Tasty Banana Cake Recipe(with eggless option)

Follow theyellowdaal I feel like banana cake is the king of cakes. And its actually one of the most tastiest and yet the easiest cake that you can try. The recipe is literally mix dry with wet ingredients type. And you dont need any fancy ingredients or process to learn. The single most important thing

How To Make Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka At Home

Follow theyellowdaal If you are a tikka fan then you have try my restaurant style paneer tikka recipe. Its super simple to make at home. Hardly takes 20 mins after an hour of marination. Juicy, succulent and crispy charred paneer tikka will melt in your mouth craving for more. Things to know before we start

Rajma Kebabs, Kidney Bean Vegetarian Kebabs

Follow theyellowdaal Rajma Kebabs are also call veg kebabs or veg galouti kebabs. They are protein rich but tasty snack, starter, side dish. Serve with onion rings and lemon wedges on the side. When you think of rajma the most favourite dish Punjabi Rajma masala comes to mind. But can you believe these tasty kebabs

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

How To Make Chicken Seekh Kabab

Follow theyellowdaal Juicy, tender, spicy and tasty Chicken Seekh Kabab is an all time favourite among chicken lovers. Best served with onion rings flavoured with chat masala and green coriander chutney. I even added some tomatoes too. Some important pointers- Using fresh mince will give better(moister)kababs. If you can get fresh mince frozen is just

Aloo Tikki, My Tips to make perfect tikki at home everytime

Follow theyellowdaal Aloo Ki Tikki is the most basic snack made in most Indian homes. It’s favorite amount vegetarians, kids and adults alike. And there is so much more you can do with this humble Tikki. Popular in North India the aloo Tikki is deep fried and served with runny chole on top with lots

Sooji Idli | Healthy South Indian Breakfast

Follow theyellowdaal Soft and fluffy sooji idli also called rawa idli is a popular and healthy breakfast from south India. Serve with delicious coconut chutney on the side. Other similar recipe from my fellow bloggers– Soft idli with hot sambhar Sago idli Bajra Idli and stir fried idl Instant Poha Idli Jasmine idli Directions to

Veg Keema Samosa, easy soya & vegetable samosa

Follow theyellowdaal Veg Keema Samosa, easy and instant recipe. I made it for my kitty party and it was a hit. Usually we lean towards snack that have boiled potatoes in them but this time I experimented. These are tasty and can be prepped easy in advance, freezer friendly. And easily manageable when cooking for

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

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.

Potato & Corn Turnover, Flaky Pastry With Filling

Follow theyellowdaal For my second Guest Post I invited Shreya Tiwari who blogs at POLKAPUFFS. We became friends through common Facebook food communities and love for each other’s work. Having friend who have the same passion as you is the best thing in the world. Shreya has amazing recipes on her blog from desserts to main

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.

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Honey Chilli Baby Corn Skewers

Follow theyellowdaal Delicious and juicy honey chilli baby corn skewers are one of the best recipes for vegetarian when looking for options other than potato based dishes. How many of us make fried potato snack in any form or another when guest’s arrive. These baby corn skewers are a sure shot show stopper at any

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.

Instant Vegetable Macaroni/Pasta With Cheese Made Just Under 30 Min

Follow theyellowdaal Instant Vegetable Macaroni Cheese Pasta is an easy dish prepared in just under 30 mins; while your pasta is boiling away prep for your meal within mins. So as the one to cook in the family we all have a lazy day, a ‘dont feel like cooking’ day or its so hot that

KFC Style Popcorn Chicken

Follow theyellowdaal When its weekend you have to make something delicious. These juicy chicken popcorns are so similar to the one we get at KFC and its totally worth making at home. So I present my version of KFC style popcorn chicken. A special trick that makes them juicy is to soak them in the

Indo Chinese Starter-Chilli Chicken | How To Make Restaurant Style Chilli Chicken At Home

Follow theyellowdaal Who doesn’t like restaurant style chilli chicken with fried rice!!!! Favourite combo to order for take-out ?. If you plan ahead it’s so easy to make delicious chilli chicken at home and that too fresh with a handful ingredients. With this post you will be able to make very juicy restaurant style chilli

Mushroom Galouti Kabab | Vegetarian Party Starter

Follow theyellowdaal Succulent and delicious Mushroom Galouti Kabab; an easy vegetarian party starter is a delight to eat for vegetarians. Updated post with new pics.  Now you can enjoy delicious kabab’s with few ingredients. These kababs are also rich in protein as they are made with mushrooms. Mushrooms is rich in vitamin D and aids

Pizza Pinwheels | Easy DIY Pizza Roll Ups

Follow theyellowdaal These easy DIY pizza pinwheels or roll ups are so easy to make. We like to have it with glass of wine. I am trying to cut back cheese but I so wanted to enjoy this cheese-y goodness so I decided to not top them with more cheese but there is ample amount

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Oven Baked Chicken Malai Tikka | Easy No Prep Chicken Starter

Follow theyellowdaal Oven Baked Chicken Malai Tikka is a savior at times when all you gotta do is marinade and cook. That’s It. Easy to make no prep chicken malai tikka baked in oven and still so juicy. Its one of my favorite recipe. So simple and easy to make. Really malai/fresh cream and some

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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

Grilled Paneer Salad With Sweet Orange & Honey Vinaigrette

Follow theyellowdaal Firstly this amazing charred pics is enough to make your realize, YOU’VE GOT TO MAKE THEM NOW!!! This amazing grilled paneer salad is a healthier meal with rich source of calcium and protein and some salad leaves and cherry tomatoes on the base. Whats interesting about this recipe is the dressing-Sweet Orange &

Mini Corn Skewers | Baby Corn appetizer

Follow theyellowdaal These baby corn skewers are yummy bite size appetizers for your next party. An instant hit any any event with lots of munching and gossip. Do you want something new for your next potlunch or kitty party. Or simply you had some guest impromptu?? These bite size appetizers comes together in just under

Baked Pizza Cups | Phyllo Pastry Veggie Cups

Follow theyellowdaal These cute little baked pizza cups are easy to make and a great appetizer. I like to make them when I want to fancy things up yet do least of the actual work. Its just phyllo pastry wrapped up with lots of veggies and pizza sauce and no cheese. Sorry no cheese this

Honey Chili Potatoes(Baked or Fried) | Indo Chinese Starter

Follow theyellowdaal Honey Chilli Potato is currently my favorite starter. And so easy to make. Party season is on and so is my cooking. I am constantly looking for party recipes which are easy to cook and can be made easily without much hassle. And here I have one such recipe. Crispy Potato dunked in

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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.

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

Restaurant Style Chicken Lollipop, Indo Chinese Starter (easy recipe)

Follow theyellowdaal Chicken lollipop is, essentially a frenched chicken wniglet, where in the meat is cut loose from the bone end and pushed down creating a lollipop appearance. Its one of the most ordered starter in the restaurants.  Restaurant Style chicken lollipop is the perfect finger food for parties. It basically needs just an hour

Banana Oats Muffins, No sugar, No Butter, Gluten free

Follow theyellowdaal An easy to make Banana Oats muffins; just blend everything in a jar and bake. These have no refined flour, gluten free, no oil or butter and no sugar. Perfect for a healthy snack! I love these kind of recipes, I don’t need to spoil too much of my utensils or kitchen (I

Pesto Paneer Skewers | Paneer Seekh | Cottage Cheese Pesto Skewers

Follow theyellowdaal Happy Diwali everybody!! This is my first post in a long time. Had a lot of stuff to post but couldn’t get time to, lots of distractions? blah!! Pesto paneer skewers is a perfect fusion appetizer/ party snack that can be made within 30 min. I made these a while back and my

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

Cheesy Mushrooms Pasta | One Pot Meal | Make Delicious & Cheesy Pasta In One Pot

Follow theyellowdaal Pasta is like my comfort food. Its been my savior in all kinds of moods. Whether I want to indulge or feel good or just don’t feel like eating usual stuff. I kind of grab whatever I have and end up making pasta. This Cheesy one pot Mushroom Pasta is a delicious meal

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

Eggless Zucchini Brownie, No Sugar, No Butter, Whole-wheat Brownies

Follow theyellowdaal Have you heard of a recipe this healthy?? Its wholewheat, egg less, butter less and zero sugar. How good that sounds. This brownie recipe uses zucchini and banana to keep it egg less and moist. And chocolate mixed with everything tastes great. And no way in hell I believed its going to taste

Besan Dhokla | Instant Dhokla | Healthy Snacking

Follow theyellowdaal Instant Besan Dhokla is basically a steamed pancake of fermented batter made from chickpea flour or rice or semolina and tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. And best part its easy and so healthy. This recipe is made with Besan aka chickpea flour.   The international breakfast of Gujratis, as it is

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

Veg Burger(Potato & Paneer Patty) With Oven Baked Fries

Follow theyellowdaal Its Sunday and your usual breakfast is boring – is my story every Sunday. The first question to whack my brain is what to make for breakfast. So decided to make this really easy breakfast Veg Burgers. Its so easy to put together and if you are like me who stocks some essentials

Pav Bhaji | Mashed Veggies In Thick Butter Sauce Served With Dinner Rolls

Follow theyellowdaal My fondest memories are sitting and eating pav bhaji along the pavement on chatai with my family in Surat. The pavement is lit by only dim light on the stroller of vendor itself. They also serve some yummy egg bhurji with pav. Wow. When after all these years I got married in Mumbai

Crispy Spring Rolls | Indo-Chinese Starter

Follow theyellowdaal Everybody likes Indo-Chinese and I am no exception. Though Chinese in India has been made desi in all the ways possible but I still like it. One of the old ways of making spring rolls was to make roti and wrapping with noodle filling, deep fry it to cut in pieces. But now

Sev Puri | Mumbai Style Chaat- Sev Puri

Follow theyellowdaal Its a quintsessential Mumbai snack. Sev Puri is a papri(deep fried flat shorty bread) topped with potato’s and sauces. Its just amazing. When I came to mumbai and the first time I had sev puri; I just fell in love with it. One big mouthful and you are in a different place. Its

Tandoori Chicken Stir Fry, Instant Starter

Follow theyellowdaal Tandoori Chicken Stir Fry is such an easy recipe ready within 30 min. Since we are using Chicken Breast it wouldn’t take long time to cook this dish. If you are in a hurry then this dish is perfect for you. Its also a great party snack. You can keep everything chopped and

How To Make Garlic BreadSticks At Home

Follow theyellowdaal Ever wondered how those yummy garlic breadsticks served with soup are made. Honestly it’s very easy. This is a fairly easy recipe. Basically I was making pizzas and there was some leftover dough which I used to make these just as experiment whether I will be able to achieve what I want. Basically

Breakfast Masala Oats

Follow theyellowdaal If you want to jazz up oats; my Masala Oats Recipe is perfect. Over the years oats have gained popularity and everybody wants to include them in their diet to remain healthy. But what beyond those boiled oats or the prepacked / pre seasoned oats. Oh we can do better than that. My

Paneer Cheese Puffs | Paneer Stuffed Shortcrust Pastry

Follow theyellowdaal Paneer cheese puffs recipe is like a savory version of our gujiya. These are a perfect party appetizer food when serving 6-8 guest. These can be easily made in advance and baked when your guest arrive. My son and hubby totally loves them. I may not have many deep frying recipes on the

Macaroni & Poha Vegetable Balls | Easy Party/Kitty Starter

Follow theyellowdaal This easy to make Macaroni & Poha Vegetable Balls is an easy Party/Kitty starter which is perfect for this rainy season. Actually anything fried will do. But I wanted to try something different from the usual pakoras and samosas. If you love macaroni, you will love these too. Having said that I made

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Basic White Bread | White Sandwich Loaf | DIY

Follow theyellowdaal Baking is a therapeutic experience. For those who bake their bread once will always crave for more. This basic white bread recipe is majorly just 5 ingredients.  Rest are all add-ons or whatever you prefer to add as per your taste. There is always something fascinating about baking. To wait for the fruit

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Coriander Chutney (And my 5 variations of it)

Follow theyellowdaal This is the basic Coriander chutney of all. We all have had it; we all have made it;& we all have our own versions of it. So today I will be sharing my version of coriander chutney. I like my green chutney hot and spicy, so please adjust chillies as per your taste

Thin Crust Pan Pizza Made From Scratch

Follow theyellowdaal I love pizza, I mean who does not. My cheesy delicious thin crust pan pizza has me all hooked up. I have already make it twice in a week. And it came out just like the pan pizza you get in professional pizza kitchen. So why spend so much money when you can

How To Make Sprouts Chilla, Protein Rich Snack

Follow theyellowdaal A bowl of sprouts is an amazing breakfast and snack option. Mix in onion and tomato’s and some lemon juice you’ve got yourself a relaxing breakfast or snack like a sprouts salad. But what if I tell you they taste even better in this recipe. I haven’t cooked sprouts and used them directly.

WholeWheat & Eggless Nutella Cookies

Follow theyellowdaal My love for cookies and nutella got me here. There is just something about nutella that I love. Just licking the leftover on the spoon is divine. Having the aroma of freshly baked anything is a mood lifter for me. So it was cookies this time. To be true I made these cookies

Bread Pizza

Follow theyellowdaal Easy peasy breakfast, snack or appetizer recipe. When craving for pizza make instant bread pizza. I have used my homemade pasta sauce for the base although any ready to use sauce works just fine. How To Make Arrabiata Pizza Pasta Sauce From Scratch For veggies I love the combo of baby corn, onions,

Veg Salad In Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing

Follow theyellowdaal Its just a simple veg salad with a basic vinaigrette. But really its the dressing that makes its special. Top with eggs, fish, chicken, crispy bacon or grilled eggplant; or nothing at all. I like my salad creamier but no mayo just simply some Greek yogurt does the trick. There is no special

Thai Sweet Chilli Chicken Salad

Follow theyellowdaal This salad is very close to my heart as it’s my “go to weekend dinner” salad. Hopefully when you have some marinated chicken in your fridge you can make this in just under 15 mins. I’ll tell you how I do it. My weekend is crazy. Daily morning chores, breakfast, then snacking (we

Eggless WholeWheat Coconut Cookies

Follow theyellowdaal There is no comparisons of homemade cookies to anything. I wanted some snack for my toddlers and this recipe really turned out awesome. These are Eggless wholewheat coconut cookies can be eaten be anyone without guilt. This time I have used butter but next time I intend to use olive oil and will

Chickpea Salad | How To Make Salad From Boiled Chole/ Chickpea

Follow theyellowdaal Chickpea Salad is made from boiled chole or chickpea. Chickpea / chole are a great source of protein for vegetarians. One of the recipes that I like to make with chole is hummus. I had boiled chickpea for the hummus but could not make it. So decided to make a quick snack of

Instant Breakfast Vegetable Chilla

Follow theyellowdaal I guess chilla has become my “go to” breakfast ‘thing’. It feels real easy to mix and make chilla/pancake and best part you can use whatever you fancy. Same happend with me; breakfast in a jiffy- make Instant Veggie Chilla. It’s so baby and tiffin friendly, quick to prepare. You can even prepare

Beetroot & Carrot Cutlet/Beetroot & Carrot Lettuce Pocket Cutlet

Follow theyellowdaal These beetroot & Carrot Cutlet cum lettuce pockets are great way to make party starters hasselfree. No maida, shallow fry, wonderful starter, great lunchlox Idea, use as a burger patty. Interested?! I can sneak in more veggies if I want. Its so nutritious and tasty. Just yum!! The bright red color from the beetroot

How To Make Homemade Paneer/Cottage Cheese (3 ways) With Special Tricks

Follow theyellowdaal How to Make Paneer/Cottage cheese is your complete guide to making Paneer. There is no comparisons of fresh homemade paneer to the store bought one. I know such families where paneer is made fresh every morning and consumed raw every morning. Paneer is also a base for a lot of Indian dessert and

How To Make Tasty Paneer Pizza At Home

Follow theyellowdaal This serves as an instant breakfast/snack recipes. Well it started with “I am bored, don’t wanna have paratha, poha, sandwich etc, etc”. I was craving for pizza for long. So I ended up making it at home (well I end up making lot of things at home?). Anyways this is the cheats version