Festival of pure love, trust and friendship between a brother and sister is in the offing. Raksha Bandhan is upon us and it will be celebrated on August 26 in 2018. Sweets form an important part of any Indian festival celebrated in India. Be it Meethi Seviyaan on Bakra Eid or Shirin Polo on Parsi New Year, no festival is complete without traditional Indian sweets. This Rakhi, surprise your brother with his favourite dessert. Markets are flooded with all kinds of sweets during festivities but add sweetness to your relationship by preparing the dish on your own. In this busy life, we bring you easy Raksha Bandhan traditional sweet recipe tutorials that are hassle-free and can be prepared in no time. Buying Sweets for Raksha Bandhan? Sweet Shop in Surat Sells 'Gold Sweets' for Rs 9000 per Kg.

Spare few minutes and think what your brother’s favourite sweet is, and do not settle for store-bought goodies. Of course, everything is available in the market and can be purchased in no time, but it won’t give you the same happiness or joy that will come when you prepare it on your own. Make your brother will extra special on this day and read on to know the five easy Raksha Bandhan recipes you can prepare for your brother.

5 Easy Traditional Raksha Bandhan Sweets Recipes

1. Kesar Peda

2. Coconut Laddoo

3. Sooji Halwa

4. Rice Kheer

5. Shahi Tukda

We are sure your brother won’t be able to resist these mouth-watering traditional sweets. These are not only simple to prepare but all the ingredients can be found in your kitchen pantry. Cooking food for your loved one is one of the best ways to show your affection. Try these recipes and let us know in comments section how did the recipes turn out to be. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

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