Jaipur is all about colors and festivals. In the month of saawan, we are all decked up to celebrate the festival of Teej. The processions for the festival, colorful lehriyas, hands decorated with mehandi, gorgeous ladies dancing and enjoying, sinjara for newly-weds are all a part of the festival but what adds to its essence are the mouth-watering sweets of which “Ghewar” being the highlight.
To help you make the festival even sweeter, we present to you the best sweets shops of Jaipur:
Laxmi Misthan Bhandar or popularly known as LMB is a sweet shop in The Walled City famous for the range of delicious sweets that they make. Sweets such as Paneer Ghewar, Sohan Halwa etc are their specialty. Other than sweets, LMB is also famous for its Rajasthani thali, Dahi bada and monsoon special Dal baati churma.
Bombay Misthan Bhandar (BMB) situated near Sanganeri Gate is a sweet shop cum restaurant. What attracts Jaipurites most to this place are its Rajasthani dishes like Kanji ke Vade and sweets like, Rasgulle, Ghewar etc.
- Sodhani Sweets
If you’re someone who loves Samosa or Kachori and specially Pyaz Ki Kachori, Sodhani sweets is the place to go. Not only famous for namkeen, but it makes delicious sweets like Jalebi, Rasgulla, Gulab Jaamun etc. which are finger-licking good.
- Rawat Misthan Bhandar
Situated in the Walled City, we all know this sweet shop is most famous for its Pyaz ki Kachori. But other than this, they give you a wide variety of sweets to choose from like Ghewar, Kaju Roll, Kaju Kattli, Motichoor Laddu etc. So if you have a sweet tooth, you should definitely try these out once.
- Mahaveer Rabri
This sweet shop is quite popular among Jaipurites for its delicious Kessar Rabri, Mal Pua and Gaajar Ka Halwa. Another specialty of this place is their traditional Bejad Ki Roti along with Aloo Pyaz ki sabzi.
- Bhagat Misthan Bhandar
Bhagat is a sweet shop that makes desi ghee sweets and namkeen. Its USP is Boondi and Doodh ke Laddu. They have sweets for every season and every festival. This monsoon, give your taste buds a treat by trying the famous Ghewar here, which are the sweets of the season.
The famous Kanha outlets have its chain almost everywhere in Jaipur like Tonk Road, Malviya Nagar, C-scheme, Vaishali Nagar etc. They offer a wide range of namkeens and sweets. And for Teej they have season’s best Rabri Ghewar. In fact, they even have beautifully decorated ghewar and other sweets to give sinjara or gift to somebody.
Well, how can anyone possibly miss Kanji Sweets. From kullads of lassi topped with malai to the royal Raj Kachori, Kanji offers the best of everything and you definitely can’t skip buying the best sweets today from them! This is located on Sikar road, Bapu Nagar and Sindhi Camp. They offer scrumptious Raj Bhog and Rasmalai.
Hope this will add some sweetness to your life from our side.
Happy Teej! 🙂
Written by our intern : Avni Mehta