Food

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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Ramadan Special: Wholesome and High-Calorie Mutton Haleem

Ramadan and Mutton Haleem are inseparable, more so, in Hyderabad. Sarika shares the recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Every year, during the Ramadan month, I prepare Mutton Haleem. This has been the trend for the past few years. This year also continued the trend. Haleem is a special dish, prepared worldwide, […]

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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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Haleem: Popularised by the Nizams of Hyderabad has its Origin in Arab

Haleem, literally meaning patient and merciful (Daleem) is a stew popular in Middle East, Central Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent. Although its ingredients vary from region to region, it always includes wheat or barley, meat and sometimes lentils. Popular variations are Keskek in Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan and Northern Iraq. In the Arab world and Armenia it […]

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The Gluten-free Multigrain Pizza: A Healthy Alternative

Our London-based nutritionist and fitness expert, Parna, tells us about the Gluten-free multigrain pizza, a health food, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. My kid is very fond of pizzas. In fact, I have noticed most of the kids are very fond of pizzas. Whether it be a birthday party, a play date, […]

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Wholesome and Healthy Sukto: A Bengali Vegetarian Medley of Vegetables

Our foodie, Sarika, shares a unique Bengali vegetarian dish, cooked without garlic and onion, Sukto, which is essentially a signature dish of every household. Read more about it, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. I am writing from Phuket. Yes, I am enjoying my summer vacation. Since childhood, summer vacation is very special […]

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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – II

Wheatgrass juice proves to be an elixir for those suffering from hypertension, fatty liver because it is a rich source of Magnesium and Potassium. These minerals lower blood pressure and a deficiency can actually raise it. This juice is also beneficial in preventing premature greying of hair. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, […]

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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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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – I

The Wheatgrass juice is also called the ‘Green Blood’ because of its structural similarity to hemoglobin and it acts like a blood builder for our body. It contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is rich in magnesium. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tell us the many benefits of […]

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Yummilicious Malai Kulfi to Beat the Heat

Hyderabad-based Sarika shares the recipe of Malai Kulfi, an Indian cuisine, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Until last year, summer breaks were fun and frolic for my son. This year, he has changed a lot. He gets bored very quickly. Prefers to stay alone, speaks very less, he will turn 11-year-old very […]

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