During the nervous build up to the first test at Lord’s, a friend commented that the selected team which was expected to play for Pakistan, was probably our weakest team to visit England this century. We are after all seventh ranked side in the world, are woefully short on experience in batting (our perennial problem),Continue reading
About Dr. Sajid Butt
Dr. Sajid Butt is a consultant-radiologist based in London, U.K. He is married, with 3 boys. He loves cricket, films and reading. In his own words, his future plans involve ‘growing old’! He writes for fun and confesses to being a life-long supporter of all things Pakistani, especially Pakistani Cricket! When he is not hard at work or watching his favourite sport, you guessed it, … CRICKET! he pampers the soul by listening to some Noor Jehan, Muhammad Rafi and reading some Ghalib! He secretly wishes he were … you guessed it again, a cricketer! He wouldn’t want to do anything differently in life and lives by the motto: ‘Just Chill!’
On the eve of the return of the West Indies Cricket team to Pakistan: remembering the good old days. If ever there were to be a nani amma, who was a cricket enthusiast, she would have related stories about an era when the West Indies reigned supreme in cricket fields around the globe. HerContinue reading
The most remarkable thing about this game was, that it actually happened! The fact that it had rained heavily overnight, and then some more earlier in the day, meant that it was a distinct possibility that the match might not happen at all. In case of a washout, Karachi Kings would have advanced to theContinue reading
The First Eliminator – Peshawer Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators The set-up for the start of the Pakistan leg of HBL- PSL 3 could not have been any better. And boy wasn’t it worth the wait! After a nerve-wrecking first round, the old foes were staring each other down once again! Whenever Peshawar Zalmi and QuettaContinue reading
Back in the 1970’s to 90’s, cricket coverage in Pakistan was very different from what we see these days. Now the audience are used to watching games in high-definition, obtained by using state-of-the-art cameras that are distributed around the ground, offering the best possible views for deliveries bowled and shots scored. The latest addition toContinue reading
A Case for Lahore Qalandars As we enter the last week of the HBL PSL 3 round-robin stage, a glance at the points table offers a mind-bogglingly tight picture. In the words of the late Chairman Mao: “There is great disorder under Heaven, and the situation is excellent!”. With no clear front-runners till yesterday, itContinue reading
8th March 2018 I was fortunate enough to watch the cricket match between Karachi Kings and Islamabad United yesterday in Sharjah. The match was to begin at 8 pm local time. I bought the ticket online. The process was very straightforward. The best available seat was for 168 AED. I thought that the enclosure titled,Continue reading
- FUCHSIA’s Healthy Ramazaan Program 1 2
- 3 years ago
Recipe for today is:
Baked Fish in Tomato Sauce
1 onion, chopped
1 sweet potato, cubed
1-tablespoon olive oil
1 green or red pepper, cubed
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
5 tomatoes, blended
1/4-teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon clove
Sea salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin
4 large fish fillet
Heat the oil in a large pan and sauté the onion and garlic, then add in the tomatoes, sweet potato and pepper. Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes, then add in the water and let it cook for another 5 minutes.
Cut the fish into small pieces and pan fry lightly to brown on both sides. Spoon half the sauce into a casserole dish. Place the fish on top of the sauce and spoon the rest of the sauce on top. Bake in the oven covered with foil for 20 minutes at 180˚C. Then remove foil, basting often with the sauce and bake for 5 minutes at 180˚C. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.
Thanks Sujata. Cupcake cases is a good idea. Will try that out.!
Cup cake cases is a good idea. Will use them. Thanks Sujata!
Chicken and Vegetable Bake
3/4 cup gluten free flour or whole wheat flour
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 zucchini, grated
1 cup of sweet corn
1 carrot, grated
1 cup cooked chicken strips
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (optional)
Butter or oil to grease the baking dish
Preheat the oven to 180C. Sieve the gluten free flour and baking soda, then mix in the eggs and olive oil, removing any lumps. Add in the vegetables, cheese (if using it) and the chicken and combine well. Grease a baking dish and pour the mixture into it. Bake for 35-40 minutes until well cooked and browned. Serve with a side salad. Serves 8
Aisha, do include some vegetables and healthy protein with the sandwich for your children’s meals. E.g cherry tomatoes,cucumber, carrot sticks with chicken or fish.
I am posting a chicken bake recipe which has some vegetables, you can try making that too.