Raksha Bandhan Sweets from Grandma's Cookbook

Raksha Bandhan, the festival of celebrating brother-sister relation is not far away. With every passing day, the time for preparations is getting thin. Many things need to be done such as buying a beautiful rakhi, decorating rakhi thali, getting traditional wears, and selection of sweets. You may pressurise yourself a lot for the first three things but not for the latter. Well, Raksha Bandhan sweets also deserve your attention because it will be the part of ritual after tying the rakhi thread.

The sweets shops will be selling different kinds of sweets for Raksha Bandhan, with some being modern and some holding the deliciousness of the old era. And yes, all are good!

RAkhi Sweets from Grandma's Cookbook

But today, we are bringing some Raksha Bandhan sweets from Grandma’s Cookbook:

Besan Laddu

It can be made easily using three basic ingredients; Besan. Powdered sugar, and Pure Desi Ghee. Dry fruits can be used as topping for a fantastic blend in taste. Besan Laddu is Love!

Besan Laddu

Gulab Jamun

The good old delight made with khoya, fried golden and finally dipped in saffron induced sugar syrup. Gulab Jamuns are the most sold sweets for rakhi and other festivals and occasions.

Gulab Jamun

Aate Ka Halwa

Aate ka Halwa is not so common nowadays, but it is undoubtedly a sweet from every Grandma’s cookbook. The taste of a sticky mixture of wheat flour, water, ghee, and sugar is mouth-watering.

Aate Ka Halwa

Peda

Popular and traditional sweet Peda is usually made by using Khoya/mawa (dense state of milk) and sugar. There is no particular shape of Pedas. Again dry fruits can make a feature here!

Peda

Saon Papdi

Today, we have varieties of Soan Papdi available in sweet shops such as Chocolate Soan Papdi and orange Soan Papdi, but the taste of the original is matchless. You can send a rakhi with Saon Papdi online throughout the country.

Saon Papdi

Coconut Laddu

Coconut Laddu is soft, delicious, pillowy, and melts in your mouth, leaving your taste buds stunned. You need fresh coconut, condensed milk, and cardamom powder for this one.

Coconut Laddu

Imarti

These crunchy, bracelet-like orange rakhi sweets are made using skinless urad daal and a pinch of corn starch, then deep-fried in ghee and soaked in sugar syrup. And it’s gluten-free too!

Imarti

Rasgulla

Rasgulla is a milk-based juicy sweet loved by the people of India. It seems like a competition to Gulab Jamun, but both are different in taste. Rasgulla is like a white tiny juice ball.

Rasgulla

Have A Sweet Raksha Bandhan!