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30 Snack Recipes You Can Make In Under 10 Minutes - April, 2024

By Trishi Dhingra

Updated - April 15, 2024 26 min read

Busy day, midnight cravings or guests coming over, one meal to embrace all. You see, snacks are universal. You visit any country, city, household and there will be snacks to satiate your hunger. If you ask me, small portions of food spread over twelve hours a day is much better than binge eating the entire pantry in a single go. And don't even get me started on the sheer variety. There's something for every occasion, every time of the day and every heart. 


Now, the good news. There are a lot of delicious snacks that takes only 10 minutes. Lucky for you, here's a list of a whole bunch of quick snacks you can make in that time limit. Bon appetite!


Quick Indian Easy Snacks


1. Aloo Chaat

Medley of Indian spices on the most humble vegetable of all time, potato. Aloo chaat is a nifty snack that can be prepared in less than 10 minutes. Make this tangy Indian snack at home for a good time. 


Image Courtesy: Dassana's Veg Recipes



  • 250 gms Potato

For Chaat:

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli
  • 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • Black salt/white salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 green chilli (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp sweet tamarind chutney
  • 1 to 2 tsp lemon juice



  • Peel and dice the potato in small finger-sized pieces. 
  • Fry them under medium-low heat until golden brown. 
  • Toss them in a bowl and add all the ingredients listed above under "For Chaat". 
  • Give the mix a nice stir and serve hot. 




2. Dahi Puri

Pani puri with the "pani" that splatters is another great idea for a quick snack. Super easy to make and once prepped, ingredients can be used over and over again until your heart is fulfilled. 


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  • 8 Puris (Gol Gappa)
  • 1/2 cup boiled & chopped potatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 & 1/2 tbsp tamarind chutney
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp green chutney
  • 1/2 tsp garlic chutney (optional)
  • 1/2 cup beaten curd
  • 1/4 cup sev 
  • Chopped coriander to garnish



  • Break open the puris and add 1 tbsp chopped and boiled potatoes and 1/2 tbsp chopped onions to each of them.
  • Drizzle 1 tsp tamarin chutney, 1/2 tsp green chutney and 1/4 tsp garlic chutney over it.
  • Pour 1 tbsp curd and sprinkle some sev and coriander leaves on each puri. Voila, your dahi puris are ready to eat. 




3. Paneer Pakoras

Any paneer dish is always a great grub. This quick Indian snack recipe doesn't take more than 10 minutes but the effects last for a lifetime. It's also a good conversation starter for when guests are over.


Image Courtesy: Dassana's Veg Recipes



  • 150 grams of paneer cut into squares
  • 1 cup besan
  • 1 pinch turmeric powder
  • 1 to 2 pinches of red chilli powder or cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 to 2 pinches of garam masala powder
  • 1 pinch asafetida (hing)
  • salt as required
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cup water
  • Ghee/oil to fry



  • Take a bowl and add 1 cup besan.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, carom seeds, garam masala, hing and salt as per the instructions.
  • Give it a proper whisk and start pouring water in parts.
  • Now follow the mix and cut technique to make a slightly thick batter.
  • Heat a pan and add around 1-2 cups of ghee/oil. Wait till it's hot.
  • Now set the flame to medium, dip diced paneer pieces in the batter and unleash them in the hot ghee/oil.
  • Let it turn golden brown and crispy. Serve hot with green/red/both chutneys. 




4. Bhel Puri

I've seen my dad fix a delish plate of bhel puri every time he is craving spicy street food. You can add almost anything and it still tastes like a warm hug. 


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  • 2 cup murmura / puffed rice
  • 1/2 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 potato / aloo (boiled & cubed)
  • 3 papdi (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp mixture
  • 2 tbsp fried peanuts
  • 2 tbsp tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp tamarind chutney
  • 2 tbsp green chutney
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp sev
  • 1 tsp coriander



  • In a large mixing bowl take 2 cups murmura.
  • Add 1/2 onion, 1/2 potato, 3 crushed papdi, 3 tbsp mixture and 2 tbsp fried peanuts.
  • Also add 2 tbsp tomato, 1/2 tsp chaat masala, 1/4 tsp chilli powder and 1/4 tsp salt.
  • Mix well to make sure the spices are combined well.
  • Further add 3 tbsp tamarind chutney, 2 tbsp green chutney and 1 tsp lemon juice.
  • Add 2 tbsp sev and give a mix.
  • Finally, enjoy bhel puri topped with a few crushed papdi and garnished with onion, coriander.




5. Poha

Originally a breakfast dish, Poha is also a delectable Indian snack that can be cooked in 10 minutes. But the best part about this recipe is - as soon as you get the hang of it, you can prep and eat it under those 10 mins. 


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  • 1½ cup poha/flattened rice
  • 1 onion medium
  • 12-14 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilli
  • ¼ cup raw peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon mustard/rai seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric/haldi powder
  • 2 tablespoons refined oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing
  • salt to taste



  • In a sieve add poha and rinse it thoroughly with water. Add some sugar and gently give it a mix.
  • Let the poha rest for some time, till we prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • In a pan over medium flame, add raw peanuts and dry roast them for 3-4 minutes or until it turns aromatic and gets a light golden colour.
  • Transfer the peanuts to a bowl and in the same pan add oil and once it turns hot add the mustard seeds and once they pop add chopped onions and saute them for a minute.
  • Now add some curry leave and saute for another 2-3 minutes or until the onions get a light golden colour.
  • Add turmeric and cook for a minute. Finally, add the roasted peanuts and bloomed poha and gently give it a mix. Don’t over mix else the poha might break.
  • Cover it with a lid and cook for 2 minutes on low-medium flame.
  • Once done, top it with some fresh coriander and lemon juice and serve hot.




Quick Healthy Snack Recipes


6. Instant Oats Dosa

Healthy, delicious and instant, oats dosa is a nutritious snack that is not only good for your gut, it's also filling. 


Image Courtesy: Dassana's Veg Recipes



  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup Rava (sooji or cream of wheat or semolina)
  • 1/2cup Curd (yoghurt)
  • 1/4cup finely chopped onion or 1 small onion - finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 to 1.5 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 7 to 8 curry leaves - finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper - crushed in a mortar-pestle
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon grated coconut optional
  • 1.25 cups water or add as required
  • Salt as required
  • Oil or ghee or butter for preparing dosa



  • Grind the cooking oats in fine flour and add 1/4 cup rice flour, 1/4 cup rava/sooji, 1/2 cup fresh curd and 1 cup water.
  • Stir and mix to a smooth consistency without any lumps.
  • Add finely chopped onion, finely chopped ginger, finely chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves, finely chopped as instructed.
  • Stir very well again and then add tsp cumin seeds, black pepper, crushed in a mortar-pestle, salt as instructed. Stir again.
  • On a medium flame heat a non-stick pan and drizzle 1/2 tsp of oil and spread.
  • Stir the batter, take a ladle full of batter and pour it from the circumference to the centre. 
  • Once the base becomes crisp and golden, flip and cook the other side. 
  • Serve hot with coconut or green chutney and enjoy!



7. Watermelon Olive & Feta Salad

Here's a fruit turned into a delectable summer salad you can have around the clock. It will hydrate your body and keep unhealthy ingredients at bay. It's a quick healthy snack that takes only 10 minutes to get ready. 


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  • 1 medium watermelon
  • 8-10 pitted black olives
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (for dressing)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of crushed black peppercorns
  • 6-7 fresh oregano sprigs
  • Chopped 6-7 fresh parsley sprigs
  • Chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil



  • Cut the watermelon into half and scoop out balls using a melon scooper.
  • To make the dressing, mix lemon juice, salt, crushed black pepper, oregano and parsley. Now whisk.
  • Then add the olive oil and whisk again.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the melon balls, mint leaves, olives and the dressing and mix well.
  • Transfer the dressing to a serving bowl and crumble the feta cheese on top. Serve immediately.




8. Coconut Logs

A 2-ingredient snack that requires just 10 minutes out of your day and offers health benefits and taste until it lasts. Serve them as a quick dessert after dinner. 


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  • 1/2 cup dates pitted
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut



  • Place ingredients in a blender and blend until the two ingredients have combined.
  • Roll into approximately 6 logs and enjoy straight away or store them in the fridge.




9. Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Peanut butter and oatmeal. Tell me another combination that is both tasty and healthy? I'll wait! 


Image Courtesy: by Kathy Patalsky



  • 1/8 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Old-Fashioned Oats
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter
  • 2 Teaspoon Grounded Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey 



  • Boil water and salt in a saucepan
  • Add the oats and stir in
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame
  • Transfer to a bowl and add peanut butter, cinnamon and honey




10. Apple Moons

Love apples? These crescent apples with peanut butter and the goodness of granola will take you to the moon. And don't worry about the weight. It's a quick healthy snack that takes only 10 minutes. 


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  • 1-2 apples
  • Peanut butter
  • Loose granola



  • Cut apple into crescent slices.
  • Spread peanut butter on the exposed side. 
  • Press the slices against the loose granola, freeze for 4-5 mins and serve. 




11. Egg In Hole

For everyone who likes their eggs sunnyside up with toasted bread, this quick egg recipe will come in handy. It's time to combine the entire meal into one and recreate eggs. Say hello to "egg in a hole". 


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  • 1 Egg
  • A single piece of bread
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Coriander to sprinkle



  • In a piece of bread, punch a hole using a cup.
  • On a non-stick pan, spread some butter and let the bread toast. 
  • Crack the egg in the hole, add salt, chilli powder and black pepper on it as instructed. 
  • Let it cook. Once done, sprinkle some coriander leaves and serve hot. 



Quick Evening Snacks at Home


12. Grilled Sandwich

The time of the day when hankering for something light and tasty comes up, the solution is a scrumptious grilled sandwich. Now the great thing about grilled sandwiches is, you can fill this up with as many veggies, chicken fillings, sauces and cheese you want to and still tastes comfortably delicious. 


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  • Slice the veggies in round slices.
  • Trim the bread from all sides and apply butter on one bread, then apply the green chutney all over.
  • Place the cucumber, tomato, onion slices over the bread slice along with the potato slice.
  • Sprinkle salt over the veggies along with chaat masala. Spread the grated cheese over it and cover this slice with the other slice.
  • Grill the sandwich for around 2-3 minutes. Once done, cut into pieces and serve hot. 




13. Ramly Burger

Try not to judge the dish by its name because you are about to witness something remarkable. Once smitten by Ramly burger, there's no going back. A real gem in the cooking world and heaven-made for clumsy chefs like myself.

Sidebar: This dish is a good idea if you have some left-over chicken from last night or able to arrange a shredded one from the nearest store.


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  • Bread/Buns
  • Minced chicken or Soy chunks
  • Cream & Mayonnaise
  • Spices( Salt, pepper, garam masala, chicken masala)
  • Corriander to garnish
  • Eggs



  • Crack those eggs and make a nice hash-brown omelette.
  • While it cooks, place shredded chicken or soaked soya chunks.
  • Add cream, 1/2 tbsp of mayonnaise (optional) and spices. Mix it well.
  • Now that your omelette is ready, toast your bread/buns until brown.
  • Pick the omelette and carefully place it on the toasted bread/bun. Add the filling to the bed and fold the omelette to cover the filling.
  • Place another bread/bun on top and it's ready to rock your world.




14. Cheesy Italiano Maggi

When the heart craves all sorts of creamy delicacies from around the world, fixing up this basic Maggi with an Italian twist should be your go-to solution. Make sure there's enough cheese for everyone. 


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  • Maggi double pack
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated Garlic
  • 1 cup Chopped Veggies (capsicum, bell peppers, onion)
  • 1-2 tablespoon Cheese spread
  • Chopped Basil leaves



  • In a non-stick pan heat the oil and fry the grated garlic for a minute and add basil leaves.
  • Toss in the chopped veggies and cook until tender. 
  • Turn off the flame and drop off the cheese spread in the sauteed vegetables. Mix well and keep aside.
  • Make your regular Maggi noodles as per the instructions on the packet. Once done, pour the Italian twist from step 4 in the well-cooked Maggi. 
  • Garnish with basil leaves and serve hot




15. Malai Paneer Chilli Flake Balls

This quick evening snack recipe is easy as they make them. Our grocery staple cottage cheese is smushed into a ball and adorned with spicy red chilli flakes to bring out a hot evening snack. It's a great kitchen hack you can use for an impromptu get together. 


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  • 1/4 cup crumbled malai paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 2 tbsp dry red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp salt



  • Combine paneer and salt on a plate, and knead well to form a dough. 
  • Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll each portion into a ball.
  • Now roll them into dry chilli flakes until covered. 
  • Serve immediately along with some mint dip.




16. Bread Pizza

The goodness of pizza on a slice of bread. This quick evening snack reminds me of my childhood. It was my mother's go-to quick recipe and now mine too. 


Image Courtesy: Dassana's Veg Recipe



  • 3 slice bread (white or brown)
  • Pizza sauce
  • Capsicum (sliced)
  • Tomato (sliced)
  • Onion (sliced)
  • Sweet corn
  • Olives (sliced)
  • Jalapeno (sliced)
  • Mozzarella cheese (grated)
  • Chilli flakes
  • Mixed herbs
  • butter (for toasting)



  • Take a bread slice and spread 2 tsp of prepared pizza sauce.
  • Top with a few capsicum, tomato, onion, sweet corn, olives and jalapeno.
  • Also, spread a generous amount of mozzarella cheese. 
  • Now sprinkle, chilli flakes and mixed herbs.
  • Place the bread slice over Tawa brushed with butter.
  • Cover and cook for 2 minutes on low to medium flame until the cheese melts.
  • Finally, enjoy bread pizza sliced in half.



Quick Tea-Time Snack Recipes at home


17. Crispy Corn

Your chai needs a buddy. And what's better than a bowl full of crispy sweet corns, right? They're super delicious, quick to fix and great for people who like their snacks zesty. 


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  • 2 cup sweet corn
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour/corn starch
  • 2 tbsp All-Purpose Flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper Powder to taste
  • Peri-Peri seasoning to taste
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped_
  • Oil for deep frying



  • Place sweet corns in the microwave and cook for 1 min. Drain the corn completely.
  • Add salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Add in all the flour and toss gently.
  • Place it into a fine-mesh sieve and shake so the excess flour is gone.
  • Heat oil for deep frying till super hot.
  • Drop the corn into the oil. Fry till super crispy and golden. Around 3 to 4 mins. Drain it in a sieve.
  • Now add in seasoning, lemon juice, onion, coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve immediately




18. Bread Masala

It's a classic leftover bread recipe. Being a Punjabi I've learnt to make do with stuff I have in my panty. But to my surprise, this turned out pretty darn great. 


Image Courtesy: Dassana's Veg Recipes



  • 5 slice bread (white/brown)
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 chilli (slit)
  • 2 tbsp spring onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 carrot (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp cabbage (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 2 tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp pav bhaji masala
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce



  • In a large Kadai heat butter and saute clove garlic, chilli, tbsp spring onion and onion as per instructions.
  • Add vegetables, 2 tomatoes and 1/4 tsp salt. Saute well.
  • Add 1 tsp pav bhaji masala and 1/4 tsp salt. Saute well.
  • Furthermore, add 2 tbsp of tomato sauce and mix well.
  • Now add bread pieces and mix gently.
  • Finally, add coriander leaves and serve bread masala with hot chai.




19. Bread Fritters

Fire up your gas stove for some yummy bread fritters. This recipe takes only 10 minutes which allows you to spend the rest of your day eating. 


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  • 10 leftover bread slices
  • 1/4 cup curds (dahi)
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for greasing & deep-frying
  • Green chutney & Tomato ketchup 



  • Remove the crust of the bread slices and crumble them into small pieces with your fingers and put them in a deep bowl.
  • Add the curds and mix very well using your fingers.
  • Add the carrot, besan, green chilli paste, coriander and salt and mix well.
  • Add approx. 1/4 cup of water and mix well or till the mixture binds well.
  • Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions.
  • Grease your palms with a little oil and shape a portion into a round ball in between your palms. Press it lightly in the centre to form a slight depression and put in hot oil in a deep non-stick kadhai.
  • Shape 3 more portions and put them in the oil and deep-fry all 4 at a time in a batch on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  • Repeat step 6 to make 12 more balls in 3 more batches. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside. Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.




20. Carrot Pinwheels

Rich in vitamin A and taste, carrot pinwheel is the perfect snack for evening hunger pangs or midnight cravings. Kids love it and adults love making it. 


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  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup cheese spread
  • 2 tsp finely chopped celery
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
  • 6 fresh bread slices



  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, except the bread slices, and mix well.
  • Divide this topping into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  • Trim the edges of each of the bread slice and roll them out thinly using a rolling pin.
  • Place a rolled bread slice on a dry, flat surface and spread a portion of the topping evenly over it.
  • Carefully lift one end of the bread slice and roll it up tightly till the other end to make a roll.
  • Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 5 more pinwheels.
  • Cut each pinwheel into 2 equal portions diagonally. Serve immediately.




21. Microwave Potato Chips

Store-bought chips might be great but homemade microwave chips are healthy and delicious. Pair it with garlic or mint dip and you'll be golden. 


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  • 1 Potato
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil



  • On a cutting board, slice the potato into 3 mm slices.
  • Dry the potato slices with a paper towel until there is no more moisture.
  • Transfer the sliced potatoes to a bowl and coat in olive oil.
  • Wipe down a large flat microwavable-safe plate with olive oil to prevent the chips from sticking.
  • Place the chips on the plate in an even layer and sprinkle with salt.
  • Microwave the chips on high for 6-7 minutes or until the chips just start to brown. When the chips develop some colour, remove them from the microwave and slowly peel them from the plate.
  • Repeat this process until all the potato slices are cooked and enjoy!



Quick Movie Snacks at home


22. Cheesy Nachos

Watching a movie without snacks? Here's a quick movie snack recipe that'll work out pretty well for you. I mean, what's not to like? Nachos, cheese, salsa sauce. Make your movie night an unforgettable Mexican fiesta with these cheesy nachos recipe. 


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  • 5  bag tortilla chips
  • 500 gm cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped canned green chillies
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup salsa



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lay tortilla chips on a cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle chillies and onion over chips. Drop salsa by small spoonfuls over chips. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • Bake for about 5 minutes until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately.




23. Mini Pepparoni Pizzas

Mini pizzas are not only cute, but it's also delicious and really simple to make. However, the best part is, you can have loads of them. This one particularly is pepperoni but you can change the toppings in any way you like. 


Image Courtesy: Barbara Bakes



  • Mini pizzas
  • Pizza sauce
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pepperonis for topping
  • Basil leaves



  • Place mini pizza bread on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Place a tablespoon of pizza sauce into the centre of each mini pizza.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the sauce on each tortilla round.
  • Top each pizza with mini pepperoni rounds and fresh basil if using.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and starting to brown and the crust edge is browned and crisp.




24. Nutella Popcorn

Classic popcorn made better with Nutella. If there's a perfect movie snack that exists, this is it. The recipe is really simple and you'll love it.


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  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 150 gm chocolate (milk chocolate)
  • Approx. 1/2 cup of Nutella
  • 1 cup Of popcorn
  • 1 tbsp Of Milk 



  • In a saucepan melt chocolate.
  • Add Nutella, vanilla and milk.-
  • Cook Popcorn until they pop.
  • When cooked, add the Nutella and mix. Serve hot and chocolatey!




25. Salsamole & Doritos

Two of the most loved dips combined into one. Salsa plus guacamole is next to heaven. Be it a movie date, binge sessions or a solo party, this dip paired with store-bought Doritos will work like wonder.


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  • Bag of Tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup salsa sauce
  • 2 smashed avocados
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste



  • In a bowl add 1/2 cup salsa sauce, 2 smashed avocados, salt and mix. 
  • Now add 2 tbsp lime juice and 2 tbsp chopped cilantro. Mix well. 
  • Dip your tortilla chips in the dip and have fun.




Quick Sweet Snack Recipes


26. Mug Chocolate Cake

If chocolates are certified mood boosters then imagine what a well-baked easy-to-make chocolate cake would do to you? I understand that this isn't the most healthy option but it is the only way we can keep working from home without breaking down.


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  • 3 tablespoon Flour
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • Chocolate chunks



  • Take a microwave-safe mug and add flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and with the help of a fork mix it well.
  • Now add milk, vanilla essence and oil in the mixture and stir well. Make a smooth batter out of it.
  • Add a few chocolate chunks and stir the batter.
  • Micro heat the batter for 1 minute but do keep an eye on it.
  • Garnish the outcome with powdered sugar and/or chocolate syrup and the cake is ready.



27. Banana Chocolate French Toast

Sweet dish, snack and a brunch dish, banana chocolate french toast is everything you were looking for. It's tasty, super quick and your friends will love you if you cook them this treat after a long night of drinking. The best thing... you can eat it straight outta the mug


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  • 1 slice bread
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • Banana (sliced)
  • Chocolate chip (to taste)

For Topping

  • Whipped cream (to taste)
  • Chocolate syrup (to taste)



  • Slice bread into cubes.
  • In a bowl, add egg, milk, and cocoa powder, and mix.
  • In a microwave-safe mug, place half of the cubed bread and desired amount of bananas and chocolate chips.
  • Place the rest of the bread and fix-ins and pour the egg mixture into the mug.
  • Microwave for 1½ minutes or until the egg is fully cooked.
  • Top it off with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.
  • Enjoy!




28. Coconut Barfi

Just when you thought there is nothing new with Barfi, Coconut Burfi made its grand entrance sweeping every sweetmeat lover, like you off their feet. A 10-minute recipe that'll keep you sugar-positive all through the day. And if you dig the texture of coconut in your food, this Indian dessert will be the hardest to resist. 


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  • 2 fresh coconut
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • Pistachios 
  • Green cardamoms powder
  • 2 to 3 tbsp ghee 



  • Take 2 fresh coconuts, remove the hair of coconuts and use the dry coconut. Peel it, remove the black portion of coconut using a knife. Wash it once and grate it.
  • Grind and prepare the coarsely ground powder of these for 5 to 10 seconds.
  • Preheat the pan along with 2 tbsp of Ghee and melt it.
  • Add 2 cups of desiccated coconuts and roast while continuously stirring it on the medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add the condensed milk and cook while continuously stirring until it reaches a thick consistency.
  • The mixture appears thick so add cardamom powder in it and mix it properly.
  • Switch off the flame and set it.
  • Spread some ghee on a plate to make it greasy, add the mixture to a plate and spread the mixture evenly.
  • Garnish it with the chopped pistachios and press to fix them.
  • Mark the cutting areas over it according to your desired size.
  • Leave the barfi to set and then separate the pieces. 
  • The barfi has set and it has cooled down also. 15- Heat the plate for 5 to 10 seconds from the bottom so that pieces can be removed easily.
  • The fresh coconut barfi is ready to serve.




29. Dark Chocolate Banana Bite

Healthy, sweet and easy to make! Dark chocolate banana bite is a better version of the milk chocolate recipe and tastes almost the same. The sweetness is provided by the banana and the kick is all about the crunch of the almond.


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  • 2 cut-up frozen bananas
  • 100-200 gms dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Chopped almonds



  • Grease a hot pan with some butter and throw the dark chocolate in. 
  • Let it melt and add 2 tbsp milk.
  • Now dip cut up frozen bananas in the melted chocolate. Repeat for other slices. 
  • Sprinkle some chopped almonds and freeze for 10 mins. Have fun!




30. Fruit Cream

If you are Indian enough, this dessert has been a real quick fix of your sweet urges since childhood. If not anything, our moms always had this fruity goodness into her back pocket in case we go out of our mind as a child. Now that you are all grown up and need a break from the monotony of hogging delicious summer fruits, a fruit cream will hit the right spot. And the good news is... it's a bake-free dessert


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  • 1 tetra pack of Fresh Cream
  • 2 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • Fruits of your choice
  • Crushed almonds and walnuts



  • Dice your favourite fruits real nice and collect them in a bowl.
  • Use apples, bananas, strawberry, grapes, oranges, etc. for the same.
  • Empty the fresh cream pack in the bowl and add powdered sugar according to your taste.
  • Mix the ingredients thoroughly until evenly distributed among the fruits. Keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 mins.
  • Garnish the treat with crushed nuts and serve cold. 


Side tip: You can use fruits like orange, banana, strawberry and make a chocolate dip recipe if what you crave is something chocolatey. 



Say yes to these quick snack recipes that take under 10 minutes!


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