Thursday, August 4, 2016

Rakhi Recipes

Rakhi is one of the most beautiful festival among all the prominent Indian festivals which holds a special significance in the Indian culture. This festival has its own important rituals and customs that is followed by everyone all over the world. Rakhi festival symbolises the chaste, pure and subtle bond of love, care and affection between a brother and a sister. On this special occasion of Rakhi, all the sisters would get up early, take bath and worship to the God for the success, goodwill, health and prosperity of their loving brothers. It commemorates the strong bond shared between some of the legendary brothers and their sisters. According to the legends, Yamuna, the sister of Lord Yama who is the God of Death, tied a sacred thread on his wrist. Since then, the tradition of tying sacred thread called Rakhi or Rakshabandhan is followed by all the sisters all over the world.

On this day all the sisters who visit their brothers on their place would prepare delicious and the mouth watering tasty cuisine and sweets, to satisfy their taste buds. They prepare Laddoos (sweet balls), burfi (sweetmeat), gulab jamun, rajbhog and various other types of yummy dishes and sweets on the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan. According to this festival of Rakhi there is a tradition and custom, on this festival tilak is applied on the brother's forehead and all the brothers are offered a sweet by their sisters, when she ties Rakhi on his wrist. The sisters generally offer laddoo to their brothers, while performing the rituals of Rakhi. After the ritual is over, all the siblings spend time with each other and share their life and a lot of other things that is going on. A delicious feast is also arranged and prepared by the sisters,just  to make the celebrations even more exciting and to make their brothers feel more than special on this day. If you want some different and delicious recipes for Rakshabandhan/Rakhi, then go through our related section.

Rakshabandhan has a special importance and significance in Indian culture, as the festival is about the bond of love, responsibility, care and affection shared by all the brother and sister all over the world. There is a long list of recipes prepared on the auspicious occasion of Rakhi and cooking special food is a must on the day. In fact, the festival is a call for celebration and delicious food.

Saffron sweet rice, rasogulla, gulabjamun are the most popular cuisines and dishes prepared on the occasion of Rakshabandhan. These dishes are very simple to cook and simply delicious to eat. The rice appears very tempting and makes an ideal dish for lunch or any kind of get together. You can serve this dish either cold or warm. Saffron sweet rice is liked by everyone and with its presence; it enriches the celebration of Rakhi. Just try out some dishes this time and make your beloved brother and entire family feel special on this festival.

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