Craving For Your Favourite Indian Sweets From Back Home?

Indian sweet dessert
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No meal in an Indian household is complete without a generous helping of ‘Kuchh Meetha.’..

Pune’s cosmopolitan and migrant population often miss having their favourite delicacies from back home and keep craving for a sweet that can remind them of their childhood. 

So, off we went to hunt for the true flavour of home to put together a droolicious collection of some of the finest we found. Read on and thank us later! 

Waah! Indore

This is sheer paradise for those who may be from Indore and are waiting to try the sweets and snacks from back home. Popular for their breakfast menu, Waah! Indore serves dishes right from the lanes of Indore, authentic and perfect in taste.

What’s better than a Sunday morning spent digging into a plate of perfectly spiced Chat followed by a hearty bowl of Moong Dal Halwa, Indori Rabdi and Desi Ghee Emarti.

Address: Shop 9, Shubh Augusta Society, Next to Forest County, Kharadi.

Cost: Rs 150 for two (approx.)

Diwali Sweets - Kesar Rabri
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Khalsa Dairy

Dreaming of a ghee loaded, dry fruit filled, perfectly sweetened bowl of the delightful Gajar Ka Halwa? Well, then you just can’t miss visiting this place. The elaborate menu offers all you can think of from sweets to snacks and dry fruits to all kinds of dairy products.

They also cater to all your Halwa cravings and barfi needs with Bombay Halwa, Mahim Halwa and a long list of barfis to choose from.

Address: Viman Prestige, Off Datta Mandir Chowk, Viman Nagar.

Cost: Rs 250 for two (approx.)

Gajar Halwa
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Bengali sweets are the most popular at Mithas. Malai Chamcham, Hiramani, Rasgulla and Kamal Bhog are just a few of the best of Bengal that you get here.  This place serves a fresh variety of sweets, snacks, dry fruits, Indian sweets, samosas and more.

The quality and hygiene levels maintained over the years keep their regulars happy. They also have Indian sweets that are sugar-free, made of Anjeer and Khajur along with sugar-free Chikki and Kaju Kathli.

Address: Shop no 4 & 5, Shree Siddheshwar Heights, Opp Reliance Digital, ITI Road, Aundh, and 2 more locations.

Cost: Rs 200 (approx.)

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Dadu’s Sweet Emporio

Dadu’s in camp is certainly not your regular sweet shop and offers almost everything a typical sweet- tooth will look for.

Bengali Sweets, freshly made delicacies, mousse, puddings, cakes, pastries and brownies- they have it all! All you need to do is check out their huge variety of sweets and savouries and decide.

Address: Shop 13, East Street, Hulshur, Camp Area and 2 more locations.

Cost: Rs 450 for two (approx.)

Bombay Halwa
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This outlet brings you the best of Rajasthani dishes that boast of a rich bust r giving you a run for your money with their rich burst of flavours. Right from their fancy ‘farmaan’ menu to the rustic interiors and servers dresses in traditional attires, Kesariyo is the place to have extensive experience. Try their season Haldi Ki Sabzi or the extra delicious Gulab Jamun Ki Sabzi, Delicious Dhanwa sweet, Coconut Halva, Biscuit Bhakri or Khaman Dhokla.

Address: Shop 22 ABC Rutuja Elegance, Akurdi Railway Station Road, Government Employee Staff Quarters, Pradhikaran, Nigdi.

Cost: Rs 300 for two (approx.)

Coconut Barfi
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Loveleen Kaur

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