Happy Raksha bandhan in advance.
Celebration of the occasions brings the family together. Relationships are the essence of all the Indian festivals. Raksha bandhan or Rakhi is a celebration of such relationship, of brothers and sisters.
This festival celebrates the bond of affection between brothers and sisters. On this day siblings pray for each others happiness and wellness.
Festival is incomplete without dessert. Celebrate this auspicious day with some homemade delicious desserts. Here is a collection of some lip-smacking dishes for this festival. You can make these easily at home.
Choco coco delight. A delicious sweet made of khoya/mawa/reduced or dried milk, paneer/cottage cheese, coconut and chocolate fudge spread. A mixed flavour of chocolate, cardamom and coconut. Try and enjoy the heavenly taste.
Bhapa/steamed sandesh is an all time favourite traditional sweet dish of Bengal.This orange flavoured bhapa/steamed sandesh is mouthwatering but very easy to make.
Coconut laddu or narkol naru. A traditional and popular sweet of Bengal. The popularity of this laddu due to its very easy and quick preparation. It needs only 3 ingredients grated fresh coconut, sugar and milk.
A kid’s favourite sandesh. Chocolate filled chocolate sandesh. Chocolate flavoured sandesh stuffed with chocolate sauce.
Coconut sweets. We need only equal quantity of grated coconut, milk and khoya/maws or reduced milk with sugar and little cardamom powder.
Try this very quick and easy to make coconut sweet at home.
Sandesh is a Bengali dessert made of paneer/chhena or cottage cheese. You can make it in home by curdling the milk and separating the whey from it.
This Bengali delicacy sandesh is very easy to make.
You can make it in many different flavours. Make your occasion special with this delicious sweet.
Chhena kheer/ chanar paesh or cottage cheese pudding. Made of milk, paneer/cottage cheese and cardamom.
A rich creamy delicious delicacy of Bengal.
Aam Sondesh or mango sandesh
Sandesh or Sondesh is a famous sweet of Bengal, made of Paneer/chhena or cottage cheese. Its can be made with different flavours.
This sandesh is flavoured with everyone’s favourite fruit mango.
Kesar/saffron pista/pistachio sandesh is very easy and quick to make. You don’t need long hours to prepare it. Need few ingredients and only 2 minutes. Its a type of bhapa/steamed sandesh. made in microwave.
Mango flavoured kalakand. Kalakand is very popular, traditional and delicious sweet made out of solidified milk, paneer/cottage cheese and sugar. Just like barfi but soft and grainy in texture.