Green Smoothie, Spinach Green Weighloss Smoothie

Follow theyellowdaal Smoothies are a great way to add greens in your diet. This smoothie is a fast forward way to reach your weigh loss goals. I love this smoothie recipe for my breakfast. Its delicious, filling and full of nutrients. Since spinach is rich in Iron you will need to consume this smoothie right

How To Make Ginger Garlic Paste That Does Not Spoil

Follow theyellowdaal If you love cooking Indian food chances are you’ve used ginger garlic paste at some point in your cooking. Lots of recipes call for ginger garlic paste and frankly I do agree that a freshly made paste gives the best flavor. But lets face it; its a hassle specially if you need ginger

Cucumber Mint Cooler, Easy & Refreshing Summer Drink

Follow theyellowdaal The cucumber mint cooler is a refreshing summer drinks. Its easy, its delicious. Try it. Cucumbers are the best to keep the heat in summers at bay. This easy way to drink your cucumbers is super yum. Plus the mint gives the required color and hat busting too. Use sugar as per your

Peanut Coconut Chutney for dosa & idli

Follow theyellowdaal Peanut coconut chutney is a very versatile one in all chutney. Apart from dosa idli you can serve this chutney with uttapam and it tastes so yum. South Indian cuisine has so many amazing chutneys to accompany food that without them the food is incomplete. The famous coconut chutney is a must try.

How To Make Red Tomato Chutney For Dosa & Idli

Follow theyellowdaal That little bowl of fiery hot and deep red color chutney served with dosa & idli is my favorite. To get the red tomato chutney for dosa and idli just right you need the basic ingredients in place. Now like any other chutney the method or some ingredients could be added or changed

Malai Sooji Ka Chilla, Baby Food 9 months+

Follow theyellowdaal Healthy, tast and nutritious malai sooji ka chilla for babies 9 months+ Malai sooji chilla is nothing but a semolina pancake made with malai (not fresh cream* see notes) although you can make the same chilla with curd as well for a healthier version . It’s perfect weight gain food for babies +

How To Make Coconut Chutney, Nariyal Ki Chutney

Follow theyellowdaal Ever had a dosa and relished the milky, nutty, tasty coconut chutney! Today we will make Coconut Chutney For Dosa which is so very easy to make. South Indian food is incomplete without Coconut Chutney or quite famously called Nariyal ki chutney. The chutney enhances the taste of dosa/idli and my most favourite

Besan Ka Chilla With Paneer Filling, Easy Breakfast

Follow theyellowdaal Besan Ka Chilla is a healthy Indian breakfast option for vegetarians. If you want easy to cook breakfast idea then this is one of the best things to make. Besan Chilla is made from gram flour which very nutritious, low in calories and high in protein. Besan aka gram flour/chickpea flour has a

Malai Methi Paneer

Follow theyellowdaal Paneer could be my favourite ingredients to cook with. It’s versatile, you can do so much with it. Malai Methi Paneer is one such recipe I pride on. It’s tasty, it’s creamy, it’s unique and so so easy to get right, even for a invoice cook. Plus everyone loves paneer, you don’t have

Kiwi Lemonade, Virgin Summer Drink

Follow theyellowdaal Kiwi lemonade have been on my to make list. And finally I got a bunch of Kiwi’s which I found on sale. The kiwi was sweet and tangy and perfect for a lemonade. Summers are all about light food and cooling drinks for me. I feel like recipes like these are rather simple

3 Fresh Fruit Drinks That Are Better Than Cold Drinks

Follow theyellowdaal Soaring heat and warm winds(read:loo) calls for some fresh drinks. Apart from Nimboo Pani and Aam Ka Panna try my 3 fresh fruit drinks that are better than cold drinks. We all know that cold drinks are filled with unnecessary sugar, color and added preservatives. But still it feels very tempting to sip

Paneer Jalfarezi, Simple Cottage Cheese Indian Side Dish

Follow theyellowdaal Paneer Jalfarezi is a popular cottage cheese side dish which can be paired with most of the classics of North Indian cuisine. Pair it with Rajma Chawal or Maa Di Daal and you have a royal meal. I am always in search is easy yet yummy paneer dishes and this one tops that

How to make Vegetable Daliya In 2 tbsp oil

Follow theyellowdaal I have been inspired to eat healthy in this new year and that’s to my super recipe “how to make Daliya in 2tbsp oil” has been my saviour. The recipe is not only easy but so quick. It gives you the goodness of daliya and you can use any amount or any variety

How to make daal without oil

Follow theyellowdaal Each and every Indian home have a routine of making daal once a day. And that daal gets a tadka/ tempering with ghee or whichever oil the family use. What if I tell you that you can now make daal without any tadka. Well to my quest of healthy cooking I started making

Coriander And Peanut Chutney

Follow theyellowdaal Coriander And Peanut Chutney is quite different from the rest of the coriander chutney’s that you may have tasted. If you love both these ingredients this chutney will be your new fav!! Served with crisp aloo tikki and it was a hit combo. Directions to make coriander and peanut chutney- Droolsome coriander and

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Beetroot Paratha, easy Indian flatbread recipe

Follow theyellowdaal This colorful looking breakfast is a dream for any kid. And as a mom I aim at this breakfast every once in a while. Beetroot paratha is one such effort!!< /h2>   Its bright,  colorful and tasty. I am served the paratha with coriander chutney and Mango lemonade (I preserved mango puree in

Panzanella- The Italian Bread Salad

Follow theyellowdaal Panzanella is an italian bread salad made with stale bread and chopped tomatoes that’s very popular salad dish for summers. It can also include onions & basil and is topped with a dressing of vinegar and olive oil. All that stale bread perfectly soaks up the dressing and salad is super refreshing and

Coffee & Dates Smoothie

Follow theyellowdaal Coffee & Dates Smoothie is an amazing sugar free smoothie. Yes, sugar free. It actually uses dates as a natural sweeter. I had some dates left that no one was interested in eating as it is. So looks for some inspiration on Pinterest and found this recipe. Have adapted form a few and

Mango & Banana DryFruit Breakfast Smoothie

Follow theyellowdaal Mango & Banana Breakfast Dry fruit Breakfast smoothie is a filling on the go solution to fill up empty tummy. Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. And this smoothie is filled with goodness of mangos and bananas. Not just that but I have added dried fruits to

Virgin Mango Mojito, Easy Mocktail/Party Drink, Non Alcoholic

Follow theyellowdaal Virgin Mango Mojito is minty, mango-ey and tangy. Also minus the alcohol. It has become one of my favorite drinks at our house this summer. Already made it twice this week. And it’s not even weekend yet. This deep yellow color tropical drink is similar to a Mojito but just with additional mango

Breakfast Egg Muffins

Follow theyellowdaal Want to include more eggs in your diet?? Bored of anda bread or omelette or boiled egg. Try this easy, peasy and super fast bakes breakfast egg muffins with the goodness of veggies and cheese.  It’s freezer friendly, can be made ahead of time. Takes the same amount of time as making

Mint Spiced Salted Buttermilk Also Kown As Chaas/Lassi

Follow theyellowdaal Mint Spiced Salted Buttermilk is also popularly known as Chaas or lassi. So whatever the name be its still one of the most consumed drink in summers. Buttermilk has amazing health benefits. Like cooling effect on digestive track and helps with digestion or treat stomach ailments. Rich in essential micro nutrients and vitamins.

Potato And Cheese Bites- Easy Snack Ideas

Follow theyellowdaal Some recipes are just plain simple. My potato and cheese bites are so soft inside but crispy and red on the outside. Almost like biting into a giant goodie ball. ? Didn’t really refer to any recipe. My son was wailing behind me for a snack and I just mixed a few things

Cinnamon & Honey Weightloss Drink

Follow theyellowdaal Cinnamon & honey weight loss drink is an easy way to start loosing weight. Cinnamon and honey both have properties associated with weight loss. However beware of cinnamon substitute cassia which is available instead is cinnamon. Also avoid using cinnamon powder. Usually it’s difficult to get unadulterated powder in market. The cinnamon sticks

Thandai Masala | How To Make Thandai Masala At Home

Follow theyellowdaal Wish you a happy and joyous Holi. I want to welcome this festival of colors with an open heart and positivity. This time tried my hands on homemade Thandai Masala. Always thought of making it but this year succeed and now regretting why I didnt try making this awesome Masala earlier. Full disclosure,

Rose Coconut Ladoo | Coconut Truffles | Easy 15 Min Dessert

Follow theyellowdaal Rose coconut ladoo is my favourite dessert this Holi season. Its colourful, yummy and so inviting, best part comes together in just 15 mins. I have used a secretly loved way to get that beautiful hue of red, almost turned pink huh!! NO artificial color used that comes from a small bottle(btw, they

Bajra Aur Gur Ki Roti{ Pearl Millet & Jaggery Roti}

Follow theyellowdaal This two ingredient bajra aur gur ki roti is perfect for the winters. Its great filling snack idea when you are craving for something in between meals. Equally healthy and delicious. I love having Bajra aur Gur ki roti with tea in evening. Sharing with you my family recipe. Please try it once.

Fresh Watermelon Juice

Follow theyellowdaal When I make fresh watermelon juice it’s not just blended watermelon. I add a few of my fav ingredients to create something that you would find very refreshing. Now no one at my home wants to eat watermelon but all are ready to drink it? For kids who don’t like eating their fruit

Assamese Signature Dish-Aloo Pitika

Follow theyellowdaal Aloo Pitika is a signature dish from Assam and it’s made with mashed potatoes. Potatoes are mashed and then some basic ingredients are added as flavor enhances. It is served with some rice and sambal; usually as a side dish. While preparing this it almost feel a like I am making cold mashed

Lemon & Coriander Soup | Vitamin C Rich Soup That Aids Weight Loss

Follow theyellowdaal Lemon & Coriander Soup is rich in Vitamin C from lemons and aids weight loss if consumed over a period of time. This is an easy soup that is warm and comforting in a cold night. Its a classic combo and a must try. It almost zings up your usual soup and is

15 Min Homemade Milk Powder Burfi | Dry Milk/Milk Powder 15 Min Fudge

Follow theyellowdaal Easy and homemade milk powder burfi is your one stop for a delicious Indian desert made in 15 min. As a kid we have gorged on a lot of these traditional Indian desserts made in our homes. Burfi usually takes hours of work.The milk is cooked for long time to reduce full and

Classic Mushroom Sandwiches

Follow theyellowdaal Classic mushroom sandwiches are easy, fast and so simple. If your kids don’t like mushroom, it’s a great way to sneak some in their diet. I had some leftover mushrooms from my dinner last night which I didn’t use. So this recipe revolves around that.   Directions to make Classic Mushroom sandwiches- Ingredients:

Jeera Aloo, Tips To Make The Perfect Jeera Aloo

Follow theyellowdaal Jeera Aloo is an easy side dish which can be prepared in minutes. Today I will be sharing the perfect tip on how you can make the jeera aloo that you get in restaurant. You have to boil potatoes well in advance and give them enough time to cool down themselves. Potatoes kept

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Lychee & Mint Cooler, Refreshing Summer Drink

Follow theyellowdaal Lychee & mint cooler is one of the tastiest drinks I have had in a recent while. It’s different, cooling from the mint looks and feels so fresh. When lychee is in season make this delicious drink, and you will not regret it. Tasty, fresh and outright delish. Whenever its lychee season I

Potato & Peanut Cutlets

Follow theyellowdaal Potato & Peanut Cutlet are crispy, tasty and melt is mouth. I am obsessed with making cutlets. I have tried and few and rest are in my to do list. Food blogging gives me an opportunity to try out stuff I would not have been bothered to try otherwise. Which is so cool.

Punjabi Methi Ka Paratha-The only recipe you will ever need

Follow theyellowdaal Punjabi Methi Ka Paratha is the quintessential breakfast in punjabi homes. I mean we punjabi’s cannot imaging our lives without methi ka paratha. Its healthy, tasty and full of nutrition. I know its specific to winters but apparently in Mumbai its easily available all year long. Lucky for me that I can enjoy

Mushroom & Paneer Kalimirch

Follow theyellowdaal Delicious mushroom & paneer kalimirch is flavoured with lots of onion and tomatoes & freshly crushed black pepper. It certainly makes for a perfectly relaxed meal. If you want something different to eat you might just like this sabji. The soft and succulent Paneer and mushroom are just melt in mouth and you

Beetroot & Potato Croquettes

Follow theyellowdaal I am a big fan of fast, easy and delicious recipes. Beetroot & Potato Croquettes  are on the same funda. Fast, easy made just under 15 mins. Often my son shows tantrum in eating his lunch so I have to come up with tasty food in evening so that atleast he fills his tummy.

3 Ingredient Mango Popsicle | The Best Sugar Free Treat For Summers

Follow theyellowdaal MANGO POPSICLE EXCITES ME. Its easy peasy, fun to make and a great activity that you could do with your kids. Its almost like eating frozen fruit; oops I mean sipping/licking frozen fruit. Fruits are naturally sweet so why not utilise this for dessert. So if you are looking for a healthy treat

Diet Aloo Gobi Ki Sabji| Potato & Cauliflower Veg

Follow theyellowdaal Diet Aloo Gobi ki sabji or potato and cauliflower veg is the Indian favorite. All have different ways to cook it. Today I am sharing with you an easy and yet healthy way to make aloo gobi which is made in just 2 tbsp mustard oil. Even then there is no compromise in

Lemon & Mint Red Poha

Follow theyellowdaal Light & fluffy lemon & mint potato red poha is a wholesome breakfast or snack option with so varying flavors than the usual poha. Poha is a staple breakfast in my home. And you can do so much with poha. Recently I picked up red poha(flattened rice made from red rice) just to

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Masala French Toast | Indian Spiced Masala French Toast

Follow theyellowdaal Indian Style Masala French Toast is your quintessential breakfast that you may not do without. If you eat eggs you will love this. You may realize you have been having eggs the wrong way. This is the way to go!!? I wish you could taste them through these pics as I am drooling

Beetroot & Cheese Paratha | Healthy Indian Beetroot & Cheese Flatbread

Follow theyellowdaal If you like beetroot this recipe is going to be your favorite. If you don’t, well try it! It’s the best way you can sneak in beetroot in your diet in a delicious way. And you can thank me Later?? This beetroot & cheese paratha/ flatbreat is healthy breakfast option for your kids.

Fresh Strawberry & Mint Club Soda | Easy Party Drink

Follow theyellowdaal Strawberries are at there peak at this time. Enjoy this delicious fresh strawberry and mint club soda. Its a great option for party drink, welcome drink or a relaxed dinner date drink. I made this a few times in the past few weeks. So this was served on valentines day with delish Pasta

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Grilled Egg And Mayo Sandwich, Easy 15 Min Breakfast

Follow theyellowdaal With our hectic lives we are all looking for easy yet delicious food options to cook. Egg mayo sandwich is one such recipe. This sandwich comes together in just 15 mins; a great breakfast or snack option. As kids these days are fussy eaters, its easy to feed them. Possibilities of what you

Bhindi Ki Sabji | Easy Okra Veg | Tips For Non Sticky Bhindi

Follow theyellowdaal How many bhindi or Okra lovers here?? If you have landed at this post which means you love bhindi. And so do I!! I have my own ways of making bhindi ki sabji non lacey, non sticky and crisp and above all tasty. My mom says she cant make good bhindi sabji like

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies, Flourless cookies

Follow theyellowdaal Yes you read it right!! Easy to make delicious peanut butter cookies with just 3 ingredients; prep time of 5 mins and bake time 10 mins. It doesn’t get easy then this. I particularly made these for my son who loves cookies but all the maida in store bought I was not OK with.

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Gur Imli Ki Chutney | Jaggery & Tamarind Chutney

Follow theyellowdaal Do you like yummy gur imli ki chutney in any thing. Be it chaat or your daily salad(Yeah salad). I usually have it made in bulk in my fridge on the go. Life becomes so easy. Its my favorite toppings for all chaat’s, dahi bhalle, salad and even bhel. I am already salivating.

Matar Aloo Balls | Easy 15 min Breakfast

Follow theyellowdaal I love these little matar aloo balls for breakfast or even snack. These are so easy to make that too under 15 mins. Matar/peas season is on its peak. I like to add peas to a variety of my food as the sweetness tastes so good. One such recipes is Matar aloo balls.

How To Make Chai Masala For A Tasty Masala Tea

Follow theyellowdaal There is something about chai masala that smells so divine. Just a teaspoon of chai masala brings life to the same old tea. Its oddly enjoyed more during the winters. Sipping masala tea in chilly cold winter morning. Snuggling under blankets in evenings with tea is my best part. It just brings such

Sprouts & Potato Ande Ki Bhurji | Scrambled Egg-Indian Style

Follow theyellowdaal Eggs are a powerhouse of protein and a best first meal of the day. I love our Indian style scrambled egg for breakfast aka. bhurji with bread. And so do a lot of us. So how can you take it a step forward and make it extra nutritious and filling? Here I have

Carrot & Potato Bites | Kids Special Breakfast | Veg Patty Bites

Follow theyellowdaal I made these carrot & potato bites for my little guys tiffin and they were a hit. When he came back whole tiffin was empty….what else a mother would want. I sneaked grated carrot as an experiment and plan to add more grated veggies for future project. I love the fact that with

How to Make fluffy poha, My 10 Tips & Tricks for soft poha

Follow theyellowdaal Do you wanna know How To Make Fluffy Poha at home which is soft and moist. So here’s the truth; I used to suck at making poha a year from now. Nope could not get it right- sometime too dry and sometime too mushy. I even burnt my onions one time and it

Homemade & Healthy Lemon Kurmura | Homemade Puffed Rice Snack

Follow theyellowdaal Nothing is better than a homemade treat. Homemade & healthy lemon kurmura is a perfect snack to fill up for mid meal hunger pangs. Healthy snacking is on my mind these days. I love the fact that I can make these myself with just 1tsp of oil and know that its fresh and

Oats & Apricot Granola Squares | Healthy Snack

Follow theyellowdaal I love recipes that are healthy and tasty. Oats is one thing I feel I need to add to breakfast or snacks. I came across a similar recipe on Pinterest and posted my own one some time back here. Oats and Apricot Granola Squares are an extended version of that just some minor changes for

Sooji/ Rawa Toast | Semolina & Cream Veg Toast | Easy 15 min Breakfast

Follow theyellowdaal Sooji/ Rawa toast is essentially creamy open sandwhich kind of toast enjoyed as breakfast with a hot cup of tea. While growing up we used to have sooji toast in breakfast at least once a week. Too much…Naah!! Its actually a quick fix. Its areally simple, fast and tasty breakfast made in 15