On this special day, the sisters pray for the well-being, happiness and prosperity of their brothers. They exchange gifts and end the day with delicious food
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Bhai Dooj is part of the five-day Diwali celebrations. It is a special festival, which celebrates the beautiful relationship shared by siblings. This festival falls one day after Govardhan Puja, and two days after Diwali. The festival will be celebrated on November 6 this year.
What is Bhai Dooj?
It is a festival dedicated to the beautiful bond between brothers and sisters. On this special day, the sisters apply the tika on the foreheads of their brothers and pray for their well-being, happiness and prosperity. They also exchange gifts and end the day with delicious food.
For those who are looking forward to celebrating this festival with delicious food, here are some suggestions of special dishes to prepare to impress your family and friends.
Stuffed Malai Kofta: These delicious koftas are dipped in a delicious creamy sauce. In this dish, the paneer and potatoes are seasoned and made into small balls which are then added to a delicious creamy sauce. This special dish can be eaten with chapatis or plain white rice.
Paneer 65: Paneer is one of the easiest choices for any special festival and Bhai Dooj is no different. Paneer 65 may be best eaten when paired with rice as well as rotis.
Matar Pulao: Simple steamed white rice is easy to cook and can also accompany any curry at any time. On special occasions like this, you can give your plain rice a delicious makeover by adding peas and making a pulao recipe.
Hara Bhara Kebab: Hara bhara kabab are popular North Indian snacks made with leafy greens and vegetables like spinach, cilantro leaves, potatoes and spices. This dish is nutritious, healthy and delicious.
Phirni: As for the dessert section, this is one of the more delicious versions of chawal ki kheer. It is garnished with pistachios, cardamom and almonds and has a slightly thicker texture.