Dish out some delectable sweets this Diwali

FPJ Bureau | Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 09:06 PM IST


The season of Diwali is here, setting the right tone for massive festivity. The colorful rangolis, lanterns, and above all, the sweets, are what make Diwali so special. Of course, the best sweets are the ones made by our mom or grandma. However, if you wish to take a bite of Mumbai’s most delectable delights, then haul at these top sweet joints serving some kissable temptations.

Punjabi Ghasitaram

A sweet shop that will be completing 100 years very soon has been serving some mouth watering delights. Prepared with the freshest ingredients and pure ghee, Punjabi Ghasitaram has gone beyond massive heights and has its sweets available at Five Star Hotels, Flight Kitchens, Industrial Canteens and Export Houses across Mumbai.


Location: Jasmine Mill Rd, Mahim East.

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Chhedda Dry Fruits


They have been mastering their hands on Indian sweets and also have an online shopping option available. They serve some lip smacking sweets without compromising the quality.

Location: 12, L N Road, Bhanujyoti building, Matunga.

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Sweet Bengal

Who doesn’t love Bengali sweets? The Rasgullas and Sandesh are as it is on the tip of our tongues, and to add more to the list, Sweet Bengal offers some amazing Kheer Kodom and Mishti Doi.

Location: Powai, Thane, Vashi, Goregaon, Andheri, Vile Parle, Mahim, Malad, Chembur, Khar, Cuff Parade, Belapur, Tardeo, Bandra and Kandivali.

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Tiwari Brothers

It is an iconic sweet shop that has been serving since ages. They offer the most delicious Boondi laddoos, Motichur Laddoos, Mewa Pedhas, and Rasmalai. Apart from sweets, you definitely need to try their Raj Kachauri and Samosa which are made in pure ghee.

Location: Juhu, Charni Road and Sion.

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Joshi Budhakaka

It is another oldest place in our list of the best sweet shops in Mumbai. It has an history of nearly 225 years old. Ramesh Joshi, seventh generation descendent of Girdhar Mavji sits at the counter. This awesome blossom place is popular for the Mahim Halwa which is fresh and homemade.

Location: Mahim and Dadar.

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Suleman Mithaiwala

It is involved in offering a varied range of tempting sweets and other delicacies. It includes mawa sweets, kaju sweets, general sweets, bakery products, milk sweets, Bengali sweets, cakes, pastries and other delicatessen products. Their sweets are acknowledged all over the world.

Location: Shop No. 41 F/G, Mohammed Ali Rd, Mumbadevi Area, Bhuleshwar.

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It is Mumbai’s premium sweet shop which was established in 1946. Its first outlet opened at Kalbadevi and has expanded since. Brijwasi sweets has also been showcasing at food courts at exhibitions such as Marwar, The Mega Wedding Show and In an effort to reach out to calorie conscious patrons they have introduced pure Sugarfree and Diet sweets.

Location: Kalbadevi, Powai, Worli, Dadar, Andheri, Colaba, and Bandra.

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M. M. Mithaiwala

MM commenced its business at Malad, in 1951 at Gupta Market by Shri Chandrabhan Nathanlal Gupta. The tradition was carried on by Shri Man Mohan Gupta and his brothers. With skilled chefs and quality ingredients, MM has incorporated to produce some delectable sweets and snacks.

Location: Vasanti Bhavan, Opposite Malad Station, Malad West.

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Punjabi Chandu Halwai

Punjabi Chandu Halwai Karachiwala is a well-known halwai shop in Mumbai which originally established in Karachi  in 1896. Its owners moved to Mumbai after the partition of India. Karachi Halwa, also known as Bombay Halwa was popularized by halwais moving from Karachi. The variety is by no means exhaustive but will give you an idea of how wide array of items they make.

Location: Worli, Ghatkopar, Dadar, Colaba, Bandra, Girgaum, Sion, Santacruz, Malabar Hill, Grant Road, Chandivali, Kandivali, Airoli, Mira Road, Matunga, Sea Woods, Powai, Mulund and Vasai.

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Karachi Sweets

It is a well known street food and mithai joint in the heart of Bandra. They are famous for Dry Fruit Modaks and their special Pani Puri. Masterchef Australia Season 6 finalists and Welcome to Karachi film actors have had hands on experience of the delicacies here.

Location: Shop no.13, 55, Homeland Apartments, Hill Road, Bandra West.

Karachi Sweets<br />Picture credits: Ana Beatriz F C / Zomato

D Damodar Mithaiwala

It was formerly known as Dayaram Damodar Mithaiwala, established in the year 1937. The founders of the shop were engaged in a small time door to door business of delivering milk. This ignited the spark of producing milk based sweets. It was one of the first shops in Mumbai that sold Bengali sweets prepared by Bengali cooks from Kolkata. Today, they have Gujarati, Parsi, Marwadi, Maharashtrian and all other cultural sweets available. Their latest introduction is our range of Guilt Free Sweets specifically for customers who are diabetic and calorie conscious.

Location: Harganga Mahal, Dadar East.

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It was established by Shri Diwakar Panshikar at Dadar. He promoted the firm Panshikar Samarth Dugdhalaya in 1956 at Ranade road which later found its way in the world of making sweets. The quality of food products and uniqueness in terms of recipe and taste, has been the hallmark of Panshikar.

Location: 3, Popatlal Chawl, Near Canara Bank, Ranade Road, Dadar West.

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Mohanlal S Mithaiwala

It was established in the year 1991 and has now become one of the top sweet shops in Mumbai. With chefs having over 15 years of experience, they proudly specialize in Ice Halwa & Badam sweets. Each slice of the halwa is crafted to perfection using the finest ingredients. The owners travel all around India every year to gain more knowledge in the preparation of the traditional sweets to supply the best possible products to their customers.

Location: Vile Parle and Ghatkopar.

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Published on: Friday, November 06, 2015, 07:07 PM IST