7 Easy Indian Snack Recipes To Wow At Your Next House Party

Hosting a house party can be an incredibly stressful experience. Between cleaning your home, making sure your guests are comfortable, and providing the perfect entertainment, it can be difficult to think about the menu. However, having a great selection of snacks can be a weight off your mind, especially if you're serving alcohol.

In India, it's common to snack while drinking because it helps balance the flavours and provides a satisfying crunch to go along with your drink. Whether you're enjoying a cold beer or a spicy cocktail, a good snack can help enhance the experience.

Here are 7 Indian-inspired ideas to serve at your next house party:

Tandoori chicken skewers: 

A classic Indian dish, tandoori chicken is marinated in yoghurt and spices, then grilled to perfection. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and skewer them for easy serving. Add a touch of modernity by pairing them with a mint yoghurt dip or a spicy tomato chutney.

Butter chicken sliders: 

Butter chicken is a favourite Indian dish that's creamy, flavorful, and pairs perfectly with bread. To make butter chicken sliders, serve the butter chicken on mini brioche buns, topped with crispy onions and fresh cilantro.

Kebab rolls: 

Mutton kebabs are a popular Indian dish that can be easily turned into a modern snack. To make lamb kebab rolls, cook the mutton on skewers and serve it with a variety of sauces, including mint chutney and sweet chilli sauce. Wrap it in a flatbread for a portable snack.

Paneer tikka bites: 

Paneer is a popular cheese used in Indian cuisine that's perfect for grilling. Cut the paneer into bite-sized pieces and marinate it in a mixture of spices and yoghurt. Grill until slightly charred and serve with sweet and tangy tamarind chutney.

Aloo tikki sliders: 

Aloo tikki is a popular Indian street food made with mashed potatoes, peas, and spices. To make aloo tikki sliders, serve the tikki on mini burger buns with a spicy tomato sauce and a refreshing cucumber yoghurt dip.

Chicken tikka nachos:

Chicken tikka is a classic dish that can be used to create a fusion snack. Layer crispy tortilla chips with chicken tikka, melted cheese, and diced onions and tomatoes. Top it with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.

Samosa bites: 

Samosas are a classic Indian snack that can be turned into modern bites. Fill wonton wrappers with spiced potato and peas mixture and deep-fry until golden brown. Serve with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce for a modern twist.