Easy Sweet Recipes for Raksha Bandhan – Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is an occasion to celebrate the special bond of love that brothers and sisters share. This festival is a harbinger of many emotions, happiness and endless joy. Sisters tie Rakhi to ward off evil eyes from her brother, brothers on the other hand vows to protect their sister against all odds. To make this day more memorable, siblings even offer gifts to each other.
However, this year we suggest you make this day even more special by making some Raksha Bandhan sweets for your partner in crime. So, this Raksha Bandhan, treat your brother and sister with these delicious sweet recipes for Raksha Bandhan.
Rakshabandhan 2021 date: Sunday, 22nd August
Ghewar is a Raksha Bandhan traditional food that is a favourite of many. This sweet dish is a special part of Raksha Bandhan. Ghewar is a popular sweet dish in Rajasthan and has become so popular that you can find it almost everywhere. To satiate your taste buds there are different types of ghewar toppings. From mawa ghewar to mango ghewar, you can savour different types of ghewar during this festival.
Gulab jamun is one of the most popular sweet dishes in India. The brown colour, the perfect round shape and moreover its taste makes it impossible for you to resist gulab jamun. Gulab jamun is also a Rakhi special sweet that is sure to bring a smile to your sibling’s face. You can also experiment with this sweet dish by eating it along with ice cream. So, surprise your siblings by serving them a bowl of hot gulab jamun.
With the festival of Rakhi round the corner, one thing we all wait for is gujiya. Gujiya is one of the most special sweet recipes for Raksha Bandhan. It has an appearance more or less like a dumpling, is deep-fried and is stuffed with khoya. The crispiness of the outer layer and the mouth-watering flavours of the khoya which is filled with dry fruits simply makes gujiya an irresistible dish during this festive season.
Why not treat your sibling with something that is healthy yet tasty? Fruit custard which is made with a lot of healthy fruits like apples, bananas, pomegranate and more is a healthy dessert to enjoy during the Rakhi festival. You can raise the taste of fruit custard by adding different flavours like vanilla, chocolate and more. So, take some out and make your sibling feel special by making fruit custard.
Malpua is more or less like pancakes that are prepared during almost all Indian festivals. For making malpua you first need to make the malpua batter with milk. The moment you deep fry malpua in desi ghee, its aroma will catch your attention. You can garnish these Rakhi special recipes with dry fruits like almonds, cashew and many more.
Do you love eating chocolate flavoured desserts? Then, why not make chocolate cake both for yourself and your partner in crime. The layers of chocolate in this cake will make you want to ask more of it. Not just this, when you and your sibling will enjoy eating chocolate cake together, the fun will simply be redouble.
Festivals are all about delectable sweet dishes. Kheer is one such dish without which all the festivals seem incomplete. This dish makes the fun of Raksha Bandhan even more delightful. You can make kheer with sabudana, dry fruits and many more.
Another Raksha Bandhan sweets that you can make for the upcoming festival is laddu. Laddu is one such sweet dish that is synonymous with Indian festivals. You can even add cashews to increase the taste of laddu. So, take out some time and shower love on your siblings by making a delicious boondi laddu recipe for them.
What can be better than a plate full of jalebis? So, give a twisty surprise to your siblings by treating them with scrumptious jalebi. You can make jalebi at your home with a handful of ingredients. Thus, ditch the mithai shops jalebi and follow our easy jalebi recipe to enjoy its enriching flavours.
When we talk about Rakhi sweet dishes, how can we miss talking about everyone’s favourite rasmalai. Rasmalai is made and enriched with the goodness of cream and milk. For making rasmalai, dip the sweet dough balls inside cream which has flavours of cardamom powder and kesar. Then, garnish it with grated dry fruits such as almonds, raisins and many more. Rasmalai is a total delight if your sibling is a sweet lover.
So, here’s wishing you and your family a very Happy Rakhi with these delicious Raksha Bandhan recipes.
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Saumya Srivastava is a passionate reader who likes writing poetry. She is an avid foodie who keeps exploring new types of cuisine. Besides, she also has a strong love for literature.