Author Name : Manish Dutt email ID : email@example.com Company : Reliable Web Directory URL : http://www.giftstoindia24x7.com Address : 76,B.B. Ganguly Street, Kolkata – 700012, West Bengal, India Land Line No : +913340065329 Fax No : +919331741680 Title : Delicious Recipes On the Festival of Rakhi Description : The article discusses about delicious recipes you can prepare on the occasion of Rakhi. Keywords : Delicious Recipes, Prepare delicious Recipes, Delicious Recipes on Rakhi, Celebrate Rakhi with Delicious Recipes Category : gifts, shopping-and-product-reviews:gifts, shopping,ecommerce, online shopping, internet business:ecommerce, internet-business, business, gift ideas, internet shopping. Body : Rakhi is one of the most important festivals celebrated all over the world by the Indians. On this occasion of Rakhi, people come back to their homes to make the celebration grand. Distributing delicious sweets among relatives, friends, etc and preparing mouth-watering dishes for the family members enhances the beauty of the day. Now-a-days due to career consignments, many Indians have to settle abroad. It becomes difficult for them to visit home for the Rakhi celebration. Thus with the assistance of online gifting portal they can send Rakhi gifts and Rakhi to India to their loved ones in India. GiftstoIndia24x7.com enables the non-resident Indians to send Rakhi to India. By availing the services of our site, you can also send Rakhi to India along with some exclusive gifts from this portal. The online store arranges plethora of Rakhi threads and gift items to select from. As you know, Rakhi has fallen on 13th August this year, you can prepare for the occasion from now onwards. For this auspicious occasion people prepare various dishes at home. If you are keen to know some of those recipes, here we go - Phirni Recipe Ingredients: 2 Liter milk 100 gms Soaked rice 1/2 Cup sugar 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder 1/2 Cup pistachio nuts Soaked saffron strands How to make Phirni: Grind soaked rice to make a paste. Boil the milk. Add sugar and rice paste. Cook it till it turns thick. Mix cardamom powder and saffron. Stir it for a while. Place it in a plate and keep it in refrigerator. Serve it chilled with pista nuts. Tamarind Rice Ingredients: 3 cups Rice cooked with 1 tbsp butter/ghee/oil 1/2 cup thick Tamarind extract 3 tbsp Channa Dal 2 tbsp grated Ginger 2 level tsp Red Chili powder 1 level tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Coriander powder 6-8 Green Chilies slit in two 3-4 dry Chilies Few Curry Leaves 5 tbsp Cashew nuts (broken up and kept)- Optional 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil Salt to Taste How to make Tamarind Rice: 1. Heat ½ cup vegetable oil. 2. When the oil is hot add the chana dal, dry chillies, curry leaves, green chillies, asafetida powder or a small piece of solid Coriander. 3. Fry until the Dal is golden brown. 4. Now, add the salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, grated ginger, broken cashew nuts and stir for a few minutes on a low flame. Don't let the turmeric and chili powder burn. 5. Boil for 15-20 minutes till the quantity reduces to half and the mixture becomes thick. 6. Put the cooked rice in a dish, add the prepared mixture and required quantity of the Tamarind extract. 7. Mix to the rice and stir well. Keep covered until ready to serve. Tomato Paneer Recipe Ingredients: 250 g Paneer (cut into cubes) 1 Onion (finely chopped) 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste 3 tbsp Butter 3 Green Chilies (sliced) 2½ cups fresh Tomato Puree Salt and Pepper (to taste) 1 tbsp chopped Cilantro How to make Tomato Paneer: Boil paneer cubes in salted water and remove from heat. Drain paneer and preserve the water. Heat butter in a frying pan and fry onion and green chilies, until golden. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for 30 seconds., Add tomato puree and paneer cubes. Mix well. Add salt, pepper, and preserved water. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with rice or hot chapattis. If you wish to send some delicious sweets to your brother along with your Rakhi to India, you can browse through the site to select sweets from Mithai Thali category. Chocolates can also be a nice gifting idea on this occasion. Send Rakhi along with gifts through GiftstoIndia24x7.com and make the occasion even more jubilant. About the Author: The author writes for GiftstoIndia24x7.com which specializes in delivering Rakhi to India. This site will help to send Rakhi to India from the various parts of the world by the global NRIs on Rakhi 2011.