Mango Shake

Follow theyellowdaal The season of mangoes is here. While everybody else is busy devouring exotic mango drinks, I thought it would be apt to put up something familiar on the blog; after all its my first post that includes mangoes. Mango shake has so many memories attached to it. As children we used to wait

Basic Onion Tomato Masala Used For Gravy Recipes

Follow theyellowdaal Basic Onion Tomato Masala Used For Gravy Recipes and is a great make ahead and freeze idea. Now you would say why would I post about basic masala that is commonly prepared in every Indian houshold. I’ll tell you why!!! This masala has been my saviour a zillion times. Be it unexpected guests,

Sprouts Salad – Healthy Mid Meal Snack

Follow theyellowdaal Another light and refreshing salad recipe to beat the heat. Summer is at its peak and the best way to beat it is to eat light. Having said that this recipe is a basic sprout salad. I have used all the basic salad ingredients and I pair it best with some grilled fish/

Shahi Paneer, creamg cottage cheese gravy

Follow theyellowdaal Restaurant Style Shahi Paneer makes a delicious dinner times choice. Its like a staple in weddings, it has to be there. It is such a favourite dish; I can rely on it every single time. But every single time I eat it in a restaurant or at anybody place, dinner parties all taste

Baked Samosa (veg quiche samosa style)

Follow theyellowdaal I always want to add healthy recipes to my blog reason being simple- what you eat reflects on you. Once in a while it’s ok to indulge but on a regular basis if I were to eat fried and full fat goodies….uhg can’t even say how I feel now. Though there was a

Dhaniya Murgh | Chicken In Coriander Sauce | Easy Recipe For Party Or PotLunch

Follow theyellowdaal Dhaniya Murgh as the name suggest the main ingredient is dhaniya or coriander. But what if I say this recipe requires absolutely no chopping. Yes absolutely zero, even no cleaning the dhaniya?. Really this is the easiest recipe of chicken I have come across.   Love it’s freshness and did I mentioned it

Veg Biryani

Follow theyellowdaal What happens when it’s almost dinner time and you are scratching your brains what to make. My husband’s quick suggestion make biryani. Then again had no meat-fresh or leftover. Uff,  What to do. I opened my fridge and realized it’s a good thing I keep veggies stocked up. A little bit of this

Malai Cake | How To Make Malai Cake, Fresh Cream Tea Time Cake

Follow theyellowdaal Malai Cake is a delicious, moist yet crumbly tea time cake made with fresh cream or malai. It’s so tasty and the cake instantly melts in the mouth. My breads were already in the oven for half an hour and comes hubby demanding for something sweet. Usually  I have at least some sort

Paneer Stir Fry In Sweet Chilli Sauce

Follow theyellowdaal As the name suggest Paneer Stir Fry In Sweet Chilli Sauce is a really quick recipe made just under 30 min. That too including a delicious veggie filled fried rice. Having boared with your #dailymeals try this and I assure you that you may never go back to your old paneer recipes. Directions

Asian Spiced Baked Chicken

Follow theyellowdaal Asian Spiced Baked Chicken is a particular favorite in my house. Its sweet, sour, spicy, tangy everything that I love. YUM. If you are bored eating butter chicken, chicken tikka and other usual starters then this is definitely a must try. Best part no long hours in preparing masala, cutting and chopping….nothing. Simply

Penne Pasta in White Sauce

Follow theyellowdaal How many times you have made pasta super delicious but without cheese or APF. It’s like a revelation. Pasta can be healthy too. I add a lot of veggies in my pasta to make it healthier. The super crunchy top is what makes it yummy. Ofcourse you can add cheese if you want

Orange Cake With Chocolate Whipped Cream Icing

Follow theyellowdaal I know I am a day late for posting this Valentine’s day treat. Hope this post justifies it. “Orange flavored cake” with chocolate whipped cream icing and shards of orange chocolate. It’s Egg less, butter less, wholewheat. What more can you want. Super moist, yummilicious & healthy too??. This was a surprise for

Suji Halwa

Follow theyellowdaal How often do you make something delicious and yet instantly. I am sure most of us know how to make this halwa but there must be some newbees  who are still learning the basics to making halwa. So this is a good place to start. You have very less possibility of going wrong

Classic Tomato Soup Recipe

Follow theyellowdaal A classic tomato soup is sweet, tangy tasty soup perfect with a slice of garlic bread. One of the easiest soup you can make and its freezer friendly too. Yet another comforting recipe for days when you feel lazy to cook. As kids we used to get tomato soup with crispy butter bread

Veg Hakka Noodles | How To Make Vegetarian Hakka Noodles In Just Under 30 Mins

Follow theyellowdaal Veg Hakka noodles is my food fix on days when I don’t wanna cook…really. It’s is so easy to pull off and just under 30 min. This sort of Chinese has become our comfort food. We can make it spicy or even sweet. This one is rather medium spicy. You can easily use

Homemade Pizza from scratch

Follow theyellowdaal This recipe in particular is my favourite these days. Having a slice with tomato soup….delish. It’s been adapted from Jamie Oliver’s show #justjamie . Amazing show and amazing recipe. Who doesn’t like pizza with loads of veggies & cheese. It gives me great joy when I can make something like this from scrach

Laccha Paratha

Follow theyellowdaal The perfect laccha paratha is a one which has layers of goodness and tastes divine. Here is a recipe of a basic  masala laccha paratha. Ingredients: Wholewheat dough Salt Red chilli powder Black pepper powder Ajwain/ carom seeds Ghee for stuffing and frying Method: Take a small ball size dough. Roll it into

Leftover Daal Ka Paratha | Yellow Moong Daal Flatbread Recipe

Follow theyellowdaal With not wasting anything in mind yummy leftover daal paratha in a typical Punjabi household this paratha is amongst the favourites. Leftover daal makes it’s way to these yummy parathas. I even make extra daal sometimes so that I can make these for breakfast. This paratha taste best with moong daal, whole moong

Homestyle-butter-chicken

HomeStyle Butter Chicken | Murgh Makhani

Follow theyellowdaal Butter Chicken is like the staple food of Punjabi’s. Over the years it has gained a lot of popularity among people. And why not…it’s unique taste and creamy texture is soooooo good, it’s hard to resist. I am not saying my butter chicken is healthy or anything but yes I can guarantee that

Broccoli And Pea Soup

Follow theyellowdaal Broccoli and pea soup is particularly for those cold days when you need warmth of hearty soup. As expected this is also healthy but equally delish. Pair it up with baked whole wheat bread and a healthy salad. Impress your family and friends with this super easy and delicious soup recipe. There is

Grilled Chicken Wrap

Follow theyellowdaal How many of you are bored of the routine of dal sabji roti. This particular grilled chicken wrap has in it all. Plus some more to keep you asking for more. It all started with my love of hummus. The day I tasted hummus it became my comfort food. Its healthy also…yay!!! But

Baked Vegetables

Follow theyellowdaal Healthy baked vegetables. This dish is delicious as well as appetizing. Slightly charred cheese on top is making me drool all over it…mmmm??? served it with garlic bread(store bought). Weight watchers, this one’s for you?? Wondering how these heavenly looking goodness can be healthy. Well for starters I have used regular wholewheat/ atta

How To Make Arrabiata Pizza Pasta Sauce From Scratch

Follow theyellowdaal Pizza Pasta Sauce is very much available in market with many variations, I still prefer to make mine at home. It may look like a lot of work but it’s not. It’s easy to make & has complex flavors that will take your pasta to another level. Also since it’s homemade you can

Atte Ki Pinni | Punjabi Pinni Recipe | Whole Wheat & Dry Fruit Energy Balls

Follow theyellowdaal Living in Mumbai I miss out on the cold winter morning’s and evening’s I witnessed for so long in North India???. Today is comparatively cold in Mumbai also. This made way to make our second batch of atte ki pinni for this season.???? These are delicious mouthfull, yummy and healthy at the same

Chicken Biryani With Step By Step Pics

Follow theyellowdaal I have come back with yet another post. This time it’s a one pot meal. Super tasty Chicken biryani. A little bit of extra work you have to put in but trust me when the aroma fills your house it will be worth it. When you go through the recipe you will see

Garlic Hummus With Smoked Paprika

Follow theyellowdaal Hummus or houmous is essentially a famous dip/ spread used widely in Lebanese and middle eastern cuisine. It’s essentially made from cooked and mashed chickpeas. We are so used to make our usual chole out of them that it’s kind of difficult to eat and like something so different. I once made this dip and served

Gajar Halwa, Indian Carrot Dessert

Follow theyellowdaal The chilli winters are here again. I am sure it’s norm to make gajar ka halwa in each household. And everybody have their own way of making it. Today I am sharing my version of how it was (and is) made at my home. Gajar ka halwa is plain love. No fancy ingredients

Herbed Egg Pancake

Follow theyellowdaal Eggs are a powerhouse of proteins. Instant energy, awesome taste and versatility make it amazing option for breakfast. Just got some amazing baby tomatos from the supermaket yesterday. I just had to use them. But with omlet …..boring. Finally decided to make this. Best part decided what to put on the go. Ingredients:

How To Make Custard Powder Cake

Follow theyellowdaal I was looking for a cake recipe with different flavour from general. Looked for a lot of recipes online. Then again ingredient choice is something that I lack. As I want things that I already have in my pantry, I mean I don’t want to go searching for ingredients in supermarkets. This cake

Chicken Saagwala, Palak Chicken

Follow theyellowdaal Succulent chicken saagwala is chicken and spinach gravy. With winters hitting in with full swing this recipe always bring warmth, serve with hot roti and vinegar onions. This is my go to recipe in winters. I usually clean the saag, boil, blend & store for use later. All I need to do is

Banana-Choco Muffins

Follow theyellowdaal Having ripe bananas in the fruit basket caught my attention as no one was eating them. To very best I could use them in one of my sweet recipes. Though wanted to try something different. Recently I had posted Oreo brownies and I am so I’m love with them so I topped these

Anda Malai Curry, Creamy Egg Curry

Follow theyellowdaal This anda malai curry is thick luscious and creamy gravy which mixed up with boiled eggs make it even more divine. Its creamy curry not only comes with malai but with the way masala is cooked. Its one of my family’s favourite meal on a lazy sunday. Egg is one ingredient which can

Mumbai Style Veg Club Sandwich

Follow theyellowdaal This Mumbai Style Veg Club Sandwich is probably seen at almost any local fast food joint on our local streets. Thinking that I could replicate the same give me immense pleasure. My husband is a fan of homemade food and as he likes to put in his word ” I make a mean

White Sauce Spinach Pasta With Step By Step Pictures

Follow theyellowdaal How good it would be to enjoy your pasta without the guilt of it being too unhealthy. I am an avid fan of pasta. But with all the overload of cheese I have to let it go….well kind of. I like to make my own versions at home. Its like my ultimate comfort

Bread Pizza Cups, Easy Snack For Kids

Follow theyellowdaal There gorgeous looking bread pizza cups are favorite with my family. My son though small (he’s 1) could not hold it and eat but still made every possible effort that I feed him. This is a perfect snack to make kiddos eat their veggies, it makes them so attractive that they will not

Mooli Methi Makki Ki Roti, Indian Corn Flatbread/Paratha

Follow theyellowdaal Tasty Punjabi style breakfast idea for your family. Easy to make Mooli Methi Makki Ki Roti is made from corn flour, grated raddish and finely chopped methi. Its quintessential punjabi breakfast in winters with a dollop of freshly made white butter. Being a Punjabi makki roti with saag are know to be the

INDIAN Summer Salad with homemade honey mustard dressing

Follow theyellowdaal Salads are known for health quotient. As the trend these days go we usually look for quick and easy salad recipes which are filling as well as healthy. This recipe is very quick if you have all the ingredients in your pantry. In fact you can whip-up this salad if you have some

Fresh Basil Pesto | How To Make Basil Pesto At Home With Just 6 Ingredients

Follow theyellowdaal Basil pesto is an Italian classic. Like coriander chutney for us, it’s basil pesto for Italian. Basil herb is not only know for its culinary uses but also for its herbal & medicinal benefits. It would be apt to say that this “king of herbs” has found its place at the core in

Spinach & Cottage Cheese Tart

Follow theyellowdaal A tart is basically a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard. Here I have used very basic ingredient to

Beat & Bake Orange Cup Cake With Step By Step Pics

Follow theyellowdaal I love the tang of an orange Cake. It tastes so fresh and pure indulgence. Going to supermarket and looking at fresh produce is my favorite thing. Seems silly but I do just sometimes walk around and buy things I’d like to indulge in. One such produce is “oranges”. They have such freshness

Punjabi Baingan Bharta | Mashed Aubergines/ Eggplant

Follow theyellowdaal Thinking about my childhood punjabi baingan bharta comes straight to the forefront. Baingan at it’s best. The smell of roasted Baingan itself built my appetite. My mother made this very often and simple accompaniment such as Bondi Raita, papad, achar would bring such flavors. Frankly I think you need a Punjabi pallet to

Instant Grilled Paneer Rolls/Wrap

Follow theyellowdaal Paneer (Cottage Cheese) is such a versatile protein as it can be used in so many recipes. Its quick, simple, creamy, everybody’s favorite and the easiest to put together!! Most of the times it becomes challenging to give it different flavors. As a chef at home(as i like to call myself;) )  the

Eggless Carrot CupCakes, wholewheat and no butter

Follow theyellowdaal What more can be more satisfying than indulging in your sweet craving without the guilt factor! My melt in mouth cupcakes are egg less, butter less, whole wheat with the goodness of carrot which gives it a different kind of sweetness and the spice give a natural warmth! I was first introduced with

Pesto Elbow Macaroni

Follow theyellowdaal Pesto elbow macaroni is delicious and so cheesy. One of the healthiest core ingredient is pesto which can be used in a variety of dishes. That lovely fragrance of fresh basil churned in with olive oil can bring life to any dish. Here I have used pesto to make elbow macaroni. Frankly any