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Raksha - Bandhan recipes


Last Updated : Nov 27,2020



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

Raksha Bandhan Sweet recipes | Rakhi 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?

Curd RiceCurd Rice

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?

Malai PedaMalai Peda

Well, this year for Raksha Bandhan occasion, do not settle for store-bought goodies.

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Spare a few moments to think up his favourite sweets, make them by yourself, and carry them along with your Rakshan Bandhan Thali.

Nariyal Vadi, Naralachi Vadi, Maharashtrian Coconut MithaiNariyal Vadi, Naralachi Vadi, Maharashtrian Coconut Mithai

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.

 Coconut Rice, South Indian Coconut Rice Coconut Rice

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

 Motichoor Ke Ladoo
 Motichoor Ke Ladoo

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

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8 all time favourite Raksha Bandhan sweets.

1. For the chunky chocolate lover, there are Almond Rocks

 Almond Rocks Almond Rocks

2. If your brother is fond of desi sweets, try the Dry Fruit Barfi

 Dry Fruit Barfi
Dry Fruit Barfi

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3. Touch the soft spot in his heart with the Chocolate Mousse Cake

 Chocolate Mousse Cake, Eggless Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Chocolate Mousse Cake, Eggless Chocolate Mousse Recipe

4. The magic of Indian spices unfurls in the Kesar Peda

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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

Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai RecipeRasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe

7. Chocolate Doughnuts are mildly-sweet, chocolaty and filling, perfect for brothers of any age!

 Chocolate Doughnuts

 Chocolate Doughnuts

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8. Though quick and easy, the Kaju Kopra Sheera has a traditional richness that is reminiscent of mom’s cooking…

Kaju Kopra SheeraKaju Kopra Sheera

Sweets made for brother made during Raksha bandhan 

While you tie Rakhi to your brother, you need to give him sweets as sign of happiness. Below you have the best option to make the sweets.

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1.      Kesar Peda a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava.

 Kesar Peda
 Kesar Peda

2.      Besan Barfi success lies in the proportions of ingredients and the smart methods of cooking them.

 Besan Barfi, Quick Besan Barfi with GheeBesan Barfi, Quick Besan Barfi with Ghee

3.      Imarti an amazing mithai from Uttar Pradesh. A smooth batter of urad is piped out of a cloth bag to make nice, ring-shaped tubes, which are cooked in ghee till crisp and then dipped in sugar syrup.

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4.      Date and Nut Slices a mouth-watering combo of dates and condensed milk cooked in butter is further enhanced with a generous dose of mixed dried fruits.

 Date and Nut Slices Date and Nut Slices

Snacks for Raksha bandhan

Snacks for the evening when your brother has come home for a celebration. Choose from the below recipes and enjoy making them. 

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1.      Punjabi Samosa  huge kadhai is a common sight in nearly any part of India. Golden brown and crispy on the outside and soft and spicy on the inside.

Punjabi Samosa
Punjabi Samosa

2.      Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers surprise your guests with this innovative snack. We use a base of idli batter cooked in a dhokla thali for the sushi.

 Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers

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3.      Corn Bhel super quick and easy to make, prepare corn bhel for your family as an evening snack or as a side dish with a meal!

 Corn Bhel Corn Bhel

4.      Pizza Paratha Italian pizza twist to our desi Indian paratha and made cheesy pizza paratha even satiating!

 Pizza Paratha Recipe, Cheesy Kids Paratha Pizza Paratha Recipe, Cheesy Kids Paratha

5.      Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Bake interesting snack, boiled baby potatoes are coated with a creamy white sauce, topped with jalapenos, seasoned with herbs, garnished with cheese and baked to perfection.

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6.      Rava Dhokla with Stuffed Schezwan Filling  attractive to behold and yummy to bite into, with the lovely crunch of capsicum and a warm Oriental flavour.

Rava DhoklaRava Dhokla

One meal recipes for Raksha bandhan

Easy one meal recipes. Below are options to make a one meal dish when you do not want to make too many dishes. 

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1.      Burritos Yummy tortillas packed with rice, re-fried beans, salsa, sour cream and cheese, this dish has everything packed into it.

 Burritos, Veg Burrito Burritos, Veg Burrito

2.      Vegetable Hong Kong Style with Steamed Rice a fiery tongue-tickler when combined with pungent sauces, red chillies, ginger and garlic, as you will experience in the dish.

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3.      Matar Pulao rich taste of ghee and the mind-blowing aroma of whole spices makes this dish of matar pulao a really mouth-watering one.

Matar Pulao, Green Pea PulaoMatar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao

4.      Naanza colourful assortment of toppings gives the Naanza a cheerful touch, while the varied seasonings boost its flavour and aroma. 

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5.      Lemon Rice a popular South Indian rice. lemon rice has a nice sour lemon taste.

 Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )

 Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )

6.      Burmese Samosa Toovar Dal Curry Soup 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.

 Burmese Samosa Toovar Dal Curry SoupBurmese Samosa Toovar Dal Curry Soup

Sabzis and roti for Raksha bandhan

Sabzis has always been confusing to choose from. So we have come up with the best of sabzis pick any one, and it will be a big hit.

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1.      Vegetable Jalfrezi a base of tomato sauce spiked up with sautéed green chillies, ginger, onions, and such flavourful ingredients.

2.      Creamy Mughlai Vegetable Subzi 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. Kulcha a unique texture and taste that make it a special treat for the palate .

 Kulcha, Plain Kulcha, Butter Kulcha Kulcha, Plain Kulcha, Butter Kulcha

3.      Khoya Makhana 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.

 Khoya Makhana Khoya Makhana

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4.      Paneer Kulcha curds add a yummy tanginess to the kulcha. Here the kulcha has been stuffed with a rich and spicy paneer filling.

 Paneer Kulcha, Paneer Kulcha Made with Dahi, Curd Paneer Kulcha, Paneer Kulcha Made with Dahi, Curd

5.      Kashmiri Dum Aloo a delicacy from the snow-capped mountains, Kashmiri Dum Aloo is a delicious potato preparation that’s bursting with flavour.

 Kashmiri Dum Aloo Kashmiri Dum Aloo

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6.      Palak Paneer one of the many of the best loved vegetarian Punjabi dishes are the ones where paneer is combined with a vegetable.

Palak PaneerPalak Paneer

7.      Butter Garlic Naan traditionally prepared in a tandoor, this naan can be comfortably prepared in a tava at home.

 Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan
 Butter Garlic Naan, Tava Garlic Butter Naan

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Desserts for Raksha bandhan 

After a scrumptious meal, here we have come up with variety of desserts which are not that difficult to make. Try the recipe you will enjoy making them. 

1.      Jalebi sugary, spice-tinged mithai is an all-time favourite in West and North India. It is so popular that for many, by default dessert means Jalebi!

 Jalebi

 Jalebi

2.      Candied Orange Chocolate unique about the chocolate and orange combo – it has a peppy taste as well as a very aesthetic appeal, two characteristics that are usually considered as contrasts!

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3.      Kalakand traditional process that takes a lot of time, this microwave recipe is quite easy to make.

 Kalakand, Microwave Kalakand Recipe
Kalakand, Microwave Kalakand Recipe

4.      Chocolate Sheera an awesome creation that combines the rich flavour and texture of sheera with the intensely captivating taste of dark chocolate.

 Chocolate SheeraChocolate Sheera

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5.    Quick Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous and favourite desserts !

 Quick Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae

Quick Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae

6.      Sitafal Phirni combination of milky and fruity flavours is extremely soothing in this Sitafal Phirni.

 Sitafal Phirni, Custard Apple Phirni Sitafal Phirni, Custard Apple Phirni

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7.      Kesar Malai Kulfi kulfi has a way of warming your heart, perhaps due to the spicy overtones of saffron and cardamom or the intense richness of freshly condensed milk.

Kesar Malai Kulfi
Kesar Malai Kulfi

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

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Enjoy our Raksha Bandhan Sweet recipes | Rakhi Recipes | and other Indian festival recipes below. 

Raksha Bandhan recipes


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Recipe# 15144
09 Apr 04

 
 by kamalacute
No reviews
A simple sweet dish recipe, the popular Coconut burfi is prepared by melting the ghee on a heavy bottomed pan and then adding the grated coconut , sugar and chopped cashews into it. Cut the coconut mixture into squares or diamond shapes and garnish with crushed cashew.
Recipe# 15188
10 Apr 04

 
 by meera-k
No reviews
Traditional mithais made healthier and tastier with this Simple kesar burfi recipe. The cream, saffron or kesar and sugar are mixed with milk powder and the cooked on low heat till semi thick. Add chopped heart friendly energy dense almonds in the mixture and then cut into small squares after it get ....
Recipe# 15361
12 Jul 04

 
 by kavitakj
No reviews
The all time favorite sweet dish recipe, the Sheera is prepared from roasted semolina or rava . The suji is roasted in ghee and then cooked with sugar and water till soft. Enjoy as breakfast or tiffin option with crushed nuts and raisins as garnish.
Recipe# 15433
12 Jul 04

 
 
by kavitakj
No reviews
Learn the way to prepare the popular Indian sweet dish, the Coconut barfi . The coconut powder or grated coconut is cooked on a hot pan with ghee, sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder. A simple dessert item , which can also be given in tiffins for children .
Recipe# 15439
10 Aug 04

 
 by keerthikarthik
No reviews
Matar barfi is prepared from crushed fresh green peas and then sweetened with sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder. Add this appealing barfi with crushed nuts as garnish in your menu and serve as dessert after meals.
Recipe# 15451
26 Aug 04

 
 by spoojab
No reviews
A farali sheera recipe , the Potato sheera has the grated potatoes cooked in ghee with sugar and saffron strands. The delectabe sweet dish, sheera is best enjoyed on fasting days with chopped nuts as garnish.
Recipe# 15460
29 Aug 04

 
 by Foodie #228342
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Kela barfi is a sweet dish recipe prepared from boiled and mashed unripe bananas. The kelas mixture are cooked with ghee, sugar, milk,almond slivers and relished as balls or square barfis.
Recipe# 15482
09 Dec 03

 
 by Hpatel7
No reviews
The awesome Amrit pedas are basically malai pedas which are stuffed with pistachios and then served decorated with slivered pistachios as garnish.A rich and creamy peda recipe which can be prepared for festivals or pujas.
Recipe# 15507
02 Jul 04

 
 by saan1997
No reviews
Prepare the creamy rich Instant khoya barfi quickly and decoate it with almond slivers. Cut the mixture placed on the greased tray into appealing barfi squares and serve as dessert or sweet snack to children.
Recipe# 15627
28 Feb 02

 
 by seju08
No reviews
Tickle your sweet tooth with the healthy calcium rich Milk khoya burfi which is made so easy with this simple burfi recipe. Add sugar, almonds, elaichi powder and khoya to the freshly prepared chenna or curdled milk and shape in small squares.
Recipe# 15800
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Figs & Dates Burfi is a nutrient packed mouthwatering dessert recipe with figs or Anjeer cooked with dates and then served cut into small squares.
Recipe# 15907
13 May 05

 
 
by 01234
No reviews
A tempting sweet dish recipe, the mouthwatering Gulab Jamun with Burfi on Top is an unique concept of cutting the gulab jamuns and topping them with a creamy homemade burfi. Enjoy this combination of fried jamuns with lovely burfi topping straight out of the refrigerator.
Recipe# 16104
16 Mar 17

 
 by barnika
No reviews
A gourmet delight - Cheese Custard dessert is concocted from a heady mix of the Western cheese and an Indian all time favorite - Sweet Custard.
Recipe# 16423
19 Feb 06

 
 by brsekhar
No reviews
Almond burfi is a delicious sweet made with almonds and lots of sugar. Ideal during celebrations. Welcome guests home with these burfis.
Recipe# 11782
10 Feb 15

 
 by shitalparande
No reviews
Learn how to prepare the Indian traditional dessert favorite, kaju katli at home.A sinful indulgence, kaju katli is made from cashewnuts, sugar,khoya, ghee and cardamom powder. The silver topped and diamond shaped kaju katlis are one of the special sweets which are relished on festivals.
Recipe# 12103
11 Oct 01

 
 by pghaghada
No reviews
This barfi is very easy and so a novice at cooking will also will be able to make it. I have measured the amount of milk which should be left to give an exact measurement for some who are not very good at making "chasni". it is very important to get the chasni right as the success of the recipe depe ....
Recipe# 12108
04 Nov 01

 
 by maithilirode
No reviews
We always eat watermelon on fast and we throw remaining white part of it. instead of throwing we can make nice fast dish from this. eat watermelon for breakfast or any other time and make sheera for fast.
it is so easy dish any body can make it.
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