heal ....
Corn Chips
Recipe# 1092
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Making Corn Chips is actually so simple that once you try it, you will never want to buy it from outside. You just need to take care about rolling the dough very thinly so as to get really crisp chips. Once ready, you can store the chips in airtight containers to use anytime you want. The real excit ....
Masala Tikadia
Recipe# 3891
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A tasty snack made with readily available ingredients, Masala Tikadia is rich with the flavour of jeera. Soft, chewy and crisp at the same time, these are sure to entertain your palate with their simple flavours and fresh texture. Just make sure you serve the Masala Tikadia immediately after cooking ....
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 on 05 Mar 21 05:34 PM


i tried tandoori barbeque starter and finally got the output . in this article provide valuable content for more information on vegetarian indian starters.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words. Please keep trying more recipes and sharing your comments with us.
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05 Mar 21 09:03 PM
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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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22 Jan 19 09:19 AM
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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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05 Jan 18 09:27 AM
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 on 04 Jan 18 11:32 PM