10+ Raksha Bandhan Recipes | Best Rakhi Special Recipes | Festival Special Recipes

Raksha Bandhan is an auspicious occasion that celebrates the special bond of love and caring between a brother and a sister. On Raksha Bandhan, the sister ties the rakhi on her brother wrist hand and praying for his good wealth, success and happiness. 

And in return brother gives a gift or blessings to her sisters and also promise to protect her always !! There are numerous food prepared during this festival.

Let’s celebrate this Rakhi with some delicious sweets.There are many sweets recipes which can be prepared at home without any hassle. Today I am sharing sweets recipes for Raksha Bandhan from my kitchen

1. Saffron Sweet Rice
   Saffron flavored rice with the sweetness of sugar, cardamom and cloves sauted in clarified butter(desi ghee), release an aroma that has a warm sweet fragrance fills the whole house!! 
Saffron Sweet Rice

2.  Gajar Halwa
   This is a quick and easy version of gajar halwa recipe, which is made with condensed milk or milkmaid, ghee and nuts.
Gajar Halwa with Condensed Milk

3. Besan Ladoo 
    Besan Ladoo is a rich Indian desert made from roasted besan, sugar and some crunchy nuts. It is a delicious desert is often made for an auspicious or a pooja

4. Phirni
    Phirni is a traditional Indian dessert recipe that uses saffron and rice to make a delightful traditional Indian sweet dish.
Kesari Phirni

5. Motichoor Ladoo
    Motichoor Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet-dish, made using tiny boondi/fried gram flour balls.

6. Kesari Rice Kheer
    It is a traditional and creamy Indian rice pudding cooked with rice, milk, sugar and it is spiced with cardamom, saffron or lots of dry fruits. It is so simple to make and taste delectable.

7. Gud Papdi 
    Gur Papdi Recipe with step by step photos - A traditional rich Indian desert made from whole wheat flour(atta), jaggery(gud), desi ghee(clarified butter) and some crunchy nuts(dry fruits). This is very popular sweet-dish from Gujarat. It is also known as Sukhdi, Golpapdi or Gudpapdi.

8. Coconut Ladoo
     This is very popular sweet-dish and easy to make, delicious coconut ladoo recipe within 15 minutes! The appearance is satisfying and flavors too are rich and yumm.

9. Rava Kesari Halwa
    Rava Kesari is a popular South-Indian sweet made from semolina. The another name of Rava Kesari is "Sooji ka Halwa" which is famous in North-India especially made during the festive season. The only difference between the rava kesari and sooji ka halwa is the color. 

10. Mango Coconut Barfi
      Mango Coconut Fudge is an easy and quick dessert to make within 30 minutes. It's excellent flavour, taste and aroma makes a delicious dessert. 

11. Meethi Seviya
      Meethi Seviyan also known as Sweet Vermicelli is a must at any festival at our place. It is a delicious Indian recipe served as a desert. This is popular dish at my home can be served as a sweet after lunch or dinner, no need to be wait for any festival. 

12. Moong Dal Halwa
     Moong Dal Halwa is a popular and rich halwa recipe from North India. Moong dal halwa is delicious and one of the sweets you cannot stop eating but making this halwa takes a lot of time and effort.

Happy Cooking & Enjoy !!


  1. Raksha Bandhan is a beauty festival which strengthens the bond between a brother and sister. All the dishes given here are the traditional recipes prepared during Raksha Bandhan celebrations in various parts of India. I really appreciate you for providing recipes for a variety of dishes. Keep sharing your recipes with us. For more information refer : supreme best custom essay