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Top 10 Dry Evening Snack Recipes
Last Updated : Jul 28,2018
Top 10 Dry Evening Snack Recipes
Even on the busiest of days, nobody wants to miss tea-time because in the midst of the hustle and bustle, these few minutes help you to unwind and plant your feet in the ground again, before racing off to the remaining tasks!
However, when you are short of time, you need not waste time preparing fresh snacks if you have some jar snacks handy. When you find time in the weekend, make a batch of one or two of these all-time favorite jar snacks, so that they will make your weekday evenings more interesting. You can even carry some to work in your dabba.
Kids love Chocolate Chip and Mango Muffin and you can give them some healthy Baked Oats Puri. In Gujarat, Fafda Recipe is a real hit while Tea and Khari biscuit is a common snack. At just about any bakery, you can get you Khari Biscuit and store them in a jar at home. We have made an interesting recipe of Atta Biscuits which is much healthier than your pure maida based biscuits.
Top 10 Dry Evening Snack Recipes
top 10 dry evening snack recipes
An evergreen accompaniment for chai
, the Khari Biscuit or Puff Pastry Biscuit is something that many people think to be a speciality that only bakeries can produce.
Here we show you how to start from scratch and make wonderfully crisp and flaky Khari Biscuits right at home. The gluten, vinegar and a liberal dose of margarine are essential ingredients to get the right texture, so make sure you do not omit any of them while preparing the recipe.
you can enjoy Khari Biscuits with a spread of one of your favourite jams
or Dips and Sauces
Enjoy how to make Khari Biscuit recipe with detailed step by step photos.
This is a crispy jar snack
that is very famous all over India.
Para is essentially a diamond-shaped, deep-fried snack made with a plain flour dough. There are both sweet and savoury versions of para.
This recipe introduces you to the savoury version, seasoned with salt and flavoured pleasantly with ajwain. Cool the Namak Para completely after deep-frying, and store it in an airtight jar.
Relish it with a cup of hot masala chaai
, and lose yourself in the simple yet satisfying experience – after all, it is little joys like this that make life a delightful ride!
You can also try other jar snacks like Aloo Bhujia
or Bajra Vadi
Time to indulge in some sweet and spicy Atta Biscuits. Resplendent with the aroma of ghee and the magic of Indian spices like nutmeg and cardamom, these Atta Biscuits are a real pleasure to bite into!
They have a rich and pleasantly sweet taste and melt-in-the-mouth texture, which is achieved by using atta instead of plain flour. The biscuits might seem to be too soft when you take them out of the oven, but rest assured that they will get crispy upon cooling.
You can also try other biscuits like Jam Biscuits
or Kesar Pista Badam Biscuits
, plain or stuffed, baked or fried, are a snack that Indians cannot live without!
Here is a version that you can binge on, without any guilt. Made using fibre-rich oats, the Baked Oats Puri is flavoured with sesame seeds, garlic paste and kasuri methi too.
Baking instead of deep-frying the puris helps reduce the calorie count. Store it in an air-tight container and take along to office, school or even on a journey.
You can also try other healthy jar snacks like Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
and Palak Til Jowar Nimki
Fafda is a traditional Gujarati
snack, which is kind of like a test of one’s cooking skills! This crispy besan snack requires a lot of practice, and once you master the art, it shows your culinary prowess.
You need to shape and loosen the dough tactfully, and also have to fry the Fafda on a medium flame. Otherwise, it will remain soft and not become crispy and golden brown like we need them.
However, Fafda is completely worth the effort and time you spend, and the outcome will be much appreciated by everybody apart from your own satisfaction and pride of biting into homemade Fafda!
You can also try other Gujarati dry snacks like Shakarpara
and Masala Khakhra
Chocolates and mangoes – two of kids’ favourite foods come together to give the traditional muffin a super-friendly facelift. When kids bite into something they love, they are sure to gain a lot of energy and forget all their stress, especially during exam times. These yummy Chocolate Chip and Mango Muffins stay fresh for 3 to 4 days when stored in an airtight container at room temperature, so they are ideal to send to school in the snack box, or carry along when you travel. Muffins are perfect anytime treat - enjoy as Desserts
or as Sweet Snacks
Muthia is a famous Gujarati
snack, which apparently derives its name from the word ‘muthi’, meaning ‘fist’. Perhaps since the dough is shaped into cylindrical rolls using a gripping action of the palm and wrist, this snack is called Muthia.
Usually, muthias are made with a combination of besan and other flours. In this variant, we have made it using coarse whole wheat flour and it tastes simply awesome!
The crispness, aroma and spicy taste of the Crispy Whole Wheat Muthia are really appetizing. You can store it in a jar for 10-15 days and relish any time you wish with a cup of tea
, or take it along while travelling
Make sure the dough is very stiff. Instead of kasuri methi, you can also use fresh chopped methi or grated doodhi. It is important to fry the Muthias on a slow flame to make sure they are completely cooked and crisp.
Do not drain this on a tissue paper as it tends to stick – drain it well on a colander or plate instead. Cool, store in a jar and enjoy!
You can also try other jar snacks
Ribbon Sev, also known as Ribbon Pakoda, Ola Pakoda or Ottu Pakoda in South India is a broad, ribbon-shaped sev that is super crisp because of the perfect proportioning of rice flour, besan and butter. The dough for this deep-fried snack is flavoured aptly with chilli powder and asafoetida, which give it a mildly-spicy taste.
You can surprise kids by serving the Ribbon Pakoda as long ribbons, but for the purpose of storing, you may allow it to cool, break it up gently into pieces of preferred sizes, and store in an airtight container. Enjoy this delicious snack with a cup of hot coffee
The Egg Roll is a unique and tasty recipe, in which cooked rotis are lined with an egg mixture, cooked again, and then wrapped with the yummiest assortment of onions, veggies and sauces.
With an amazing mix of textures and flavours, the Egg Roll is sure to appease young and old alike. It can be had for breakfast or enjoy as a mid-day snack.
It will be loved by kids too, but you might want to reduce the amount of chillies for them. You can even pack it in the tiffin dabba as it stays good for 3 hours.
While we have made the rotis with plain flour and butter, you can also make it with whole wheat flour. If you enjoyed the Egg Roll, you are also sure to enjoy other egg recipes like the Masala Omelette Pav
or French Omelette
cuisine abounds with varieties of jar snacks
, which add sparkle to a cup of tea or coffee!
One such gem from the South Indian
repertoire is Butter Murukku, a melt-in-the-mouth savoury snack made with a dough of rice flour, urad flour and besan. A dash of whole spices like cumin and sesame contribute to the aroma and flavour of the murukku, increasing its irresistibility quotient.
When pressing the murukku through a chakli maker, make sure you press it directly into the oil. Also, ensure that you fry small batches at a time without over-crowding the oil, which tends to make the dough clump together.
You can also try other recipes like Bajra Chakli
and Nutritious Chaklis
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