Are you planning to surprise your brother with homemade food on the eve of Rakhi? Then here are some Rakhi recipes that may come in handy for you.

Rakhi Recipes

Food is an indispensable part of any festival, especially for any Indian festival. In the celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival, foods play a key role to give the entire ceremony a complete look. You can notice the perfect amalgamation of various dishes of snacks as well as sweets during this occasion. Sisters of different states of India prepare different types of delicious food for their brothers and other members of their family. Here we are mentioning some easy recipes that will surely bring a smile to the face of your dear brother.

Recipe of Mushroom Paneer Pulao
This particular dish takes less time to prepare and the procedure of this recipe is very simple. So, without wasting time, go through its cooking procedure to surprise your brother on the eve of Rakhi.

  • 3 cups basmati rice
  • 1 cup button mushrooms
  • 200 grams of cottage cheese (paneer) cut into cubes
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 1 tbs of tomato pulp
  • 1 tbs garam masala powder
  • 1 tbs ginger and galic paste
  • 3 tbs clarified butter
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Chopped mint leaves
  • A few cinnamon sticks , cardamoms and cloves
  • 1 table spoon of cashew nut paste
  • Salt according to requirement
  • After cleaning the basmati rice with water, soak it in water for half an hour.
  • Put clarified butter in a heated pan and fry the spices including the onions and ginger garlic paste. Observe whether the onions have turned into golden brown form.
  • Add the tomato pulp with it.
  • Put mushrooms, cottage cheese and garam masala powder with the spices.
  • After that, add cashew nut paste, salt and water as per your need.
  • The entire substance will take the form of gravy.
  • Next, add the rice and stir it gently along with the gravy.
  • After some time, add 3-4 cups of water and a pinch of salt. Cook until the rice gets boiled.
  • Serve it hot and watch how it brings a cheerful smile on your brother’s face.
Gulab Jamun Recipe

It is really hard to resist the greed for delicious sweets like Gulab Jamun. To make mouth watering Gulab Jamun, go through this recipe.

  • 1 cup flour
  • 100 grams clarified butter
  • 4 litre milk
  • 1 tea spoon soda powder
  • 3-4 crushed cardamom seeds
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • Boil the milk properly.
  • After cooling the milk, mix soda powder and 2 table spoons of sugar.
  • Then add the flour with it and make it dough. Keep the dough for an hour.
  • Make small balls from the dough and fry them in butter in a pan.
  • To prepare syrup needed for Gulab Jamun, mix sugar and water. Add cardamom seeds and boil the mixture until the sugar dissolves into water. The syrup is ready.
  • Dip the fried balls into the syrup.
  • Let these remain for around 3-4 hours.
  • Your favorite Gulab Jamun is ready to serve.
Recipe of Cashew Barfi
Satisfy your brother's taste buds with the help of delectable sweets like Cashew Barfi. Here are the suggestions to prepare this awesome dish.

  • 500 grams cashew nut paste
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbs clarified butter
  • ½ cup water
  • Add the sugar with water and boil the mixture in a pan.
  • Observe the liquid until the sugar dissolves completely and takes the form of syrup.
  • Add clarified butter into the syrup.
  • After that, put the paste of cashew nuts into the syrup and stir it slowly.
  • Then remove the entire paste from the pan and place it in a flat dish.
  • Wait until it cools.
  • Cut the mixture into diamond shape and your cashew barfi is ready to serve.
Try these recipes to make the event of Raksha Bandhan a memorable one.