Raksha Kamat

I am originally from Goa. A Mom to a little daughter. A software engineer by profession and have a full time job at an MNC. I am a passionate food blogger who loves to cook, write about food, style it and click pictures of it. My recipes have been featured in Fortune Desi Bites, The Hindu - Young World and NDTV Good Times.

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Recipes and Articles by Raksha Kamat

Moroccan Baked Fish Recipe

Thursday, 26 January 2017 00:23

Morocco is a North African country, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Spices are widely used in Moroccan food. A firm fleshed fish like salmon or basa fish is used to make this dish. Moroccan Baked Fish recipe is a popular dish made in Morocco and Mediterranean region. The fish ...

Beer Batter Prawns Recipe

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 00:22

Beer Batter Prawns is a light and crispy appetizer which can be served with drinks like cocktails or mocktails for parties. Beer should be added while making the batter and immediately the prawns should be deep fried. These crispy golden fried prawns are a perfect finger food. You can serve these prawns ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Shrimp Deviled Eggs Recipe

Thursday, 29 December 2016 00:23

The holiday season is around the corner. I am sure you all are planning what to cook for Christmas and New Year parties. Today's recipe is a variation of a deviled eggs which is a popular dish made in Europe and United States. This dish is known as shrimp deviled eggs. Deviled eggs are also known as ...

Published in Appetizers

Lemony Pasta Recipe With Roasted Shrimps

Sunday, 18 December 2016 00:22

Lemony Pasta Recipe With Roasted Shrimps is made using spaghetti pasta to which lemon zest and lemon juice is added. The shrimps are roasted separately in an oven and then tossed into cooked pasta. Spaghetti pasta is a staple food of Italian cuisine. This pasta tastes and smells divine. When I was making ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Murg Malai Kebab Recipe (Reshmi Kebab)

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:23

Chicken Malai Kebab are also known as Reshmi Kebabs. These kebabs belong to Mughlai cuisine and are normally served as starters in restaurants. These kebabs are made with cheese, cream, thick yogurt and spices. They just melt in mouth and tastes delicious. Normally, these kebabs are made in tandoor over ...

Published in Appetizers

Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe

Friday, 18 November 2016 00:43

Traditionally Goan Brinjal Bharta Recipe is cooked by roasting brinjals on charcoal. But the brinjals also can be grilled on a grill or directly on the gas by keeping a wired mesh. I have roasted it on a wired mesh in this recipe. You can also roast in an OTG. Goan Style Brinjal Bharta Recipe tastes ...

Persian Eggplant Stew Recipe (Khoresht Bademjan)

Sunday, 13 November 2016 00:00

Persian Eggplant Stew or Khoresh Bademjan is a very popular Parsi cuisine recipe. Khoresht means stew in Parsi. This stew is made with main ingredients being eggplant, tomatoes and spices. Some people add meat to this stew, but some make this classic vegetarian version. Make this Persian Eggplant ...

Egg Dosa Recipe With Cheesy Garlic Mayo

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:49

Most people wonder what to cook for breakfast every sunday. For me sundays are special as I get to cook delicious food for my family. Last Sunday I tried an innovative recipe - Egg Dosa with Del Monte Cheesy Garlic Mayo. The recipe turned delicious. In every South Indian home dosas are cooked on regular ...

Butter Chicken With Tandoori Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Butter Chicken or Chicken Makhani is a creamy and delicious preparation of chicken in rich tomato gravy. Butter Chicken With Tandoori Mayo Recipe is a variant of the Mughlai Chicken Makhani. Butter Chicken With Tandoori Mayo has pan fried boneless chicken marinated with creamy Delmonte Tandoori Mayo, ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo Recipe is a delicious stir fry made with shrimps or prawns, some vegetables like bell pepper, onion, tomato, broccoli and Delmonte Cheesy Dip mayo. Addition of Delmonte Cheesy Dip mayo makes this stir fry cheesy and also lends a nice herby flavor to the recipe. You ...

Published in Appetizers and Sides

Veg Tortilla Pizza With Delmonte Mint Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Veg Tortilla Pizza With Delmonte Mint Mayo is a crispy and cheesy pizza which you can make in flat 15 minutes. All you need are some tortillas, mozzarella cheese, vegetables and Delmonte Mint Mayo. Delmonte Mint Mayo works like magic in replacing the pizza sauce and lending the perfect minty flavour ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Spicy Mushroom And Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe Flavored With Tandoori Mayo

Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:37

The Spicy Mushroom And Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe is a quick and simple side dish that is made by stir frying the broccoli and mushrooms and flavoring it with Del Monte Tandoori Mayo. You can have this stir fry with chapatis or rice or with noodles. So when you are in a hurry or want to make something ...

Dhayanche Fov Recipe/ Goan Style Curd Poha

Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:17

During Diwali various types of dishes using poha or beaten rice are prepared in Goa. This Dhayanche Fov is one such recipe which is prepared in most of the Goan houses on the eve of Diwali. “Dhayanche” means “mixed with curd” and “fov” means beaten rice. Along with this dish, Goans also prepare ...

Goan Chana Ros Recipe (White Peas Curry)

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 00:16

Goan Chana Ros is a vegetarian dish from Goan cuisine made with dried white peas (safed vatana). In Ros recipes, we add freshly grated coconut, instead of roasted coconut which is used for many other Goan dishes. Simply roast the spices and grind along with freshly grated coconut and add to the boiled ...

Tomato Onion Bruschetta With Mint Mayo Recipe

Sunday, 23 October 2016 10:11

A bruschetta is an Italian dish normally served as an appetizer. The classic Bruschetta consists of toasted bread which is topped with tomatoes and herbs. In this recipe the toasted bread is topped with Del Monte Mint Mayo over which a mixture of finely chopped onion, finely chopped tomato and basil ...

Published in Appetizers

Goan Masoorchi Usali Recipe (Black Lentil Stir Fry)

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 00:13

Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Moogachi usali (Black Lentil stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You can make ...

Pepper Cauliflower Recipe

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 00:27

Pepper Cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper. Did you know- Cauliflower in rich ...

Goan Moolyacho Ross Recipe (Goan Radish Curry)

Sunday, 02 October 2016 00:43

Goan Moolyacho Ross is a traditional Goan preparation. Ross means Goan curry and moolo means radish. This curry is similar to Goan drumstick curry or sangacho ross, but to this curry mom does not add black pepper seeds. You can have this curry with steamed rice, rava fried vegetable, stir fry or bhaji, ...

Peanut Curry Recipe

Sunday, 18 September 2016 00:05

Peanut Curry or Shengdanachi Amti is a Maharashtrian curry made especially during fasting days. This curry is usually served with varicha bhaat which is made using samo seeds. This Varicha bhaat and shengdanyachi amti is usually made during the holy month of Shravan when most people fast. Peanuts are ...

Green Moong Dal And Vegetable Idli Recipe

Saturday, 17 September 2016 00:57

Green Moong and Vegetable idlis are a perfect way to have healthy breakfast needed to kick start our day. Since these idlis are made with moong instead of rice, they are ideal for diabetic people. Green moong are high in protein and are packed with vitamins and minerals. I have also added grated carrot ...

No Onion And No Garlic Aloo Gajar Matar Ki Sabzi Recipe

Friday, 16 September 2016 00:51

Today’s recipe is Aloo Gajar Matar Ki Sabzi without onion and without garlic. This sabzi turns delicious and can be eaten on fasting days too. Now, the holy month of Shravan is going on and many people try pure veg dishes. Try this recipe and I am sure everyone at home will love it. You can pack this ...

Mexican Low Fat Fish Wraps Recipe

Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:41

Mexican Low Fat Fish Wraps makes a delicious snack. I have used basa fish fillets in this recipe. I have grilled fish to preserve the nutritional value of fish. You can also shallow fry the marinated fish fillets and add them to the wraps. Fish as you know are fish in omega 3 fatty acids which are essential ...

Lauki Thepla Recipe

Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:04

Lauki Thepla or Doodhi Thepla is a healthy and delicious flat bread which can be packed in kids' tiffin boxes or had for breakfast or dinner. These can also be made and carried while travelling. I have added gram flour in this recipe, you may not add it and add only wheat flour. Remember not to ...

Radish Sandwich Recipe

Sunday, 28 August 2016 00:56

Children often get attracted to junk food. We parents are always after them to eat healthy food. There are various ways to make them eat healthy food. If your kids never liked radish, then this is your chance to make them eat this superfood. Simply grate radish, mix some spices and stuff it in a sandwich. ...

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