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

Chilli Garlic Toast Recipe

Monday, 25 January 2016 00:52

Chilli Garlic Toast Recipe is one of the most popular snack which can be enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee. It is a crispy toast recipe, made with lots of minced garlic and chilli. This recipe is easy to make and could be make as a quick snack, breakfast or when you are hungry in middle of the night. Did ...

Published in Toast Recipes

Mexican Corn Salsa Recipe

Monday, 25 January 2016 00:26

When you plan to break the monotony in your kitchen and cook a Mexican meal. Mexican Corn Salsa is a delectable side dish everyone will eye for. Mexican Corn Salsa Recipe is made with variety of colorful ingredients like Corn, tomatoes, colored bell peppers, carrots and onions. I love making the Mexican ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Goan Kaju Curry Recipe (Spicy Goan Cashew Nut Curry)

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:38

Goan Kaju Curry is yet another delicious dish from the western coast of India or the Konkan region. Goan Kaju Curry is normally made using the best quality goan cashew nuts and served as a vegetarian delicacy in goan weddings and parties. The Goan Kaju curry is made by following the traditional style ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Whole Wheat Vegetable Chilla (Cheela) Recipe

Friday, 01 January 2016 00:00

The Whole Wheat Vegetable Chilla (Cheela) Recipe is an easy to make recipe specially for breakfast. To make this cheela simply mix the whole wheat flour in water and make a thick lump free batter. Then mix the chopped vegetables in it. Spread this on a greased frying pan and fry it on both sides. ...

Suran Fodi Recipe - Goan Semolina Crusted Yam

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:32

Suran Fodi Recipe is served as an accompaniment with a vegetarian thali in Goa. Semolina crusted sliced yam that are pan fried to a crisp, these Fodi make  delicious, crunchy appetisers too. Yam is normally found in the Goan markets during the rainy season, but this vegetable has a tendency to cause ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Sesame Potato Toast Recipe

Monday, 28 December 2015 00:14

The Sesame Potato Toast Recipe is a delicious recipe to make for breakfast or for an evening snack. The toast can be made from any type of bread and is topped with boiled and mashed potatoes and a generous amount of sesame seeds and is quick and easy to make.  Serve the Sesame Potato Toast ...

Published in Toast Recipes

Goan Egg Drop Curry Recipe

Sunday, 20 December 2015 00:38

In Goa, we make different types of curries to have along with rice. So when fish is not available, we make the egg-drop curry. This curry is made from eggs which are cracked and dropped in the spicy curry which is made up of grated coconut, onion, coriander seeds, dry red chilies, turmeric powder and ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Onion And Parmesan Toast Recipe

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 00:20

Onion and Parmesan toast is a simple and easy to prepare recipe. This recipe is prepared by spreading a mixture of mayonnaise and chopped onion on grilled bread. Grated Parmesan cheese is then spread on this bread and is topped with butter. This has to be microwaved till the cheese starts bubbling. Simply ...

Published in Toast Recipes

Spinach Omelette Recipe

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:06

Spinach Omelette Recipe is yet another healthy and nutritious breakfast egg preparation. Adding a generous bunch of chopped spinach leaves, spring onion greens and whole eggs, whipped into a fluffy omelette - the recipe takes just 10-15 minutes. It makes a great post-workout protein meal, and is nutritious ...

Published in Omelette Recipes

Moongachi Usali (Goan Style Sprouted Green Gram Stir Fry)

Monday, 07 December 2015 01:59

Moongachi Usali is a traditional Goan Style preparation of sprouted green gram. This dish is packed with nutrition and is so easy to prepare. it requires very little oil, and is made without onion or garlic, making it suitable for festival days too. What is unique about this dish is the addition of a ...

Mushroom Paratha Recipe

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 00:03

The Mushroom Paratha Recipe is a healthy and delicious stuffed paratha that you can make for breakfast or pack in your kids or your lunch box. These parathas are made from Whole Wheat Chakki Atta (Vivatta), and when combined with the mushrooms, green chilis and spices, makes it delicious and wholesome. Serve ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Doodanche Fov Recipe (Goan Style Milk Beaten Rice/Poha In Milk)

Friday, 27 November 2015 00:01

Doodanche Fov Recipe is a traditional Goan style preparation of beaten rice cooked with milk. Sugary and spiced with cardamom, this sweet is specially prepared on the festival of lights - Diwali - all across Goa. The cuisine of this coastal state includes various varieties of recipes prepared with beaten ...

Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe - Spiced Cucumber Flat Bread

Thursday, 26 November 2015 00:32

The Maharashtrian Kakdi Thalipeeth Recipe is a wholesome dish that is made from cucumbers, whole wheat flour and spices. The addition of coriander and green chilies make this Thalipeeth a perfect addition for breakfast or even for dinner when you serve it along with a sabzi. Thalipeeth is a slightly ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Goan Style Banana Halwa Recipe (Kelyacho Halwo)

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:53

The Kelyacho Halwo, is a traditional Goan recipe that is made from a special variety of bananas called the Nendra bananas also popularly known as the Kerala bananas. The Banana Halwa is a quick sweet to make in just 20 minutes when you have all the ingredients ready.  Serve the Goan Style ...

Goan Style Black Chickpeas And Cucumber Masala Recipe (Taushem Tondak)

Sunday, 22 November 2015 00:45

The Taushem Tondak is a delicious Goan style Black Chickpeas and Cucumber Masala Curry that is made in a tangy and spicy coconut base. Taushem means cucumber and tondak means masala gravy. The addition of Kabuli chana or black chickpeas to this tondak to make it a bit unique and a twist I have given ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Goan Style Sangacho Ross Recipe-Drumstick Curry

Saturday, 07 November 2015 00:25

Sangacho Ross Recipe is a traditional Goan Drumstick Curry that is delicious, nutritious and one of the typical preparations during vegetarian days in a Goan household. This is a complex curry, made with simple ingredients. It gets its texture thanks to the coconut, extra depth and silkiness from ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Mushroom 65 Recipe (Indian Style Spicy Mushrooms with Chillies)

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:54

The Mushroom 65 Recipe is one of the most popular dishes that one would find in a very atypical South Indian restaurants. The origins are are to tell, but some speculate it to be Chettinad and some from Andhra, but nevertheless, this recipe of Mushroom 65 is a must try dish if you love spice and ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Manganem Recipe - Goan Style Chana Dal Payasam

Saturday, 24 October 2015 00:41

Manganem is a traditional kheer recipe that is made in Goa during religious functions and festivals. The Bengal Gram sweet kheer is also served in Goan temples as an offering (prasad). It simple and quick to make and is a whole some sweet that is made from chana dal, sabudana and with taste from jaggery, ...

Spicy Goan Style Mushrooms Recipe

Friday, 23 October 2015 00:32

The Spicy Mushroom Recipe is a Goan style preparation of mushrooms that is crisp and spicy. The crispy mushrooms makes a great appetizer for parties or even as a quick and easy side dish for weeknight dinner.  Serve Spicy Goan Style Mushrooms along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Kelyachi Bhaji Recipe (Raw Banana Stir Fry)

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:48

Kelyachi Bhaji also known as the Kacche Kele Ki Subzi or Raw Banana Stir Fry is a simple yet healthy and delicious recipe that you can make for a quick dinner or even pack into your lunch box. The addition of coconut and onions gives this recipe a twist to the regular raw banana recipes we eat. Serve ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe - Goan Raw Mango Curry

Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:47

The Amlechi Uddamethi Recipe also known as the Goan Raw Mango Curry is a delicious one pot dish that can be made for lunch or dinner.  "Uddamethi" meaning udda - urad dal and methi - methi seeds is a pure veg traditional dish which Goans prepare for any festivals or special occasions.  Serve ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Varan Bhaat Recipe - Maharashtrian Dal Recipe

Friday, 25 September 2015 00:15

Varan Bhaat Recipe is a simple and quick Goan/ Maharastrian staple of dal and rice that is typically made during festivals and other special occasions. It is a chief component of the traditional offering to God known as “naivedyam.” While it is common for some to add a tempering of curry leaves to ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Aavryachi Bhaji-Avarakkai Poriyal Recipe-Broad Beans Stir Fry

Thursday, 24 September 2015 00:08

Aavryachi Bhaji or Avarakkai Poriyal is a simple simple stir-fry of field/broad beans. Popularly cooked in Karnataka, field beans are a seasonal delicacy and this bhaji/sabji is a simple way to cook it in a flavourful way to retain maximum nutrition. Like most other beans, these beans are also high ...

Goan Style Maskachi Bhaji Recipe-Moringa Leaves Stir Fry With Jackfruit Seeds

Sunday, 20 September 2015 08:24

Maskachi Bhaji Recipe is a simple, delicious and super nutritious Goan stir-fry of moringa leaves and jackfruit seeds. It is typically made post jackfruit season, when the seeds of the fruit are also cooked along with drumstick leaves. If you do not have jackfruit seeds handy, cooked dal or peanuts ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes
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