It is very important to give a good start to parties with some lip-smacking starters. After all, parties are about food, starters, main course and dessert and more. At the same time, it is important that the party menu is such that the preparations can be done on time. Here is a collection of Vegetarian Starters Recipes that are very appealing and yummy, at the same time easy to cook. Do try them when you host the next party. And believe me, you don’t need to host a party to prepare these dishes, just pamper your family on some weekend with one or more of these dishes.
Chaats can also be a good party starter. Who doesn’t like crunchy potatoes drenched in well-whisked yogurt, topped with spicy green chutney and sweet and tangy tamarind chutney served as aloo chaat? This is many more chaat recipes have been put together here.
Indispensable for the veg starters is the tandoori chutney, make exactly restaurant style green chutney and surprise your guests. You can view the recipe here.
You can plan your party menu by choosing the starters from this collection. We also have a collection of Paneer Gravies which might be helpful in finalizing the party spread.
What are Cheesy Veggie Bites? Crispy bread roundels topped with juicy sweet corn kernels, crunchy onions, and colorful bell peppers, making up for a great party appetizer or kids’ friendly recipe are cheesy veggie bites. Frankly, this recipe was a way to use the bread roundels leftover a...View Recipe
What is Roasted Masala Peanut? Roasted masala peanuts is mildly spiced peanut roasted to make crackling and toothsome. It makes for a nice tea time snack or appetizer and is indispensable for dishes like dabeli and other chaats. The beauty...View Recipe
What is Tandoori Paneer Tikka? Cubes of cottage cheese along with onions and bell peppers marinated in yogurt and spices and other ingredients, grilled to cook, given the tandoori flavor and charred effect without any tandoor, to make India’s most popular appetizer, paneer tikka! The bea...View Recipe
What is cheesy veg disc? An eye-catching preparation which has crispy bread, crunchy vegetables and melt in mouth cheese is cheesy veg disc. These are hit among-st the kids. Even adults relish this lot and therefore I often make it as a party appetizer. This preparation can easily be custo...View Recipe
What is Papad ki Churi? Rajasthani Papad ki Churi is crumbled and crushed crispy papad combined with spicy Bikaneri bhujia (savory snack), crunchy onions and fresh coriander leaves, making it an easy peasy side dish/appetizer. This preparation can be fixed in minutes and can pep up your di...View Recipe
What is khaman chaat? When you eat khaman chaat recipe, your mouth bursts with the tanginess of coriander sauce, the sweetness of tamarind sauce, spiciness of red and green chilies, crunchiness of tempered mustard seeds and curry leaves, freshness of coriander leaves, pomegranate and cocon...View Recipe
What is Soya Kofta? Soya Kofta is a hot and spicy ball made up of soya chunks which have awesome flavors of ginger, garlic, onions, coriander, and green chilies and garam masala. They are basically (without any offense) vegetarian meatballs. They are very flavorful and spicy and make an aw...View Recipe
What is potli samosa? Samosa is a very popular deep fried snack. It is made up of all purpose flour sheets which is stuffed with delicious potato mixture and then fried. In India potli is referred to bag which has a unique shape and style of its own. When the samosas are shaped as potlis, ...View Recipe
What is Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms? Cheesy stuffed mushroom is a delightful appetizer, very simple to make and loved by the ones who may not be fond of mushrooms. Button mushrooms are hollowed to fill in a paneer mixture thereafter coated with a cheesy mix and baked to prepa...View Recipe
What is Veg Pizza Puff? Veg Pizza Puff Recipe is a snack consisting of pastry sheet stuffed with a filling consisting of vegetables, cheese, and sauce. Typically veg. pizza puffs are deep fried but here we will be baking them for a healthier version. These puffs are inspi...View Recipe
What are Healthy Veggie Shots? Assorted vegetables are coated with a simple yet yummy marinade and are baked to make healthy veggie shots. This is a great starter recipe as it allows customization, you can choose any vegetables of your choice. It is pretty simple and fuss-free to make. The...View Recipe
What is Mini Idli Pakora? Idli pakora is totally different pakora from the regular pakoras that we eat. It has an altogether different stuffing of idlis, mini idli!! The coating is not of gram flour but of lentils! That’s not it. These pakoras are non-deep fried. In fact, they have been ...View Recipe
I have used pizza cheese as it melts so easily that it is my favourite choice for Cheese Garlic Bread Recipe. As regards the bread… this basic garlic cheese bread recipe also goes well with brown or multigrain bread. Further you can also add some herbs such as basil or cilantro as per choice...View Recipe
What is Tandoori chutney? Tandoori chutney is a dip that is made using coriander leaves, mint leaves, lemon etc. It has a typical flavor and a different and bright green color. Tandoori chutney is also known as curd/dahi chutney as even y...View Recipe
What is pinwheel samosa? Samosa is a very popular snack in India. A delicious potato stuffing, stuffed in a sheet of all-purpose flour and is deep fried. Samosas have a typical shape. Pinwheel samosas have all of these characteristics exce...View Recipe
What is Mini Pizza Recipe? Mini Pizza is a small and cute pizza. Mini Pizza Recipe makes a great party starter. This recipe is a very basic recipe where no veggies have been used as that makes it very filling. The mini pizzas have a super crunchy base topped with melting cheese makes it ...View Recipe
What is soya Matar Kebab? Kebab is basically a dish made with the meat of mutton or lamb. But we talk vegetarian, so we will be making some veg kebabs having same flavors and texture. Crispy exterior, melt in mouth interior, just as kebabs should be! The recipe uses soya granules and fresh...View Recipe
What is a Mini Burger? The mini burger is a bite-sized burger with a healthy and delicious patty made up of vegetables. It is a cute break from regular burgers. A mini burger is a great option for kids parties because it is a tiny one so w...View Recipe
What is Hara Bhara Kebab? Hara bhara kebab is an absolutely flavoury yet wholesome snack or starter that can be prepared effortlessly. Hara bhara kebab is prepared with spinach, green peas and potatoes and has the flavours of ginger, garlic, green chilli. Hara bhara kebabs can easily be p...View Recipe
What is Masala Papad? Fried papad topped with chopped vegetables seasoned with chaat masala and lemon juice, this simple dish can give nice kick to any simple meal. Generally to make masala papad, papad is deep fried. However in this recipe the papad has been fried in a pan with few drops ...View Recipe
What are Monaco Bites? An absolutely simple snack made with salted biscuits and chopped vegetables and cheese. Monaco bites is a 5 minutes snack recipe and are just so perfect for the hunger pangs or unexpected guests or to please the kid...View Recipe
What is Cheesy Potato Bites? Cheesy potato bites are crispy baby potatoes filled with smooth and melting cheese. Cheesy potatoes are bite-sized snacks (almost) and are therefore loved by the kids. Apart from that cheesy potato are great party appetizers too. Do try this recipe as it is ...View Recipe
What is Pinwheel Samosa Recipe? Pinwheel Samosa recipe is a famous snack recipe which is crispy, crunchy with smooth and melting cheese inside. Cheese pinwheel samosa is a good variation to the regular pinwheel samosa which is ...View Recipe
What is Mini samosa? Samosa is a very popular fried snack. It has lip smacking potato stuffing with flaky and crispy outing. Mini samosa makes a great party starter. Since these are one or two bite samosas, even kids love to have them. Mini samosa recipe deserves a try because it is par...View Recipe
What is Tandoori Aloo Tandoori Aloo is a grilled snack or starter made using baby potatoes. It is spicy and tangy with the flavors of ginger, garlic, mint and fenugreek leaves. It has a sharp flavor of mustard oil that makes it very deliciou...View Recipe
What is bread pizza? Bread pizza is a snack made using vegetables, cheese and tomato ketch up. It is has a crunchy bread as its base with lots of vegetables, Italian seasoning and cheese to add to the flavours. Because of the vegetables, It looks very tempting and colourful. It is sure t...View Recipe
What is Dhungar Technique? A piece of activated coal is placed in the center of the food and when 2 drops of ghee are dropped, it emits a gorgeous smoke which is trapped and thereby infused in the food, this gives a nice tandoori flavor to the dishes, this is the dhungar technique. It can ...View Recipe
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