Indian Vegetarian Appetizer Recipes

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Appetizing Masala Papad

Masala papad is very unique to Indian cuisine. I can bet, there is no similar dish on earth that tastes like a masala papad. It’s a very popular Indian appetizer served in restaurants mostly in the northern part of India. I never forget to order it whenever... - 141.531

Tasty Urad Dal Soup

If you're keen on making a lentil soup, then you must try this recipe. The chef makes this interesting and healthy soup in the video. It is highly nutritious and very easy to make. - 134.371

Baked Vegetable Cutlet

In a mood of making cutlets, then you should surely check this out. The Chef shows how to make these tasty cutlets which are baked and not fried. They are easy to prepare and a mouth watering appetizer. You can serve the cutlets with chutney or ketchup. - 133.672

Honey Chili Potato

Deep fried potato slices coated with honey chili sauce! - 126.172

Palak Pakora

Chef Manjula is going to show a recipe that will please audience from all countries. It’s a delicious Indian snack that's not spicy, made with spinach and few other ingredients that can be found easily. Watch the video just to find that the recipe is just... - 125.366

Moong Dal And Spinach Soup (zero Oil) By Tarla Dalal

Good health in a bowlful, that is what this soup is! moong dal and spinach soup is a zero-oil recipe, brimful of protein, vitamin a and iron -- all of which will make your eyes sharp and keen. Moreover, the use of low-fat milk reduces the calorie content of... - 124.745

Tasty Tomato

When you are craving for your favorite snacks, then these quick and healthy tomato slices can be the smart alternative. Raw tomatoes are great source of vitamin C, and when it is topped with raw shredded carrots, the nutritional value gets doubled. Don't... - 124.628

Makai Galouti Kebab By Tarla Dalal

A vegetarian adaptation of the galouti kebab! The specialty of a galouti kebab is its ability to completely melt in your mouth and this makai galouti kebab does just that. Adding paneer gives these kebabs a great creamy texture and the potatoes help in... - 124.589

Hot And Spicy Potato Cutlets

Indian appetizers and snacks popular as street side food are also easy to make at home. Chef Aarasi shows how to make potato cutlets using potatoes and common Indian seasonings. Taste great when served with sweet and sour sauce! - 124.507

Hearty Mulligatawny Soup

This is a very special video, which you must watch not only to learn the recipe of famous mulligatwany soup, but also to watch a great chef - Vikas, in action. Vikas is a reputed chef, particularly for Indian cuisine and learning something to cook from him... - 123.402

Hara Bhara Kabab

The most popular vegetarian kebab prepared with spinach and fenugreek leaves! - 123.374

Chickpea Salad With Mint Dressing (low Cholesterol) By Tarla Dalal

One of the most nutritious beans - chick peas are rich in iron, protein and folic acid. Curds enrich this tangy salad with more protein and calcium while coriander and mint increase its vitamin A content. Chill this salad before you serve it so as to relish... - 123.128

Sprouts And Veggie Salad (low Calorie, Diabetic & Healthy Heart) By Tarla Dalal

This simple, easy-to-make dressing calls for just low fat curds and lemon juice. Lettuce and sprouts add not only a nice crunch, but vitamin C as well to this salad. Sprouting increases the nutrient content manifold, thereby topping the list of nutritious... - 122.457

Moong Osaman By Tarla Dalal

Moong Osaman, This tangy and light soup works best for detoxification. Moong is easily digestible and this soup contains no spices and little oil. It just has a mild flavouring of curry leaves and lemon juice etc. - 121.861

Indian Style Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Thick, creamy and rich soups make an energetic meal and are great to beat out the chills of winter. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make Cream of Mushroom soup with chopped Mushrooms and other common Indian spices. Scintillating with fragrance! - 121.574

Homemade Sprouted Moong With Potatoes

not only add taste and texture, but also nutrients to any food. Vandana Karani presents a lip-smacking bean sprout and potato dish that makes for a healthful and tasty addition to your dinner tale. After all, what could be a better way to get the best of both... - 120.757

Salad With Yogurt Dressing

This is a super simple salad with easy breezy home made yogurt dressing. Its one of such easy dressing that you can jazz this up with the spices you like most. - 120.562

Chickpea And Paneer Salad

Fresh, crisp lettuce, boiled kabuli channa, paneer cubes, tomatoes, olives, and spring onions make a vibrant-looking salad. The olive oil infused with garlic and chili flakes is tossed in with the salad for a lovely treat! - 119.426

Mixed Sprouts Salad (diabetic) By Tarla Dalal

Try this interesting combination for a variation. . . . . An easy way to mix and mask the taste of vegetables by a spicy tempering and maintain your blood sugar levels. - 117.022

Lentil And Spinach Soup (calcium Rich) By Tarla Dalal

This hearty soup hosts an abundance of calcium from lentils and spinach. Try it once and you are sure to go for a second helping. - 116.534

Corn And Dal Soup

Colourful and tasty. If fresh corn is not available, use one small can of corn instead. - 116.402

Indian Spicy Yam And Sweet Potatoes

Want an easy low fat appetizer with a little twist of Indian spices? Try chef Manjula's Indian Spicy Yam and Sweet Potatoes which she makes by simple boiling and mixing. It’s that easy and the recipe looks absolutely inviting with the white, red and green... - 116.12

Cottage Cheese With Chili

Paneer or the Indian cottage cheese is very popular in North India used in curries or appetizers. Chef Madhura shows how to make Chilli Paneer or Cottage Cheese with chilli which is a fusion dish of Indian and Chinese. Great vegetarian treat to enjoy with... - 115.833

Gobi 65/ Cauliflower 65 - Quick Indian Appetizer

Cauliflower is available all year around in the place we place. I love to make snacks like Cauliflower manchurian. Today I have something different to share using Cauliflower. It is Cauliflower 65 which makes a wonderful snack along with your evening tea or... - 114.629

Healthy Black Eyed Pea Salad

This is India's answer to the world for a salad recipe - Black Eyed Pea Salad! It is healthy and comes packed with a host of surprisingly good flavors. This tangy salad will be a good distraction from the gooey salads that you are probably used too. Enjoy... - 114.622

Stuffed Tomatoes

A simple easy to make stuffed tomato recipe. - 114.322

Spicy Cucumber Salad

You are going to love this cucumber salad, prepared with a sprinkle of Indian spices. The spices add the flavor and makes the cucumbers more tangy. It is very easy to prepare, so you too can make it at any time. - 114.229

Paneer Kathi Roll - Yummy And Delicious Appetizer

Paneer Kathi Roll is a delicious snack prepared by sauteing Indian Cottage Cheese in aromatic spices and with light touch of vegetables. Yummy paneer is rolled in to healthy fresh home made whole wheat chapati - 113.651

Sev Usal (chaat) - Matar Chaat

In a mood of making an Indian appetizer then do check this out. It is called ragda in India. It is simple to make and is yummy to eat. You can eat it with bread if you like. Do try out this recipe and don't forget to watch the video. - 113.457

Lauki Or Dudhi Kofta - Bottle Gourd Dumplings - Indian

If you are fond of eating koftas then do check out this recipe. Chef Bhavna shows how to make bottle gourd koftas. Bottle gourd is very good for health. You can substitute it with any other vegetable, as you like. You can add the koftas to your curry as well.... - 113.23

Palak Corn Soup

Delicious, fresh and healthy palak corn soup from Alka's kitchen. - 112.997

Crunchy Vegetable Nuggets

Veg Nuggets are prepared by using all different variety vegetables. This is one of the most liked starter, appetizer or snack and yet very healthy and nutritious. Vegetable nuggets is the most excellent dish for picky eaters to tempt them for eating. Goes... - 112.957

Paneer Tikka - Indian Appetizer

Paneer Tikka is an exotic appetizer where marinated paneer is skewered and baked in Tandoor oven. Just to keep it simple and easy this Paneer Tikka is baked in the regular oven. if you don’t have oven simply grill it on the tawa with some oil. - 112.677

Paneer Aur Hare Chane Ka Salad

A protein boost for those who want to make up for their lost muscle mass. - 112.264

Indian Style Mexican Salad

GETTING READY 1. Soak pinto beans in water overnight and boil in pressure cooker for 10-15 minutes. MAKING To make the pinto chili: 2. In a sauce pan add pinto beans with water, then salsa and place on the stove for medium heat with lid 3. Cut the raw corn... - 111.326

Urad Papad Or Poppadoms - Start To Finish

Have you ever tried making papad at home? Chef Bhavna shows how to make papad right from making the dough to roasting it. Papad is an important part of the meal for Indians. The chef has made garlic and green chilli papad too, similarly you can add your own... - 110.893

Indian Style Pan Fried Tofu

Very tasty and healthy recipes. Goes well as appetizer or as a side dish with noodles or rice. - 109.75

Four Lentil Soup Frying Part 2

Preparing Moong dal with our young Indian chef Dipali is getting more intriguing! The dal is almost ready now to be served out and looks simply irresistible. Just follow the methods and you will be doing a good job as close to her. - 108.859

Indian Masala Papad

If you are looking for a quick snack idea, then this masala papad recipe would surely impress you. Take a look at this video that presents an absolutely delicious masala papad recipe which can be prepared in just a few minutes. The snack is definitely much... - 108.655

Indian Spinach Tikkas

These spinach tikkas are a perfect balance between health and taste. These are crunchy and delicious spinach cakes with roasted almonds and potato. Spinach tikkas serve as a wonderful appetizer with tomato ketchup or salsa or they can also be used in... - 108.213

Healthy Carrot Soup

If you're looking for some healthy vegetarian soup recipes, then this is the right one for you. You can make the tasty carrot soup in a few minutes. If you've had a long day at work then this works great for you. Do check out the video for this quick and... - 107.533

Four Lentil Soup Boiling Part 1

For Indian food lovers, this dal is surely going to make their dinner wonderful! Dipali in this video, details out the method of boiling the dal and prepare this traditional dish at home. - 106.309

Roasted Capsicum Soup By Tarla Dalal

Roasted capsicum soup, this simple but delectable soup is packed with goodness of folic acid and vitamin a from capsicum and tomatoes. The high fibre content of the recipe helps to remove the excess fat from the body while the garlic helps to keep a check on... - 106.038

Vegetable Tandoori

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven for 450 degrees F. 2. Cook the peeled potatoes sprinkling with salt and water with cover on high power in a microwave for 2 minutes. 3. Poke some holes in the potatoes with a toothpick. 4. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30... - 105.819

Cream Of Spinach Soup By Tarla Dalal

This soup is very popular in all Indian restaurants. The color and the creaminess is surely going to be loved by all. It is very easy and requires very few ingredients to make this wonderful soup. So go ahead and try making this soup ! - 105.763

Simple Paneer Tikka : Indian Vegetarian Appetizer

Very simple Indian food recipe for Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Tikka which makes a great appetizer. It's not only a tasty party appetizer but also great finger food, good for bbq, summer parties, pool parties and all other occasions. - 105.702

Bell Pepper Stuffed Quinoa With Mint Sauce Part 2 - Cooking The Stuffed Bell Pepper And Making The Mint Sauce

With the bell peppers prepared and the quinoa done, it is time to assemble and cook them. Watch Aarsi showing how to make the quinoa stuffed bell pepper and make the mint sauce. Appetizer, deliciously tempting! - 105.559

Indian Fritters / Pakora / Mixed Pakoras / Veg Pakoras

How to make Indian mixed pakoras? Delicious recipe for Indian fritters (bhajiyā, bhajji)? Learn how to cook pakoras - mixed kind? bhajji made out of onions, potatoes and spinach. Vegetable fritters recipe... - 105.267

Indian Black Lentil Soup

Vegetarians can stop complaining now. We have one helluva soup here! The Black Lentil Soup is a healthy, tasty and flavorsome Indian dish. It can be eaten as a soup or as a stew with several side dishes. Watch and learn this recipe from this video. Enjoy! - 105.263

Melon And Arugula Salad

Looking for an exotic salad recipe for the upcoming dinner event, here is a recipe just right for the occasion. Check out Aarsi showing how to make arugula watermelon salad with fresh arugula leaves and diced watermelon as the key ingredients. Refreshingly... - 105.132

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

GETTING READY 1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F. Grease 2 baking sheet with the help of paper towel. 2. Place pumpkin over a chopping board, cut the pumpkin with the help of melon knife. 3. Scoop out the seeds and remove the stem. Cut in wedges with... - 105.023

Coconut Soup

Coconut turns up with its unique flavor in any food it is used in. Watch the video showing how to make coconut soup using coconut milk, some vegetables and seasonings. Flavor and texture included through coconut! - 104.088

Black Eyed Peas Soup

MAKING 1. Take a pot and heat it with 2 tablespoons of oil on medium heat. 2. Add minced garlic, onions and cook the onion for a few minutes. Add salt to taste and saute till the onions are translucent. 3. Add the carrots, the vegetable stock and the black... - 103.532

Green Bean Salad

Green beans are ever refreshing and turn out well in almost any dish. Check out the chef in the video showing how to make Green Bean Salad with fresh green beans, some seasonings and tomatoes. Simply refreshing! - 103.275

Violet Or Purple Yam - Ratalu Or Garadu (purple Yam Or Potato Sandwich)

If you're looking for some interesting recipes, then do check this out. Chef Bhavna makes violet yam in an Indian style. This is a very tasty appetizer. I'm sure your family and guests will love it. Do try out this recipe and don't forget to watch the video. - 103.18

Easy To Make Tomato Soup

MAKING 1. In a pan heat butter add cumin seeds, roasted garlic, carrot slices, roma tomatoes, green pepper, red chili flakes, crushed black pepper and water. Cover with a lid and cook for about 30 minutes. If using a pressure cooker, cook till you hear one... - 103.083

Veg Rolls / Indian Cutlets (appetizer)

Learn how to make Indian style veg rolls or veg cutlets using various Indian spices and simple vegetables. These store well, good finger food, great for snacking with tea or chai. - 102.776

Potato Stuffed Peppers

Bell peppers turn good in any form and here is a recipe to make appetizers out of them. Watch Aarsi in the video showing how to make stuffed bell peppers with spicy potato and cheese stuffing and serve it with desired garnish. Great to serve over meals with... - 102.759

Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms in soups are no lesser treats and here is one such recipe. Check out Aarsi showing how to make Cream of Mushroom Soup with Creamini Mushrooms, vegetables and seasonings. Great in taste and good for health too! - 102.549

Cream Of Tomato Soup

Cream of tomato soup,the most popular soup in Indian cuisine. This soup is very easy to make and is loved by all. Make sure to serve it with bread croutons as they give a nice crunch to this soup... - 102.047

Green Peas And Mint Soup By Tarla Dalal

This versatile, pale-green coloured soup can be served chilled in summer and hot in winter. The tinge of mint adds class to this otherwise simple soup. This easy-to-make soup is an apt choice to satisfy sudden hunger pangs between meals. - 101.822

Gobi (cauliflower) Manchurian / Indian Appetizers

Demonstrating how to make Indo Chinese appetizer using onions, cauliflower and Green bell pepper called Gobi Manchurian. A real treat for all cauliflower lovers. - 101.459

Papad Or Papadum With Chutneys - Restaurant Style Starter

If you're fond of eating Indian appetizers, then you'll surely love this. It is called masala papad in India. It is so tasty and you can make it in a few minutes. You can impress your guests with this amazing appetizer. You can serve it with chutney. So don't... - 100.898

Paneer Tikkas By Tarla Dalal

Cottage cheese and capsicum cubes marinated in tandoori spices. To get thick curd, hang the curd in a muslin cloth and drain out the liquid. This takes about 15 to 20 minutes. Approximately 1 cup of curd will give you ½ cup of thick curd. - 100.267

Pan-fried Zucchini Fritters / Zucchini Ke Pakore

Learn how to make Zucchini Fritters in a flavorful Indian way. - 99.8226

Aloo Bonda Chat

This recipe is quite famous as a snack in almost entire India simply because it is so easy and it tastes so amazing even without the toppings. This recipe shows how an Indian household turns simple potatoes into a mouth-watering snack. - 99.0251

Tomato Soup In Ten Minutes

If you're looking for a quick soup recipe, especially when you get back from work, then look no further. The tomato soup can be made in 10 minutes. It's so delicious as it has an Indian twist to it. Check out the video as chef Bhavna shares this super easy... - 98.5184

Chana Dal Seekh Kebabs

Vegetarians don't have to miss out on kebabs. These delicious and healthy chana dal seekh kebabs are as succulent as their non-vegetarian version! - 95.8734

Dahi Vada

Want a mouth-watering Indian appetizer for beating summer heat? Well, Indian Chef Manjula has a refreshing appetizer recipe called dahi vada; especially for summers. The best part of the recipe is yogurt, a cooling food for summers. She makes the dish with... - 95.8371

Chilli Paneer Stir-fry By Tarla Dalal

This versatile dish with paneer and green chillies can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment to the main meal. - 95.6633

Paneer Tikka Masala(as Bbq Snack Or With Gravy)

Are you looking for some famous Indian appetizers? If yes then you have to try this delicious recipe. In India we call it Paneer Tikka. This is an amazing appetizer and it's very famous in India. Don't forget to watch the video for this amazing recipe. - 95.5918

Corn And Vegetable Soup

Want a healthy and appetizing soup? Chef Manjula has a vegan soup that is free of meat based broth and yet it’s refreshing with the corn and vegetables. Like her other recipes, this soup is also easy to cook and great to taste. Highly recommended for a... - 95.3565

Maharashtrian Katachi Amati

Looking for a traditional Indian appetizer? This one will work for you perfectly. Katachi Amati is a regional specialty made with lentils and jaggery which gives it a perfect blend of sweet and sour flavors. Watch the video and treat your family to this dish,... - 94.266

Paneer 65 Rwith Broccoli, Indian Appetizer

Learn how to make indo-chinese style paneer appetizer called Paneer 65. It doesn't require a whole lot of traditional recipes and the result is simply delectable. A must try recipe for all paneer lovers. - 93.4902

Easy Indian Lentil Soup Seasoning

MAKING 1. Slow boil water and lentils until lentils are softened about 15 minutes. 2. In a separate small pan, heat oil on low, add seasoning and stir for 10 seconds. 3. Add oil and seasoning mix to soften lentils and simmer for a few... - 93.3825

Vegetable Cutlet

Manjula is showing a delicious appetizer for her vegan and vegetarian friends, its vegetable cutlet. She is making with some simple vegetables which are usually present in the refrigerator. It is mildly spiced and hence pleasing even for the kids. A must make... - 93.32

Lentil Soup - Dal Soup

Have you ever tried making a lentil soup? You must watch the video to see how the chef makes this interesting and healthy soup. It is highly nutritious and very easy to make. So don't forget to check out the video. - 92.6381

Blanched Broccoli With Indian Yogurt Dip

Broccoli Gob Stoppers is a great recipe and very simple to make. With broccoli as the main ingredient, you can try this recipe and tell me if you like it. - 92.3235

Tandoori Tofu

Learn how to prepare flavorful Tofu by marinating it in some aromatic Indian spices. This Tandoori Tofu is great for potlucks or your next get together. Try this unusual hor d'oeuvre and wow your guests. We have used Green Bell peppers with Tofu but you can... - 85.7431

Indian Masala Papad

For recipe directions, please refer to the video - 84.4639

How To Make Stuffed Mushrooms| Indian

Learn how to make stuffed mushrooms the Indian style. - 83.4956

Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque With Indian Aromatics

Are you looking for a recipe specially designed for the holiday season? You've got it right here. Watch the chef share his personal recipe to prepare this Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque that is infused with orange and Indian aromatics. This dish never... - 83.3325

Spinach Fritters Or Modified Gotas As Appetizers

Deep-fried fritters have always been irresistible. The spinach fritters are no exception. How often you like to snack on something, but somehow failed to find the right combo. Bhal Dave's spinach fritters are the perfect answer. - 79.2712

Soups Galore, My Favorite Soups Part 2

If you are craving for a sip of Indian soup, here it comes! Straight from India, Bhal Dave's style of healthy soups prepared with mung dal to be served with toast. When you want to energise yourself, now you know where to go! - 77.8915

Soups Galore For Summer Or Winter Part 1

Hot and spicy soups are always a favorite. If you love those perfect tasting soups, you will also enjoy cooking it with as much passion with Bhal Dave. He details out each step on how make these variety of soups of different style for lunch or dinner! - 77.7829

Raw Pakoras & Tahini

A fusion recipe that comprises of Indian style fritters served with a Lebanese dip. Such videos are the need of the hour to help bring variety to everyday boring food. You should try it today. - 76.0733

Samosa Sandwich - Indian Appetizer

Learn how to utilize leftover Samosas and make Samosa Sandwich. If you don't know how to make a Samosa, you got to watch my video of Samosa sandwich. Usually during holidays and festivals, we make a lot of samosas or get them from the store and then the whole... - 75.0956

The Curried Papad Soup

If you are a 'papad' freak, then you will simply love this innovative recipe. Chef Bhal Dave uses his culinary ingenuity to whip up a delicious, spicy papad soup that goes well with your rice or chapatis. Just roast some papads, and add it to the clear,... - 71.6746

Steaming Curried Patra Taro Leaves

Looking for a simple Indian dish but with a different flavor? Then Steaming curried Patra taro Leaves surely won't disappoint. Chef Bhal Dave uses garden fresh veggies and spices to make this baked delight. Treat your vegetarian friends to this... - 70.1901

Gobi Manchurian

1. Cut cauliflower in to medium sized florets. Wash and drain on a kitchen towel. 2. Mix cornflour, all purpose flour, salt, pepper powder and red chilli powder along with little water to make it a thick paste. 3. Heat oil in a pan. Dip cauliflower florets... - 58.6279

Mooli Ka Parantha

Mooli Paratha, are stuffed Indian bread, which are griddles on hot plate and consumed immediately. North Indian breakfast cannot be imagined without the paratha with butter or curds. - 50.5137

Gobi Manchurian

A simple and easy Gobi Manchurian Recipe. - 50.2183

Baby Uttapams With A Spicy Twist

Indian cooking is all about a wonderful blend of spices and flavors. On a National Festival like Republic day here is a dish that symbolizes National Integration by blending the South Indian Uttapams with spicy North Indian style green peas topping and... - 50.0434

Potato Soup

MAKING 1 In a pan, add the potatoes along with water. 2 Boil the potatoes until soft. 3 Carefully peel the potatoes. 4 Pass the boiled potato through a sieve. 5 In a soup pan, melt butter. 6 Add in chopped spring onion, coriander leaves, ginger and... - 49.5389


This samosa is very easy to make and will come very nice for the first time itself. I do this with the tortillas which we get in all American grocery stores. Even bachlors can try this samosa and enjoy it. - 49.3886


1. Mix semolina, plain flour, soda water and salt. Knead well to make a semi-stiff dough. Cover it with clean wet cloth for about 10 minutes. 2. Divide the dough into forty equal portions and roll each portion into circles. Place each circle under damp cloth... - 49.1648

Roasted Pepper And Corn Soup

MAKING 1)In a food processor, blend together red bell pepper and green bell pepper into a smooth puree. 2)Stir fry chili, garlic and onion in olive oil. 3)Combine together butter and flour over reduced heat to make roux. 4)In a heavy saucepan, pour milk and... - 49.0702

Baby Corn Soup

• Cook the baby corns with onion and garlic in the pressure cooker until soft. • Meanwhile, boil peas. • Take a pan and heat a little oil, fry carrot, beans, cauliflower and cabbage or microwave with water sprinkled for about 1 minute, keep aside.... - 49.0679

Tomato And Ridge Gourd Soup

Heat oil in a large pan over moderate heat. Add onions and saute for 2-5 minutes till honey-coloured. Add garlic, oregano and coriander powder and stir for 1 minute to draw out flavours. Stir in tomatoes and ridgegourd, cover pan and simmer over very low heat... - 49.0408

Spinach And Split Pea Soup

GETTING READY 1. Wash and drain the split peas. 2. In a saucepan, cover the split peas with 2 cups of water and allow to soak for a minimum of 1/2 an hour. MAKING 3. Add additional 2 ½ cups water to the soaked split peas and place the saucepan on a medium... - 48.8576