Food

Yummilicious Kadai Paneer: Wholesome and Healthy

Reading Time: 2 minutesSonali shares the recipe of one of the most popular Indian dishes, Kadai Paneer, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. It is sometimes difficult to decide what to cook for dinner. To make things easy, I have started meal prepping at the beginning of the week. I buy the produce and the groceries […]

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Healthy and Wholesome Mutton Dopyaja

Reading Time: 2 minutesSarika shares the recipe of healthy and wholesome Mutton Dopyaja, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Mutton is a most beloved dish in almost every Bengali household. Though many different types of recipes are there for mutton curry, manghso er jhol with bhat (rice) is a never failing dish in any Bengali family. I used to wonder […]

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Yummy Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur Foodie, Sonali, shares the recipe of spicy chicken nuggets that are great for afternoon tea time snacks, in the regular column, exclusively in Different Truths. I love homemade food made from the scratch. Whenever I buy from the supermarket, I always check the nutrition information. Every time I read through it, I cringe! Most […]

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Lotus Eaters: Delicious Honey Chilli Lotus Stem

Reading Time: 2 minutesBengalis are obsessed with food. They make almost everything worth eating. Sarika shares the recipe of lotus stem, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There is a saying, we Bengalis eat to live and live to eat. We are connected globally with a common thread, food. In fact, food is always on Bengalis’ minds. We […]

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One Bowl Double Chocolate Banana Muffin

Reading Time: 2 minutesSonali 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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Breakfast like a King with Savoury Indian Pancakes

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur Hyderabad-based Foodie, Sarika, shares the recipe of yummy and wholesome, Indian pancakes, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. “Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper,” is a well-known adage that I religiously follow. For me, breakfast is the mother of all meals, so I hardly skip […]

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Eggless Cumin Flavored Cookies: Jeera Biscuits

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur 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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A Bowl of Kheer Loaded with Legends, Myths, Rituals, Traditions and History

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe first mention of Kheer may be found as the Sanskrit word Kshirika, meaning a dish prepared with milk, in the fourteenth-century Padmavat of Gujarat. Known by various names as Payesh, Payasam, Gil-e-Firdaus, Firni, Kheer is a pan-Indian dessert that’s loaded with legends, myths, rituals, traditions, and history. Lily traces the antiquity of this delicacy, […]

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The Story of the Coconut

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn ancient times human sacrifices were a part of life. Propagated by Adi Sankaracharya, who was against the practice of ‘Bali’ or human sacrifice, the coconut perhaps because it resembled a human skull or head replaced the human as an offering. The three eyes were believed to be the eyes of Shiva. Sreelata tells us […]

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Yummilicious Mango Payesh: A Summer Treat for Family and Friends!

Reading Time: 2 minutesMango is the religion during Indian summer, everywhere there are mangoes, from sweets to savoury. Many places in India also celebrate Mango festivals. India is blessed with varieties of mango, it is a high a calorie seasonal fruit. Sarika shares a Mango dessert, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Payesh aka kheer (pudding) […]

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