Best Snacks To Get Your Party Started: Fried & Tasted By Mishry

Here is a list of party snacks that you can serve your guests if it is a last minute party.


Best Products To Get Your Party Started: What Are Party Snacks?

It becomes a task to decide snacks for a party that is being hosted by you either last minute or pre-planned. It doesn’t matter if it is a family get together, an office celebration or a spontaneous gathering of old friends. Good food is important for the success of any gathering, and that’s where good snacks come into the picture. When you are chatting, catching up, sharing jokes and creating memories, nothing like good food for company! There are a lot of options you could go with; some cold snacks, some hot snacks, something sweet and some beverages, would typically help you create a delicious evening. Here are some of the best party snacks reviewed and recommended by us that you can serve for a wonderful party. Every single item on this list has been reviewed by us and all recommendations are made after trying and tasting them.

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Frozen & Fried Snacks

These snacks are the best party starters as they are delicious and easy to cook. Snacks that can be fried are always ideal to serve as starters at a party as they can be cooked quickly and you can also enjoy the party with your guests instead of staying in the kitchen and cooking for them.

1. ITC Masterchef Crunchy Chicken Nuggets (Mishry Recommendation)

Chicken nuggets are a popular party snack, made from boneless chicken. It is easily available in the market and one of the most common snacks that are easy to make. You have to simply fry them and serve them hot!

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: Chicken nuggets is a famous snack, made from boneless chicken.

There are a number of brands that offer frozen chicken nuggets. We tasted a large batch of chicken nuggets from different brands and concluded that chicken nuggets from ITC MasterChef are the tastiest.

ITC Master Chef Chicken Nuggets – Crunchy, 450 g

The chicken nuggets by ITC turned out to be our Top Pick, for they were perfectly juicy inside, and this complemented their crunchy exterior. The overall taste was exactly what we were looking for in our nuggets.

2. McCain Aloo Tikki – Mazedaar Masala (Mishry Recommendation)

Ready to eat aloo-tikki is cooked in the same manner as chicken nuggets and potato cheese bites. They are also available in a similar form i.e. frozen. Aloo-tikki is an all-round snack that can be consumed alone or in homemade sandwiches, burgers, chaat, etc. All the 3 fried snacks have a crispy exterior and a soft interior. We reviewed 4 brands that offer ready to eat aloo tikki, out of which McCain Aloo Tikki was the yummiest.

McCain Aloo Tikki – Mazedaar Masala

McCain has the tastiest Frozen Aloo Tikki in the market. It is consistent, crispy, and has that authentic aloo-tikki taste.

3. ITC Masterchef Cheesy Corn Triangles (Mishry Recommendation)

These frozen potato cheese bites are just like chicken nuggets but these are liked by both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The potato and cheese work together really well to make the tastiest snacks. They are also sold in the frozen form and need to be fried (panfrying is fine) before eating. We picked 3 brands and found that ITC Masterchef’s cheesy corn triangles are the most delicious with the adequate quantity of potato and cheese.

ITC Masterchef Cheesy Corn Triangle

With just the right amount of potato and extra cheese, this product makes for a good appetizer and works well as a side dish as well.

4. ITC’s Lebanese Falafel Kebab (Mishry Recommendation)

Falafel is a dish from Lebanese cuisine that is enjoyed worldwide. These falafel kebabs are made from chickpea flour and are rich in spices and herbs. All these fried snacks must be stored in the deep freezer and must be consumed within 12 months of packaging. This is an innovative snack with a minty, fresh and authentic taste.

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: Falafel is a dish from the Lebanese cuisine that is enjoyed worldwide.

Falafel is supposed to be granular and lightly seasoned, and these falafel kebabs are prepared with adequate spices and herbs such as coriander, parsley, cumin, etc. These falafel kebabs from ITC are super tasty and great as a party snack.

ITC’s Lebanese Falafel Kebab

Flavored with parsley, mint, and coriander, each bite of this Lebanese delicacy is perfect.

Best Tea Time Snacks:

If your guests are tea lovers, then these are the best snacks that you can serve them. Any tea lover would not like to have tea without any snack and it is hard to choose the ideal snack to serve with tea other than biscuits. These snacks are crunchy, tasty and blend well with tea. These tea time snacks will be your savior in case you are confused about what to serve with tea.

5. Haldiram’s Namkeen Bhel Puri (Mishry Recommendation)

Bhelpuri is an Indian snack that is commonly consumed during tea time or on a rainy day. It is a form of chaat and is made of puffed rice, vegetables, and a tangy tamarind sauce. It has different variations as well. It is a delicious tea time snack and is very easy to make.

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: Bhel puri is a form of chaat and is made of puffed rice, vegetables, and a tangy tamarind sauce.

Haldiram and Garden are two popular brands that are believed to have the tastiest bhel puris. We did a face-off among the two and we believe Haldiram’s bhel puri is better than Garden’s bhel puri because it has a more crunchy, sour-spicy flavor along with extra peanuts and papdi.

Haldirams Namkeen, Bhelpuri, 200 g

Haldiram Bhel Puri has a balanced sweet-sour-spicy flavor, it is crunchy, has lots of peanuts, and papdi added to the mix.

6. Haldiram’s Tea Time Khari (Mishry Recommendation)

Khari is a flaky puff pastry which is popularly consumed with tea. It has a crunchy, flaky texture and blends perfectly with the strong flavor of the tea. Khari and tea together create a creamy flavor. Before you give this to your guests, you must know that each Khari has approximately 100 calories with no sugar. It also has wheat gluten, sesame, and soy in it. Khari by Haldiram’s is available in different flavors such as:

  • Original
  • Jeera
  • Masala
  • Methi
  • Multigrain

We tasted the masala flavor and multigrain flavor. Our top pick was the multigrain flavor. Though it is less crunchy than the masala flavor it reminds you of the old times when Khari was only available in local bakeries. These are crispy savory puffs with a hint of zeera.


Chips are the most loved snack by all. They are the ultimate alternative if it is a last-minute party and you don’t have anything to serve. The best part is, now there are different types of chips available in the market. And people like it when chips are consumed with dips. How would you like if you get both chips and dips in the same pack? That would just decrease your workload and that’s how wingreens farm’s chips and dips are the ideal solutions.

7. Wingreens Farm’s Chips And Dips (Mishry Recommendation)

This is an innovative snack where you don’t have to worry about making the dip separately for your snacks. These chips come with dips which you can also eat while traveling. This range has crunchy pita chips with mouth-watering dips. Wingreens Farms is known for its diverse range of sauces, hummus, dips, and mayos.

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: This is an innovative snack where you don’t have to worry about making the dip separately for your snacks.

This Wingreens Farm’s chips and dips are free from trans-fat, are baked, have the permitted amount of preservatives and have added flavorings that are identical to natural flavors. We tasted 3 flavors of these chips and dips and we liked parmesan and herbs pita chips with jalapeno dip the most as the dip has a perfect combination of cheese and salt and it goes well with the parmesan chips.

Parmesan And Herbs Pita Chips With Cheesy Jalapeno Dip

The creamy and cheesy dip goes well with the pita chips in order to create an appetizing snack.

8. Coconut Chips From By Nature (Mishry Recommendation)

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: These chips made from coconut are free from gluten and cholesterol, crunchy and pocket-friendly at the same time.

If you want to add a dash of coconut flavor in your snacks, then these chips are an ideal choice.

These are baked coconut chips and are made using only coconut without any sugar. They have a mild flavor of sea salt and are a healthy addition to your diet. These chips are also gluten-free and have no oil, trans-fat and cholesterol. They have a shelf life of 12 months as they come in a packet which can be resealed. These chips are crunchy and can also be used as toppings. They are available in 2 flavors:

  • Classic
  • Chocolate

We tasted the classic flavor and we liked it as they are crunchy and delicately flavored. The classic version of these coconut chips is addictive as they are not thin like wafers and they don’t taste like they are ready-made.

By Nature Baked Coconut Chips (Classic)

A gluten-free crunchy treat that’ll satisfy hunger.

Dips & Sauces

To give your guests the taste of an achar flavored dip with plain chips, Wingreens Farm’s Achari Sauce is the perfect desi sauce. It adds a twist to your snacks. On the other hand, tomato ketchup is ideal to eat with chips and fried snacks as well. You can’t eat fried snacks without tomato ketchup, as they may feel too dry. Hence, tomato ketchup is a must!

9. Wingreens Farm’s Achari Sauce (Mishry Recommendation)

This achari sauce is a desi version of the sauce. This sauce can be eaten with meals or chips as well. It has an achaari flavor and is handmade in India. It has an adequate amount of sunflower oil along with antioxidants. In 100g of achaari sauce, there is 56.58 g of fat and there is no trans-fat. You must store this sauce in the refrigerator and it has a shelf life of approximately 6 months. We tasted this achari sauce and loved it as it gives a kick to your taste buds. To a large extent, it gives you a flavor of homemade achar and is creamy at the same time. It is a thick non-sticky sauce, which can even be eaten with paranthas.

Wingreens Farms Achaari Sauce

The tangy and spicy flavor of the new achaari variant would surely add a desi twist to your meals.

10. Del Monte’s Tomato Ketchup (Original) (Mishry Recommendation)

Tomato ketchup is a commonly consumed sauce worldwide. It can be eaten with dishes from multiple cuisines. But there are a number of brands which offer tomato ketchup and to select the best from these brands, you need to do a little thinking depending on your taste and preference. We made this process easier for you as we tasted and reviewed tomato ketchups from top 6 brands including:

  • Mrs. Bector
  • Kissan
  • Wingreens
  • Maggi
  • Del Monte’s
  • Heinz
Best Products To Get Your Party Started: Tomato ketchup is a commonly consumed sauce worldwide which can be eaten with dishes from multiple cuisines.

We tasted tomato ketchup from all the brands and our top pick was Del Monte’s tomato ketchup as it is consistent and gives you the taste of real tomatoes.

Del Monte’s Tomato Ketchup

Del Monte’s Tomato Ketchup (Original Blend) rated highest across all our blind tastings. The ketchup’s balanced tangy and sweet flavor was loved by all. It has a smooth, creamy, and thick consistency and has a fresh, sweet and tangy aroma.

Size: 950 gm, Price: Rs. 125*

*At the time of review

Ready-To-Eat Curries

These are your best friends when you have unexpected guests and you don’t have much time to prepare an authentic Indian meal. The ready to eat curries that we tasted and reviewed were:

11. Haldiram’s Minute Khana Dilli Style Choley (Mishry Recommendation)

Haldiram is a famous brand for regional Indian dishes. Choley Masala is a traditional Indian dish which is cooked with a variety of spices and Indian traditions. It is a north Indian dish and is not easy to cook. It takes time to cook the perfect choley masala.

Best Products To Get Your Party Started: Choley masala is a traditional Indian dish which is cooked with a variety of spices and Indian traditions.

Hence, for your rescue, Haldiram offers ready to eat Dilli style choley masala which can be cooked easily in 5-10 minutes. We cooked and tasted this ready to eat choley masala and we liked the taste.

Haldirams Minute Khana Dilli Style Choley

A Dilli style chickpea curry mixed with herbs and spices, thus giving you an authentic Indian Taste.

12. MTR Ready To Eat Paneer Butter Masala (Mishry Recommendation)

Paneer butter masala is loved by everyone due to it sweet and spicy taste. The cooking of paneer butter masala is time consuming. The best flavor of this dish comes when it is cooked at home. But if you want to cook paneer butter masala in 5-10 minutes, then could be the best solution for you. There are no hydrogenated fats, trans-fat or added preservatives in this ready to eat paneer butter masala. We tasted this MTR Mix- Peanut Butter Masala and we liked it.

MTR Mix – Paneer Butter Masala

A perfect blend of sweet and spicy with creamy chunks of cottage cheese.


Beverages are a must when hosting a party. You cannot host without any liquid refreshments for the guests. That just feels incomplete. The perfect non-alcoholic beverage for your guests to enjoy is:

13. Kingfisher Non Alcoholic Beverage (Mishry Recommendation)

Kingfisher is a known brand for manufacturing beer. Even though this drink is manufactured by Kingfisher, it is a non-alcoholic beverage. It is made with 100 % natural ingredients and 30 % less sugar. It has 3 lemon based flavors:

  • Mint & Lime
  • Lemon
  • Ginger & Lime

This drink is available in bottles as well as cans. We tasted all the 3 flavors and we liked the ginger & lime flavor as it has the most flavor. It tastes zingy, and is similar to a chilled ginger ale. This drink is perfect if you are hosting a party in summers.

In conclusion, this was a list of some of the party snacks that you can add in your food list whenever you are hosting a party. These are pocket friendly snacks and your guests will definitely love this variety of options.  

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  1. One other favourite is peanuts … many new amazing flavours available in the market now. Jabsons does a great wasabi peanut that’s my favourite!

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