7 Best Non-Vegetarian Snacks To Enjoy This Winter Season
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Winter evenings are typically spent nosing around with a plate full of warm snacks and a steaming cup of tea. Snacks that fulfil all your cravings and don't leave you hungry are the greatest. Protein-packed meaty snacks seem like substantial eats to include for teatime snacks.

Try these hearty, satisfying homemade non-vegetarian winter snacks to keep you going instead of overindulging in fatty or sugary foods since your body needs more during those chilly days to stay warm. Enjoy the remainder of the winter season by making these simple, meat-based snacks. They are so good that you will keep coming back for more.

Oat-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Oat-crusted chicken tenders are flavorful chicken tenders coated in the deliciousness of ground oats and deep-fried to a crispy finish. They are ideal for snacking on game or movie evenings with family.

Simply cover the chicken strips with oats, pepper, garlic powder, and herbs after dipping them in ginger, garlic, and green chilli paste before introducing them to hot oil to deep-fry until they turn crispy and brown. Transfer them onto a cooling rack or paper towel-laden tray to drain the oil and pair them with tomato ketchup before serving.

Sharabi Chicken Tikka

The name of this dish is "sharabi chicken tikka." Seems intriguing? It's translated as 'drunk' chicken tikka (sharabi in Hindi), and it's cooked with whisky and rum, which adds a smoky taste to your palette. This dish uses spices like red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, kasuri methi, and garam masala, along with lemon juice and curd, to make itself flavourful.

You're very wrong if you believed that sharabi chicken tikka would get you drunk. Although it contains alcohol, heating it just imparts a smoky taste. Thus, you may enjoy sharabi chicken tikka at home or gatherings without worrying about becoming wasted.

Prawn Pakoras

Some regions of India have prawn fritters, often referred to as prawn pakora, as a street snack. These crispy, deep-fried shrimps are great as an appetiser or a teatime snack. A hot chutney or sauce is typically served with them. The prawns can be batter-coated and deep-fried or they can be marinade-coated and baked or grilled in an oven. They are very easy to prepare and come together quickly. 

Chettinad Fish Fry

This fish fry dish, a delicacy from the Chettinad district of Tamil Nadu, has a distinctive touch thanks to the variety of delicious spices used for marinating. The fish fry is flavoured with garlic, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, chilly powder, ground coriander, turmeric, and fennel seeds. The delicious Chettinad spices in this meal make it tastier and drier than other fish fry recipes. It is crispy, spicy, and a delicious snack to go with your evening tea.


A croquette stuffed with minced beef, kromesky, is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. It's a really simple snack that's popular in Russia. This version wraps bacon around chicken and mushrooms, coats them in batter, and then fries them till crispy.

Lamb Momos

Move away from the same old chicken momos. These momos will become your new favourites because of their flavour and lovely texture. They feature a delicious lamb filling and mild spices like chilli powder, pepper powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and more. Serve them with mayonnaise, spicy red tomato chutney, or any sauce that you prefer.

Kheema Samosa

This delicacy, also known as patti samosa, originated in Parsi cuisine. A delicious keema masala mixture is filled into dough pockets, which are then deep-fried till crispy. This mouthwatering mutton kheema samosa makes the ideal on-the-go snack.

You will like this flavorful and savoury patti samosa appetiser, which is filled with a vibrant, spicy, and smokey mutton filling and cooked to crispy golden perfection. The samosa is flavoured with ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ground turmeric, green chillies, and more. Accompany it with a mint chutney or a cool, hung-curd dip.