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Last Updated : Jan 30,2019
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!
Hyderabadi Mixed Veg Korma by Tarla Dalal
A colourful and crunchy assortment of veggies is cooked with a tempering of whole spices, and then perked up with fresh cream and spice powders to get the ever-popular Hyderabadi Mixed Veg Korma.
You get to enjoy the creaminess of the gravy as well as the juicy crunch of mixed veggies, not to fo ....
05 Mar 19
Paneer Kulcha, Paneer Kulcha Made with Dahi, Curd by Tarla Dalal
Kulcha is a traditional preparation made with plain flour and curds. The curds add a yummy tanginess to the kulcha. Here the kulcha has been stuffed with a rich and spicy paneer filling.
It is advisable to keep the dough aside covered with a wet muslin cloth for at least 2 hours to allow it to ....
18 Feb 19
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa by Tarla Dalal
A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes. It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight.
Sheera makes a traditional and delightful combination with
Chocolate Brownies , Chocolate Brownies with Eggs 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 ....
Layered Fruit Sandesh by Tarla Dalal
A masterpiece that combines the joy of a fruit salad with the classic appeal of a Bengali
delicacy, the Layered Fruit Sandesh is an eye-catching dessert in which layers of sweetened and spiced paneer alternate between layers of fruits like pomegranate, kiwi, appl ....
23 Nov 14
Atta ka Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
I consider this one of the easiest guajarati sweets-with just a few ingredients, which too can be found in all kitchen shelves. Just note a few simple points, and success is assured. While sautéing, keep a lookout for when the ghee separates and the atta becomes lighter, as this is the perfect indic ....
07 Jan 19
Dal Fry 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 ....
Kashmiri Dum Aloo by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy from the snow-capped mountains, Kashmiri Dum Aloo is a delicious potato preparation that’s bursting with flavour.
Chilli-coated potatoes are cooked with curds, tomatoes and a flavourful paste of whole spices and sautéed onions.
Dried fenugreek leaves are the ultimate addition to t ....
23 Jan 19
Palak Paneer, How To Make Homemade Palak Paneer Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Many of the best loved vegetarian Punjabi
dishes are the ones where paneer is combined with a vegetable. Paneer is widely used and very popular in Punjab due to the abundance of milk and milk products in the area.
This combination of spinach and paneer is no ....
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori by Tarla Dalal
Making perfect kachoris is an art, and nothing short of it. The ideal cover, which is crisp and flaky but not too oily, and a soft filling, which is neither dry nor soggy, are all essential elements of the perfect kachori. Here, we present a recipe that is quite easy to follow and guaranteed to give ....
Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers 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 ....
Creamy Mughlai Vegetable Subzi 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 ....
26 Nov 13
Pav Bhaji by Tarla Dalal
A hurried meal for the man in the street. This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter.
This is truly an innovation that arose out of the necessity of providing a nice hot meal in a hurry and one that tickles the taste buds.
When I am lazy to ....
01 Oct 18
Vegetable Jalfrezi 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 ....
Moong Dal Halwa by Tarla Dalal
A classic recipe that is relished throughout Rajasthan during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. It is considered to be auspicious, and is often prepared during Holi, Diwali and weddings too. It takes a long time and lots of patienc ....
16 May 11
Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe 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 ....
15 Feb 19
Naanza by Tarla Dalal
Our tandoori magic meets the Italian
favourite in more ways than one! We tried making a pizza
with a naan
as the base, and it turn ....
17 Jul 12
Pindi Chole, Punjabi Pindi Chana Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Pindi Chole is a classic dish from the Punjabi
repertoire, which is flavoured with a large assortment of spice powders and other ingredients like ginger, garlic, tomatoes and onions, which lend an irresistible flavour and aroma to it.
Kesar Peda 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 ....
Badam ka Sheera by Tarla Dalal
How many times have you dismissed the thought of making your favourite Indian desserts at home because they take too long to prepare? Well, where there is a will, there is a way. Next time you feel like relishing some delicious Badam ka Sheera, try this quick and easy recipe, which enables you to ma ....
Spicy Garlic Hummus by Tarla Dalal
Hummus is an ever-popular Mediterranean dip made of chick peas, garlic, olive oil and other ingredients.
This is a spicy variant of the same, spiked up with red chilli paste. Curd gives the Spicy Garlic Hummus a creamy texture and tangy flavour, which complements the other ingredients beautifull ....
Vegetable Kadai by Tarla Dalal
A quick look into the menu of any Indian restaurant across the world, and you are likely to find the Vegetable Kadai or Kadai Vegetable featuring in it.
A melange of veggies in a masaledar gravy, this recipe is an all-time favourite. With colourful and crunchy veggies like coloured capsicums, ca ....
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche by Tarla Dalal
meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche. Bubbly cheese, crumbly paneer with spinach perked up with green chillies, this quiche combines all this and more in a pastry case, a delightful preparation that is sure to satiate your taste buds and ....
22 Sep 18
Dhokla Sushi with Carrots by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Sushi, but it is not easy to make. Sometimes we don’t have the time, sometimes we don’t get the ingredients, and sometimes we are afraid of whether we can handle the sticky rice properly.
Well, this Dhokla Sushi with Carrots is an opportunity for everybody to make and enjoy a hom ....
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