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Veg Snacks: Exotic Indian Snacks You Must Try at Home

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

Snacks and starters are an integral part of not only Indian cuisine but also goes with the cuisine of every other country. There are a variety of snacks that you can prepare every day. Veg snacks are the most amazing companion for your evening coffee or tea. Interestingly, India has a collection of traditional veg snacks which is varied from region to region. Moreover, every Indian state has its unique veg snack recipe and it’s the best time to try it once at our home.

The recipes and method of making some snacks differ from region to region. While some snacks are very popular all throughout India, some are popular only in a specific region. Let’s know some of the most amazing veg snacks recipes which you can try and taste at your home.

Sprill Roll – a popular Chinese snack of vegetable spring rolls. If you have the wrappers ready, then making spring rolls is not difficult.

Dahi Bada- The popular North Indian street food snack where lentil dumplings are dunked in a creamy whipped yoghurt topped with spicy and sweet chutneys. 

Dahi Balla-  It’s slightly different from dahi vada. In dahi bhalle, papdis, boiled potato cubes & cooked chickpeas are added which add different textures, taste and flavour to the dahi bhalla.

Gobi 65 – Spicy starter snack of fried cauliflower florets! The genre of 65 recipes is pretty popular in southern parts of India.

Dhokla- Dhokla is a very popular snack from the Gujarati cuisine. This dhokla recipe is fermented and made with chana dal and rice batter. They taste too good and make for a delicious snack. Other popular Gujarati snacks recipes which you may like are:

  • Rava Dhokla

  • Methi Thepla

  • Daveli

  • Khaman Dhokla

Aloo Chat or French Fries

Crispy french fries or finger chips that can be made at home easily. These French fries come very close to the ones we get in mc Donalds or any other fast-food chains. They are crisp as well as soft from inside and taste too good.

Veg Cutlet:

Crisp and tasty veg patties made with mixed vegetables. They are a good tea time snack and can also be made during monsoons.

Bread Pakora:

Bread coated with spiced gram flour batter and stuffed with potato filling and then shallow or deep fried. These bread pakoras are a weekend affair in most Punjabi homes and made for breakfast on saturdays or sundays.

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