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Snack, Starters with little planning recipes


Last Updated : Sep 21,2020



योजना से बने नाश्ते - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Snack, Starters with little planning recipes in Hindi)
યોજના થી બનતા નાસ્તા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Snack, Starters with little planning recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Snacks, Starters recipes with Little Planning |

When you have a little time to plan and execute, you can go for these awesome snacks. These are not difficult to prepare but just need a little bit of pre-planning, to stock up on the required ingredients, soak some ingredients or make a batter.Some of the recipes might also take some time to execute, but the end-results are always totally worth the efforts!

 Mini Bean Tacos ( Tiffin Treats) Mini Bean Tacos ( Tiffin Treats)

Treats like the Chole Samosa Chaat and Mini Bean Tacos are sure to enthrall you with their fantastic flavours and textures.

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Indian daily snacks with little planning

When you have little time to make your evening snacks. Here we have come up with recipes which are very interesting to make.   

1.      Papdi Potato and Kabuli Chana Chaat loaded with papdi, fruits, potatoes, cooked kabuli chana, chutneys and perky spices – there is something in it for everybody!

2.      Chole Samosa Chaat two are combined and topped with myriad exciting ingredients like tangy chutneys, crunchy onions and crisp sev, the resulting chaat is totally irresistible.

 Chole Samosa Chaat
Chole Samosa Chaat

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3.      Green Peas Panki a popular Gujarati snack made of a rice flour batter that is cooked between 2 banana leaves.

 Green Peas Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks ) Green Peas Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks )

4.      Stuffed Mini Dosas conveniently made of a green gram based batter, which requires no fermentation.

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Authentic Indian snacks with little planning

These recipes are all time favourites amongst everybody. Try these recipes, it just bring back memories when served to the guest. 

1.      Adai Recipe a crisp, golden dosa made using a batter of rice and mixed dals. adai dosa or quick South-Indian style adai dosa has the rich aroma of coconut oil and roasted dals, and a very rustic flavour as well.

 Adai Recipe, Adai Dosa, Breakfast Adai Recipe, Adai Dosa, Breakfast

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2.      Misal Pav most famous of Maharashtrian recipes, Misal is a scrumptious cocktail of savouries and sprouts!  

Misal-PavMisal Pav

3.      Moong Dal Chilla stuffed with a deliciously flavoured mixture of potatoes and green peas. You will thoroughly enjoy the blend of textures and flavours.

M Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila

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4.      Sada Dosa delightfully crisp, golden-coloured pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter, Dosas make a more indulgent breakfast compared to easy, steamed idlis!

Sada Dosa
Sada Dosa

5.      Dal Vada a unique, rustic texture and warm, hearty flavour that will strike a chord with most people.

Dal Vada
Dal Vada

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6.      Medu Vada breakfast incomplete without Medu Vada. Whether they have idli , dosa , pongal or upma , they like to add a crispy, tasty and protein-rich urad dal vada to the platter.

Medu VadaMedu Vada

Party snacks with little planning 

When parties around the corner, we have bought recipes which will become a big hit in the crowd. Try these amazing recipes and entertain your guest. 

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1.      Guacamole Loaded Nachos with Beans an outta-this-world topping for nachos, is something you would surely have enjoyed at Mexican restaurants.

2.      Mini Bean Tacos delight on your kids’ faces when they find a totally unexpected favourite in their snack box! Treats like Pizzas , tacos, etc., are generally reserved for special occasions, and often enjoyed only at home.

3.      Spicy Chaat- Calcutta Style a delightful chaat that will thrill you to the core – hold it in your hand, capture a whiff of the namkeens dipped in sweet and tangy chutneys and topped with choice spices.

 Spicy Chaat- Calcutta Style Spicy Chaat- Calcutta Style

4.      Crispy Threaded Tofu a pretty sight, with slits all over the wrapper, which make it seem as if the saucy tofu is wrapped up with threads! 

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5.      Pav Bhaji Burger recipe where India meets Western. We have given it a fusion twist by combining both pav bhaji and burger making it a amazing burger.   

 Pav Bhaji Burger Pav Bhaji Burger   

6.      Assorted Uttapa Platter tasty and colourful to look at, the very sight of it makes you drool! Dainty uttapas made with readymade dosa batter are topped with appetising mixtures.

Occasional snack with little planning

Snacks at times you feel to eat which is very tempting but needs little time to make these. Try making these few recipes below which are super delicious.  

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1.      Mexican Bean Fajita Tortilla stuffed with protein rich bean filling and iron rich green salsa!

2.      Dieter’s Pizza mouth-wateringly delicious as any other pizza , but with less than half the usual calories, this recipe replaces cheese with low-fat cream cheese made using low-fat paneer and milk.

3.      Baked Vada Pav layered with garlic chutney and stuffed with a peppy potato mixture before being baked to a perfectly golden colour, which makes it look and smell irresistible.

 Baked Vada Pav / How To Make Baked Vada Pav Baked Vada Pav / How To Make Baked Vada Pav

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4.      Aloo Kurkure Mint-flavoured potato mash dipped in a typical flour batter, coated with powdered beaten rice, and deep-fried till temptingly crisp.

 Aloo Kurkure Aloo Kurkure

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Mini Chilli Cheese Naan, Cheese Naan On Tava Without Tandoor
Recipe# 39578
20 Sep 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
You would have tasted Indian breads stuffed with potatoes, methi, mint, veggies and varied other options, but have you ever tried naan stuffed with rice? Rice, when combined with cheese and chilli flakes makes a very interesting stuffing for handy mini-sized na ....
Phudina Aloo (  Desi Khana)
Recipe# 1513
23 Sep 13

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by Tarla Dalal
A very simple and quick snack of boiled baby potatoes coated with a pungent chutney of mint, coriander and other punchy ingredients. The lemon juice not only adds tang to the potatoes, it also helps highlight the other flavours. Phudina aloo is just the thing for cocktail parties.
Tuppa Dosa, Soft Ghee Dosa
Recipe# 41384
19 Apr 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Tuppa in Kannada means ghee, and that makes the highlight of this recipe obvious! This dosa is a special one, which is often made when there are guests. You can actually smell the ghee from outside the house, and it will make you drool! Since the batter for this dosa uses more urad than usual do ....
Papdi Potato and Kabuli Chana Chaat
Recipe# 1512
10 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
papdi potato chick pea chaat recipe | dahi papdi aloo kabuli chana chaat | Indian papdi potato chick pea chaat | with amazing 25 images. papdi potato chick pea chaat recipe is a variation ....
Avocado and Cucumber Sushi, Veg Avocado and Cucumber Sushi
Recipe# 40929
01 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Making a sushi is no joke. It requires some special ingredients and a lot of patience too, but it is completely worth the effort. The good news is that, once you get the hang of how to arrange, roll and cut up the sushi, you will find it to be a very versatile and convenient dish and you can start m ....
Chatakedar Paneer
Recipe# 32941
11 Jan 09

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 by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking preparation of paneer that is sure to excite your taste buds. Perfectly suited to the expectations of desi food lovers, Chatakedar Paneer features succulent cottage cheese cubes enhanced with not just tangy tomatoes, dried fenugreek leaves and regular spice powders like chilli and cor ....
Moong Dal Pandoli ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 556
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
As far as moong dal pandoli goes, only practice can make you perfect—but, this is definitely a dish worth learning and practicing! when these soft, steamed green gram (moong) dal dumplings are served with select chutneys and tea, 100 per cent satisfaction and lots of compliments are guaranteed!
Kand Sandwich, Faraali Purple Yam Sandwich Recipe
Recipe# 32539
28 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Simplicity is the main virtue of this fantastic snack! Nothing but simple slices of purple yam sandwiched with green chutney and toasted in a non-stick tava, the Kand Sandwich turns out to be a scrumptious snack that makes you drool. The Kand Sandwich gets its tongue-tickling flavour not just ....
Guacamole Loaded Nachos with Beans, Nachos with Guacamole and Beans
Recipe# 2895
11 Jun 16

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 by Tarla Dalal
Guacamole, an outta-this-world topping for nachos, is something you would surely have enjoyed at Mexican restaurants. This recipe will show you that this exotic stuff is quite simple to make at home, and in fact, it tastes so scrumptious and even more delicious when you make it fresh. You will ....
Green Peas Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33281
16 May 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Green pea panki is a popular Gujarati snack made of a rice flour batter that is cooked between 2 banana leaves. Green peas added to the panki batter make it look more appealing and enhance its fibre value. Serve these steamed hot pankis with green chutney.
Mini Bean Tacos ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40315
02 Oct 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Imagine the delight on your kids’ faces when they find a totally unexpected favourite in their snack box! Treats like Pizzas , tacos, etc., are generally reserved for special occasions, and often enjoyed only at home or at eateries because most people ....
Minty Baked Potatoes
Recipe# 31087
21 Dec 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It is amazing how a single spice – pepper, and a single herb – mint team up to create such an awesome effect in this dish. The cavities of boiled potatoes are packed with a corn and cheese mixture and a minty sauce before being baked for some time. The result is so creamy, so tasty, no one can have ....
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 ....
Set Dosa, South Indian Set Dosa Recipe
Recipe# 1700
15 Oct 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Soft and spongy, this sumptuous dish is perfect for breakfast A very popular offering in South Indian restaurants, Set Dosa is a snack of fluffy, melt-in-the-mouth dosas, which are named so because they are usually ser ....
Spicy Chaat- Calcutta Style
Recipe# 1517
23 Sep 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A delightful chaat that will thrill you to the core – hold it in your hand, capture a whiff of the namkeens dipped in sweet and tangy chutneys and topped with choice spices, dip your fingers and lick the chutney, take a mouthful and lose yourself in this Calcutta style spicy chaat.
Stuffed Potatoes with Paneer
Recipe# 38773
06 Sep 13

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by Tarla Dalal
A crispy outer and a soft interior, makes stuffed potatoes with paneer a perfect starter! roasted potato cases are stuffed with a delectable mixture of cottage cheese spiced mildly with green chillies and interspersed with cashews and raisins. Sour cream makes a great accompaniment for this delightf ....
Stuffed Dahi Vada
Recipe# 3855
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Making Stuffed Dahi Vadas is an absolutely satisfying way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Traditional urad vada batter is innovatively stuffed with cashews and raisins before deep-frying. When soaked in water, topped with curds, and garnished with spice powders, the stuffed vadas end up as a toothsome ....
Crispy Threaded Tofu
Recipe# 22744
21 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Crispy Threaded Tofu is a pretty sight, with slits all over the wrapper, which make it seem as if the saucy tofu is wrapped up with threads! It is as tasty to bite into too, because the crisp outer slowly gives way to a tangy Schezuan sauce flavoured stuffing of succulent tofu or paneer, making ....
Stuffed Mini Dosas
Recipe# 2840
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed Mini Dosas are a formidable contender to samosas! When you are bored of serving the same old samosas and kachoris at high-tea, cocktail or chaat parties, try this exciting snack instead. The mini dosas are conveniently made of a green gram based batter, which requires no fermentation. To add ....
Moong Aur Mooli ki Chaat
Recipe# 2828
26 Nov 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Preparing the Moong aur Mooli ki Chaat does take a bit of effort, but your taste buds will prod you to go ahead with the task, because of the assured excitement! Crisp and flavourful moong dal pakodis are perked up with not one but an assortment of exciting toppings ranging from sweet and sour khaju ....
Pav Bhaji Burger
Recipe# 37904
02 Jan 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
pav bhaji burger recipe | Indian style pav bhaji burger | pav bhaji burger made on griller or tawa | with amazing 35 images. Pav bhaji and burger are two dishes that are loved by all. So here, we have got you a
Chinese Style Fried Capsicum
Recipe# 33077
23 Aug 12

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by Tarla Dalal
Chinese Style Fried capsicum, typically capsicum is used in Chinese sauces or as juliennes in noodles and fried rice. Next time, try the fried capsicum, it is a unique way of serving capsicum and will be enjoyed by your loved ones. You could also use other crunchy vegetables like baby corn or even a ....
Dieter’s Pizza
Recipe# 4067
07 Jul 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This Dieter’s Pizza could be just what you were waiting for. Just as mouth-wateringly delicious as any other pizza , but with less than half the usual calories, this recipe replaces cheese with low-fat cream cheese made using low-fat paneer and milk ....
Moong Dal Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33312
16 May 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal handvo is a popular savoury cake among the natives of Gujarat. Here, we have replaced rice with lentils in order to enhance the recipe's protein content. Semolina adds crunch and makes the handvo crisper. Cut it into pieces after cooling slightly, as it will be soft inside and you will not ....
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