11 delicious and tasty Indian snacks which can be served as appetizers for a party or enjoyed as a evening snack with a cup of tea or coffee.
Indian cuisine is popular for various kinds of snacks like chaats, bajjis, vadas and bondas. Sharing my compilation of 11 deep fried Indian snacks some of which are very easy to make and some are the traditional recipes.
Indian Fried Snacks
Poha Vada (flattened rice fritters ) is a quick and easy snack or appetizer, ready in under 20 minutes.
Serve these tasty vada with mint chutney or tamarind chutney. These fritters are also great with a cup of masala chai.
Soya Chunks Dry Manchurian also called as meal maker manchurian, is deep fried and coated with a sauce..he combination of crispy soya chunks with the sweet, spicy, and tangy tomato based sauce makes for a lip smacking appetizer.
Left over rice from lunch, can be quickly made to a evening snack for kids and adults.
Masala vada is crispy, deep fried tea time snack from South India. Its traditionally made with chana dal, but this masala vada is made with toor dal. A wonderful way of enjoying the vada for any pne who has Chana dal allergies.
Crispy and tasty deep fried snack made with sweet corn ,onion, rice flour and spices. Enjoy the sweet corn vada with a cup of chai or coffee.
Rava Vada is a savory fried snack made with rava or suji. No grinding and fermentation is required in making these vade and can be made instantly.
Punugulu aka Punukulu is a tasty snack made it left over Dosa batter. Its a very popular evening snack in Coastal Andhra. Its a great way of using up the left over Dosa batter.
Maida Ponganalu recipe – Ponganalu is a delicious snack made with three different flours, green chily, onion and curd. Serve with peanut chutney and tea/coffee.
Green Moong dal Masala Vada recipe – Masala Vada is a savory fried snack form south India. These little fritters are eaten as snack or a side dish served with coconut chutney.
Chana dal & Green Moong dal vada is a deep fried lentil fritter which are crispy on the outside and soft inside. A very popular recipe from South India and a perfect tea time snack. They can be served with coconut chutney or just plain with a cup of hot tea or coffee. It’s vegan too!
The classic vada made with chana dal, onion and spices.