If You Have A Sweet Craving, Travel To These Cities That Serve 14 Incredible Desserts!












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  1. Ghevar Of Rajasthan


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“Check out paneer ghewar at Laxmi Misthan Bhandar” says HolidayIQ traveller Subarna from Kolkata.

2. Mysore Pak

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HolidayIQ Traveller Ashok says, “Do not forget to try the Mysore Pak! Mahalakshmi Sweets and Guru Sweets are famous sweet parlours in the city.”

3. Petha Of Agra


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HolidayIQ Traveller Shantanu Priyadarshi from Samastipur says, “Taj Mahal is one of the great places in India to visit and it is the pride of India. Specially, petha in Agra is so delicious.” HolidayIQ Traveller Paras Sharma adds, “And never forget to buy famous sweets of Agra which is Agra ka Petha”

4. Modak Of Maharashtra


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These are sweet rice flour dumplings stuffed with grated coconut and jaggery. The sweet is extremely popular in Maharashtra.

5. Rabri Of Varanasi


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HolidayIQ Traveller Kaushik says, “The greatest attractions of Varanasi must include rabri, koolfi malai, and finally banarsi paan.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Rushi, “Varanasi gives great street food – samosas , kachori, rabri made of a special frothy variety of milk. Those who are traditional ‘malai’ lovers, try out the ‘malai toast’ at roadside tea vendorswho wil make a toast on coal and then spread 1 cm thick malai.”

6. Jalebis Of Punjab


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“Do not miss the mouth-watering jalebis made of pure ghee at Gurdas Ram Jalebi wala”, says HolidayIQ Traveller Lakshmi.

7. Roshogullas Of Bengal


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“Going to Kolkata and not having sweets is a sin. ‘Roshogollas’ the all-time favourite of the Bengalis is a must have. Apart from that do try cham cham, shor bhaja, gaja, bonde, kadapak and sandesh,” says HolidayIQ Traveller Dhanush.

8. Bal Mithai From Ranikhet


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“The bal mithai of Ranikhet is very famous and tasty” says HolidayIQ Traveller Jatin Jain. It is a must have!

9. Paysam From Kerala


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HolidayIQ Traveller Mukesh Jain says, “Enjoy rice and pysam in Alappuzha.” Payasam is one sweet dish that can’t be missed out when in Kerala.

10. Chenna Poda Of Odisha


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Chhena Poda is a cheese dessert, literally meaning ‘burnt cheese’ from Odisha. Add it to your foodie list.

11. Qubani Ka Meetha Of Hyderabad

Qubani ka Meetha of Hyderabad

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HolidayIQ Traveller Urvashi says, “In dessert, try khubani ka meetha and double ka meetha (shahi tukda).” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Narender Singh, “A special Hyderabadi sweet ‘khubani ka meetha’ is must try when in Hyderabad.”

12. Adhirasam Of Tamil Nadu


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Adhirasam is like the Indian doughnut. It is made from rice flour, pepper, jaggery and butter. The sweet dish is popular as an offering to the gods during puja prayers, both at home and in temples in Tamil Nadu.

13. Shrikhand From Gujarat


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HolidayIQ Traveller Sithij recommends Shrikhand topped with pictachio and saffron. He says, “They have great options for Gujarati desserts.”

14. Phirni From J&K


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HolidayIQ Traveller Shaifali says, “We were at Peacock houseboats for our honeymoon. The shikara person offered us the phirni which is a famous sweet dish of Jammu and Kashmir.”


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