Here are 5 interesting facts about Hariyali Teej:
Teej is known as Teeyan in Punjab. Women apply henna on their hands, wear new clothes, bangles, dance and can be seen enjoying on the swings to celebrate the day.
Ghewar, a traditional sweet, is made specially in this season and is Teej's special dessert. Kheer, malpua, halwa are other traditional dishes that are prepared on this day.
In Haryana, Teej is celebrated to welcome the rains. Women pray for their husband and families' long life.
Traditionally, gifts are sent to the daughter's house by her mother and in-laws, husbands and other family members give gifts to girls and women of the house. Some daughters also visit their parents house and return after Rakhi.
In Rajastna, during Teej, Goddess Parvati is worshipped. While the Teej idol is covered with a canopy, the Gangaur idol is open.