Rakhi is around the corner and while we celebrate the unique bond of siblings, the chance of eating good food never ends. To help you make more awesome recipes of food on rakhi here are some ideas for you –
1. Sev Puri
Street food is the world’s greatest cuisine. Definitely mouth-watering and drool-worthy. On Raksha Bandhan, give your brother and sister a Mumbai-style Sev puri in addition to their rakhi if they enjoy street cuisine. They must lick their fingers and plates all the way through.
potato and onion chopping
Prepare chutneys and boil sprout beans.
Place some potatoes, sprout beans, and onions on a sev puri.
Add coriander leaves, tamarind, and green chutney as garnish.
If you’d like, you may also include pomegranate seeds.
2. Lemon cooler
Juicy fruits are necessary in the summer. Serve cold mocktails and beverages to your siblings to revive your relationship and mood.
Cut the mango into tiny pieces.
Lemon juice and delicious mango slices should be blended together.
Add a teaspoon of mango-lemon juice to a glass, then top with iced soda.
To taste, use black salt and chaat masala
Add peppermint leaves as a garnish.
3. Chole Bhature
Without Chole-Bhature, what would Raksha Bandhan be? Well, just another typical day. In North India, Raksha Bandhan food is known as chole-bhature. Raksha Bandhan is greatly awaited by brothers and sisters, but primarily because of Chole Bhature and not because the siblings bond! Love for siblings is inferior than love for Chole Bhature.
Soak the chickpeas overnight before cooking on Valentine’s Day
Utilize Indian herbs and spices to prepare the chickpea dish (chole).
Make a dough out of maida (all-purpose flour) and set it aside to rest.
Now make chapatis out of the dough and deep-fried them.
Along with the onions, green chutney, and mango pickle, serve the chole-bhature.
Without delicious treats, Raksha Bandhan cannot fructify into a wonderful occasion. The enjoyment of Indian celebrations is not complete without sweets. Toh banta hai kushi ke mauke pe kuch meetha. Everyone loves kheer, thus everyone always has kheer on hand.
Rice should be rinsed before soaking for around 20 minutes. After that, fully drain the water.
On a medium burner, warm a pan with a heavy bottom.
Add a teaspoon of cardamom, Kesar, and clarified butter (ghee).
Toss soaked rice into it and stir regularly till fragrant
Add milk and well whisk.
Mix and mix the ingredients until they are thick.
Add pistachio, Kesar, and crushed almonds as garnish.
5. Badam Halwa
Badam Halwa is yet another mouthwatering dessert treat during Raksha Bandhan. The Halwa disappears off the dish in a matter of seconds due to its sweet flavor and the crunchiness of the almonds.
Dry fruits and semolina (suji) are roasted in ghee.
On a low medium burner, bring milk and sugar to a boil in another pan.
Add the milk’s roasted sooji-dry fruit combination.
To prevent lumps, thoroughly combine and stir.
Add almonds as a garnish.
Phirni, also known as firni, is a traditional Indian sweet pudding that is cooked slowly and is made with basmati rice, milk, nuts, and sugar. It may also be flavored with cardamom powder, saffron, or rose water. In North India, it is a must for festive events or noteworthy festivals like Diwali and the Karwa Chauth Festival. Try my tried-and-true Phirni recipe with illustrated instructions and a video. It will undoubtedly replace your current favorite Indian sweet.
These were some of the recipes which you should definitely try on Raksha Bandhan!