Quick and easy recipes for popular Indian snacks that are great for parties, and perfect for an evening snack with a hot cup of chai. This snack list consists of some of the best Indian snacks that are sweet, spicy, tangy, and utterly delicious!
You'll love this collection of lip-smacking Indian snack recipes. Whether it's for a party, festive celebrations like Holi or Diwali, or a casual tea time with family, these crunchy Indian snacks are full of flavor and great for all occasions.
This snack list contains some of the most popular North Indian snacks along with some irresistible south Indian dishes as well. It includes a variety of popular vegetarian and non-vegetarian items like Samosa, Chaat, Tikka, Idli-Chutney, Pav Bhaji, Bhutta (corn), Kebab, just to name a few.
The best part about all these snacks recipes is that they are easy to make at home using an air fryer, Instant pot, oven, or stove. This collection also includes healthier versions of traditionally deep-fried recipes as well.
Explore this key branch of Indian cuisine that's guaranteed to appeal to all your senses. I'll keep adding to this delicious collection, so be sure to bookmark this page for later!
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Let's get started and explore some of the BEST Indian snack recipes:
Vegetarian Indian Snacks
Samosa Recipe - Air Fryer, Fried & Baked
Dahi Bhalla (Dahi Vada)
Samosa Chaat Phyllo Cups
Samosa Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Pigeon Peas Dip | Matar Chaat in Instant Pot
Air Fryer Chickpeas (& Oven-Roasted)
Bombay Masala Toast (Grilled Vegetable Sandwich)
Curry Puff Recipe
Paneer Tikka- Air fryer| Oven| Grill
Tandoori Paneer Naan Pizza
Uttapam Waffles (Savory Indian Waffles)
Rava Idli Recipe
Idli Recipe in Instant Pot (Steamed Rice Cakes)
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
Non-Vegetarian Indian Snacks
Tandoori Chicken Wings
Tandoori Fish Tikka - Airfryer/ Oven/Crisplid
Tandoori Chicken Tikka
Tandoori Chicken Sliders
Tandoori Chicken Recipe
Chutneys for your Crunchy Snacks
No chaat is complete without tamarind chutney (saunth) and cilantro chutney (hari chutney). Here are a few of my family's favorite condiments to go with the snack recipes.
Tamarind Chutney in Instant Pot (Imli Chutney)
Cilantro Chutney (Green Chutney)
Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)
Cilantro Coconut Chutney (Nariyal Chutney)
Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce
Drinks to Pair with Indian Snacks
Besides chai, you can pair your snack recipes with lassi, cold coffee, or even a fun cocktail. Here are a few good ones to try.
Ginger Tea (Adrak Wali Chai)
Masala Chai (Spiced Indian Tea)
Dalgona Coffee | Iced Latte
Nimbu Pani / Shikanji (Indian Lemonade)
Jaljeera - Cumin Spiced Indian Lemonade
Jal Jeera Mojito | Indian Spiced Mojito Cocktail
I hope you enjoy these recipes with your loved ones. If you try any of these recipes, leave a comment below or share them on Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest by including #spicecravings in your message!
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