Rakshabandhan is an occasion that brings together every sibling under one roof. Along with all gift hunting, finding the right outfit and scheduling for the festival, food is a crucial part of the occasion. Rakshabandhan just cannot go without home-cooked meals and sweets. If you want to make your sister happy by doing something different for her, do it with food, prepared with love! Surprise your sister with these mouthwatering snacks.
Rakshabandhan is one day in the calendar that compels us to leave behind our sibling fights and spend some good time with them. Since childhood, we’ve seen our mothers or sisters preparing delicious snacks for us on Rakshabandhan.
It’s time to reverse the roles! Even if you’re someone who loves to cook (or hasn’t even made pasta on your own), you can try your hands at these delicious recipes. We’ve got some snack recipes for you that are easy to make and won’t create a hole in your pocket!
Here are some recipes of mouthwatering snacks that you can surprise your sister with:
Filled with the goodness of almonds and sweetness of chocolates, almond rocks are snacks that are easy to make.
Get some well-roasted almonds. Melt a bar of chocolate using the double-boiler method. Add chopped almonds to the molten chocolate.
On a grease-covered tray, put tiny dollops of the mixture. Refrigerate your almond rocks for two hours to get all that crunch!
Wrap each rock in a colourful foil paper.
Barfis are an authentic Indian sweet that are a staple for many families during Rakshabandhan. If you’re a newbie to all this cooking, you’ll be amazed to know that it is super-easy to make barfis.
Take two cups of granulated besan, half cup of ghee (clarified butter) or oil and a cup of sugar. Roast all these ingredients together in a pan on low-flame.
Keep stirring and adding ghee/oil until it becomes a thick and granulated concoction. Add one teaspoon of cardamom powder to the brew. Mix it well.
Spread the mixture into a grease-covered tray. Sprinkle chopped dry fruits as per your preference.
Slice the barfis into small cubes when the batter is still warm.
Gentlemen, it’s time to bring out that inner child in you!
The sight of halwa can alone make us remember all those times when we used to drool over this snack prepared by our mother.
To make atta halwa, roast half a cup of wheat flour in low flame. Cook it for five to seven minutes.
Add a cup of ghee (clarified butter) and sugar and stir it. Add one-fourth cup of water and stir it till the mixture becomes thick.
Garnish your atta halwa with some chopped dry fruits and cherish the good-old memories with your sister!
If your sister is a die-hard fan of Nutella, there’s no better way to surprise her than presenting her a platter full of nutella brownies!
All you need is two eggs, flour and obviously nutella. Mix all the ingredients into a thick potion. Bake the mixture at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
Cut the brownies into small cubes. Add some colourful sprinklers to make it more appealing!
Banana Oatmeal Cookies
If your sister is a fitness freak and will do anything to get rid of those calories, prepare some guilt-free cookies for her. Banana oatmeal cookies are tasty as well as healthy. It just screams goodness!
Mash bananas into a bowl of oats. Pour one-fourth cup of water to make the batter thick. Add sugar according to taste.
Make small doughs out of the blend. Bake them at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
On an occasion like Rakshabandhan, it is common to see a table filled with delicious preparations. By making some snacks, you can make an addition to the table and make your sister happy as well!
Try out these tempting snacks this Rakshabandhan and get all the compliments. If you’re someone who barely cooks, you can make use of these recipes with ease as they require minimum ingredients.