Author: Anumita Chatterjee Roy

Every Soul has its Song of Life!

There is a tribe in central Africa, some say it is the Himba Tribe, while some say it is the Ubuntu Tribe, which have a unique tradition. When a woman wants to become a mother, she recluses herself from the tribe and goes to stay in the forest. She stays amongst nature and a song […]

Okra Masala: A Yummy Health Food

Okra is known to help in with disease like asthma, diabetes, liver disease, breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. This vegetable curbs hunger and provides strength. It is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, it helps fortify bones, while also improving your eyesight. We make okra in many ways. The most common is fried crisp and […]

Sumptuous Keema Alu Mutter

Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipe of keema alu mutter, a sumptuous and protein-rich main dish, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Our Friday evening meal is often something we all look up to. It is the day to unwind and relax. I love a glass of wine and a movie on […]

Soya Chunks and Kidney Beans, a Protein Rich Vegetarian Delight

While cooking, Anumita often puts different things together, adds spices and comes up with an entirely new recipe. She decided to marry the two proteins, soya chunks, and kidney beans, with chopped mushrooms to create a texture and taste which could be had with rice or roti. Here’s the recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively […]

No Bake Jhatpat Chocolate Cake

Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares a no-bake jhatpat chocolate cake recipe, in the weekly column. She recalls her childhood in Venezuela and the cake that her mother made for them – she had learnt it from her friends. The memories and stories associated with food makes it magical. A Different Truths exclusive. A major part […]

Yummy-n-Wholesome Sandwich Time

Anumita, our Managing Editor, tells us how to make a yummy and wholesome sandwiches, fast, for lunch, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Few days of summer is mine to share with my younger son, who is fast growing and would be leaving home soon. The favorite time during my busy schedule, the […]

The Beginning of an End

Anumita brings out the agonising pain of a mother contesting her child’s custody in a courtroom, exclusively for Different Truths. “Are you ready, June? – the question was just that. A question. No emotions, nothing else. June got up and straightened her dress and took a deep breath. It is today. Today is going to […]

Delicious Maacher Kaliya: A Fish Delicacy in a Bengali Home

Maacher Kaiya is a fish delicacy in a Bengali home. Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Geography has a vital influence on the food habits of the people. I hail from Bengal, and one side of that state in India had a beautiful coastline and many […]

Beguni and Aam er Chatni: The Perfect Companion to Khichuri – II

In the second part of Bengali comfort food, Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipes of Beguni and Aam er Chatni, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. With the comfort food of khichuri, there is a need for its favorite side dishes. Salty Beguni and sweet Chatni make the perfect combination.   All […]

Khichuri: The Perfect Comfort Food – I

Our Managing Editor, Anumita, shares the finger-licking recipe of Khichuri, Bengali style, in the first part of her two-part article, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It was raining the night before. The grey sky and the incessant drumming of the water droplets on the roof were creeping into my conscious mind. The […]