(Last Updated on : 28/04/2011)
The Indian snacks are usually delicious and mouth watering preparations. Savouries like samosas, aloo tikki, and vada pav are easily prepared and commonly served Indian snacks. The popularity of Indian snacks grew because of its easy process of preparation and that they can be prepared at any time. It is thought to be ideal to serve the appetizing Indian snacks while having coffee or tea.
Bhajias or Pakoras can be prepared in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian forms. Sometimes only fried forms of besan with onions can make lovely bhajias, at times chicken or vegetable puree is added to make it fulfilling. Chaat is a popular type of Indian snacks and vendors literally crowd the streets selling all kinds of delicious variations of chaats. Bhelpuri is a type of low fat, nutritious and delicious snacks found in India. It is just a mixture of puffed rice, sauces, dried chats and other spices. Chivda is a Marathi snacks and is popular for its properties to be crispy and crunchy that can be easily stored for a long time in airtight container. Similarly Vada Pav can be said to be a principle dish of Maharashtra
that is presently a popular Indian snacks across the nation. Breadcrumbs along with some delicious mixture of curry make the sumptuous Vada Pav.
Steamed Momos is an important input in the list of Indian snacks that has evolved from northern India. Sikkim
is the land of momos, however momo has now become a loved Indian snacks among all ages. The low amount of oil and spices used in this preparation has made it loved among all age group. Dhokla or the steamed gram flour snack has come straight from the heart of Gujarat
and is served with tamarind and Mint-Coriander Chutneys.
Snacks vary from region to region in India. Some of the popular Indian snacks are Achappam, different types of papad, Muruku, Banana chips, Bhelpuri, Bhujia, Bonda, Bread pakoda, Cassava Chips, Dahi vada, Dadpe Pohe (Marathi), Fafda, Ghever, Gathiya, different types of Halwa, Jalebi, Kachori, Kuzhalappam, different types of vada Vada, Mysorepak, Namkeen, Pakkavad, Panipuri, Pav Bhaji, Potato chips and many more to be mentioned.