Kolkata also known as City of Joy and Cultural Capital of India is the capital city of West Bengal. The city is not only famous for its art galleries, cultural festivities, rich heritage and colonial architecture, but also for its street food and mouth-watering Bengali sweets. Popular sweets in Kolkata are Mohan Bhog, Lobongo Latika, Roshogulla, Bhapa Doi, Malai Chom Chom, Nolen Gurer Payesh, Pantuwa, Pati Shapta, Raj Bhog, Chanar Jeelapi, Kalo Jaam, Darbesh, Payesh, Pantuwa, Pati Shapta, Raj Bhog, Chanar Jeelapi, Kalo Jaam, Darbesh, Payesh, Shor Bhaja, Lady Kenny, Kheer Kadam, Nikuti, Sita Bhog, Khirer Chop, Mishti Doi and much more. So, whenever you have a plan to visit the city, try out these Best sweets in Kolkata!
List of Best sweets in Kolkata:
Started in 1880s Ganguram is the most famous sweet shop in Kolkata. Owned by Raja Kamala Prasad Mukherjee, they have around 27 outlets over the city. They specialize in sandesh, indrani and mishti doi. Ganguram also serve delicious snacks, chocolates and eggless items like cakes, muffins and pastries.
What to Have: Sandesh, Indrani, chocolates, cakes and mishti doi
Popular for: Authentic sweets and snack items
2. Bhim Chandra Nag
Started in 1826 by Paran Chandra Nag, this is one of the most popular and loved sweet shop in Kolkata. They are known for inventing delicacies like ladikeni (named after Lady Canning who was the wife of the then British governor Lord Canning) and ashubhog sandesh (named after the distinguished educationist Sir Ashutosh Mukhopadhyay). Bhim Chandra Nag specialize in sandesh, dilkhush, abar khabo, kada pak sandesh, jolbhora, manohara and various other sweets.
What to have: chocolate flavoured, mango flavoured and even sugar-free sandesh.
Popular for: Alphonso sandesh and other deserts
Most exotic sweet treats in Bangalore
Bangalore/Bengaluru popularly known as Silicon Valley of India, is the capital of Karnataka. When comes to food, Bangalore is famous for its mouth-watering jalebis, mosaru kodbales, piping hot dosas and cool glasses of juice or buttermilk. Also, Bangalore is famous for sweets like Dharwad Pedha, Belgaum Kunda, Hayagreeva, Rava Ladoo, Kashi Halwa, Pheni, Bele Holige, Kajjaya, Chiroti, Mysore Pak and much more. So, whenever you have a plan to visit the city, try out these Best sweets in Bangalore!
List of Best sweets in Bangalore:
1. Anand Sweets, Koramangala
This spot located in Koramangala is known for its regular barfis, halwa and unique sweets for every season. They currently have 12 outlets across the city, serving Holi and Diwali special sweets every season.
What to Have: Kaju Katli, Gujiya, Kachori
2. Banccharams, Koramangala
Banccharam is known for Mishti Doi, Cham-cham and Malai Roll. One must pack all goodies and head home, as they have no designated seating option available. Banccharams offer most authentic Mishti Doi along with variety of other deserts to choose from.
What to Have: Sandesh, Mishti Doi, Cham-Cham, Malai Roll
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