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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.

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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Recipe# 41417
25 Jan 17

 
 by DHARA SHAH
No reviews
Samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas or minced meat. But here to make it Jain, I am using raw bananas instead of potatoes. Samosa Pinwheels is a slight alternation to the traditional Samosa and is as delicious as the traditional samosas an ....
Aloo Aur Shakarkand Chaat
Recipe# 30937
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A delicious snack that is sure to be enjoyed by all! potatoes are a favourite with most people. This recipe uses both potatoes and sweet potatoes. These are cut into large cubes and threaded onto skewers and brushed with oodles of butter. These are then grilled to perfection in a charcoal or electri ....
Chole Tikki Chaat
Recipe# 1098
14 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
chole tikki chaat recipe | aloo tikki chole | Punjabi chole tikki chaat | Indian street food chole tikki chaat | with 35 amazing images. chole tikki chaat also ca ....
Corn- Spinach and Cheese Tikki
Recipe# 33827
30 Jun 16

 
 
by Palak Rajput
No reviews
Corn-Spinach and Cheese Tikki, unlike other tikkis where all the ingredients are just mixed, shaped and deep fried, this tikki has a wonderful crunchy covering made from a dough of spinach, besan, rice flour and bread crumbs and is stuffed with cheesy, minty corn. Every morsel of this delicious tik ....
Dahi Kachori ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33412
30 Dec 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
dahi kachori recipe | khasta kachori chaat | moong dal raj kachori chaat | raj kachori recipe | raj kachori chaat | with amazing 50 images. D ....
Dahi Saunfiyani Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
Recipe# 32726
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The Mughals like their food bursting with flavour and brimming with rich ingredients. The characteristic is once again revealed in this irresistible Dahi Saunfiyani Tikki. Made of a mixture of curds thickened with chana dal powder, perked up with aromatic herbs like coriander and mint, and the unmis ....
Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry
Recipe# 1740
09 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A tongue-tickling and scrumptious preparation of cooked peanuts perked up with a traditional tempering and a flavourful coconut paste, the Danyachi Usal can be served with meals or separately as a tea-time snack. Ready within 10 minutes, this satiating dish is also easy to prepare. Just make s ....
Recipe# 40724
22 Mar 16

 
 by Kinjal Mufti
No reviews
Its Rajma and Rice combination which fulfills as a complete food. It also includes cheese so kids also will love these healthy balls.
Recipe# 41269
24 Nov 16

 
 by Abhinetri
No reviews
Green Garlic Pakoda is a Healthy Cold Weather Snack. The green garlic stalks which I used are picked up from my kitchen garden. The health benefits of green garlic are various. Enjoy the pakodas with a cup of hot tea.
Jhatpat Samosa, Quick Veg Samosa Recipe
Recipe# 1717
21 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When temptation strikes, nothing can stop you from having this Jhatpat Samosa! Made with readymade samosa pattis, this recipe requires minimal preparation. The stuffing too is made with grated paneer and crunchy veggies like capsicum and onions, which can be readily mixed and do not require to ....
Khandvi ( Besan Gujarati Khandvi)
Recipe# 33282
16 Apr 20

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by Tarla Dalal
besan khandvi recipe | Bengal gram flour khandvi | Protein rich healthy khandvi | Gujarati khandvi farsan | with amazing 32 images. If somebody asks you to make besan kh ....
Khandvi, Microwave Recipe
Recipe# 685
24 Dec 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
microwave khandvi recipe | Gujarati khandvi recipe in microwave | how to make perfect khandvi in microwave | with step by step images. microwave khandvi is made from besan, curds, Indian sp ....
Low Fat Paneer (  How To Make Low Fat Paneer)
Recipe# 8688
24 Feb 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
low fat paneer recipe | how to make low fat paneer at home | nutrition in low fat paneer | low fat paneer for weight loss | with step by step images. low fat paneer
Mint and Masoor Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
Recipe# 32763
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whole masoor has been combined with bread crumbs and paneer and flavoured with loads of mint. A minty fresh delight!
Moong Dal Dhokla (  Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)
Recipe# 1385
12 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Moong Dal Dhokla, is rich in zinc, folic acid, iron and protein. Adding v ....
Mushroom Calzone
Recipe# 804
31 Jan 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A calzone is a traditional Italian oven-baked snack, which is often described as a folded pizza. Basically, a plain flour dough pocket holds delicious toppings, in some way comparable to our desi favourite, the samosa! In this yummy and satiating calzone, ....
Nutritious Mini Pizza
Recipe# 1440
11 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Now is the time to wipe off the misconception that tasty pizzas are unhealthy, and healthy pizzas are never tasty! This recipe transforms the international favourite into a healthful snack by using whole wheat flour instead of maida to create the base, and replacing cheese with an innovative low-fat ....
Recipe# 42610
27 May 18

 
 by Jyoti V B
No reviews
This Oats and Corn Tikki is very tasty. The combination of carrot, paneer, corn, green leaves, bread and spices makes this extremely flavoursome and delicious! The oats, peas, corn, ginger and paneer are a healthier option rather than the usual potato. This makes an amazing snack, breakfast and even ....
Poha Cutlet
Recipe# 33841
13 Oct 11

 
 by Palak Rajput
No reviews
Poha or flattened rice is soaked in water and mixed with gram flour and other spices. The mixture is then either deep fried or shallow fried till golden brown in colour. Serve poha cutlet with mint chutney or with tomato ketchup.
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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