9 Popular Places From Where You Can Pick Up Delicious Gujiyas To Make Your Holi Extra Sweet
Holi, the effervescent festival of colours, marks the victory of virtuous over immoral. The sky filled with vibrant colours, the fresh breeze of calm flowing across and wide smiles pasted on faces perfectly portrays the festival’s vibe. However, the celebration is incomplete without those signature gujiyas that best embody the spirit of the festival. So we’ve curated a list of some amazing places across the city from where you can bring home the most decadent gujiyas for that mandatory sweetness on Holi!
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Known for its Sohan Halwa and located at the edge of our favourite Paranthe Wali Gali in Chandni Chowk, their gujiyas are as renowned as their halwa. People start queuing up long before Holi even begins. They’ve opened outlets outside of Old Delhi as well and we’re all the happier. Amply stuffed with dry fruits and all the other deliciousness & deep-fried in desi ghee, once you taste these golden beauties you won’t be able to resist hoarding them in kilos!
Where | Kanwarji’s - Chandni Chowk, Ashok Vihar Phase II & Karkardooma
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 600 Onwards
Call Them | +918810 693 435
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Kanwarjis-confectioners-113696588971137/
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This popular sweet shop can rightly be called one of the doyens of the business given its supremely long stint and massive popularity. The brand has grown a reputation for making some of the most sought after gujiyas with impeccable taste and perfect texture. There’s absolutely no reason as to why you shouldn’t get some from here. While you’re at it, try some of their assorted boxes of sweets such as the Exotic Mix Tray, Khoya Mix & Kaleva Laddu as well!
Where | Kaleva - Gole Market, Pitampura, Vikas Marg & Other Outlets
Timings | 9:30 AM - 11 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 450 Onwards
Call Them | +91 7982 234 844
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kalevaindia/
3. Nathu’s Sweets
Who hasn’t heard of this saccharine industry giant running since 1939? With over 15 outlets in Delhi itself, Nathu’s is surely one the best resorts for all your sugar cravings but let’s not lose focus. The gujiyas at Nathu’s are cooked with utmost perfection. The deliciously flavoured khoya and dry fruit filling on the inside and flaky covering on the outside make it totally irresistible!
Where | Nathu’s Sweets - Bengali Market, Mandi House, Laxmi Nagar & Other Outlets
Timings | 8:30 AM - 11 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 325 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9811 985 505
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NathusSweetsBengaliMarket/
4. Bangla Sweet House
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Bangla Sweet House on Bangla Sahib Road, near CP has certainly carved a niche for itself over the years and is definitely one of our most liked choices for inviting gujiyas. Take your pick from the crispy dry ones or the ones dipped in yummy chashni, you’ll not be disappointed and defo come looking for more!
Where | Bangla Sweet House - 115, 117, Bangla Sahib Road, Sector 3, DIZ Staff Quarters, CP
Timings | 9 AM - 9:30 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 500 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2334 4371
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/banglasweethouse/
5. Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners
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This oldie in Chandni Chowk has been flourishing and fulfilling all our sugar cravings since 1901. Standing tall amidst the busy and compact lanes of Chandni Chowk, this gem of a place has cemented its reputation for whipping up lip-smackingly gorgeous sweets. This Holi, why not take a detour and walk through the dingy lanes and discover the true essence of tradition while you get kilos of tempting gujiyas packed from here?
Where | Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners - 6499, Fathepuri Chowk, Chandni Chowk
Timings | 8 AM - 9 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 640 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2392 7585
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/chainaram1901/
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The perfect dinner after shopping through the day during our childhood days, Haldiram’s resonates perfectly with sweet treats and chaat and is defo every Indian’s go-to place to satiate their sweet and savoury taste buds. Add that delicious sweetness to your Holi this year by snapping up boxes of scrummy gujiyas for yourself and your loved ones. They also offer other unique options during Holi season, so don’t forget to check them out as well!
Where | Haldiram’s - CP, Lajpat Nagar, Karol Bagh & Other Outlets
Timings | 9 AM - 10 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 588 Onwards
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/haldirams.snacks/
7. Gulab Sweets
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For all our folks from East Delhi, no event is complete without hogging on sugary treats from Gulab Sweets so, how can we not add it to the list? With a crispy yet crumbly outer shell and creamy as well as nutty filling, we fawn over their gujiyas like nothing else. Don’t feel guilty & gift yourself boxes of this comforting dessert from this place because one piece just won’t satiate you!
Where | Gulab Sweets - Karkardooma, Krishna Nagar, Pitampura & Other Outlets
Timings | 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 400 Onwards
Call Them | +91 8929 718 982
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/GulabRewri/
8. Kadimi Sweets
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Yet another legendary sweet shop in Delhi, Kadimi Sweets has been wowing its patrons for the last 83 years without any compromise on quality and service. With a variety of options to choose from, it’s one of the largest sweet shops serving traditional sweets. During the festive season, people flock to the shop to buy the delicacies made of pure desi ghee so getting some packed for home is sorta given, isn’t it?
Where | Kadimi Sweets - 38, Central Road, Jangpura
Timings | 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 350 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9212 396 988
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/kadimirameshjain/
9. Evergreen Sweets
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Just like its name, this restaurant has been doling out superior quality desserts at an affordable price since 1963. They started off as a small shop serving Bengali sweets but have now converted to a multi-cuisine vegetarian restaurant with various outlets scattered all over the city. We bet while you patiently wait here for your gujiyas to be served, you won’t be able to help but try their other equally sumptuous options as well!
Where | Evergreen Sweets - S-29 & 30, Main Market, Green Park
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM
Price Per Kg | Rs 580 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2651 4646
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Evergreen-Sweets-128366167226233
Holi is in the offing, why not check all these places off your list before that, huh?