With the festival of Holi around the corner, I am sure preparations at home must have already begun. Buying favorite color Gulal and filling up water balloons to throw on people. Well, these are all small joys that one can only experience during this bright and vibrant festival of colors. If by any chance you are food lover like us then, One of the most awaited thing in Holi is the mouth watering Yummy Gujiya. It is the national sweet for Holi like kaju ki barfi is for Diwali. So, if you want to get your hands on of the best Gujiya’s in town, Then check out the list we have created for you.
1. Ghantewala Halwai (Chandini Chownk)
A true Delhite will tell you that till date the best place to eat anything in this city has to be in Old Delhi. Well, Ghantewala Halwai is one such great example to prove our point. It’s one of the oldest sweet shops of the NCR (National Capital Region). Been around since 1790 it’s one of the very few sweet shops which has even catered for the Royal Mughals. With recipes brought down from generations, The Gujiya that they make is just perfect. You will not be able to resist we guarantee.
2. Tewari Sweets (Lajpat Nagar)
If all Halwai’s had a school, then Tewari Sweets would be the topper. It has many awards to its name. Awarded “The Best Samosa in New Delhi” and won the accolade of being the “Best Sweet Shops in Delhi” by “Times Food Guide” that too, three years in row. These awards alone speak for the credibility of this place. The yummy gujiya that they have is very rich and will be loved by anyone who has a sweet tooth. While you are there also try their signature dish that is motichoor ka laddu
3. Shiv Misthan Bhandaar (Chandini Chownk)
Well, if your goal is not only to buy perfect Gujiya but also to have full heart meal then, don’t skip this place. Been around since before independence, this place has a spotless reputation from 1910. It’s well known for its scrumptious breakfast spreads like puri aalo and nagari ka halwa. You might have to plan ahead to catch the breakfast as its always crowded and the time is 7am To 10 am.
4. Kaleva Sweets( Bangal Sahib Road)
I am sure you must have heard about this one. Well, this is the best place by location as its just walking distance from the peaceful Bangla Saheb Gurudwara which you can visit once you are there.The gujiya is obviously amazing, but it’s well renowned for its gajar ka halwa. So make sure you eat it before the winters official leaves.
5. Chaina Ram Sindhi Sweet Shop (Chandini Chownk)
A quiet essential traditional sweet shop. Nestled amidst the busy streets of Chandini Chownk this place is a paradise for anyone who loves eating anything sweet. The prices are super affordable, and you get a taste that your taste buds will never forget. Do try the Kesar Yummy Gujiya it’s absolutely heavenly.
So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to experience typical Dilli ka food like never before. Have a day out and treat yourself. We assure you that you won’t be disappointed.