As I set out to watch RAAZI on the big screen, I was a bit, correction, VERY skeptical. There was nothing in the trailer that made me, as a Pakistani, want to watch Indian spy games on Pakistani soil. What with the present political climate of diplomatic unease, distrust and recent ban on the filmContinue reading
About Shazia Habib
Shazia likes to pen her thoughts when she feels passionately about a life experience, a person or an event. She is mother to 3 lively boys and along with her husband, attempts to settle in her new country by taking German lessons so she is able to soak in the culture, language and spirit of the region. "Wake up in the morning, take a deep breath and exhale! Keep on living with a passion that inspires others! "
The goray are long gone from the subcontinent, but they have left behind a ritual that any self-respecting, serious Chai-drinking desi will never, ever give up…and that is, the love of indulging in chai and rusk at tea time! Oh yes, to dunk that meetha, crispy rusk in a cup filled with the heavenly brewContinue reading
The first incident did not bother me too much and I didn’t think that I would stop wearing hijab. It started bothering my 7 year old son though, and he started asking me a lot of questions. We were standing outside the supermarket. There were 2 boys who were walking around the store, giving meContinue reading
- FUCHSIA’s Healthy Ramazaan Program 1 2
- 3 years, 1 month 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.