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He looked fine and smiled at me when I asked if he needed help.

We were taken to the Leratong Hospital, but he was denied treatment due to his race. There were four of us in the vehicle, including my sister. Mayat remembers her husband getting a call from Ismail Meer saying petrol was cheap at a particular garage. Mohamed, a gynecologist, teamed up with two other doctors and opened the Shifa Hospital, a bed facility, in The topics of discussion usually centered around arts, culture and religion.

They often interacted with, and housed, anti-apartheid activists on the run from the authorities. Mayat and her husband bought a home in Clare Estate and were neighbours of the celebrated photographer Ranjith Kally, who died last week. Ramaphosa’s NewYear message warns of difficult decisions for SA in Read next on IOL. She continued to work in the shop post-matric, but her lot in life changed when she met her husband, Mohamed, who was a friend and fellow student of her brother, Nasim.

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Top Camps Bay businessmen hired security firm. Mayat attributed her caring nature to her father, Mohamed, imdian prominent businessman in Potchefstroom.

It was a struggle to Mayat and her team to raise the cash for the first edition of the book, so they approached a publisher, a Mr Ramsamy, who agreed that they could pay him over six months, but after three months they had cleared their debt.

Her brothers encouraged her to study via correspondence and she managed to complete matric in that way. But that was a coded message directing Mohamed to a particular garage to fetch Mandela, who was dressed as a petrol attendant.

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Mayat and her husband were progressive and open-minded delightss, and counted Ismail and Fatima Meer as good friends. Zuleikah Mayat with her husband Mohamed.

Indian Delights by Zuleikha Mayat

Employees call cops on black hotel guest talking on his cellphone. Mohamed was born in India and his father brought him to Potchefstroom when he was 5, and returned to India when he was 18, to marry Amina inAmina eventually joined Mohamed in South Africa, three years later. The book was no flop and flew off bookshelves like hot samosas at a buffet.

After completing her primary level of education, she wanted to go further, but there was no facility available in the area that could accommodate her — there was a convent school, but it only catered for white pupils.

While producing Indian Delights was a defining moment in her life, Mayat prefers to be acknowledged for her other books, which related her worldwide travels and religion.


But when she arrived and worked in the general dealer store that Mohamed operated in Potchefstroom, she became popular with the way she did business, even though Afrikaans inddian the dominant language. It was during those food feasts that Mayat cooked up the idea of compiling a recipe book with the array of treats and meals they enjoyed at various homes.

Indian Delights by Mayat, Zuleikha

She got her friends to rally around and the first edition of Indian Delights was produced in She had traveled widely, especially with her husband to medical conferences. But dad never refused anyone. Share this article with a friend Your Name: Zuleikha Mayat’s Indian Delights still cooking. But gatherings would be incomplete without the women tucking into the sumptuous meals and snacks that the host provided.

Zuma to embark on new career – as a musician. While Mohamed had the goodness to extend his medical knowledge to all those in need, he was denied the same courtesy when he was involved in a car crash in Mayat said proceeds from the book went celights the charitable work they did — providing bursaries for needy students.

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