Rakhi Special : Homemade Sweet Dishes

Sooji Halwa Dish

Rakhi is a day which celebrates the wonderful bond between siblings, and you all must have celebrated it with much fervour every year. But what better than to please your brother or even sister with home made food for Rakhi, that your siblings like rather than going outside, even if it's simple dishes it makes the spread much more special. Sweets are very special when it comes to this occasion. Also you can send sweets as Rakhi gifts India with the help of this online gifting portal for Rakhi. Let us check out some recipes for Rakhi special sweet dishes which can be easily prepared at home.

Vermicelli Kheer :

Boil milk in a broad mouth pan, add the roasted Vermicelli, and sugar to taste. Let it boil till thick. Dissolve saffron in 1 tsp water. Add saffron and cardamom to the thick vermicelli and milk mixture. Garnish with soaked almonds and resins.

Malpua :

For the sugar syrup, put sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer for 8-10 minutes till thick syrup is formed.
Mix sifted flour, sugar and water to form smooth, medium thickness batter and keep aside for 30 min. Heat oil in a shallow flat bottomed pan. Carefully spread the mixture in the pan and fry till golden brown. Transfer the pancake into the sugar syrup. Serve hot garnished with cardamom, rosewater and fresh cream.

Khoya Burfi :

Sweets on Glass Plate

Boil milk reduce heat and let it simmer for 45-minutes to one hour till thick paste like. Keep stirring in between. Add sugar and coconut powder and stir till sugar dissolves. Grease a thali and pour the batter. Garnish with pistachios and almonds. Let it cool and cut into square or rhomboid pieces.

Gulab Jamun :

Mix khoya and flour together,make the shape of gulab jamun. Make sugar syrup with sugar and water adding saffron to it. Deep fry gulab jamun and add it into syrup. Serve hot.

Badam Ka Halwa :

Soak almonds in hot water for ½ an hour. Peel off the skin. Grind to fine paste with milk in a blender. Soak saffron strands in 2 tbsp of warm milk. Take a non stick kadhai . Add 4 tbsp ghee and allow to heat. Now add almond paste and stir in low flame. Cook for 5 to 7 mins. Once it thickens, add remaining milk, saffron soaked in milk and stir well. Cook further for 3 to 4 mins or till it thickens in low flame. Now add sugar and cardamom powder. Stir continuously in low flame. The sugar dissolves and the mixture turns liquid. Continue stirring till the mixture thickens and attains halwa consistency. Add remaining ghee and mix well. Garnish with almond slices and saffron strands.

Enjoy your Rakhi celebrations with these delicious sweet dishes. Now sending Rakhi to India from USA has never been this easy and hassle free owing to this online rakhi gifting store where you can avail to online Rakhis very easily with just a click of mouse. Keep visiting us !

Amrita Published: Sep 26, 2016 | Last Updated: Oct 09, 2021
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