In the times when doughnuts, pastries, macrons, and croissants are enticing Indian sweet lovers like never before, the love for traditional Indian sweets is still holding strong. The proof of it is the huge crowd these sweetmeat shops draw, especially during festival times. We have selected 7 of these best sweet shops from Delhi for you so that you know where to get your favorite sweets from this festive season.
Here is the best of the bunch, hand-picked for you!
Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners
Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners have been serving people their favourite sweets for more than a century. They are unquestionably excellent at what they do. During this monsoon, long queues of people in front of this shop were a daily spectacle, all gathered to buy their famous ghewar.
The most popular items here are the Karachi Halwa, Dhodha, Paneer Jalebi, and Besan Ladoo.
Location: 6499, Fatehpuri Chowk, Chandni Chowk
Timings: 8 AM - 8:30 PM
Bengali Sweet Centre
The Bengali Sweet Centre, which opened its doors in 1936, is well-known among people. The shop is popular for its delectable sweets and mouthwatering street food. The Bengali Sweet Centre in South Ex is frequently crowded, and on holidays, it is fully occupied with foodies. Their Gol Gappas here is very famous and spicy. Their Sohan Halwa and Gulab Jamun are a must-try.
Location: G19, Main Market, South Ex. I
Timings: 9 AM - 11 PM
Evergreen Sweet House
Evergreen Sweet House is a trusted sweet shop in south Delhi. The delectable Kalakand, Kala Gulab Jamun, and Rasmalai that they sell at their locations are very famous. Their desserts are always made with desi ghee. Along with sweets, it is a hub for Indian, south Indian, Chinese, and north Indian food. A snacking zone of sweet treats Raj kachori, Chole bhature, and chaat.
Location: Green Park Market, Pinnacle, Sector 19, Dwarka and other outlets
Timings: 10 AM - 11 PM
This sweet shop which is near Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is always filled with foodies. It is a trusted shop known for north Indian classic sweets including Gulab Jamun and Khoya Barfi. they also do a very good fruit kulfi.
Location: 109, Bangla Sahib Rd, Sector 4, Gole Market
Timings: 8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Kanwarji's, nestled in Chandni Chowk's old streets, offers some of the most delicious and famous sweets in the area. There are several choices available here, including Coffee Barfi, Til Barfi, Gajar Halwa, and Chana Barfi.
Location: 1972, Corner Gali Paratha, Chandni Chowk
Timings: 9 AM - 9 PM
The people living in Chandni Chowk know this place very well. It is the most iconic sweet shop in the capital. Do try their cham-cham, paan rolls, kesar park, and a ton more!
Location: H.NO, 112, Chawri Bazar Rd, Near Chowk, Raghu Ganj, Manohar Market, Hauz Qazi, Barshahbulla
Timings: 8 AM - 10 PM
Those of you who have visited Kallan Sweets, which is close to Jama Masjid, are aware that it's constantly crowded with foodies. You may find delectable treats like Fruit Barfi, Karachi Halwa, Shahi Tukda, and many more to eat.
Location: Shop No. 4 & 5, Matia Mahal Road, Opposite, Matia Mahal, Jama Masjid Gate
Timings: 7 AM - 11:45 PM