Raksha Bandhan is all about indulging in your favourite sweet delicacies and clicking tons of pictures. But looks like Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan has given a savoury spin to the celebration. At least this is what his Rakhi picture indicates. Shikhar Dhawan has shared a picture with his sister, Nancy Rawal, on Instagram Stories to wish her "Happy Rakhi." We could see a plate with rakhi, roli, and some almonds. But what caught our attention was the savoury spread. A platter loaded with delectable paneer tikka, crackers etc was placed on the table.
Shikhar Dhawan gives us a sneak peek into his Rakhi celebration:
In case you are not a sweet fan, include some savoury starters to the celebration. Home-cooked items are always more appreciated for the effort you put in, right? So why not make a bunch of starters at home and serve them for a post-Rakhi treat? Here are some ideas:
There is nothing better than a platter of paneer tikka. Tossed in an array of spices and sauces, marinated paneer pieces skewered and grilled till slightly brown qualify as a perfect snack for get-togethers.
Accompany your paneer tikka with a spicy dish of tandoori gobhi. The dish will bring an interesting blend of flavours to your table.
3.Multigrain Sev Puri:
If your siblings love to gorge on street food, this is just a perfect pick for them. Multigrain sev puri packed with a tangy avocado mix, beans sprout and potatoes topped with tamarind chutney and some dried cranberries.
4.Goda Masala Pasta:
Give a spicy twist to the Italian cuisine with Goda Masala Pasta. This mouth-watering recipe of pasta comes with a special Maharashtrian touch of homemade goda masala sauce. Save the recipe right away.
5.Pashtooni Zarda Pulao:
Looking for something filling and wholesome? Presenting A pulao recipe that is loaded with dry fruits. It is a great rice dish to be served on a special occasion like Raksha Bandhan.
Here's wishing you a very happy Raksha Bandhan.