Sambar is a Toor lentil-based vegetable stew, soured with tomato or tamarind. It is a Southern Indian speciality and is also popular in neighbouring countries cuisines. It is consumed in all over India and its taste is adapted in each region to suit its environment.

Dosa is a staple dish in South Indian states, and is enjoyed all over India at any time of the day. It is a fermented crepe made from rice batter and lentils, rolled/folded with tempered potato mixture.

Rava dosa is a type of Dosa. It’s an Indian crepe from South India. It is served plain or with tempered potato mixture folded in.

Idli is a traditional breakfast from South India. Idli is a savoury steamed cake that is popular throughout India and neighbouring countries.

A veggie burger is a vegetarian version of a burger patty that does not contain meat.

A vegetarian version of club sandwich is a sandwich of toasted bread, cheese slice, a salad, lettuce, tomato, cucumber and mayonnaise.

A club sandwich, also called a clubhouse sandwich, is a sandwich of toasted bread, sliced cooked poultry, fried bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.

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An innovative chicken snack for all occasions

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All time Mexican snack, very popular all over.

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Vegetables and cheese sandwich in a hot dog roll.

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Absolutely delicious rolled snack from the state of Gujrat, made with gram flour and yoghurt, delicately spiced and tempered.

Cubes of Cottage cheese marinated with pickle spices, cooked in tandoor.

Chowmein are stir-fried noodles, and are popular throughout the Chinese diaspora and appears on the menus of Chinese restaurants all over the globe. Made both, vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian styles.

This is a very versatile appetizer which is prepared in many ways. These are tiny little parcels filled with your choice of stuffing.

A very popular snack dish from China and many Asian countries is a street food, also popular in India.

This is an Indo-Chinese vegetarian snack recipe flavoured with fresh coriander

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Punjabi Aloo Parathas are one of the most popular North Indian breakfast dishes savoured throughout the western, northern and central regions of India. It’s a versatile dish you can relish anytime of the day! It tastes great when served with pickle and raita.

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Juicy fish fillets, coated in a spicy batter and fried to golden perfection. They make for a great party starter and you will definitely get compliments for this recipe whenever you cook it.

A Maharashtrian dish, Kothimbir Vadi is delicious and easy to prepare. Kothimbir stands for coriander in Marathi. It can be relished as a snack during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi if you are expecting a lot of guests. Try preparing this easy dish at home.

A popular fried snack from the Mysore cuisine, Mysore Bondas are crisp fritters that can be enjoyed with your afternoon tea. Crisp on the outside, warm and soft on the inside, you will love these fritters, even if you haven’t tried them yet.

Sabudana Vada is one of the most preferred dishes while fasting. It satiates your taste buds during fasts and is one of the tastiest fried recipes. An authentic Maharashtrian dish, these vadas are crispy on the outside and light on the inside.

A Chinese style chicken appetizer that is sweet and spicy, Kung Pao chicken is a great starter for any party. It is also a delicious snack to carry for kids’ tiffin box. It is easy to make and quick to prepare.

Chivda has been enjoyed in Indian homes for generations. A great tea-time snack, there are different styles of Chivda that can be savoured. Make this quick snack, this Diwali, and enjoy snacking on it.

A famous North-Indian dish, Gujiya, is specially prepared during the festive season. Made with dry- fruits and khoya, this is one snack that is enjoyed by all age groups. Serve it to guests visiting during Diwali or store it as a tea-time snack.

One of the most popular Diwali snacks, Mathri is enjoyed best with hot tea. It can best be described as a crisp and spiced flour cracker. Loved by both kids and adults, it is easy to prepare and requires minimal ingredients.

A popular Indian snack, Aloo Bhujiya is enjoyed best with hot tea. It can also be enjoyed with lunch or dinner as a crunchy side dish. Impress your family with some home-made Aloo Bhujiya with this recipe.

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A popular dish, mutton meatballs are almost every meat-lovers favourite. It is one of the easiest meatballs recipe that can be cooked and relished at home.

Looking for some healthy yet yummy salad recipe? We got you covered. Try out this easy Russian Salad recipe at home and enjoy it with your loved ones. You can have it before your main course or even serve it as a wholesome meal in itself.

The undisputed king of snacks, Bread Pakora is one dish that is everyone’s favourite. Crispy from the outside and soft on the inside, this easy Bread Pakora recipe is a must-try at home. Enjoy this lip-smacking snack with a hot chai or coffee.

The beginning of the New Year brings with it the resolution of eating clean and healthy. Brussel Sprouts make a great alternative to cabbage or kale in salads, but even by themselves, they are easy to prepare and make for one delicious dish. Try your hands on this easy Brussel sprouts recipe.

Pakoras are an all-time favourite of Indians. They serve as a great tea time snack especially when cooked fresh. A mandate during the rains, pakoras can also be enjoyed during this cold weather. Follow this easy onion pakora recipe to add some fun to your tea time. 2 medium- large sized onions 1 cup gram flour ½ tsp Catch red chili powder 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves (optional) ¼ tsp Catch turmeric powder 1 tsp carom seeds 1 pinch of Catch asafoetida (optional) Oil for shallow frying or deep frying Water as required Catch table salt to taste Accompaniments with Onion Pakora:

  • Ketchup
  • Green Chutney
  • Masala Chai
  Instructions: Making the batter:
  1. Slice the onions thinly and put them in a mixing bowl. Add Catch red chili powder.
  2. Add the chopped coriander leaves if you are using them.
  3. Add all the spices – carom seeds, Catch turmeric powder, Catch asafoetida and Catch table salt.
  4. Mix well, cover and keep them aside for 15-20 minutes.
  5. You can add some water to this mixture if required.
  6. Add gram flour.
  7. Add water to make the batter medium thick.
  8. Stir the whole mixture well with a spoon or your hands.
  Making the Onion Pakora:
  1. In hot oil, add the batter one spoon after other.
  2. Make sure you don’t over crowd the pan with a lot of batter at once.
  3. Continue frying all the batter.
  4. Fry till they are golden and crispy.
  5. Drain the pakoras on a kitchen tissue.
  Recipe Notes/Suggestions:
  • Alter the seasoning as per your taste.
  • You can also shallow fry them, however, the taste will differ.
  Other than the Onion Pakora recipe, here are some other snacks recipes that you can try making at home too, like:

A healthy vegetarian sandwich that is easy to make and yummy to taste, follow our Paneer Sandwich recipe to add some fun to your snack time. Serve it as an evening snack or a tiffin snack, this is a guaranteed hit.

A popular North Indian street food, Papdi Chaat is a delicious snack that is easy to make at home. Serve this as a starter during house parties or just as a Sunday snack, your loved ones are certainly going to relish it. It is one of the easiest chaat recipes that you will come across.


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