Snacks


Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer is flavorful, healthy and high in protein. Paneer is an Indian cheese, also known as chenna. Achari paneer is very versatile and can be served as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to a main course.


Almond Brittle (Almond Chikki)

Almond brittle also known as Chikki in India this is quick and easy recipe to make. This old fashioned candy every body will enjoy.


Baklava Rolls

Baklava is a Middle Eastern specialty. Baklava is made in many shapes I decided to make them in rolls. Instead of honey I used sugar to glaze and flavored with cardamom.



Balushahi (Indian Buttermilk Donut)

Balushahi! This is a North Indian delicacy- a classic dessert which can be found in every street corner sweet shop. Balushahi is flakey from the outside and soft from inside. They literally just melt in your mouth. This is a perfect sweet for any festive occasion!


Banana Puri (Kela Ke Puri)

Banana Puries are delicious fried Indian puffed bread. Puries have richness of banana flavor enhanced with cardamom. Banana Puries are good for festive occasions and holidays. These can be served for breakfast or as a snack. Puries are especially good for picnic or to take for travel.


Batata Vada – Aloo Bonda (Fried Potato Dumpling)

Batata Vada also known as aloo bonda, deep fried savory appetizer made with spicy potato mix. When they are serve hot they are crispy outside and soft inside. This is a very popular street food in Mumbai.



Besan Ki Burfi (Gram Flour Fudge)

Besan ki barfi is sweet, like candy and has fudge like consistency. Made with roasted Besan, butter and sugar flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts. Besan Burfi can be served any time of the day. In Indian house hold Burfies are served as cookies or chocolate.


Besan Paare (Spicy Crackers)

These besan paares are crunchy and spicy. Paares makes a great snack. Serve anytime.


Bhel Puri Chat(Spicy Crunchy Snack)

This is a simple spicy snack with a light crunch! This is very popular with street vendors in Mumbai, Bhel puri. Every street vendor has his own twist but it doesn’t matter how you make it. Two main ingredients remain the same . . . puffed rice (murmura) and fine sev.


Bread Potato Rolls

Bread with potato filling makes a mouthwatering snack. This is a perfect snack with afternoon tea or served as an appetizer. Bread Potato Rolls are crunchy on the outside, and soft and spicy on the inside. They are also easy to prepare. Try them today.


Cereal Chivda (Snack)

Cereal Chivda is a great substitute for original chivda. This is a quick and easy recipe to make. Mix of different cereals, mildly spiced makes an enjoyable crunchy snack.


Chickpea and Spinach Spread – Hummus

Chickpea and spinach spread also known as Hummus. This healthy and delicious spread also can be served as spread.


Chocolate Almond Candy

This is a quick, yummy homemade candy. This is a very simple recipe with few ingredients. These candies will be loved by kids and adults alike.


Corn Bruschetta

It is easy and delicious. Serving creamed corn over toasted bread makes a great appetizer. This can also be served as a side dish.


Crispy Spinach Pakoras

Spinach pakoras are delicious as a snack. Spinach pakoras can be served many different ways and they always taste great. One of my favorite ways to serve these pakoras as papdi chaat.


Dal Pakwan (Sindhi Breakfast)

Dal Pakwan is an authentic breakfast delicacy in Sindhi homes. Crisp flavored puries known as Pakwan served with spicy dal topped with chutney.


Finger Sandwiches

These mouthwatering finger sandwiches are great for any picnic or party. The flavored cream cheese spread with different herbs give a unique taste, and has a nice crunch with every bite. The recipes are for four different sandwiches: Tomato, Cabbage, Cucumber and Pineapple. You can prepare one or all four of these varieties, as they […]


Flax Seed Burfi (Flaxseed Healthy Bar)

Flax Seed Burfi or you can call this health bar. Flax Seed is high in protein and good source of vegetarian omega 3. This Burfi is vegan, gluten free and tastes great.


Fruit Chaat

This is a bright, colorful and refreshing fruit chaat that can also be used as a fruit salad. My siblings and I looked forward to the fruit chaat, which was served regularly as part of our lunch. It was a delicious way of eating a great variety of fresh, seasonal fruit. This will brighten up any meal or taste great by itself, any time of the day.


Garden Fresh Tapas

This is a mildly spiced, refreshing and healthy appetizer. Tomatoes and cucumbers are filled with sprouted moong or flavored cream cheese. It makes an amazingly colorful finger food that is easy to prepare and tastes incredible.


Grilled Corn off the Cob (Bhutta/Makai)

My favorite way to have corn is grilled. However, sometimes grilling corn takes a lot of time, with the set up and preparation. This is an easy and no mess recipe. This is a delicious simple twist on the traditional grilled corn on the cob.


Gujia

Gujia is a fried pastry filled with an aromatic nuts mixture. In India, Gujia is traditionally made for the holidays like Diwali and Holi and is a must have treat.


Gulgula (Mini Donut)

Gulgulas are like lightly sweeten mini donuts. In India these are made for special occasions. This is a quick and easy to make recipe. They make good finger food even for the kids on the go. This is an easy recipe to make when you are craving for something sweet.


Kalmi Vada (Fried Lentil Patties)

Kalmai Vadas are crispy and delicious appetizer. Fried patties made with lentil and potatoes, can be a delightful treat for any party or a tea time snack.


Khasta Kachori

Khasta Kachori is a delicious, spicy, fried puff pastry. Kachoris are great as an appetizer or as part of a festive meal for any occasion.


Malpua (Indian Pancake Dessert)

Malpuas are Indian version of pancake topped with reduced flavored milk known as rabdi… This is a mouth watering classic Indian dessert made for festive occasions.


Masala Mathri – Spicy Crackers

Mathris are all time favorite crispy Indian crackers. This recipe goes back to two generation to my grand mother. This recipe is a delicious twist to traditional mathri filled with spicy besan.


Masala Papad (Papad Salad)

Crispy papad topped with spicy salad makes a very refreshing appetizer. Masala Papad is full of flavors and very tempting. This is a very simple and easy recipe to make.


Matar (Matra) Chaat

This is a delicious spicy snack. Matar Ki Chaat can be served as a snack or as a main dish with Kulcha or Naan.


Mathri (Salted Crackers)

Mathris are similar to salted crackers and are a popular afternoon snack. Traditionally, mathris are served with spicy pickles.