Author: Sonali Chakraborty

One Bowl Double Chocolate Banana Muffin

Sonali shares a quick and easy recipe with over ripe bananas that were to be tossed away. The one bowl double chocolate banana muffin is yummy. Here is how to make it yourself, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. These one bowl chocolate banana muffins are perfect for breakfast or as a snack […]

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Eggless Cumin Flavored Cookies: Jeera Biscuits

Our foodie, Sonali, shares the recipe for making eggless cumin flavoured cookies, known as jeera biscuits, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Tea time is one of the most leisured and treasured time of the day. To sit back and nibble at some biscuits (cookies) and sip the hot beverage is just what the […]

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Celebrate Eid with Delicious and Yummy Sheer Khurma

Our foodie, Sonali, shares an Eid recipe, Sheer Khurma. It’s a traditional dessert that is prepared on this day. It’s a vermicelli pudding made with milk and sweetened with dates. Read more about it, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.   I had some friends in school who were from different cultures. I […]

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Yummy Meatballs in Spicy Garlic Sauce

Our Foodie, Sonali, shares Indo-Chinese cuisine, chicken meatballs in spicy garlic sauce. It’s yummy, wholesome and quick to make. It’s a comfort food on a weekend. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. I eagerly wait for the weekends when I could stretch a bit and spend time leisurely. The weekdays are […]

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Cajun Chicken Pasta: A Quick, Yummilicious Scrumptious Meal

Sonali, our Foodie, shares a quick recipe, Cajun Chicken Pasta, which is a Yummilicious, scrumptious meal, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Sometimes I feel lazy and do not like to cook an elaborate menu at the dinner table, especially on the weeknights. One pot dishes, soups, sandwiches or pasta dishes come handy […]

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Instant Rava Uttapam: Yummy and a Good Wholesome Breakfast

Sonali shares the recipe of Instant Rava Uttapam, a yummy and wholesome breakfast from South India. This dish allows creativity for those who wish to be different. Here’s more about it, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. A great day starts with a healthy and filling breakfast. The morning meal is a necessary […]

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Sweet, Tangy and Refreshing Aam Panna Popsicles to Beat the Heat

Aam Panna is a popular drink in India during the summer months. Green mangoes are roasted and then the pulp is blended with some other spices to make a refreshing cool drink. Roasted mangoes have a cooling property. This drink gives a respite from the sweltering heat in the summer months. What is summer without […]

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Celebrate Noboborsho with Delicious and Healthy Aam (Mango) Sandesh

In India, a varied array of mangoes is available during the summer months and people throng the markets to get a big batch to bring back home. A plate of chilled cut mangoes after a meal serves as a dessert, but if you’re a bit creative you may whip up different desserts with the king […]

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Refreshing Citrus Flavoured Orange-Raisin Tea Cake brings Zing to Afternoon Tea

Our Foodie, Sonali, shares the recipe of Orange-Rasin Tea Cake that’s sure to add zing to your afternoon tea. Here’s how to bake it perfectly, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It is Spring in my part of the world. The days are now bit warmer and longer with pretty bloom all around. […]

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If it is Holi it has to be Gujiya!

In the US, all celebrations are on the weekend, Holi is being celebrated on Saturday-Sunday (March 18-19). Sonali shares the recipe of baked Gujiyas, the traditional sweet pastry that is served during Holi. Though it is normally deep fried, baking it makes it oil free and healthy, cutting down the calories and oil content. Here’s […]

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