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Raksha - Bandhan recipes


Last Updated : Jul 31,2021



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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