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Simple Fish Fry

Spice level : 3 out of 5 No of servings : 3-4 Preparation Time : 1 hour 30 minutes (1 hour for marinating) A fish fry is a meal containing battered or breaded fried fish. It typically also includes french fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, lemon slices, tartar sauce, hot sauce, malt vinegar and dessert.

fish-300Ingredients:

Fish : 500 gm ( any fish, I’ve used tilapia)

Breadcrumbs : 1 cup Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp Red chili po...

Measles- rubella vaccination campaign begins

The first ever biggest measles- rubella vaccination campaign began across the country today with a target of brining about 5.20 crore children aged between nine months and 15 years under the programme. Health and Family Welfare Ministry sources said the programme will continue till February 13. "The programme is being implemented at a cost of Taka 512.70 crore," said Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim following inauguration of the programme at the ministry's conference room on Wednesday, reports BSS.

Maternal mortality rate in Bangladesh drops by 40pc

Sheuli Khatun recently gave birth to a girl – her first child – at Chittagong Medical College. For a woman from a remote village where labour at home in unsafe conditions is common, delivering a healthy baby was cause for celebration. “A few weeks after I conceived I started going for a regular check-up with my doctor and routinely followed her advice,” Khatun, 21, told Khabar South Asia. “Times have changed and now expectant mothers know it’s extremely vital to visit doctors regularly for the well-being of the mother as well as the baby.” [caption id="attachment_3062" align="alignleft" width="300"]Baby and Mother

Bangladesh RCT wins CMAJ Bruce Squires Award

The authors of a randomized controlled trial looking at the weight of newborns whose mothers were immunized for influenza during pregnancy have been awarded for their contribution to health care research in Canada.  Dr. Mark Steinhoff and his international team of seven coauthors, including three from Bangladesh, are the recipients of the Bruce Squires Award for their article "Neonatal outcomes after influenza immunization during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial" (CMAJ 2012;184:645-53). [caption id="attachment_3059" align="alignleft" width="245"]RCT

Easy Way To Cook Spicy Masala Baby Potatoes

potato-300Baby potatoes in a spicy masala mix.
Ingredients: Baby potatoes 500g Cumin seeds 1tsp Onion seeds ½ tsp Coriander seeds 1tsp Aniseed 1tsp Dry mango powder 1tsp Black pepper powder ½ tsp Chilli flakes 1tsp Salt to taste Oil 3tbsp Method Parboil the baby potatoes. Refresh in cold water and peel the potatoes. Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, onion seeds and aniseeds till light brown in colour. Grind to a fine powder. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the potatoes to the hot oil a...

Health benefits of ginger tea

ginger-300Nothing beats cold in the winter like a piping hot cup of ginger tea. With its high levels of Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals, ginger root is extremely beneficial for health.   Once made into tea, you can add peppermint, honey or lemon to mask the taste of the ginger. Here's why you should have this soothing beverage.  
Relieve nausea Drinking a cup of ginger tea before travelling can help prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness. You...