Category: ETC

Pearl Couscous Salad

Pearl Couscous Salad

When I cooked this for the first time, I asked myself, “Why didn’t I cook this before?” :-) This recipe is easy as well as versatile (can be eaten by itself or as a side dish). Here’s what you’ll need: 1. Vegetable broth: 1 and 1/2 Cups […]

Moving from India to US – part I – the preparation

Moving from India to US – part I – the preparation

  Before we begin, here’s a disclaimer: this is NOT a post to help you get a visa or a job in USA. This post will help with the things that come after. After you’ve finalized your move to the US. Me and my family (dear husband […]

Memory lane

Memory lane

  Last month we celebrated my older princess’s 9th birthday. Now we are used to seeing her as a growing up, sweet yet mature (sometimes too-mature-to-be-9!), mostly-independent kind of a young girl. But recently when I was learning about video making, I stumbled across one of […]

hello again

hello again

VaradaSharma.com Last post July 14, 2014 August – 0 posts September – 0 posts October – 0 posts November – 0 posts Oh how I’ve missed being here.  Life just got very very busy. Work, the Certificate course I’ve started with University of Washington, parents visiting from India […]

Thalipeeth

Thalipeeth

Sorry for my long absence from this space. But I’ve been enjoying life outside computers a bit too much. Aai & Baba are here and we are having a daily feast. :-)   Thalipeeth. This is a popular breakfast item in Maharashtrian homes. There are […]

@Redmond, WA

@Redmond, WA

  Life is taking me places.  Again. And this time my family is with me. :-) Yes, we moved.  Again. This time to Redmond, WA. :-) I will forever cherish my old friends. I am keeping in touch with them and will continue to do […]

Life is taking me places

Life is taking me places

  Life has been so busy lately. But I am happy about where it is taking me. :-) Recently I went to Boston, MA for a week for Product Management training and certification. Here are some pictures I took while I was there. I stayed at  Hotel Regency, […]

Rawa dosa and {cheat} recipe for chutney

Rawa dosa and {cheat} recipe for chutney

  When Mr. C was in India, me and Diya ran out of dosa-batter. So I decided to experiment a little :) {psst.. I had lots of help from dear Google}   [yumprint-recipe id=’7′] Enjoy!!

Raw Banana – Potato – Radish side dish {Recipe}

Raw Banana – Potato – Radish side dish {Recipe}

Mr C and little princess Akshu recently took a trip to India. They were gone for a little over 3 weeks. We stocked up on the veggies etc before he left and with fewer people to plan meals for (only me and princess Diya were […]

6 ideas to include more veggies in your diet

6 ideas to include more veggies in your diet

First of all, why should we eat more veggies? For being healthy, of course! Fruits and veggies are a great source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. They help you maintain you metabolism, keep diseases away and stay healthy. What’s not to love about that? […]

Kadhi – Pakora {recipe}

Kadhi – Pakora {recipe}

  In spite of being in love with this recipe for ever, until now I have not posted it on my blog. I am not proud of that. Anyways, ladies and gentlemen, here it is now – the awesomeness called “kadhi-pakora”! Drum-roll…. !!! Just kidding […]

Starting 2014 Strong

Starting 2014 Strong

Every January I make big plans. To change the world, if I may say so myself. But by March my efforts have mostly evaporated and by July (my birthday time), I am making new plans already! And then comes December followed by another January. 2014. This year […]

Vegetarian Chili {Recipe}

Vegetarian Chili {Recipe}

  Being an Indian and a vegetarian, I was somewhat-wary-somewhat-curious about this food folks around here loved – the Chili. Google came to the rescue and consoled me that there were vegetarian possibilities for this dish. This recipe is a result my own experiment in […]

Daliya-wala Upma {Recipe}

Daliya-wala Upma {Recipe}

  Simple and healthy breakfast recipe. Enjoy!! [yumprint-recipe id=’4′] 

Vegetarian Thai Red Curry {Recipe}

Vegetarian Thai Red Curry {Recipe}

  I love Thai food. Use of ingredients like the coconut milk make it one of the closest international cuisines to Mom’s food at home. However, a couple times when I tried to get my kids to try Thai, my kids did not take to […]

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