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12 most famous sweets of Jaipur and where you can find them

Tourists come to Jaipur to salivate their taste buds with famous and mouth-watering sweets in Jaipur.

Rimjhim Jethani | Updated:
November 14, 2018 6:15 pm

Jaipur: Jaipur is famous for several things ranging from its heritage to sweets and desserts. Some of the best Rajasthani sweets can only be found in Jaipur with its original taste.

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Tourists come to Jaipur to salivate their taste buds with famous and mouth-watering sweets in Jaipur.
Like festivals in Jaipur are incomplete without sweets, travelling to the Walled City is incomplete without enjoying its famous sweet dishes.

Here are some famous sweet dishes of Jaipur and where you can find them:

1. Feeni/Phenni

Feeni is a crispy winter season’s dessert of Jaipur. It is thin vermicelli fried in ghee which is dipped in sweet sugar syrup. Feeni has a flavor of saffron in it and usually, it is mixed with hot milk. You can have the best of feeni’s at Sambhar Mishthan Bhandar in Jaipur.

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2. Til Patti

Til Patti is another winter dessert which is made up of jaggery and til (sesame seeds). It is a famous crispy dessert of Jaipur with a crunch made of jaggery, milk, cardamom powder, peanuts, and sesame seeds. You can have the best of Til Patti\ Til Sankari at Narayan Ji’s Jaipur.

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3. Churma

Churma is a traditional Rajasthani dessert without which the Rajasthani cuisine is incomplete. Ingredients of this dish include wheat flour, semolina, milk, ghee, and sugar. It is a semi-powdery dish served as a meal with Dal-Bati or can be eaten as a dessert. You can have the best of Churma at all the heritage restaurants and sweet shops of Jaipur.

4. Ghevar

Ghevar is a disc-shaped sweet cake made with flour and Sugar Syrup and is famous during Gangaur festival in Jaipur. The combination of Ghevar with another sweet dish Rabri is the best of all. You can have the best of Ghevar at Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar (L.M.B.) Jaipur.

5. Imarti/Kangan

Locally known as Kangan, summer dessert Imarti is made up of urad dal with saffron batter which is dropped into hot oil in the shape of a flower. It is dipped in sugar syrup after being fried. You can have the best Imarti at Bombay Misthan Bhandar (BMB) in Jaipur.

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6. Gulaab Sakri

Gulaab sakri is made from condensed milk and mawa which is flavored with saffron. It is the modified version of Thaal barfi. You can have the best Gulab Sakri at Rawat Mishan Bhandar in Jaipur. RMB is famous for their Mishri Mawa, Gulab sakri, Rabri Ghevar and Mawa Kachori.

7. Kullhad Lassi

Lassi is made by the combination of sugar and curd. Flavors like cardamom and rose syrup with dry fruits are added in the lassi as desired. It is a thick liquid dessert and usually gets served in the kullhad. You can have the best of kullhad lassi at The Lassiwala, Jaipur.

8. Doodh Ke Laddoo

Dhoodh Ke Laddoo is made with milk powder, condensed milk and garnished with dry fruits. Bhagat Mishthan Bhandar serves the best laddus in Jaipur and is famous for its taste since 1957. Special items of this place are tempting Motichoor Laddoo, Mewa Laddoo, Malpua, Boondi, Khopra Barfi, Dhhodh, and Boondi ke laddhu.

9. Makkhan Bada

Makkhan Bada is a famous summer dessert of Jaipur. It is a layered dessert garnished with dry fruits. Its Ingredients includes flour, ghee, curd, and soda. The small parts of dough are fried in ghee on both the sides followed by mixing it into the sugar syrup. You can have the best Makhan Bada at Dhoodh Mishthan Bhandar in Jaipur.

10. Moong dal halwa

One of the favorite winter sweet dishes of every Jaipurite is Moong Dal Halwa. Weddings in Jaipur are incomplete without this dish. It is a pudding-like dessert made of moong dal (green gram) soaked and blended into a thick paste. The paste is fried in ghee till the texture is grainy and light brown in color. The mixture is then mixed with sugar syrup and served hot. You can taste the best Moong dal halwa at Kanha Jaipur.

11. Rabri

Rabdi is a dish made by boiling milk for a long time till it becomes dense. It is then mixed with sugar and nuts. Mahaveer Rabri Bhandar of Jaipur is the oldest legacies in Jaipur which serves best Rabri in Jaipur.

12. Ghajak

Gajak is a winter dessert of Jaipur. It is a dry sweet prepared with sesame seeds and jaggery and sugar. You can taste the best Ghajak at Sahu Gazak Bhandar in Jaipur. Their franchise is open at several places in Jaipur.

So, these were the best and famous sweet dishes of Jaipur for you. The Walled City has some oldest sweets shops legacies, which have been maintaining their taste of sweets for decades. They include Bhagat Mishthan Bhandar, Rawat Mishthan Bhandar, Laxmi Mishthan Bhandaar, Bombay Misthan Bhandar (BMB) and Doodh Mishthan Bhandar.

Apart from these, there are some more popular sweet shops in Jaipur famous for their major Rajasthani and Jaipur sweets. These places include Kanha, Sodhani Sweets, Bikanervala’s, Kanji Sweets, Amar Mishthan Bhandar, Kesar and Jodhpur Sweets.

First published: November 13, 2018
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