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स्टार्टस् रेसिपी, नाश्ते रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Starters / Snacks recipes in Hindi)
સ્ટાર્ટસ્ રેસિપિ, નાસ્તા રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Starters / Snacks recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Starter Recipes, Indian Snacks, Veg snacks

Indian starter recipes, Indian snack recipes collection. Cutlet, Pakora, Vada, many types of kebabs and rolls are deep-fried to perfection and make for an irresistible snack. Deep-frying has been an indulgence that none can resist! Be it for evening snacks or starter for a three, five-course meal, these crunchy snacks are truly fantastic.

Cutlets can be made using a wide range of vegetables, chopped, boiled and mixed with spices, bounded by cornflour, plain flour or bread slices, sometimes coated with breadcrumbs/semolina to give a crisp texture and finally relished with ketchup and chutney.

Makai Galouti KebabMakai Galouti Kebab

You can shape them round, cylindrical or heart-shaped. In other places, it is known as Veg Patty and is used to make burgers and other snacks. From crunchy Bread Cutlets or mouth-watering, multi-textured Corn Cheese Balls, Papad Potato Roll to authentic Indian starters like Hara Bhara Koftas, Makai Galouti Kebab, Fried Vegetable Balls to fusion, innovative starters like Biryani Aranchini Balls, Veg Samosa Pinwheels, Crispy Cones Stuffed with Potatoes makes an exciting addition to your starters platter during special occasions and parties.


Veg Indian Snacks Recipes

Chaats are delightful savory snacks made by combining a wide range of ingredients like chopped vegetables, chutneys, papdis, sev, tikkis and can be limited only by your imagination. If you have all the things ready, then Indian chaat recipes like bhelpuri, sev puri, pani puri take hardly any time to assemble & serve.

Bhel Puri
Bhel Puri

Healthy Mini Beetroot Tikki made with a blend of common spices and everyday ingredients emerge into an irresistible snack. Also, this Hariyali Soya Puris made with the goodness of methi leaves and soya flour are full of nutrients and offer an energy boost just when you need it.

Bread Snacks, Indian starters using bread

Baked Bhakarwadi, Healthy Jar SnackBaked Bhakarwadi, Healthy Jar Snack

The best part about most open toasts is the melted gooey cheese. This simple Cheese Garlic Bread and Cheesy Onion and Chilli Toast made using a handful of ingredients are amazing snacking options. The combination of molten cheese, spiky spices and rich butter with crisp bread slices is indeed a magical experience for the taste buds. 


Rolls as Starters,Indian Rolls as Snacks

Potato and Corn RollsPotato and Corn Rolls

Rolls are perfect on-the-go meals. Just stuff a chapatti/tortilla with a stuffing of your choice, perk up with spreads and sauces, grate some cheese, sprinkle some spices and your tasty snack is ready! Glance through our section to find some of the world’s most exciting Rolls, ranging from the Chapati Rolls Stuffed with Spicy Potatoes and Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll to Rice Wrapper Vegetable Rolls with Sweet Sauce, Mexican Kebab Roll

Tandoori Barbeque Starters

Barbeque Sundays are not only a thing in western countries but barbequed appetizers are loved in India too. Tandoori paneer, vegetables skewered and marinated to make a wide range of Indian starters like Achaari Paneer Tikkas, Mexican Kebab, Paneer Tikka are famous in most restaurants. Seekh Kebab is another classic recipe that is traditionally made using minced meat. But, Veg Seekh kebab made with masoor dal and vegetables is another treat to the palate.

Achaari Paneer TikkasAchaari Paneer Tikkas

Baked Indian Snacks

Baking is a healthy cooking method as compared to deep-frying. Make scrumptious snack like Baked Puri and then binge on your favorite chaats guilt-free. Also, these baked kale chips are not only crisp, but also, healthy and addictive. Simply tossed in olive oil and sea salt you can even enhance them by adding garlic powder, smoked paprika to make spiced kale chips.

Often when we are at work, we crave for munchies in the evening and eat whatever we find, many of us have also given upon this simple pleasure of having dry snacks due to health concerns. Try Baked Methi Mathri, Baked Bhakarwadi, Multi Flour Chakli which is healthy and equally tasty. Bake them in bulk and store it in an airtight jar and enjoy it whenever you wish.

Baked Kale Chips
Baked Kale Chips

Apart from the mainstream loaves of bread, biscuits and cakes, try your hands on these innovative baked delights like Mini Pizza Cups. Who doesn’t love pizza? This mini pizza made in muffin moulds is nothing but pizza cups made by lining with pizza dough and baked with a topping of creamy white sauce based veggie-packed mixture, pizza sauce, seasonings and of course, cheese.

You can make Veg Stuffed Cheesy Pizza Balls that greets you with an appetizing cheesy outer surface, which gradually gives way to succulent buns, with umpteen delightful ingredients at its core. Every time I visit a cake shop , I make sure my shopping bag is filled with enough puffs and pastries, the classic veg puff is indeed one of my favorite.

International Snacks from around the world

From simple French fry to complex fried delights such as Risotto Balls, Mozzarella sticks crispy treats span an array of ingredients and coatings. Some coatings are thick like a batter, while others are light and extra crispy. So, whatever crunch level you’re looking for, here are some great deep-fried snacks to try at home. Go to your subziwala and ask for Talegaon potatoes (for people residing in Maharashtra) or potatoes with a higher starch content popularly known as french fries potatoes, chip potatoes and make everyone’s favorite French Fries.

Cheesy Baked Zucchini FriesCheesy Baked Zucchini Fries

Use various ingredients from your pantry to create innovative French Fries Topped with Pizza Sauce, Mexican French Fries, French Fries in Barbeque Sauce or Masala French Fries. Serve them immediately on preparation while the Fries are still crisp. These fries taste lovely as they are and also make an exciting accompaniment to Burgers. The best alternatives to french fries are these Cheesy Baked Zucchini FriesOven Baked Pumpkin Fries or Baked Sweet Potato Fries that are crisp on the outside, soft inside, and nicely flavoured. What more can you ask for?! 

Croquette is extremely appetizing small, breadcrumbs coated, deep- fried roll containing the main ingredient, mashed potatoes or ground meat. You can make different varieties like Corn Croquettes, Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Paneer and Corn Croquettes and even transform them into sumptuous Paneer Aloo Croquette Salad Wrap.

If your family loves the middle-eastern cuisine, then try this authentic Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread, scrumptious deep-fried kabuli chana batter ‘bullets’ stuffed in a pita pocket with dressing and vegetables tastes exotic as well as tastes exotic as well as makes for a perfect party starter.

Spring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll RecipeSpring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll Recipe

Chinese starters, with their crisp textures, fiery flavours and tempting aromas, are best suited to start a meal on a high note! Authentic Spring rolls with saucy vegetables taste best with schezwan sauce. Also, this unique, innovative Chinese Pakoras made with a mixture of vegetables and flours enhanced with green chillies, ginger and garlic in appropriate forms, makes a mouth-wateringly spicy snack. Also, Guacamole Onion Rings, Crispy Lotus Stem Honey Chilli, Risotto Balls with Pizza Sauce are some other delectable international snacks.

Enjoy our starter recipes, snack recipes collection and other starter snack recipes below. 

Baked Snacks Recipes
Barbeque Recipes
Biscuit Recipes
Bread Snack Recipes
Chaat Recipes
Cheese Recipes
Cutlets Recipes
Deep-fried Starters Recipes
Evening Tea Snacks Recipes
Jain Snacks Recipes


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Matar Puri, Green Pea Puri
Recipe# 42577
07 Jan 23

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by Tarla Dalal
matar puri recipe | matar ki masala puri | green peas masala puri | with 19 amazing image. mtar puri is a simple and easy dish being very versatile as it can be had any time of the day, be ....
Lauki Chilla, Bottle Gourd Doodhi Cheela
Recipe# 42488
19 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chilla, the Indian pancake, is so versatile that you can add any combination of ingredients to the basic besan batter to come up with something new that tastes different! This Lauki Chilla is one such version that you will definitely fall in love with. With the ....
Paneer Veggie Wrap
Recipe# 22282
19 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
paneer veggie wrap | paneer vegetable wrap | paneer frankie | healthy paneer wrap | with 30 mazing images. Paneer Veggie Wrap is made from whole wheat flour, low ....
Misal Pav Or How To Make Misal Pav
Recipe# 37212
11 Jan 23

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by Tarla Dalal
misal pav | maharashtrian misal pav | homemade misal pav | with 25 amazing photos. One of the most famous of Maharashtrian recipes, Misal is a scr ....
Bajra Dhebra Recipe, Gujarati Tea-time Snack
Recipe# 42272
01 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
bajra dhebra recipe | bajra methi dhebra | methi na dhebra | Gujarati tea time snack recipe | with 26 amazing images. bajra dhebra recipe | ba ....
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32683
11 Jan 23

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by Tarla Dalal
medu vada | south indian medu vada | urad dal vada | garelu vada | uzhunnu vada | with 20 amazing images. To make medu vada, urad dal i ....
Budijaw, Burmese Doodhi Snack
Recipe# 2436
03 Jan 23

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat finger-food from Burmese cuisine, the Budijaw is made by deep-frying bottle gourd fingers coated in a spicy batter. The batter gets its lip-smacking flavour from a pungent onion paste and a couple of spice powders too. This crispy snack is complemented well by a tangy and spicy gar ....
Ponk Bhel, Hurda Bhel
Recipe# 42422
04 Jan 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
ponk bhel recipe | hurda bhel | tender jowar bhel | sorghum bhel | with 12 amazing images. ponk bhel is a tender jowar bhel and called ....
Masala Puri ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 627
27 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
masala puri | masala poori | Gujarati masala puri | Maharashtrian Tikkat puri | with 16 amazing images. masala puri is a popular Indian deep fried bread. Made fro ....
1 Minute Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie
Recipe# 42961
30 Dec 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
1 minute chocolate chip cookie recipe | 60 seconds microwave cookie | eggless microwave cookie | with 16 amazing images. A quick way to make chocolate chip cookie in a minute. Learn how to ....
Sooji Idli ( Suji Idli)
Recipe# 1384
24 Dec 22

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by Tarla Dalal
sooji idli | instant rava idli | suji idli | instant suji ki idli | with 16 amazing images. sooji idli requires no fermenting or grinding and hence called
Rajma Tikki Wrap (  Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32618
30 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional punjabi starter transforms into an exotic and innovative wrap when combined with fresh veggies like spring onion whites, lettuce and carrots. The addition of mayonnaise binds the flavours of this wrap, and enhances its appeal. To avoid the rajma tikkis from turning soggy, ensure that y ....
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
17 Dec 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
baked palak methi puri recipe | healthy palak methi puri for weight loss | baked methi palak puri | with amazing 19 images. baked palak methi puri recipe is for weight watching and a heal ....
Tacos, Mexican Tacos Recipe, Vegetarian Tacos
Recipe# 1257
15 Dec 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
tacos recipe | Mexican tacos recipe | Vegetarian Tacos | with 20 amazing images. Travel into the heartlands of Mexico with hearty and satiating tacos, one of the most famous dishes of that ....
Baked Vada Pav, Stuffed Vada Pav
Recipe# 40426
15 Dec 22

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by Tarla Dalal
baked vada pav recipe | Indian masala bun | stuffed vada pav | with 48 amazing images. baked vada pav recipe | Indian masala bun | stuffed va ....
Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Instant Gujarati Handvo
Recipe# 33316
21 Jun 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
mixed vegetable handvo recipe | instant vegetable handvo | mixed vegetable handvo using idli batter | with 24 amazing images. mixed vegetable handvo is a delicious snack made with readyma ....
Almond Biscuits, Badam Biscuits
Recipe# 2518
15 Dec 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
almond biscuits recipe | Indian almond butter biscuits | badam biscuit | almond cookies | with 25 amazing steps. almond biscuits recipe | Indi ....
Khajur Imli ki Chutney
Recipe# 22265
14 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
khajur imli ki chutney | date and tamarind chutney | pressure cooked meethi chutney | homemade khajur imli ki chutney | with amazing 16 images. khajur imli ki chutney
Doodhi Muthia ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 553
25 May 20

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by Tarla Dalal
doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia | with 25 amazing images. doodhi muthiya is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's mu ....
Ghughra, Vatana na Ghughra, Green Peas Ghughra
Recipe# 551
06 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
ghughra recipe | Jamnagari ghughra | vatana na ghughra | green peas ghughra | matar gujiya / karanji | ghughra recipe is a variation to ....
Beetroot Pav Bhaji Recipe
Recipe# 42491
28 Nov 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The deep red colour of cooked beetroots and the palate-warming flavour of pav bhaji masala team up to make this Beetroot Pav Bhaji a delightful dish that everyone will love. The grated beetroot is combined with other veggies that go into the classic bhaji like onions, tomatoes, mashed potatoes, ....
Poha Chivda
Recipe# 40251
28 Nov 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
poha chivda | roasted poha chivda | thin poha chivda | maharashtrian poha chivda | with 14 images. Poha Chivda is made from an assortment of ingredients ranging f ....
Hakka Mushrooms, Veg Stir Fried Mushrooms
Recipe# 3520
28 Nov 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
hakka mushrooms recipe | veg stir Fried mushrooms | hakka mushrooms diabetic starter | Indian style healthy mushroom stir fry | with 13 amazing images. hakka mushrooms r ....
Upvas Masala Dosa, Vrat ka Instant Dosa
Recipe# 42921
21 Nov 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
upvas masala dosa recipe | instant farali dosa | vrat ka sama dosa | with 28 amazing images. upvas masala dosa recipe | instant farali dosa | ....
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 on 05 Mar 21 05:34 PM


i tried tandoori barbeque starter and finally got the output . in this article provide valuable content for more information on vegetarian indian starters.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words. Please keep trying more recipes and sharing your comments with us.
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05 Mar 21 09:03 PM
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 on 21 Jan 19 08:14 PM


Thank you. This article is mind-blowing. I really enjoyed it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Prashant, Thank you so much for your kind words. Do try the recipes from our website and share with us your thoughts about the same. Happy Cooking!
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22 Jan 19 09:19 AM
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 on 04 Jan 18 11:36 PM


Nice mujhe tandoor ki aur new stater ke bare me bataiye
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Harpal, Here are all tandoor recipes for you.. https://www.tarladalal.com/RecipeSearch.aspx?rec=1&term=tandoor
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05 Jan 18 09:27 AM
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 on 04 Jan 18 11:32 PM