Every family likes to gorge upon tasty snack recipes either at tea time or in between meals. Everyone wants to try his hand at newer varieties of snacks to make that tea time all the more interesting.
The best way to come up with exciting snack recipes is to either try a variety of staple snacks or try to discover new types through books or through the internet. Here are some easy to make snacks that are not very time consuming also.
Ideas for Snack Recipes
Grilled tofu or cottage cheese cubes are high protein snacks that can be served to appease your guests or family. To prepare these, marinate the tofu cubes or the cottage cheese cubes with ginger and garlic paste, salt, pepper, chili flakes, fresh cream and hung curd. Chop chunks of yellow bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes and dip them in the marinade. Let it stay for 20 minutes and then arrange the vegetables and the tofu or cottage cheese alternately on long skewers. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celsius and grill the skewers for 20 minutes or till done. Remember to brush the skewers with some olive oil. Serve hot with a tangy dip!
Flavored yogurt is a great snacking option considering that it’s tasty, refreshing, and healthy at the same time. To prepare this snack you need to select a fruit that will render its flavor to the yogurt. A fruit like strawberry or mango makes for tasty flavored yogurt. Take out the pulp of the chosen fruit and deseed it. Now churn the pulp to make a smoothie-like consistency. Now add the yogurt and churn for just 10 seconds. Taste it and if need be then add a little castor sugar. Serve chilled!
Fried potato is one of the fancy-looking snack recipes that can be aptly placed in the party menu at your place. To prepare these, cut potato fingers and fry them. Keep them aside. Now put some butter in a frying pan and add a pinch of sesame seeds. Now add chopped spring onion and garlic cloves and red bell peppers. Without cooking the vegetables too much, add the potato fingers. Add seasonings and sauces like tomato salsa, soya sauce, and a little vinegar. Add salt and pepper and top it up with plentiful of oregano. Garnish it with fresh parsley leaves and serve hot.
Another simple snack choice can be a fruity mix which can be made by cutting various fruits and adding some sugar and cream to them. A healthier version can be one where the fruits are tossed in and some lemon juice and salt are added to it. Such tasty snacks are wonderful in between meals.
Many more such snacks can be tried at home within no time and with only little effort. Try some out of the box variations to cook something interesting for your family. Take clues from such easy snack recipes or come up with something truly authentic.