As a rule, every happy occasion in our lives revolves around sweets. Desserts form a very integral part of all the cultures of the world and by extension their cuisines. Every country has a different take on the way their people indulge their sweet tooth. India is a country which boasts of diversity in terms of cultures, attires, food and most importantly sweets. With a different kind of sweet for every occasion, we Indians definitely know our desserts well.
Here’s a list of places in which can be better known as the sweet capitals of India.
This city hosts one of the most beautiful wonders of the world, The Taj Mahal. Apart from being famous for this mesmerising monument, it also famous for a delicacy known as Petha. This delicacy prepared from white pumpkin, has a number of variations and is insanely famous amongst the locals and tourists alike!
The capital of India also holds the status of being the capital when it comes to laddus. These sweet balls are a signature sweet of India and there isn’t an occasion that can be complete without them. A number of shops in the old Delhi area provide various renditions of this sweet including the famous Motichoor Ke Laddu, Kesar Laddu and so on.
Apart from being in love with fish, literature and music, Bengalis are self proclaimed sweet lovers. The Sandesh, which is also known as the ‘heart stealer’ in most parts of Bengal, is prepared in milk and sugar. This milky, creamy delight is totally worth traveling to Kolkata for.
Apart from the famous mountain ranges and various insurmountable forts, this state has it fair share of mouth watering sweets, which tickle a sweet tooth. From shrikhand which is a famous delicacy made from curd and is extremely popular in Pune. Modak, which is similar to a sweet dumpling recipe is another popular sweet belonging to this state.
Mysore Pak is another delicacy which hails from the city of Mysore, which is a popular tourist attraction as well. Visit this city and dig into this sweet which was once reserved only for the royals and experience its sweet flavor pamper your sweet tooth.
Plan your next sweet trip to these sweet capitals of India!
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