Pasta with nepali touch

June 3, 2012
Pasta with nepali touch

A quick and easy alternative to dal bhat, still laced with flavor of home, try this pasta recipe to jazz up your meal time. Your taste bud will thank you, and this time-saving recipe will also leave you with some extra time on your hands. What you need 2 cups of pasta (any kind) 4 medium tomatoes 2 garlic cloves (peeled) 2 cups chicken broth 1 chicken breast (cut into pieces) 6 tablespoons of oil (for chicken) 6 tablespoons of oil (for gravy) ½ medium red onion ½ teaspoon...

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From Miss Nepal to Miss Nepal USA

May 28, 2012
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There’s more than meets the eyes with Sarah Gurung Tetsuka, Miss Nepal Asia Pacific 2004. Raised by two strong women whom she calls the strengths of her life, it is clear where she gets her fierceness. From winning Miss Nepal to modeling, marriage and the move to the US, she recently talked with us about her life in the US, depression and what we can expect from her as the chief choreographer of upcoming Miss Nepal USA. What are you busy with nowadays? My last project was Deepesh...

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Kiran Manandhar tells us how she is living her American Dream

May 28, 2012
Kiran Manandhar tells us how she is living her American Dream

Starting out, practicing her hair cutting skills on her husband in their kitchen to now a proprietor of a successful salon, Sringar Hair Design in Arlington, Massachusetts, Kiran Manandhar talked to us about her road to success. Tell us about the salon. The salon offers hair care, hair color, facial, scalp massage therapy, manicure and pedicure, waxing and threading. Our threading is considered to be one of the best in Arlington. We have been in operation since 2004, and we typically get 20–50 clients a day. Tell us...

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Period Tracker App: Easy way to track your period

May 28, 2012
Period Tracker App: Easy way to track your period

Not sure when your last period was or when the next one is likely due? Check out period tracker apps, available in both Android and Apple. Why use them? Easy, hassle free way to track when your next period will likely occur. Not 100 percent on the dot, but pretty close. Based on average number of days in your monthly cycle, it will forecast when you will have period next (Average is 28 days, but varies from woman to woman, can be shorter or longer. Also depends on...

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Suicide #1 cause of death among Nepali women

May 28, 2012
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According to the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Study 2008/2009 conducted by Family Health Division (FHD) of the Department of Health Services, suicide is the number one cause of death among Nepali women of reproductive age, 15-49. Suicide at 16% surpasses other causes such as accidents, disease, pregnancy and childbirth. This is an increase from 1998, when it was ranked third (10%). Notably, 21% of suicides were by women 18 and under. What is driving our women to take such desperate measures? The data indicates that mental health problems,...

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Delicious eggplant tarkari

May 28, 2012
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This recipe uses simple ingredients found in most Nepali kitchen. So more than likely; you don’t even have to make a special trip to grocery store to try this recipe. Takes about 30 minutes to make it. What you need 2 medium eggplants 2 medium tomatoes 1 inch ginger (peeled) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon ghiu 1/2 medium onion 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 ½ teaspoon cumin powder 3 garlic cloves (peeled) 3 green chillies 8 tablespoon oil Few cilantro strands Salt to...

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Get your hair ready for Summer!

May 28, 2012
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Has harsh winter left your hair looking dull, brittle, frizzy and unruly? Try these at home remedies. For shine and strength: Egg and olive oil mask Proteins in eggs help repair damages, and olive oil, rich in fats helps add moisture and shine. What you need 1 egg or 2 if you have long hair 2 tablespoons of olive oil Method Mix them all together. Apply it to your hair and leave it for 15-20 minutes, and wash your hair afterwards.   For moisture and softness: Yogurt and...

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8 interesting facts about rice

8 interesting facts about rice