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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Indian Sweets recipes for Raksha Bandhan

Tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, whole India is going to celebrate a sweet festival which celebrates the sacred and unconditional bond between sisters and brothers, namely "Raksha Bandhan". On this festival, as a ritual, a sister ties a colourful Rakhi, a sacred thread that symbolizes love between siblings, around her brother's wrist. Sisters pray for their brother's long life and brother takes vows to guide and protect her throughout the life. Brother presents his sister exciting gifts which symbolizes token of love and affection. As a tradition, Food also plays an important role in every celebration. Sisters also prepare their brother's favorite dishes and serve. On the whole, Raksha Bandhan signifies that the strong must protect the weak from all that’s evil.
And you know, no celebration is complete without a sweet dish. Here are few Indian Sweets recipes, which I posted before and collaged together for you..Check for some ideas...

Clockwise from Top Left :

Carrot/gajar ki Burfi
Mango-Pistachio Peda in Microwave
Moong dal Burfi
Narkel Naru/Coconut Laddoo
Kaju or Cashewnut Peda in Microwave

Clockwise From Top left :

Phirni and Mango Phirn(grounded Rice & nut Pudding)
Semiya or Vermicelli Kheer with jaggery
Badam Burfi or Almond Fudge
Gajar ka Halwa/carrot halwa in microwave
Rawa kesari /Saffron flavoured Suji halwa

For more ideas, visit my event link, Spotlight : Raksha Bandhan, where my blogger buddies are sharing special recipes for this sweet festival. Also, share your recipe too if possible, the event is up till 15th September.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 / by / 5 Comments


  1. Happy raksha bandhan, delicious array of super droolworthy sweets.

  2. Happy Raksha bandhan to you and your family. Delicious and lovely looking array of sweets.

  3. Drooling here by seeing such wonderful spread of sweets.

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  4. Yummy delicious mouth watering...
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  5. Nice Info! Kaju Katli is costly as comparison to other traditional sweets of India. these Indian sweet is one of the most popular sweets of India.

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