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77 Diwali Savory Snacks Recipes You Would Love To Try

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Today I bring to you all a collection of 77 exemplary, scrumptious, easy and graceful Diwali Savory Snacks Recipes.

Diwali Savory Snacks Recipes You Would Love To Try

Are you all in a festive mood? We all are. To keep your in the mood of festivities, I am sharing this wonderful Diwali snack recipes collection with you.

As I promised earlier that I will be sharing a collection of snacks recipes that can be prepared during this celebration and other similar festive occasions. So here I am with the second post on the Diwali recipe series. For the curious ones, here’s the first post about Diwali Sweets which was [62 EASY AND DELICIOUS DIWALI SWEET RECIPES][1].

A little intro about Diwali or Deepavali for those who don’t know about this Indian festival of light.:

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. It is particularly associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity, and marks the beginning of the financial year in India. This festival also signifies the victory of light over darkness. Diwali is one of the most popular, biggest and brightest Indian festivals, and this is the vacation time too. You can read more about [Diwali][2] on wikipedia. It’s the time when all the family and friends gather, exchange gifts and sweets. Diwali is quite near, so the festivities have finally started.

We all know that food plays an important role in the celebrations. And for any festival, we all want finger-licking savory snacks to complement the sweet dishes. All Festivities need savory snacks and starters as much as we need sweet dishes. I must say savory snacks are the highlight of every festival — they are the most popular and essential dishes of Diwali too. Believe me, they add much more enthusiasm to any festive spirit. There is nothing quite like an inviting table decorated with a variety of Diwali sweets and snacks.

So I decided to compile some of my favorite Diwali Snacks/Starters recipes. I debated to myself which links would be worthy to be used for an entire post. And then, I went through my Diwali favorites and realized that all these recipes needed to be here on a single post. Yes, all these awesome links needed a single awesome whole collection post.

And I am so excited about all the recipes I have listed here. This list seems a bit long, but it’s AH-MAZING. And you can start by making one dish today and still have plenty left to spread out over the next few days.

So why not make all these days festival days, and have something festive every day till Diwali. Because these savory recipes I am sharing today are so good, that you don’t want to miss any of them.

So let’s get started.

Here is the an amazing compilation of Diwali Savory Snacks Recipes. I hope you will enjoy them as much as I do!

Puff Pastry Cheese and Pesto Swirls

1.) Puff Pastry Cheese and Pesto Swirls

4-Ingredient Cheesy Garlicky Pesto Puff Pastry Swirls are so simple to cook. To make them you need some puff pastry, basil pesto, garlic powder and cheese.

Aloo Poha (Step-By-Step-Video)

2.) Aloo Poha (Step-By-Step-Video)

Aloo Poha or Potato Poha is a popular breakfast/snack recipe in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. This wholesome dish is made with beaten rice.

Aloo Poori Recipe - Puri Sabji - Aloo Ki Rasewali Sabzi

3.) Aloo Poori Recipe - Puri Sabji - Aloo Ki Rasewali Sabzi

Aloo Poori or Puri Sabji is a North Indian breakfast-lunch recipe. Sabji is a spicy potato dish which is served with puffed up, deep fried Indian bread poori.

Apple Rose Mini Tartlets

4.) Apple Rose Mini Tartlets

Apple Rose Mini Tartlets. These are made with lots of soft, juicy and delicious apple slices which are wrapped in sweet-cinnamony, crispy puff pastry sheets.

Baked Garlicky Sweet Potato Chips

5.) Baked Garlicky Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Garlicky Sweet Potato Chips are crispy, sweet-salty, and seasoned chips. A perefect vegan, guilt-free, and gluten-free snack.

Spiced Crispy Baked Masala Potato Wedges

6.) Spiced Crispy Baked Masala Potato Wedges

These simple to make crispy and spicy baked masala coated potato wedges are great snacks. Taste best when natural yogurt gets drizzled over the baked Wedges.

Baked Samosa with Chocolate Tamarind Chutney

7.) Baked Samosa with Chocolate Tamarind Chutney

Baked Samosa with Chocolate Tamarind Chutney. Samosa is stuffed and deep fried snack. It is made from triangular pastry shell with vegetable stuffing.

Baked Tart with Chickpea Curry and Tamarind Chutney

8.) Baked Tart with Chickpea Curry and Tamarind Chutney

Baked Tart with Chickpea Curry and Tamarind Chutney is warm, buttery, crisp, filled with chickpea curry, and comes with the sweet-spicy-fragrant flavors.

Beet Potato Peas Patties

9.) Beet Potato Peas Patties

Beet Potato Peas Patties are delicious, healthy and colorful snacks made with beetroot, boiled potatoes, green peas, spices, and herbs. A perfect light meal.

Samosa Recipe - How to Make Best Samosa

10.) Samosa Recipe - How to Make Best Samosa

Flaky and crispy samosa is a perfect snack or appetizer for anytime of the day. Make your best samosa at home every time with these useful tips and tricks.

Black Chickpea Tuc Cracker Chaat

11.) Black Chickpea Tuc Cracker Chaat

Chickpea Tuc Cracker Chaat is an appetizer made with boiled black chickpeas, onion, tomato, cucumber salad tossed with indian spices and herbs. Great snack.

Bombay Masala Toast - How to Make Masala Toast

12.) Bombay Masala Toast - How to Make Masala Toast

Bombay Masala Toast is a classic, crispy, tasty, and a quick snack, and making this is very easy and simple.

Bombay Vegetable Sandwich Recipe

13.) Bombay Vegetable Sandwich Recipe

Bombay Veg Sandwich is a super quick, easy and healthy sandwich which can be eaten as a snack/brunch. You can even carry it as a picnic or lunch.

Broccoli Beet Crispy Fingers (Croquettes) - Video Recipe

14.) Broccoli Beet Crispy Fingers (Croquettes) - Video Recipe

Broccoli Beet Crispy Fingers or Croquettes are vegan snacks and can also be made gluten-free. A great way to sneak up the vegetables in your child’s diet.

Caramelized Peach Pesto Tart with Blueberries

15.) Caramelized Peach Pesto Tart with Blueberries

Caramelized Peach Pesto Tart is the most divine appetizer ever. They are full of caramelized peaches, pesto, feta cheese with blueberries and pistachio.

Chana Dal Namkeen - Crunchy Split Bengal Gram Snack

16.) Chana Dal Namkeen - Crunchy Split Bengal Gram Snack

Munching on Namkeen (Crispy Savoury Snack) is very common in India. This Chana Dal Namkeen is a crunchy and spicy snack made using soaked Chana Dal.

Chana Dal Cabbage Tikki

17.) Chana Dal Cabbage Tikki

Chana Dal Cabbage Tikki is a healthy and delicious North Indian dish. This is a tea-time Indian snack that can also be served as an appetizer or brunch.

Chana Manipuri – Chana Kanghou

18.) Chana Manipuri – Chana Kanghou

Chana Manipuri (Kanghou) is a very popular street snack in Manipur. Tastes perfect with hot tea and coffee. This is a quick, simple, organic healthy dish.

Cheesy Garlic Pizza Sticks with Figs Mayo Dip

19.) Cheesy Garlic Pizza Sticks with Figs Mayo Dip

These yummy, cheesy, garlicky sticks of goodness are made from the ready made basic pizza base. They make a perfect snack with figs mayo dip and red wine.

Chickpea Curry Stuffed Crispy Bread Cups

20.) Chickpea Curry Stuffed Crispy Bread Cups

Chickpea Curry Stuffed Crispy Bread Cups are wholesome bread delight. They can be served as a snack or as an appetizer before the main meal.

Baked Chopped Bread Cups

21.) Baked Chopped Bread Cups

Baked Chopped Bread Cups are quick snacks made with brown bread, egg, veggies and cheese. These fresh cheesy veggie muffin make a great appetizer or snack.

Chow Mein Stuffed Puffs

22.) Chow Mein Stuffed Puffs

Chow Mein Stuffed Puffs is vegetarian snack recipes. This is perfect for lunch, dinner, or breakfast. Full of veggeis, and kids would love these puffs.

Gobi Pakora – Indian Cauliflower Pakora

23.) Gobi Pakora – Indian Cauliflower Pakora

Classic Spicy Cauliflower Pakoras are easy chickpea flour battered, deep fried flavoured Indian Fritters which are just perfect for rainy and cold weather.

Indian Cheese Corn Toast

24.) Indian Cheese Corn Toast

Corn Cheese Toast for a weekend breakfast is a quick filling recipe, which is simply tasty and quite easy to make.

Crispy Aloo Palak Pakora Recipe - Spinach Potato Fritters

25.) Crispy Aloo Palak Pakora Recipe - Spinach Potato Fritters

Aloo Palak Pakora - Spinach Potato Fritters fritters make a great appetizer, snack, brunch or even breakfast. Serve these crispy snacks with hot tea/coffee.

Crispy Fried Chana Masala - Crunchy Crispy Chickpeas

26.) Crispy Fried Chana Masala - Crunchy Crispy Chickpeas

Crispy Fried Chana Recipe | Crunchy Crispy Chickpeas. Crunchy Chana Masala is a very chatpata (spicy), kurkura (crunchy) North Indian style snack.

Red Cabbage Omelet - Spicy Cabbage Omelet

27.) Red Cabbage Omelet - Spicy Cabbage Omelet

This Red Cabbage Omelet is cooked with eggs, fresh and crunchy red cabbage and onions. This spicy and a bit green omlette is a great way to start a day.

Grilled Cheese Spiced Potato Sandwich

28.) Grilled Cheese Spiced Potato Sandwich

Spiced potato (aloo) sandwiches are one of the most common and delicious Indian sandwiches made with aloo masala or spicy potato filling. Serve as breakfast.

Spongy and Soft Instant Gujarati Khaman Dhokla Recipe

29.) Spongy and Soft Instant Gujarati Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Gujarati Khaman Dhokla in 2 Styles are so soft and spongy. A savory, sweet, tangy and mildly spiced steamed cake is all you need to start a beautiful day.

How To Make Dahi Ke Kabab - Yogurt Kebab

30.) How To Make Dahi Ke Kabab - Yogurt Kebab

Dahi Ke Kabab is a very unique Indian appetizer, starter or snack. These easy and quick kebabs are cooked using hung curd, which is the strained yogurt.

How to make Puri Bhaji - Poori Bhaji - Batata Bhaji Poori

31.) How to make Puri Bhaji - Poori Bhaji - Batata Bhaji Poori

How to make Puri Bhaji. ‘Poori Bhaji’ is a combination of two dishes served together where ‘Poori’ is a puffed up, flaky deep fried Indian bread.

Indian Style Spiced Salad Bruschetta

32.) Indian Style Spiced Salad Bruschetta

Indian Style Spiced Salad Bruschetta has some freshly chopped seasoned vegetables and a topping of mint flavored greek yogurt. A perfect snack for any day.

Instant Oats Rava Dhokla Recipe - Oats Suji Ka Dhokla

33.) Instant Oats Rava Dhokla Recipe - Oats Suji Ka Dhokla

Oats Suji Ka Dhokla is a savory steamed cake recipe that is suitable for breakfast, or teatime snack. It is a healthy and filler dish made with oats and rava.

Instant Onion Rava Dosa

34.) Instant Onion Rava Dosa

Instant Rava dosa is a very famous south Indian crepe recipe prepared with semolina, rice flour, onions and some spices. Serve with chutney or sambar.

Instant Rava Dhokla - Steamed Semolina Snack

35.) Instant Rava Dhokla - Steamed Semolina Snack

Rava Dhokla is a popular healthy, easy, and quick breakfast or snack cooked in almost no oil. This soft and spongy snack is made with semoila and yogurt.

Irresistible Potato Red Cabbage Tikki - Cutlet

36.) Irresistible Potato Red Cabbage Tikki - Cutlet

Irresistible Potato Red Cabbage is a very hearty, healhty, and delicious which can be ready in minutes. This is best served with green chutney and hot tea.

Jaipuri Pyaaz Ki Kachori Recipe - Onion Filled Spicy Snack

37.) Jaipuri Pyaaz Ki Kachori Recipe - Onion Filled Spicy Snack

These crisp, flaky, deep-fried Kachoris stuffed with onion filling are so tasty. Learn to make Jaipuri Pyaaz Ki Kachori recipe with step by step photos.

Jeera Biscuits - Eggless Roasted Cumin Cookies Recipe

38.) Jeera Biscuits - Eggless Roasted Cumin Cookies Recipe

Jeera Biscuits or Cumin Cookies are typical Indian bakery style tea time cookies. Zeera biscuits have a perfect balance of sweet and mildly salty flavors.

Kala Chana Chaat (Sprouts Chaat ) - Black Chickpeas Salad

39.) Kala Chana Chaat (Sprouts Chaat ) - Black Chickpeas Salad

This Kala Chana Chaat is loaded with the combination of deliciousness and good health. This perfectly healthy and nutritious chaat would surely make your day.

Khaman Dhokla Recipe - Instant Soft and Spongy Dhokla

40.) Khaman Dhokla Recipe - Instant Soft and Spongy Dhokla

Learn to make Khaman Dhokla Recipe | How To Make Instant Soft and Spongy Dhokla with step by step video tutorial. Instant Khaman Dhokla is a healthy snack.

Indori Poha Recipe – Beaten Rice Fry Recipe

41.) Indori Poha Recipe – Beaten Rice Fry Recipe

Indori Poha or Indori Pohe is one of the most popular snacks from Indian city Indore. This is served as a breakfast along with sweet jalebis.

Lehsuni Sev - Garlicky Gram Flour Noodles

42.) Lehsuni Sev - Garlicky Gram Flour Noodles

Lehsuni Sev or Garlicky Gram Flour Noodles are crispy fried garlic flavoured snacks. This delicious garlic flavoured sev is best served with a hot cup of tea.

Masala Mathri - Spicy Indian Crackers (Fried and Baked)

43.) Masala Mathri - Spicy Indian Crackers (Fried and Baked)

Masala Mathri are popular North Indian style crispy and spicy fried crackers. They are often made during festivals such as Diwali and Holi.

Masaledar Jau Ki Papdi - Spicy Barley Crackers

44.) Masaledar Jau Ki Papdi - Spicy Barley Crackers

Masaledar jau ki papdi or spicy barley crackers are easy to make and healthy super scrumptious snacks. Make them if you have friends coming over for brunch.

Mix Vegetable Pakora | Video Recipe

45.) Mix Vegetable Pakora | Video Recipe

Mix Veg Pakoras are an easy to make Indian starter or snack or appetizer which are prepared with chickpea flour and spices.

Moong Dal Dhokla

46.) Moong Dal Dhokla

Moong dal dhokla is a savory steamed cake recipe for breakfast or anytime snacks. This soft and spongy moong dal dhokla is cooked with split yellow lentils.

Moong Dal Namkeen - Salted Crunchy Fried Moong Dal Snack

47.) Moong Dal Namkeen - Salted Crunchy Fried Moong Dal Snack

Moong Dal Namkeen | Salted Crunchy Fried Moong Dal Snack.Each spoonful of this festive moong dal namkeen is generously seasoned with salt and pepper.

Nankhatai Recipe - Indian Shortbread Cookies

48.) Nankhatai Recipe - Indian Shortbread Cookies

Nankhatai is a delicious, melt-in-mouth cardamom flavoured eggless Indian shortbread cookie usually serve with tea. Make nankhatai with this video recipe.

Palak Patta Chaat Recipe - Spinach Leaf Fritters

49.) Palak Patta Chaat Recipe - Spinach Leaf Fritters

Palak Patta Chaat is a stunning and delightful appetizer/starter from North India, made with besan coated spinach leaves fritters, yogurt and chutneys.

Complete Pani Puri Recipe - Gol Gappe

50.) Complete Pani Puri Recipe - Gol Gappe

Puri or Gol Gappe is a Indian street food adored by everyone. Here crispy hollow puris are stuffed with various masalas and then dipped in flavorful water.

Peach Bruschetta with Whipped Ricotta and Zucchini

51.) Peach Bruschetta with Whipped Ricotta and Zucchini

This classic bread has a perfectly sweet grilled peaches, whipped ricotta cheese, grilled zucchini, roasted peanuts, balsamic glaze and basil in every bite.

Pineapple Salsa Papadum Cones

52.) Pineapple Salsa Papadum Cones

Pineapple Salsa Papadum Cones are a new Indianized twist to the great spanish salsa. Juicy Pineapple salsa and spicy crispy papads make a great snack.

Bread Pakora Recipe - Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora

53.) Bread Pakora Recipe - Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora

Bread Pakora is a popular street food of North India. This spicy and crispy deep fried snack can be served as an appetizer, brunch, or tea-time snack.

Bread Roll (Video)

54.) Bread Roll (Video)

Bread rolls are crispy Indian snacks where bread is stuffed with potato filling and then deep-fried . Best recipe to make Bread Rolls at home. Serve with tea.

How To Make Punjabi Chole Bhature - Chana Bhatura Recipe

55.) How To Make Punjabi Chole Bhature - Chana Bhatura Recipe

Chole Bhature is one of the tempting and flavorful dishes from Punjabi Cuisine. The union of Chickpea Curry and Fried Flatbreads is known as Chole Bhature.

Quick Masala Murmura

56.) Quick Masala Murmura

Quick Masala Murmura is a simple and spicy Indian snack. This spicy recipe is made with puffed rice, peanuts, onions, tomatoes, lemon juice and some spices.

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada - Potato Stuffed Chili Peppers

57.) Rajasthani Mirchi Vada - Potato Stuffed Chili Peppers

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada is a famous street food of Rajasthan. They are chili peppers stuffed with potato and then dipped in gram flour batter and deep-fried.

Red Cabbage Cauliflower Radish Chickpea Pancake

58.) Red Cabbage Cauliflower Radish Chickpea Pancake

Red Cabbage Cauliflower Radish Chickpea Pancake is a savory pancake, made with awesomely delicious veggies. This makes a wonderful breakfast or snack.

Chakli Recipe – Instant Rice Chakli (Fried + Baked)

59.) Chakli Recipe – Instant Rice Chakli (Fried + Baked)

Instant Rice Chakli Recipe is a popular Indian deep-fried namkeen (savory snack). The crispy texture, and spicy flavors of this Chakli makes it delicious.

Beetroot Kebab Recipe

60.) Beetroot Kebab Recipe

Beetroot Kebab Recipe is packed with goodness, full of yummy flavors, and pan fried. And yes, they taste more delish when paired with beetroot dip.

Rye Crispbread Chaat

61.) Rye Crispbread Chaat

Rye Crispbread Chaat is a twsited version of papdi chaat with potatoes, chickpeas, tamarind chutney, peanut, roasted green chili, and pomegranate arils.

Salty-Sweet Whole Wheat Onion Crackers Recipe

62.) Salty-Sweet Whole Wheat Onion Crackers Recipe

These Salty-Sweet Whole Wheat Onion Crackers are deeply crispy and crunchy that are hard to resist. They are a wonderful tea time snack.

Samosa French Loaf With Coriander Chutney (Video)

63.) Samosa French Loaf With Coriander Chutney (Video)

Want to know how it feels like when you have a combo of Samosa French loaf + Green Chutney? A french loaf stuffed with some spicy samosa filiing is divine.

Baguette Pizza Bites

64.) Baguette Pizza Bites

Baguette Pizza Bites are easy to prepare. Its a classic makeover to the regular pizza, which is simply delicious, and makes a quick handy snack.

Seasoned Sweet Potato Vada Grilled Pita Burger

65.) Seasoned Sweet Potato Vada Grilled Pita Burger

This Grilled Pita Burger is super delicious Indian style burger made with seasoned sweet potato filling, which is dipped in gram flour batter, and pan fried.

Mushroom Tikki – Mushroom Cutlet

66.) Mushroom Tikki – Mushroom Cutlet

Sizzling Mushroom Tikki is a cutlet recipe. Which is prepared with mushroom, onion, potatoes, and some spices. This is a perfect vegetarian snack recipes.

Sooji Toast – Rava Toast Recipe (3 ways)

67.) Sooji Toast – Rava Toast Recipe (3 ways)

Sooji toast (rava toast) is easy to cook breakfast or snack recipe. This crispy toast bread is made with a blend rava or semolina, veggies, yogurt and spices.

Spiced Fenugreek Beet Mathri (Baked)

68.) Spiced Fenugreek Beet Mathri (Baked)

Spiced Fenugreek Beet Baked Mathri (cracker) is a traditional classic North Indian afternoon tea time snack made with all-purpose flour and wheat flour.

Spinach Cheese Puffs

69.) Spinach Cheese Puffs

These delicious appetizers Spinach cheese puffs are stuffed with spinach, cheese, onions, garlic, seasoned with curry powder filling, and baked in oven.

Steamed Vegetable Momos With Spicy Chili Chutney - Dim Sum

70.) Steamed Vegetable Momos With Spicy Chili Chutney - Dim Sum

Learn how to make Steamed Veg Momos or Dim Sum and Spicy Chili Chutney Recipe with step-by-step video instructions. Veg momos recipe is a Tibetan street food.

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Kebabs - Video Recipe

71.) Sweet Potato Pumpkin Kebabs - Video Recipe

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Kebabs are crunchy on the outside, soft, cheesy and nutty in the middle, sweet from the sweet potatoes, pumpkin, spiced from spices.

Tandoori Paneer Tikka (Oven, Tawa, Grill, Panini Maker)

72.) Tandoori Paneer Tikka (Oven, Tawa, Grill, Panini Maker)

Learn to make Restaurant style Tandoori Paneer Tikka recipe with video instructions in 4 ways using oven, pan, grill and panini maker. A perfect appetizer.

Tortilla Poha With Kiwi Peanut Salsa

73.) Tortilla Poha With Kiwi Peanut Salsa

Tortilla Poha With Kiwi Peanut Salsa is an Indo-Mexican inspired bowl where poha is a spicy dish made from tortilla. Pair with Kiwi Peanut Salsa.

Vada Pav Recipe - How To Make Mumbai Vada Pav

74.) Vada Pav Recipe - How To Make Mumbai Vada Pav

This popular street food Vada Pav (Vada Pao / Wada Pav / Wada Pao) is a budget-friendly and gratifying Indian Style Burger from the streets of Mumbai.

Easy Veg Schezwan Noodles Recipe

75.) Easy Veg Schezwan Noodles Recipe

Veg Schezwan Noodles Recipe | How to Make Veg Schezwan Noodles. Learn to make this Veg Schezwan Noodle is a fragrant and appetizing Indo-Chinese dish.

Curry Stuffed Bun

76.) Curry Stuffed Bun

Curry Stuffed Bun is a perfect snack dish made with curry stuffing and pizza dough. These buns are soft and the curry stuffing adds nice texture and taste.

Rajma Tikki – Kidney Beans Cutlets

77.) Rajma Tikki – Kidney Beans Cutlets

Rajma Tikki (cutlets) are delicious snack made with kidney beans, boiled potatoes, crushed bread, and spices. Make at home with step-by-step photo tutorial.


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