Rakhi or Rakshabandhan is a different kind of festival ofIndiathan other festival. It is a festival of brother and sister. The word ‘Rakshabandhan’ has a great mean, here bandhan means bond and raksha means protection.

It means a festival of bond of protection. On this day a sister tie a rakhi or ribbon made of threads on her brothers wrist and prays to god to give them good fortune and blessings. Brother also gives her wishes for lifelong protection from all types of problems. Rakhi is a joyful and beautiful festival in which people participate with great enthusiasm and desire. They celebrate this festival with various auspicious acts.

They worship deities, cleaning of houses, arranging of gifts and other items. People buy various delicious sweets also for enjoying the moments of love. During that time women in house makes various delicious meals. Recipes of rakhi involve different kind of foods. There is a short list of Rakhi Recipes which enhance rejoice of this festival as follows.

Rakhi Recipes:

Coconut Fudge  Gulab Jamun  Gulkand Peda 
Kalakand  Dahi Bhindi  Rava Ladoo 
Kopra Pak  Maida Milk Sweet  Dry Fruit Kheer 
Malpua  Fruit Curd  Mango Burfi 
Ghevar  Mango Sweet Rice  Mattar Karanjis 
Misti Doi  Sweet Potato Kheer  Sweet Saffron Rice 
Shrikhand  Mitha Khaja  Sweet Kachori 
Quick Nariyal Burfi Shakarpara  MysorePak 
Quick Ras Malai  Papad Ka Shaak  Rotla 
Phirni  Pinnie  Poha 
Wheat And Nut Laddoo  Tamarind Rice  Tomato Paneer 
Vegetable Omelette  Seviyan Ji Khirni  Sindhi Channa 
Pista Burfi  Shahi Tukda  Wheat Germ Kheer 

It is the list of famous sweets which are prepared during raksha bandhan festival. These sweets are common recipes of this rakhee festival.

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Mithai or sweets are an integral part of any type of celebration. Without a taste of ‘Mithai’ can not imagine a wedding or a festival. During various kind of festivals many  kind of sweets are famous. People like to appreciate their enthusiasm and aim of celebration with sweets. Mithai or sweets are a way to reach at near once heart. Rakhi is one of famous festival in India which is also celebrated in various religions.

This is a festival of trust and love. In this festival a sister tie a rakhi with well wishes on her brother’s wrist and a brother gives gifts to her sister with blessings and good wishes. Mithai or sweets are served and it is a very important part of this festival. Rakhi mithai hampers become famous in current time everywhere.

On this day sisters can buy delicious sweets from market or also some of them goes to cook at home. Sweets are chooses according to her brother taste or choice. A high range of sweets are famous inIndiaduring various festivals. During rakshabandhan there are various types of sweets available in sweets market. here is a very short list of delicious  sweets.

Mithai to Prepare on Rakhi Occasion : 

Kazu katali

Gulab Jamun

Malai Burfi

Kazu Burfi


Pista rolls

Dry fruits sweets

Soan papari




All above are some sweets, can be easily found in any sweet market. There is a huge variety of sweets which can be prepare at home also and some of them are like, halua, laddu, besan chakki, saivaiyan and kheer etc. at rural parts ofIndiawomen prepare delicious sweets and food at their home only. while in urban places women like to buy various varieties of sweets from market on this festival of rakshabandhan.

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