8 Must Try Bite Size Indian Snacks

8 Must Try Bite Size Indian Snacks


Snacks have a special place in our hearts and memories. They're not just about quelling hunger; they're about connection, nostalgia, and the joy of sharing. Remember those evenings after school or college when your hands automatically reached for the snack box? Or when your elders would whip up something quick for you to munch on as you dashed off to classes or to play with friends? 

And let's not forget the parties! During our childhood, birthdays were the only parties we really celebrated. No birthday bash was complete without a spread of delectable snacks like samosas and cutlets. That was an era, and to bring those kinds of sweet memories back, here are eight quick bite-size Indian snacks that are sure to be a hit at any party, not just birthday celebrations.

8 Bite Size Indian Snacks 

1. Chicken 65:

Chicken 65

Ah, Chicken 65, the star of every snack platter! Its spicy kick and crispy exterior make it impossible to resist. It's the perfect way to start any gathering with a burst of flavour. Are you ready to handle the heat? Try our Madras 65 recipe mix and make both the party and the dish a hit! Shop now at shop.cookdtv.com or on the Cookd App.

2. Fried Veggies:

Who said veggies have to be boring? Fried Veggies are here to change the game! Fried veggies are here to change the game! Serve them with a sauce on the side, and watch as they quickly disappear from the plate. Who knew veggies could be this exciting? To add an extra crunch and flavour, try making them with our Fried Chicken Kit!

3. Kutti Samosa:

Kutti Samosa

How can we proceed without mentioning Kutti Samosas, the tiny temptations? Perfect for a quick bite, they're sure to be a hit with both the young and the young at heart. Can you stop at just one?

4. Dhokla:

Dhokla, the light and fluffy snack, will definitely brighten up your day. This steamed Gujarati favourite has a perfect balance of very mild sweetness and savouriness. Topped with a sprinkle of mustard seeds, grated coconut and green chillies, it's a soft, spongy treat that's hard to resist.

5. Punugulu:


 Punugulu are little balls of joy that will make you smile with every bite. Made from leftover idli or dosa batter, these crispy treats are a hit in Andhra Pradesh. Served with coconut chutney, they're a snack you won't be able to get enough of. Check out the recipe video here: Punugulu!

6. Kuzhi Paniyaram:

Kuzhi Paniyaram

Made in a special paniyaram kadai, these fluffy treats can be sweet or savoury and are often served with chutney. They're perfect for any time of day, a hit for breakfast, and have flavours that melt in your mouth. So, are you ready to make some Paniyaram? Here’s our recipe video!

7. Kozhukattai: 


Kozhukattai is a party favourite, adding a traditional twist to your snack spread. These dumplings are a hit at gatherings, offering a unique flavour that stands out among the usual party fare. They're a delightful way to introduce guests to a taste of tradition while keeping the festive spirit alive. Discover how to make it - watch the recipe video!

8. Pakoda:

Pakodas are the ultimate party snack, perfect for any celebration. They're easy to make in large batches and are always a hit with guests. Can you resist the temptation? Click here to view the recipe!

These snacks are not just for parties; they're also great for an evening snack or as munchies for a long drive. Whether you're hosting a gathering, enjoying a quiet evening, or hitting the road, these treats are sure to add a burst of flavour to your moments. So go ahead, try these delightful snacks and make every occasion a little more special!


1. What are bite-sized snacks?

Bite-sized snacks are small, easily consumable portions of food.

2. What is the famous Indian snack?

The famous Indian snack is samosa.

3. What is the best evening snack?

The best evening snack is subjective, but sundal, fruits and nuts are often recommended.

4. Which is the healthy Indian snack?

A healthy Indian snack is roasted channa (chickpeas).

5. Which Indian snacks can be eaten cold?

Indian snacks that can be eaten cold include dahi vada and bhel puri.