Author: Anumita Chatterjee Roy

Dhoka, the Savory Lentil Dumplings

Reading Time: 4 minutesAnumita, our Managing Editor, shares a traditional Bengali vegetarian cuisine, Dhoka r Dalna (gravy of Lentil Dumplings). There are numerous vegetarian recipes in the Bengali cuisine, quite contrary to the belief that Bengalis just eat fish. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Vegetarian dishes in a Bengali home would mean excluding […]

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Avocado: The Good Fat Salad

Reading Time: 3 minutesAvocado, a fruit, is a single-seeded berry. Although green in color and a creamy texture, this fruit is high in potassium and protein. So here is to the vegetarians, this green berry is a perfect source of protein. It is commonly used in food south of the American border, and now with the health benefits […]

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Delicious Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita shares the recipe for a delicious and healthy dessert, Pineapple upside-down cake. It’s easy to make. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Cakes are desserts which are accepted and loved all around the globe. I believe desserts take a different level of sweetness when fruits are added to them. Presently, […]

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Egg Malai Masala: An Interesting Twist to Egg Curry

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur Managing Editor, Anumita, shares an interesting version of the egg curry. Egg Malai Masala is her mother’s recipe. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Eggs are a very versatile ingredient. It can be used for all type of meals, be it breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or even snacks. My family […]

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Yummy and Wholesome Chicken Snacks in Three Ways

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita tells us how tweaking a few things entirely different snacks might be prepared with the same basic ingredient. Here she tells us how to prepare three chicken snacks, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. “I cannot live without chicken,” said my 14 years old son to his brother in college.  His brother replied, […]

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Expensive Periods

Reading Time: 5 minutesDuring a research about taxes, the author’s attention was drawn to the facts of luxury taxes. There she discovered that tampons and pads come under the umbrella of luxury taxes. What? Her fellow females and she, experience the luxury of bleeding every month? Are we paying for being a woman, asks Anumita, as part of […]

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Florida High School Shootout: Are School Children Meant to Die Senselessly, asks a Mother

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf we look at the statistics of gun violence in schools, it is a staggering data of numbers. Since 2013, there have been 290 incidents in which a gun was discharged on a school campus in America, according to ‘Everytown’. That makes a gunshot incident every week. Anumita, our Managing Editor, says that the news […]

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Yummy Motorshutir Kochuri, a Winter Delicacy

Reading Time: 3 minutesMotoshutir kochuri (pea-filled puffs) are winter delicacies in Bengali homes. Anumita shares the traditional recipe made by her ma (mother), in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Winter is the season to eat and enjoy. It’s a saying that I heard my Grandma tell us when we were growing up. I noticed that winter was […]

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Two Quintessential Bengali Style Fish Recipes

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita, our Managing Editor, shares two quintessential Bengali style fish recipes, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Fish is a quintessential food for most of the people that live along the coasts and on the banks of rivers. The availability of fish from the waters help to supplement the dietary need. The state […]

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Mango Cheesecake in any Season

Reading Time: 3 minutesOur Managing Editor, Anumita, shares the recipe of mango cheesecake, which does not involve any baking. An interesting addition to the Christmas party spread, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Mango is a tropical fruit, but available in most parts of the world. Its fragrance and sweet tangy flavor have earned much love […]

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