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Last Updated : Aug 13,2018
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!
08 Aug 18
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 ....
10 Aug 18
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 ....
02 Aug 18
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 ....
Mughlai Cauliflower, Potatoes and Green Pea Subzi by Tarla Dalal
A rich subzi of cauliflower, potatoes and green peas, cooked in Mughlai
style. A paste of ginger and spices gives the Mughlai Cauliflower, Potatoes and Green Peas Subzi an awesome flavour, while a mixture of curds and saffron gives it a royal ....
Burmese Samosa Toovar Dal Curry Soup by Tarla Dalal
An ever-popular snack and a spicy soup come together in this marvelous recipe. We begin by making scrumptious samosas by deep-frying samosa pattis packed with a mouth-watering mixture of potatoes, green peas and spices.
Using readymade samosa pattis reduces the time involved and also gives the s ....
Anjeer Basundi 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 ....
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 ....
24 Jul 18
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
Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita by Tarla Dalal
A snack that is sure to make you drool, the Mexican Cheese Fajita combines the best of everything – wrap, spread and filling!
Here, tortillas are lined with creamy guacamole and juicy green salsa, and stuffed with a mouth-watering paneer mixture. The paneer filling combines cottage cheese with c ....
Bourbon Biscuits by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Bourbon Biscuits – the sugar, crispy treats that are packed with lusciously creamy and buttery chocolate icing! We all have our favourite brands and hunt the store-shelves for it. But today, allow us to share a secret with you.
Bourbon Biscuits are not so complicated that they ....
07 Jul 18
Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet 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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
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