Any festival in India is incomplete without sweets and Diwali is almost synonymous with sweets of all kinds. So if you are wondering where you want to buy your sweets or mithai in Delhi this Diwali, then the following list would be of a great help.
Bengali Sweet House
There is nothing remotely Bengali about the sweet shop nor is it located in Delhi’s bong colony, but one cannot celebrate Diwali without a visit to Bengali Sweet House.
One of the oldest sweet shops in Delhi, Bengali Sweet House has a huge variety of sweets most of which is prepared in desi ghee. From rasmalai, to rajbhog and variety of barfi, Bengali Sweet House will satiate each and every sweet tooth.
Address: 27-33, Bengali Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi
You cannot deny yourself a visit to the sweet shops in Old Delhi during the festive month. Kaleva Sweets in Old Delhi is said to have more than 1000 varieties of sweets and other eatables.
They prepare their sweets in the traditional way yet not compromising on hygiene.
Address: 109, Bangla Saheb Marg, Gole Market, New Delhi
If you do not want to beat the traffic and travel to Old Delhi, you can try out Tewari Sweets in Lajpat Nagar which is one of the most respected sweet shops in Delhi.
It sells one of Delhi’s best gulab jamun. It also holds the prestigious record given by Times Food Guide as the Best sweet shop in Delhi.
Address: Block O, Lajpat Nagar II, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
If you want to celebrate Diwali with Bengali sweets, one of the best places to visit other than C R Park is Annapurna Sweets in South Delhi.
From rosogolla and Badam Halwa to Sandesh, the shop is stacked with good quality sweets prepared in desi ghee.
Address: 10, DDA Community Centre Market, Yusuf Sarai, New Delhi
Shiv Mishtaan Bhandar
One of the famous and oldest sweet shops in Old Delhi, it should be in your must visit list during Diwali. It makes one of the best jalebi and emarti in Delhi other than the sumptuous Indian snacks like kachori and samosa.
Address: Kucha Ghasi Ram, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners
Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners inChandni Chowk is known for traditional and festive sweets. One of the must buy sweets from here is barfi.
It makes all kinds of barfi like Dodha Barfi, Kaju Barfi, Khajoor Barfi and Moong Dal Barfi. Though one of the oldest shops in Delhi, it has retained its taste and quality.
Address: 6499, Fathepuri Chowk, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
One of the best places to have sweets that are laden with dry fruits. All sweets are made in desi ghee and are traditionally prepared. Just walk in to enjoy the taste of authentic Indian sweets.
Address: A 135, Double Storey, Near HDFC Bank, Kalkaji, New Delhi
Though there are several branches of Nathu’s Sweets in Delhi, one of the oldest and popular is in Bengali Market that serves the best sweets which you can order for Diwali.
Gopal Sweets House
Address: 4805,Six Tooti Chowk, Main Bazar Rd, Paharganj, New Delhi, Delhi 110055
Phone: 099113 12928
Himachal Sweet House
Address: 168, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Phone: 011 2410 0664
Address: K-19 TO 21, Radial Road Number 4, Block K, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001