Just as India is known for its diversity and rich culture, Indians are known for their love for food and there is a reason for it! India takes pride in the variety of cuisines that it offers ranging from chaats to sweets. Every state in India has its own distinct taste and culture and when it comes to sweets, they are all unbeatable.
The land of sweets and spices, India is a foodie’s paradise and in this blog I will take you to top five cities and introduce their famous sweets so that the next time you happen to be in the city, you know what to eat! So, are you ready? Alright! Here you go!
Ghevar of Rajasthan
Be it forts, palaces, festivals, outfits or even the food, everything in Rajasthan is royal and grand! Rajasthan’s love for sweets is evident from the fact that no Rajasthani meal is complete without a sweet sabji in the plate! While Bikaner is famous for its mawa mithai, Ghevar is the traditional sweet prepared especially on the occasion of Teej. There are many variants of Ghewar available ranging from plain ghewar to mawa ghewar.
Modak Of Maharashtra
Modak is synonymous to Maharashtra just like Ganpati Utsav. In fact, it is on the occassion of ganpati Utsav that modak are prepared and served as prashad. But you do not need a reason to relish this super tempting sweet. Out of all the variants available, I love chocolate modak the most but don’t go by my words, first taste then decide!
Sandesh of Kolkata
This extremely famous Bengali dessert is prepared with milk and sugar. Sometimes chhena or paneer is also used in its preparation. This is one of the most popular sweets made during durga pooja. The best thing is that it is easy to make so you can even prepare it at home.
Petha of Agra
Agra is knwon for the Taj Mahal and this symbol of love attracts tourists from all over the world. The ever-welcoming Agra is also known for its popular petha which is prepared with the ash gourd vegetable. The famous Petha of Agra has more than thirty variants and they are all sweet and scrumptious!
The Pak of Mysore
First prepared in the Palace of Mysore for royalty, Mysore pak is made from gram flour, ghee and sugar. This delicious sweet just melts in your mouth and you cannot keep a count of calorie when you get smitten with this mouth-watering sweet. Try it once and you will know the magic of this royal dessert!