Chai or tea is one thing which keeps us going every day. Tea is known to increase alertness and calmness in the consumer. Every person has his or her favourite variant of tea. It is not just a hot drink. It is a way of life. It is universal that tea-time is munch time. Some like to have biscuits or cake with their afternoon tea. But, there is no parallel argument on the fact that Indian snacks are the best tea time munch. Nothing beats a good, hot, samosa! Amirite? Learn to make the best Indian snacks to go with your hot cup of tea today!
This is a perfect tea-time snack. Fried pasrty dough, filled with cooked vegetables or lentils is the one thing that you’ll want to go with your tea on a rainy day.
2. Cashew and Onion Pakoda
An Indian loves his tea-time break. This teamed with endless gossip over some piping hot pakodas makes the conversations last longer.
3. Mirchi Bhaji
We all identify with this dish. An all time favourite, mirchi bhaji is loved by all!
Kachori is a popular spicy tea-time sncak in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. It is a delicious fried puff pastry filled with spiced lentils or peas. This is a great snack and goes very well with your adrak wali chai.
While the British have their version of biscuit to go with their afternoon tea, we have our very own desi cookie, Nankhatai. This makes for a great family treat too!
6. Crispy Masala Vadai
This is a hugely popular tea-time snack in South India. Evening chatter with a hot glass of chaya and a plate of piping hot masala vadais is a great way to end the day.
7. Sweet Tea Bun
A sweet, fluffy bread to dunk into your evening tea.
8. Masala Toast
A popular street food is here to make your evenings better. It goes very well with Indian chai. Let Ruchi Bharani show you the simple recipe below.
9. Batata Vada
This is a popular street food of Mumbai. This is deep fried batter filled with potato and peas is a favourite tea-time snack.