60+ Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party

60 Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party
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60+ Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party

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60+ Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party are the perfect addition to a gathering or small function. With a wide range of flavors and ingredients, there is something to suit every palate. From smokey tandoori items to tangy chutneys, these appetizers will surely impress your guests and leave them wanting more.

In India, we have a wide variety of vegetarian food options and every state has its own specialty. In this recipe collection, you can find tandoori items, fried items, chaat, momos, Indo-Chinese, sandwiches, pasta, chutney, etc.

Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or just want to impress your friends at a potluck, these finger-licking goodies are guaranteed to make your party the talk of the town. So put on your apron, grab some spices, and get ready for an appetizer extravaganza that will leave everyone craving more

In this recipe collection, you will easy and intermediate recipes that require basic ingredients and most of the ingredients would be available in your kitchen pantry.

Appetizers are loved more than the main course. Do you agree with me?

Most of the time I guess 90% of the time whenever I visit restaurants I always have soup, starters, drinks, and lastly dessert. Main course menus are very similar in all Indian restaurants if I find something very different or a fusion dish then only I try.

60+ Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party

Vada, Cutlets and Kebabs (fried items)

Fried food items are very popular in India, especially during monsoons and winter. You can find cutlets, vada, pakora, or chips recipes below.

Burger/Sandwich/Pizza/Pasta

Burger/Sandwich/Pizza/Pasta are perfect evening snacks with a cup of tea or coffee. You can make your own variation or give a twist to the recipes mentioned below.

Chaat

Chaat or savory street food snacks are very popular in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Chaat is sweet, spicy, crunchy, tangy, and savoury, it has end number of flavours in every bite. We Indians love golgappa, tikki, aloo chaat, dahi bhalla, sev puri, etc.

If you are hosting a party or event then chaat is a must, without it the celebration is incomplete.

Tandoori

Tandoori food items are very popular in India, traditionally it is made with a clay oven but no worries you can make them using an oven or stove top and get the same taste. Tandoori items are rich in flavor and have a smoky flavor to it. These food items can be served as a starter or main course accompanied by roomali roti, tandoori roti, or khameeri roti.

Momos

Momos are very popular in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. within a few years, momos have become very popular in India. It has become so popular in India that you will find a momos shop on every other alley.

Indo Chinese

Indo-Chinese is a very beautiful fusion of Indian and Chinese cuisine, this combination is made for each other. It is unique and packed with flavors. In India, you can find Indo-Chinese food on every street corner and people love it.

Accompaniments to appetizer

Chutney is an essential part of Indian cuisine, it adds outstanding flavor to any food. Indian food is incomplete without chutney, If you are having snacks, dinner, or lunch then chutney is a must.

You can find different varieties of dip/chutney below.

FAQs

What is the most popular Indian appetizer?

Samosa, aloo tikki, golgappa, vada pav, pav bhaji, and dahi bhalla are very popular Indian appetizers. I guess samosa is the most loved appetizer and people love to have it in the evening with a hot cup of tea.

Samosa has a different fan base and you won’t believe there is a shop in Delhi that serves 100 varieties of samosa. You can find sweet to savory versions of samosa but aloo samosa is the king and it always remains every one favourite.


How do I choose an appetizer for a party?

If you are hosting a birthday party then choose the food items according to the children’s age group and use bite-size appetizers.

Mini sandwiches, mini pizzas, mini samosa, fruit skewers, tandoori skewers, chocolate fondue, mini cupcakes, etc or you can opt for the appetizers according to the birthday theme.


What is the cheapest food to serve at a party?

In India, food items are very affordable, and making appetizers at home would be a very cheap option but it takes time and effort. Pav bhaji, bhajia, samosa, noodles, burger, aloo tikki, besan chilla, french fries, and chilly potato are the cheapest food items to serve at a party.

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60+ Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party (Aloo Kachalu Recipe)

60 Vegetarian Indian Appetizers Recipes for Party

60+ vegetarian Indian appetizer recipes for parties are the perfect addition to a gathering or small function. With a wide range of flavors and ingredients, there is something to suit every palate. From smokey tandoori items to tangy chutneys, these appetizers will surely impress your guests and leave them wanting more.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium size boiled potatoes
  • Tamarind water
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl or plate add peeled and sliced boiled potatoes then add in tamarind water, red chili powder, salt to taste, black salt, and roasted cumin powder.
  • Mix it well.
  • It's ready to serve, Isn't it easy? Even beginners or students living in hostels or away from home can make this recipe.

Notes

  • Seasonings or tamarind water quantity is not fixed, you can increase or decrease the quantity as per your taste.
  • If you don't have tamarind water then substitute it with lemon juice.
  • You can make this imli kachalu in the morning and have it in the evening, do not keep it for more than 9 to 10 hours. In winter, keep it at normal room temperature; in summer, keep it in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 110mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 3gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g

All information presented is intended for informational purposes only.

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