When it comes to Indian snacks we have a ton of things to have. Each and every state has something different to offer and hence we get a variety to choose from hen we are hungry. But also, the minute you talk about Indian snacks, the picture of pan full oil comes to your mind. Doesn’t it?
So, in today’s article we are going to be talking about 5 Indian snacks that do not use much oil and are also very stomach filling. Also, you can easily prepare them at you home with minimal effort. Below are my pick for top 5 Indian snacks. You can also easily find these recipes in English and other languages as per your preference.
Pav bhaji– pav bhaji mainly comes from the state of Maharashtra. Pav means bun and bhaji is a vegetable curry. The bhaji is made up of various vegetables such as cauliflower, peas, potatoes etc. these need to be boiled first and then are cooked with some spices to give it a tangy taste. It is eaten along with a bun. It is very stomach filling and also very easy to make.
Poha– poha is a preparation that uses flattened rice as its main ingredient. It is tempered with mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. One could also add some chopped vegetables to make it a nice heavy snack. It is very easy to make and its recipe is easily available.
Kathi rolls– they originated from the state of Bengal. Now one may not be able to make the kathi rolls like a pro. But, still it can be given a try. You need to make dough out of the all purpose flour also known as ‘maida’ and then roll it out into a chapatti. Pan fry it and add fillings of your own choice.
Dhokla– dhokla is a favourite snack as well as breakfast. It is one of the easiest to make because now it comes with a ready to make mix. You just have to follow the instructions and you have yourself a tasty snack for the evening. Serve it with green chutney for everybody to enjoy.
Idli– idli is a very common and famous south Indian dish. Now the reason I included it to the list is because it can be had as breakfast, a meal or even a snack. Idli is made out of rice flour. Traditionally the batter is made from the scratch. But no, there are ready to make mixes available in the market that will give you the softest of homemade idlis. You could serve it with sambhar or have it with coconut chutney; they both taste good with it.
So, these were my top % snacks that I love to prepare at home. They are not very oily and is very stomach filling. You could also look for other similar recipe of snacks in hindi or English as per your own choice and comfort.