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Spicy Corn Chaat

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Craving something savory and delicious? This Spicy Corn Chaat is the perfect spicy snack that is sure to satisfy your cravings. It’s also easy and quick to prepare!

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Chana Chaat (Spicy Snack)

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Chana Chaat is a healthy and delicious snack. I am using kala chana for this recipe. Kala chana looks like chickpeas, but brown in color. This is a delightfully sweet and tangy snack. Channa Chaat will also make a very enjoyable lunch box meal.

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Kachori with Kadhi

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Kachori topped with Kadhi this is a Rajasthani specialty that is simply delicious. There are times that we like to indulge ourselves or want to make a special treat for guests, but there is not enough time in the day to prepare such dishes. For times like this, I like to make semi-homemade recipes. This dish is perfect for this and can be presented beautifully.

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Taco Samosa

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This exciting recipe for Taco Samosa is exactly what it sounds like – a twist to the traditional Samosa. Taco Samosas are delicious and savory with the perfect crisp. When I had my family do the initial taste test, the reaction was WOW! These Taco Samosas should be in your must try list. Not only are they delicious, but will be the conversation piece for your next get together. One thing good about these Samosas is that you can prepare them in advance and simply assemble before serving.

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Idli Manchurian

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Idli Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese dish, and made several different ways. Idli Manchurian is a super delicious appetizer or main dish. I prepare this dish when I have leftover idlies. Idli Manchurian satisfies your savory and spicy cravings!

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Crispy Aloo Pakoras (Potato Fritters)

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Crispy aloo pakoras, or crispy potato fritters are a flavorful and delicious snack specially when it is served with cilantro chutney, and hot cup of chai. They are easy and quick to make. Welcome your surprise guest and treat them with these mouthwatering crispy aloo pakoras.

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Chiroti (Khaja)

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Chiroti, also known as khaja, this is a crispy sugar coated puri a delicious snack. Chiroti is a traditional Maharashtrian delicacy. I like to make them for holidays like holi and Diwali. This is also kid-friendly snack.

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Masala Paneer

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Need a simple healthy appetizer that is sure to be enjoyed by all? Try serving my “Masala Paneer Cubes” at your next get together! It is homemade paneer mixed with a variety of spices. Serve with crackers, or fruit plate. Masala paneer can be used for many different ways, like paneer pakoras, paneer paratha.

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Crispy Aloo Tikki (Potato Patty)

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Crispy Aloo Tikki is a popular street food chaat that can be made in a variety of ways. Any way you prepare these tikkis, they are sure to turn out great! They taste especially delicious with cilantro chutney or tamarind chutney. One of my favorite toppings is spiced chola (this recipe for crispy aloo tikki is with spicy chola topping).

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Chatpate Aloo (Spicy Stir-Fry Potatoes)

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Chatpate Aloo or spicy stir-fry potatoes is a tangy and delicious spicy dish. These Stir-fried potatoes with green chili and tamarind give a very unique flavor. Chatpate Aloo is perfect as a delicious appetizer or you can serve them as a side dish with any meal.

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Mixed Vegetable Pakoras

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These Mixed Vegetable Pakoras are an all-time favorite snack in India. There are endless variations of pakoras, which are also known as bhajias. Mixed vegetable pakoras as the name suggests are made with a variety of vegetables. Pakoras are great as an appetizer or snack for any type of the gathering. They are perfect for a rainy day, and even more delicious paired with a cup of hot spicy chai.

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Khaman (Besan) Dhokla

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Khaman (Besan) dhokla, is a tasty Gujarati snack. This salty snack has a texture similar to cake. This is a popular street food in Gujarat. The best snacks are usually easy and quick to make. This is a delicious guilt-free snack, or side dish that can go with any meal.

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Masala Vada (Vadai)

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Masala Vada is a South Indian favorite snack that is made with spiced chana dal. They are delicious crunchy on the outside and soft inside. Masala Vada is a popular street food in South India. Try serving along with your afternoon tea.

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Paratha Samosa

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These Paratha Samosas are a delicious twist on traditional samosas and aloo parathas. Who doesn’t enjoy samosas or aloo parathas? Although the ingredients are the same as samosas, they are made like a paratha. And they taste absolutely delicious! You can now enjoy both your favorites (samosa and paratha) at the same time.

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Aloo (Potatoes) Bread Pakora

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Aloo bread pakora, bread stuffed with spicy potatoes, coated with gram flour and deep fry. Spicy hot aloo bread pakora is a tasty compliment for afternoon tea or served as an appetizer. Aloo bread pakora is crunchy outside, spicy and soft inside.

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