The grand festival of lights - Diwali - is coming to an end but don't let it dampen your spirits, because there's another festival to look forward to. According to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Kartika. This year, Bhai Dooj falls on October 26, 2022. Diwali is traditionally a 5-day affair that starts with Govatsa Dwadashi and ends with Bhai Dooj. So, let the excitement run high. Bhai Dooj is also known as Bhau Beej, Bhatra Dwitiya, Bhai Dwitiya and Bhathru Dwithiya in different regions of the country. The festival celebrates the precious bond between brothers and sisters.
Bhai Dooj 2022: Date And Timings For The Rituals
Date: Bhai Dooj will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Bhai Dooj Aparahna Time - 01:12 PM to 03:27 PM
(Duration - 02 Hours 14 Mins)
Dwitiya Tithi Begins - 02:42 PM on Oct 26, 2022
Dwitiya Tithi Ends - 12:45 PM on Oct 27, 2022
Bhai Dooj 2022: Customs To Follow
On this occasion, sisters apply tikka on the forehead of their brothers and pray for their long and happy life. Then brothers and sisters treat each other with traditional Indian mithais and celebrate this special day with the exchange of gifts. The whole family bonds over some delicious foods, including traditional Indian desserts.
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Bhai Dooj 2022: Quick And Easy Recipes To Celebrate With
If you want to surprise your sibling with yummy food made with love, we have brought you some quick and easy recipes for snacks and desserts that you can try.
1. Bread Pakoda:
Can we ever resist the stout fried bread pakodas whenever we see it? Make this classic Indian snack at home for your siblings with the help of this easy recipe. Click here.
2. Bread Dosa:
Is your sibling a fan of south Indian food? Make this instant bread dosa in 5 minutes and impress them on this special day. Click here for the recipe.
3. Roti Taco
If you want to try something unique for the Bhai Dooj feast, how about giving it a Mexican tweak with this roti taco recipe?! Click here to know how to make it.
4. Besan Ladoo
Mark the festival of Bhai Dooj with homemade mithai and this besan ladoo is one of the best recipes to pick. It is easy to make and is perfect for the occasion. Click here for the recipe.
5. Rice Kheer
Kheer is one of the simplest Indian desserts that even an amateur cook can make. If you want to try your hand at making an Indian dessert for your family, try this recipe of rice kheer.
Happy Bhai Dooj 2022!
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