Rakhi Raksha bandhan festival recipes

Indian Hindu festival for brother and sister

As in any other Indian festival, rakhi or raksha bandhan festival recipes given below play an important part in the rakhi festival.

No celebration is complete without the delicious festival foods.

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Rakhi festival or raksha bandhan festival is a celebration of the everlasting bond of affection and love between brothers and sisters.

Married or unmarried, a sister invites her brother for a feast and prepares his favorite dishes, especially sweets.

Though there is no specific menu as such for the rakhi festival, brother's and sister's favorite dishes are prepared.

Here are a few special dishes prepared for the raksha bandhan festival. Select the ones that your brother likes and enjoy these dishes with him.

Rakhi - Raksha bandhan Festival Sweets

Carrot Halwa -Gajar ka halva

Easy To Make Sweet with Carrots and milk. Keeps in fridge for a week.

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Semiya payasam - vermicelli pudding - Sevai kheer - Shavige payasa, Traditional Indian sweet - dessert.

Easy to make and doesn't take a long time. Can keep in fridge for 3 days. Serve hot or cold

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How to make Basundi - Indian milk dessert

This rich dessert is a Maharastrian / Gujarati recipe. Prepare in advance. Keep in fridge for a week and serve when you want.

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How to make Kaju katli - Kaju katri - Indian cashewnut fudge

Indian Festival - dessert recipe - Quick and easy to make. Keeps for long.

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How to make Besan burfi - Indian dessert

Besan burfi - Indian dessert and festival sweet recipe made with Besan / gram flour/ chickpea flour.

Dalia sheera / halwa

 - Healthy breakfast recipe with broken / cracked wheat.

To make it vegan, use coconut oil / vegetable oil instead of desi ghee.

How to make Besan laddoo - Chickpea flour balls

Besan laddo is made with bengal gram dal flour / chickpea flour. A must for traditional festivals such as Diwali festival.

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Sheera - Semolina Halwa - Sooji Halwa

- A rava / Semolina / cream of wheat dish. Breakfast / snack / sweet. Known as sajjige, kesari, sanja in Indian languages.


Rakhi - Raksha bandhan Festival rice recipes

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How to make Lemon rice - Lime rice - Chitranna - Kalasanna

Easy to make South Indian rice recipe for festivals, breakfast and when you want a one dish meal.

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How to make Sweet coconut Rice - Maharashtrian Narali bhaat 

Sweet rice pudding recipe made on Narali Poornima day in Maharashtra, North Karnataka.

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Festival Raita - Salad Recipes

Cool Cucumber Salad

Easy to make as snack or a good accompaniment for any meal.

Festival Snack Recipes

Dahi Vada -Dahi Bhalle

A popular yogurt based snack recipe. Good for festivals, summer season and as a party dish.

Known as thyir vade - mosaru vade in south Indian languages.

Batata vada or aloo bonda

Batata vada is a popular snack item made with boiled potatoes.

Batate vada is served by itself along with chutney or stuffed in a pav/bun to make Mumbai vada pav.

Poori - Indian Fry bread

Made with whole wheat flour. Serve for breakfast, lunch, dinner. It also be made with maida(plain flour).

Ambode - Chana dal vada -

This South Indian dal vada recipe is a spicy snack recipe - Festival recipe, made with split chickpeas

Vegetable samosa

Vegetable samosa is usually made with potatoes and peas.

Festival Vegetable Recipes

Potato Subji - Aloo Bhaji

Potato masala subji served with Poori - Chapati - dosa


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