Rakhi Recipess

Gourmet feast is the main component of any Indian festival. Rakha Bandhan (i.e. Rakhi) is being an important festival celebrated among sisters and brother. On this scared day, all the family members come together and enjoy the festival at a grand scale. Sisters prepare delectable food on Rakhi. However, if you are also looking for some special sweet recipes for Rakhi 2015 then check out below:

Recipe: Sweet Sevai (Vermicelli Pudding)

Ingredients for making Sevai are as follows:

- 200 gms Vermicellic - 8 tbsp Ghee (clarified butter)
- 250 gms Sugar
- 1 litre Milk
- 1 tsp Cardamom powder
- 15-20 pieces Cashews
- 2 Pinches Saffron
- A handful of Raisins

Cooking method of Vermicelli Pudding:

1. Take a cooking pan and start heating ghee in it.
2. Now, roast the sevai, i.e. vermicelli in the ghee till it becomes golden brown in colour.
3. Boil the milk in separate container and then add roasted vermicelli to it.
4. Cook the milk and vermicelli mixture on low flames till the vermicelli gets soften & cooked. This step requires stirring after every 20 seconds.
5. Add sugar in this mixture.
6. Now add saffron and cardamom powder.
7. Continue cooking the mixture on the gas flame till the thicker form is achieved.
8. Garnish it with raisins and cashew nuts
9. Turn off the flame.
10. This dish tastes best when served chilled.

Recipe: Kaju Barfi/ Kaju Katli

Ingredients for making Kaju Barfi are as follows:

- 150 gm of cashew nuts (kaju)
- 500 gm of khoya (grated)
- 400 gm of powdered sugar
- Elaichi powdered
- Silver foil for decoration

Cooking Method of Kaju Barfi

1. First of all grind the dry cashew nuts.
2. Mix 500 gms of grated Khoya with 400 gm of powdered sugar.
3. Heat the khoya and sugar mixture in a pan.
4. Stir the mixture until the sugar powdered gets disappeared.
5. Add cashew and elaichi/ cardamom powders to the Khoya mixture.
6. Stir the mixture continuously until it becomes soft lumps.
7. Spread the mixture flat on a greased surface.
8. Put silver foil on the mixture. After cooling of the mixture, cut it into shapes of diamond/square. Delicious Kaju Burfis are ready to eat.

Sweets have special significance on every Indian festival. Indians love to celebrate festivals by sharing sweets & gifts with their loved ones, relatives & neighbors etc. Thus, it is absolutely compulsory to prepare mouth watering sweets on Rakhi. Your sweet brother will love enjoy these tasty delicacies on eve of Raksha Bandhan.