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

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 ...

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, ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

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 ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

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 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 and ...

Published in Idli Recipes

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 ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

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 ...

Published in Thepla Recipes

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. ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 00:54

Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe is a delicious and spicy preparation of fish made in the Chettinad region of South India. Chettinad cuisine is known for spicy food which is made using freshly ground masalas. You can use any type of firm fleshed fish to make this recipe. I used surmai/seerfish. Serve ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Tortilla Pizza With Tomato, Onion And Capsicum Recipe

Saturday, 06 August 2016 00:37

The moment you mention the word pizza everyone jumps with joy. Everyone loves pizza and we love to have them in various ways. Therefore, we have come up with this Tortilla Pizza With Tomato, Onion And Capsicum which is a very simple recipe. Tortilla, as you know, are thin and flatbreads made from either ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Bengali Egg Curry Recipe

Thursday, 04 August 2016 00:51

Bengali Egg Curry is a delicious preparation of eggs and potato which are cooked in a gravy made up of onion, tomato and ginger garlic paste. This dish can be served for parties or packed in lunch box along with rice and salad. Eggs are healthiest and most nutritious food. Eggs are rich in proteins ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Goan Prawns Balchao Recipe (Prawns Pickle)

Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:59

Prawns Balchao or Prawns Pickle is a recipe which I learnt from my mom. I am proud to say that my mom’s prawns pickle turns the best. Nothing can beat my mom’s magic of making prawns pickle. Today I am sharing with you this secret recipe. You can serve this Goan Prawns Balchao with steamed rice ...

Onion Rava Bhakri Recipe (Goan Kanyachi Bhakri)

Saturday, 23 July 2016 00:12

Onion Bhakri or Kanyachi Bhakri is an authentic Goan bread recipe that is made for breakfast or as a tea time snacks. The Kanyachi Bhakri is very simple to make and can be served along with a mixed vegetable korma for breakfast, lunch or even a quick weeknight dinner. Here are few ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Goan Lady Fish Curry Recipe - Muddoshi Hooman

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:16

No coastal cuisine is complete without fish curries. In Goa, fish curry will be cooked almost everyday for lunch. Since various types of fish are available in Goa, various types of fish curries can be made and the recipe differs according to the type of fish used. Note that in this recipe no sichuan ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Mushroom Thoran Recipe-Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:45

Thoran is a stir fry made with any type of vegetable and coconut in Kerala. Mushroom thoran Recipe or mushroom stir fry in Kerala style is a vegetable dry sabzi made with finely chopped mushrooms. These mushrooms are mixed with a paste made of coconut and shallots to make this recipe. It is then tempered ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Masala Mixed Sprouts Sandwich Recipe

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 00:23

Masala Mixed Sprouts Sandwich is a healthy sandwich recipe which can be packed for kids lunch box. It is a healthy option for everyone and helps in weight loss. Add sprouts to your daily meal menu and take one step closer to good health. Make this sandwich and either eat it for breakfast ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Quick Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

Sunday, 03 July 2016 00:12

Oh yes! You read it right. Today’s recipe is cauliflower fried rice which can be cooked within 15 minutes. Well actually there is no actual rice in this recipe. It is just made with grated or shredded cauliflower which resembles rice. The same procedure of making fried rice is followed to make this ...

Oats And Spinach Pongal Recipe

Saturday, 02 July 2016 00:35

Wondering what to cook for breakfast everyday? Try this Pongal or khichdi which is healthy and loaded with nutrients needs to kick-start your day. This Pongal is made with oats instead of rice and no one will even be able to figure out that oats have been added to this recipe. Did you know- Oats are ...

Published in Pongal Recipes

Rava Fried Prawns Recipe

Sunday, 26 June 2016 00:26

Rava Fried Prawns is a traditional Goan dish. In Goa, we make different kinds of rava fried dishes to have as an accompaniment with rice and fish curry. No Goan thali is complete without rava fried delicacies. Prawns are a good source of protein and calcium and is a good source of vitamin A and E. They ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Mixed Vegetable Spaghetti Pasta Recipe

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:13

Make your pasta more delicious by adding lots of veggies to it. I have added onion, tomato, baby corn and capsicum. You can add carrots, broccoli and spring onion greens to it too. You can serve this pasta to your kids or can pack it in their lunch box too. Just add grated cheese to it and serve it to ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Goan Mackerel Curry (Bangdyache Hooman) Recipe

Friday, 17 June 2016 00:50

Today's recipe is an authentic Goan recipe. This recipe is simple and even a bachelor can cook this recipe. Mackerels are a good source of vitamin D, protein, vitamin B and are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. Consumption of fish like mackerels protects us from various diseases and are very ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Chinese Spiced Noodle Cutlets Recipe

Monday, 06 June 2016 00:25

Chinese Spiced Noodle cutlets is an innovative Chinese flavoured recipe to make your child eat veggies. These cutlets taste yummy and since they are made with noodles children love them. You can add any type of veggies to these cutlets and they can be made in less time. I have added onion, tomato, capsicum ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes
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