Here comes Raksha Bandhan – another chance to celebrate the bond you have with your sibling. But for some of us, another chance to eat sweets like a horse. Here in India, we people just need an excuse to start making sweets or buy tons of sugary treats, Indian sweets to be precise. We know how to make any festival, any occasion sweeter with perfect treats. This is why you can never get bored of the endless range of Indian sweets – it’s hugeeee! Every part of the country has its own set of assorted Indian sweets for their festivals. Just like the festival of rakhi is approaching, rakhi and rakhi gifts are sure important components for this festival, but how can you forget the tradition called “muh mitha karna” which simply means bestow your blessings with something sweetened the mouth of your brother.
You are your sibling’s favourite, no doubt about that, but you also know his other favorites like besan ke laddoos. Why put him in such a difficult position where he has to pick one. While he is busy arranging a rakhi gift for you, you get down to make rakhi sweets for him. This year, do not settle for the store-bought goodies, try the simple recipes mentioned below.
You know your brother very well, so, i would not be wrong to say that you are well aware of his favorite sweets as well. So, I’m listing down the most favorite Indian sweets, hope your brother loves at least one of these recipes. Frts on the list are the rasgullas. The white spongy dessert is full of sugary syrup running down your fingers as you squeeze it. Can make anyone drool, right? Well, rasgullas are everyone’s favourite, I mean I just gave the reason why. Spare some time to make fluffy, giant rasgullas for your bro.
Motichoor ke ladoo
Next crowd pleasing, high in demand all year long sweet is the motichoor ke ladoo. Out of all the ladoos that you get in the market, these are the most loved. The orange coloured ladoos are a perfect blend of boondi, ghee and of course mixed in lots of sugar syrup. The ladoos are too delectable to pas and also, they can be easily placed in your pooja thali without any mess.
Just like the ladoos, another ‘no mess only deliciousness’ dessert is the kaju barfi or kaju katli. This is an easy-to-make sweet, definitely give it a try if your brother loves it.
Paan coconut balls
Now, this is something different from the sweets that you mostly make or buy from stores. Neither paan nor coconut sweets are commonly seen in houses on various occasions. But in case change is exactly what you are looking for, then this sweet recipe is definitely what you should try. Pan and coconuts complement each other very well. Both mark their presence in a sweet and neither of the two is overpowering.
Make any of these Indian sweets and keep it in the thali along with your online rakhi to enhance the sweetness of the festival.