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Raksha - Bandhan recipes


Last Updated : Sep 20,2019



रक्षा - बंधन स्वीट - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Raksha - Bandhan recipes in Hindi)
રક્ષાબંધન સ્વીટ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Raksha - Bandhan recipes in Gujarati)

Top Raksha Bandhan Recipes

You are your brother’s favourite, no doubt, but you are also the one who knows his other favourites! Who knows better than you about your brother’s childish likes and dislikes and crazy food preferences? Does he still like sticky, fluffy cotton candy? Does he enjoy having his curd rice with a lump of jaggery? Does he like Chocolate Doughnuts with his tea or molten chocolate in his sandwich?

Well, this year for Raksha Bandhan occasion, do not settle for store-bought goodies. Spare a few moments to think up his favourite sweets, make them by yourself, and carry them along with your Rakshan Bandhan Thali. Be prepared to see that characteristic brotherly grin break out on your bhaiya’s face! He will be so happy that his sister has spared to time for his sake, and that you remember all his favourite stuff. It is one of the best ways to show your love.

Raksha Bandhan is a festival that strengthens the bond between siblings – don’t let commercial foods come in between!

Here are some of the all-time favourite Raksha Bandhan sweets. Pick your favourite, and prepare them as per your brother’s preferences.
 

8 all time favourite Raksha Bandhan sweets.

1. For the chunky chocolate lover, there are Almond Rocks
2. If your brother is fond of desi sweets, try the Dry Fruit Barfi
3. Touch the soft spot in his heart with the Layered Chocolate Mousse Cake
4. The magic of Indian spices unfurls in the Kesar Peda
5. For the nut that all brothers turn out to be in their sister’s presence, gift him some Mixed Nuts Chocolate
6. Everybody loves the Rasmalai, and so will your brother
7. Chocolate Doughnuts are mildly-sweet, chocolaty and filling, perfect for brothers of any age!
8. Though quick and easy, the Kaju Kopra Sheera has a traditional richness that is reminiscent of mom’s cooking…

We hope you found your brother’s favourite recipes in this section – we are sure it’s there!


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Gil-e- Firdaus, Hyderabadi Rice Kheer
Recipe# 41438
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Gil-e-Firdaus is an elaborate but memorable sweet dish, which is made commonly in Hyderabad during festivals and weddings. Sago and coarsely-crushed rice are cooked in milk and perked up with a range of ingredients like bottle gourd, nuts, condensed milk and cashew paste to get a lusciously crea ....
Methi Mutter Malai
Recipe# 4241
20 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
methi mutter malai | fenugreek green peas curry | restaurant style methi malai matar | with 35 amazing images. Think Punjabi main course, and this is one of the ....
Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers
Recipe# 41200
28 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Love the exotic flavour of Sushi but don’t have the time to prepare it, or don’t have access to the ingredients? Not to worry. We have brought together Indian and Japanese styles to create a dhokla-based sushi, which anybody can make and enjoy any time! You can also surprise your guests with thi ....
Kulcha, Plain Kulcha, Butter Kulcha
Recipe# 41472
24 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious Indian bread that is very popular in North India, and in Indian restaurants all over the world, the Kulcha has a unique texture and taste that make it a special treat for the palate. It has a neutral taste, with the appetizing aroma and mild flavour ....
Mohanthaal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 635
21 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mohanthaal is another famous sweet from the gujarati repertoire. This sweet needs to be prepared with tact, as the one-thread sugar syrup is the foundation stone for the success of this recipe. If overdone, the dish loses its colour and taste. Also, the mava that imparts the softness to this sweet s ....
Vegetable Hong Kong Style with Steamed Rice
Recipe# 315
22 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Diagonally cut vegetables, especially when they come in contrasting colours like white, yellow, green and orange, are a beautiful sight to behold. However, this pretty combo transforms into a fiery tongue-tickler when combined with pungent sauces, red chillies, ginger and garlic, as you will exp ....
Sweet Boondi
Recipe# 37970
21 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet boondi, a very easy and quick way to make these delicious boondi. Serve them hot to your guest and they will surely relish it!
Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe
Recipe# 2011
17 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Get set to prepare the all-time favourite Bengali delight right in your own kitchen! We show you the whole process, right from curdling the milk to make fresh and succulent paneer, to making super-soft rasgullas from it, and soaking them in aromatic and spi ....
Coconut Laddoo, Coconut Ladoo
Recipe# 41962
02 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
When the festival season arrives, it is time to brush up our laddoo making skills and to expand our choice of laddoos because from Ganpati to Diwali, laddoo is a favourite offering to God. And laddoos like this Coconut Laddoo are also easy to make. Immensely rich and tasty, this Coconut Laddoo h ....
Rose Barfi
Recipe# 8692
10 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rose, whether as a fragrance or a flavour, emanates a sense of coolness! Naturally, this mouth-melting Rose Barfi is also a chilled dessert, which needs to be refrigerated before serving. This mithai has the power to melt the hardest heart, because it combines the creaminess of paneer and mava with ....
Khoya Makhana
Recipe# 2405
09 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Makhana is a wonderful ingredient, much loved by youngsters and elders alike. Its dainty appearance and unique texture makes it appealing to even kids. Khoya Makhana is an exotic preparation of makhana, with the captivating flavour of ghee. The makhanas are deep-fried in ghee and cooked in a r ....
Paneer in White Gravy
Recipe# 61
05 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Deliciously soft paneer in a rich and luscious gravy, which is sure to make your main course very, very special. The gravy features a rich onion-cashew paste, perked up with a special powder and whole spices. The red chillies and coriander seeds are powdered coarsely using a mortar-pestle, whi ....
Chocolate Brownies , Chocolate Brownies with Eggs
Recipe# 40794
05 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t love brownies? Warm chocolate brownies are a delight to have as such, but they get all the more irresistible when topped with ice-cream and laced with hot molten chocolate sauce. In this recipe, you will discover the secret to making intensely-flavoured Chocolate Brownies with Eggs ....
Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet
Recipe# 42128
02 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Richness personified yet unbelievably easy to make, the Besan Barfi is an Indian sweet that even beginners can make very quickly. The secret of this recipe’s success lies in the proportions of ingredients and the smart methods of cooking them. The use of besan ....
Kesar Peda
Recipe# 40033
02 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava. By using readymade mava we have brought down the cooking time required to make this traditional mithai. You still have to plan ahead when you want to prepare ....
Anjeer Basundi
Recipe# 8706
02 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rich enough to pamper your senses, tinged with the magic of Indian spices, the Anjeer Basundi is a dessert you will enjoy thoroughly. Chopped anjeer gives the well-cooked milk a ....
Dal Fry
Recipe# 1965
25 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
From roadside dhabhas to global Indian restaurants, almost all diners serve this all-time favourite Dal Fry. A mixture of moong and masoor dal cooked to perfection and perked up with an aromatic tempering along with fried onions and tomatoes, this dal has a very pleasing texture and irresistib ....
Vegetable Jalfrezi
Recipe# 2175
25 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jalfrezi is a cooking method known the world-over. It is basically a preparation of vegetables or meat in a saucy base. Vegetable jalfrezi features veggies in a base of tomato sauce spiked up with sautéed green chillies, ginger, onions, and such flavourful ingredients. Enjoy this dish piping ....
Creamy Mughlai Vegetable Subzi
Recipe# 30959
07 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A brilliant preparation that everyone is sure to enjoy! This effortless preparation of mixed vegetables, raisins and golden brown cashewnuts, perked up with garam masala, is a real treat for both your eyes and your senses. Capsicum adds crunch to this dry subzi, while cream gives it a luscious ....
Burmese Khowsuey
Recipe# 4953
06 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
burmese khowsuey | veg burmese khowsuey | khow suey burmese curry | with 40 amazing images. This one-dish meal is sure to strike every single of your ta ....
Apple Rabdi,  Seb Rabri, Apple Rabadi
Recipe# 1527
06 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A fruity twist to the popular rabadi! Apple not only contributes its unique flavour to this sweet, it also helps to thicken the rabadi very quickly thereby adding to the convenience too. Apple rabadi tastes fantastic all by itself, or can be used as a topping for hot Ma ....
Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
Recipe# 41351
20 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Quick and easy but enchanting, the Matar Pulao is a timeless classic of Indian cuisine. The rich taste of ghee and the mind-blowing aroma of whole spices makes this dish a really mouth-watering one, so good that you can just have it plain without any accompanim ....
Arbi Tuk, Arbi Tikki
Recipe# 41346
11 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This crispy and tasty snack is made by coating boiled colacassia with a spicy besan mixture and then cooking it with oil till golden brown. It is crisp outside and soft inside, as is the nature of arbi. The arbi is flattened before coating it with the besan so that it will cook uniformly on both ....
Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
Recipe# 31099
14 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
As good as a visit to Mexico! Try this delicious Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake, which is topped with the all-time favourite Mexican salsa sauce and loaded with cheese, which adds a smooth texture to the dish. The coriander and cumin flavoured white sauce adds more zing to this dish! Serve along with ....
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