7 new snack recipe ideas that will keep you satisfied

7 new snack recipe ideas that will keep you satisfied

If you are one among us foodies, it’s always a wonder what we can try anew. However, If you’re looking to sink your teeth into something new and need a change from your average drinks and snacks, you’ve stumbled into the right place. Here we have seven new snack recipe ideas that you can try at home!

1) Baked smashed baby potatoes

Just as fun as this dish sounds, it is just as delicious. One can never go wrong with potatoes and this recipe your best bet for a crunchy potato snack. It is also healthy as compared to potato chips as there is no deep frying involved.

To make this, you would need:

Crispy Garlic Smashed Baby Potatoes recipe ideas
Baked smashed baby potatoes

How to make:

Firstly, start by pre-heating the oven to 220C as you put your potatoes into a pot of boiling water 

Cook the potatoes for about 15-18 minutes or until it is fully cooked.

Once the potatoes are done, toss them in a bowl with the butter, garlic, salt, pepper and the Piri Piri spice.

After that, place them on a baking tray lined with foil.

Slightly smash them with the back of a fork or the bottom of a tumbler (the latter is more satisfying in my opinion)

Bake the potatoes for 20-25 minutes until crispy.

2) Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese is the quintessential comfort food and an all-time favorite snacks. Paired with a milkshake or cola, it makes an unbeatable combination. To make it is quick and easy and hardly requires any effort. Above all, the best part of making grill cheese is that there are no rules to making it! For fans of heat like me, I like to spice it up with some finely chopped green chilies.

To make these, you would need:

  • Slices of bread
  • Cheese (It could be Cheddar, Brie, Mozzarella or regular processed cheese)
  • Butter (as generous as you want to be with it)
  • Finely chopped green chilies
Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe ideas
Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Making it is as easy as eating it, just follow these steps:

Place your slice (or slices) of cheese on a slice of bread

Then spread the chillies evenly across the cheese

Complete the sandwich with another slice of bread

On a hot tava, drop a thick sliver of butter and place the sandwich on it

Apply some butter on the other side

Once one side is golden brown and crispy flip the sandwich to the other side

Remove once both sides are golden brown and you should have a sandwich with oozing molten cheese

3) Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

If you love cheese and if you love butter, this dish is something you need to try. This is one of those snack recipe ideas that are quick to make and oh, so delicious! 

Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread- quick and easy snack recipe ideas
Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

To make this, you need:

  • a loaf of bread
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • mozzarella cheese
  • 4-5 cloves of minced garlic 

Steps to follow:

Firstly, Preheat the oven to 180C

Prepare the bread by cutting squares into the bread however, be sure to not cut it all the way through. 

After that, mix the butter with the minced garlic

Spread the butter into each crevice of the bread

Additionally, brush the top of the loaf with the butter

Stuff the crevices of the loaf with your cheese

Wrap the loaf in foil and then place it in the oven for 20 mins

4) Fried Idlis

If you have leftover Idlis, you’d be surprised with what you can make out of it. This is something my mother makes as a quick fix for a snack craving and is one of my personal favorite recipe ideas.

idli fry recipe- quick and easy snack recipe
Fried Idlis

To make these, you would need:

Left over idlis

Steps to follow:

All you need to do for this dish is to first cut the idlis into even slices then,

deep fry the idlis until they’re golden brown and that’s it!

They taste delicious paired with any dip.

5) Spicy Fried Cauliflower 

This dish is the perfect accompaniment for a binge or a movie, and I bet you would scarf them down in no time as they are just that delicious.

To make this crispy, spicy treat you would need:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cornflour
  • 1 cup milk
  • chilli powder
  • minced garlic
  • salt
  • black pepper powder
  • panko breadcrumbs
Spicy Fried Cauliflower - quick and easy snack
Spicy Fried Cauliflower 

Steps to follow:

Firstly, Cut the cauliflower into small florets and steam for 10 minutes

In a bowl, combine corn flour, red chili powder, black pepper powder, salt, minced garlic and milk in addition to the flour to make a smooth mixture

Once that’s prepared, coat the florets evenly in this prepared batter

After that, toss the coated florets in the bread crumbs.

Lastly, deep fry the cauliflower until golden brown
and there you have it!

6) Donut Holes

Who said snacks can’t be sweet? donut holes are just as satisfying as donuts and only bite sized and easier to munch on and is one of my go-to snack recipe ideas.

To make these you would need

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 Tbsp cold butter
Doughnut Holes
Donut Holes

Steps to follow:

In a bowl, mix the flower, salt, sugar and baking powder

To this, add the butter in small portions and mix until the mixture forms a crumb-y texture

In addition to the mixture, pour the milk and mix well

Sprinkle flour on a flat surface and kneed the dough until smooth

After that, cut small pieces and roll them into balls

Deep fry the Dough balls in hot oil

Remove once they turn brown

Once you’re donut holes are cooled, you can enjoy them plain or tossed in a mixture of powder sugar and cinnamon. Or as I like to do, you can enjoy them dipped in nutella.

7) Korean Hot Dogs

The Korean hot dogs are all the fad on Instagram and is one of the most trending recipe ideas on the internet. As tempting as they look, they are just as easy to make. You can even play with several ingredients and create a variety of combinations

To make this scrumptious snack, you will need:

  • 6 sausages and/or mozzarella sticks
  • diced potatoes
  • panko bread crumbs
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 125 ml fat free milk cold
  • 1 large egg
cheesy corn dogs
Korean Hot Dogs

Steps to follow:

Firstly, skewer your sausages and mozzarella sticks. You can also combine the two on one stick

To make the batter, you begin by mixing the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Mix to create an even mixture.

To this, add the egg and milk and whisk to make a thick batter. You can cool the batter in the refrigerator for a few minutes for better results

After that, dip the skewered sausage and cheese into the batter and make sure to coat it all over.

You can now dip it into the breadcrumbs or into the diced potatoes followed by breadcrumbs

Deep fry the skewers in hot oil

Remove them out of the oil once they’ve turned brown.


The best way to enjoy any snack is to share it with your family and friends, but considering the times, we advise you to maintain as much social distance as possible. Let these snacks accompany you, and maybe your close family members!

Let us know in the comments of you’re excited to try these snack recipes and tell us your favorites.

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