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Celebrate Akshaya Tritiya With Some Traditional Special Delicacies

Author: Manish Dutt
by Manish Dutt
Posted: Mar 18, 2017

Akshaya Tritiya is not only about buying gold and doing Lakshmi and Kuber Puja. Like any other Indian festival, Akshaya Tritiya also has it's own special traditional dishes which are the delicacies of that festival. Apart from sending gifts to India from USA, there are many other Akshaya Tritiya gift ideas on this reliable online portal including sweets which you could send to your beloved ones on this auspicious occasion. Let us bring for you some traditional delicacies of this festival for you to relish.

Besan Burfi : Put ghee in a pan and fry besan in it till a nice smell comes out. Put the mixture in another vessel and mix it with milk powder thoroughly. Take the sugar and some water and melt it into a thick sugar syrup. Transfer the fried besan mixture in sugar syrup and stir it continuously. Put it on a greased plate and cut them into diamond shaped pieces. Besan burfi is ready to serve.

Khoya Burfi : Take a corning ware dish and put it on microwave. Put 1 stick of butter and melt it for 1 minute. Then add all ingredients to the melted butter and mix it thoroughly. Put it back in microwave for 5 minutes. Allow it to cool for a 1 or 2 minute and then cut into pieces. Serve hot.

Shahi Mango Raita : Peel and cut Mango in small pieces. Mix condensed milk and curd, beat till smooth. Add crushed nuts and cardamom powder in this curd. Add mango pieces in this mix. If you feel its not sweet enough, you may add some sugar. Mix well and chill 1/2 an hour before serving. Mix well and chill 1/2 an hour before serving.

Kesar Kaju Burfi : Soak the cashew nuts in water for 3 hours. Drain the water from cashew nuts and grind them finely. In a pan, mix sugar and cashew nuts, and roast on low heat, stirring constantly. Add saffron and orange color to the pan and roast them, till the mixture gets cooked properly. Remove the pan from flame. On the rolling board, place butter paper and pour the mixture on it. Now place another butter paper on top, sandwiching the mixture in-between the two papers. Flatten the mixture with the help of a rolling pin, moved over the butter paper. Remove the butter paper from top and place silver warak on top of the barfi. Cut the burfi pieces in diamond shape and serve.

Kheer : Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a bowl. Bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains are starting to break up. Next add almonds, pistachio, saffron and raisins and simmer for 5-8 minutes. Next add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Then remove the rice kheer from heat and serve either warm or chilled.

Send gifts to India from USA and join in the fun frolic and cheer of this festival. Although Akshaya Tritiya is considered very traditional and auspicious, it can also be turned into yummy and fun filled festival with loads of sweets and foods to gorge on and join in the laughter and fun. Also you could be a part of this fun and frolic, when you send gifts to India through this trusted online gifting portal of India.

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