Top 10 Indian 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!
Atta Biscuits, Eggless Whole Wheat Biscuit
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.
Top 10 Dry Evening Snack Recipes
1. At snack time, 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. But crisp, flaky khari biscuits can be made at home too. Learn how to make Khari biscuit with step by step photos.
2. In Gujarat, Fafda Recipe is a real hit. This will test your culinary skills, as it is an art to make fafda. Soft besan dough is shaped very tactfully and then deep fried till crisp. It is usually served with hot Jalebi.
Fafda Recipe, Gujarati Fafda, Crispy Besan Snack
3. Biscuits are an all-time favourite Indian dry snack. A varirty of flavours are available to choose from. We have made an interesting recipe of Atta Biscuits which is much healthier than your pure maida based biscuits. You can also try Karachi Biscuit and Jam Biscuit.
4. Take a tour of the city of Pune, Maharashtra and you will find that the stores are flooded with Bhakarwadi. This Maharashtrian delicacy has an interesting spiral shape with alternate layers of masala and dough. Relish it with a cup of hot Elaichi Tea.
5. Shakarpara is yet another Indian dry snack which is made is two variants – a sweet and savoury one. Try this Sweet Shakarpara recipe. It is quite famous as a Diwali snack in many parts of India. The diamond shaped shakarpara are handy pop-in snack.
6. Verki Puri is a crispy flaky snack to munch on at snack time. Its unusual texture, which comes from the use of hot ghee in the dough, charms both young and old alike, while its mildly spicy taste makes it a wonderful accompaniment for tea. However if you want to opt for a healthier option, you can try healthy Baked Oats Puri.
Baked Oats Puri
7. Ribbon Sev also called ribbon pakoda, it is quite different than the sev used for chaats. As the name says it is ribbon shaped using a mould and then deep fried. The use of rice flour is what lends the perfect crispiness in this recipe.
8. Ah! The Butter Murruku. This a melt-in-the-mouth savoury snack made with a dough of rice flour, urad flour and besan. Called Murruku in the South of India, it is named as Chakli in West of India and made with wheat flour. This dough is steamed and then broken into pieces and again kneaded into a dough before making spiral chakli and deep-frying. Both the recipes have their wn unique taste and flavour to be enjoyed.
Whole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe, Jar Snack
9. Muthias usually steamed and relished with chutney can also be made crisp by deep frying and relished as a dry Indian snack. It is shaped into cylindrical rolls using a gripping action of the palm and wrist. Surprisingly, these Crispy Whole Wheat Muthias too stay fresh for 10 to 15 days.
Crispy Whole Wheat Muthia, Jar Snack
10. Let's take a few minutes to jazz up roasted makhana, so that a healthy snack becomes super tasty too! Here the crispy roasted lotus seeds are given a chatpata touch by adding some peppy spice powders including chaat masala to make Masala Makhana. Roast them well, cool completely and dwell in its flavour. You can store them for 4 to 5 days in an air-tight container.
Masala Makhana Recipe, Healthy Lotus Seed Snack