The season of Kaju Katli is upon us! With Diwali around the corner – get ready to pack on some extra pounds, with some delicious Indian sweets. To reciprocate the festive spirit, here is where you can find some of the most scrumptious Diwali sweets in Dubai. We’ve made a list of places ideal for gifting, catering and even some self-indulging.
And the best part- some of these outlets even design the gift boxes to fit your preferences. If you have a bulk order in mind – they can customize the packages according to the same. And did you know, many of the iconic stores in UAE have been pioneers in the confectionery business for years. For instance, Al Reef Bakery has been churning out some great sweets.
From dry fruit specialities to Bengal sweets immersed in sweet syrup here’s where to find the best Diwali sweets in Dubai.
This brand is infamously good at dishing out some of the most unbelievable variety of namkeen and sweet-meats throughout the year. A huge line of people is spotted at every outlet ahead of Diwali. Bikanerwala has some ready-made, unique present packs at your disposal for you to gift your loved ones.
Location(s) – Several Outlets Across Dubai (Karama, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Barsha, Ghurair Centre, Al Qusais, Business Bay, Dubai Mall, International City)
Contact – +971 6 5537933
2. Chhappan Bhog
Chhappan Bhog falls not too far behind for being infamously good at dishing out sweets. The outlets have more than 30 varieties of freshly made sweets for you to choose from every day. One bite of their Kaju Katli and it is guaranteed that you would be transported to heaven and back.
Location(s) – Al Attar Building, Al Karama
Contact – +971 4 3968176
Puranmal is every desi foodies guilty pleasure. Not only do they bring out some incredible dishes from India – they have an equally impressive namkeen, mithai section that has some great options to choose from. Puranmal is quite reputed for its unmatched quality and taste. They have multiple outlets across town for your convenience. You should also grab a portion of their dry fruit chikki to go.
Location(s) – Several Outlets Across Dubai (Karama, Trade Centre Area, Oud Metha, Za’abeel, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Academic City etc.)
Contact – +971 6 5537933
4. Sri Krishna Sweets
The legendary outlet from the South of India has also garnered quite the fanbase in the UAE as well. The sweets are laden with ghee and are rich in flavours. Their Mysore Pak is renowned as the star item on the menu. They also offer some great unique set of barfis and halwas enriched with dry fruits and other condiments.
Location(s) – Al Karama (Kamara Building 2) and Al Qusais (Damascus Street)
Contact – +971 4 3231485
5. Kamat Shireen
Kamat Shireen is one of the pioneers when it comes to fine vegetarian cuisine in the region. They do equal justice when it comes to the selective range of sweets at their outlets that are not only calorie worthy, but worthy of every buck spent. One cannot just settle for just gooey laddoos or swirly jalebis as each of them looks too good to let go without trying. Furthermore, here are some other vegetarian restaurants in Dubai you must check out.
Location(s) – Kuwait Street, Mankhool & Dell Building, Dubai Internet City
Contact – 043598444 / 043912570
6. Sagar Ratna
Sagar Ratna is a Rajasthani eatery that serves some delectable, traditional dishes for you to try. For Diwali, they have some pocket-friendly sweets at your disposal, which are pure ecstasy in every bite. They have a range of Namkeen and other varieties of snacks that are popular during Diwali. It should be noted that Sagar Ratna is infamous for their Dal Baati churma and it cannot be missed.
Location(s) – Cluster R, Jumeirah Lake Towers & Oud Metha Area
Contact – 04 4533364
7. Kailash Parbat
Add colours to your Diwali celebration with the incredible variety of sweets at Kailash Parbat. Their in-house specials consist of Motichoor Laddoo, different kinds of Chikkis, a collection of barfis and more that come together to create sparkles in your festivities. As a matter of fact, their sweets are decently priced and have some unique packaging options available.
Location(s) – Al Seef & Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai
Contact – 04 3492771, 043492770
Mithaas gears up for the season of Diwali with a special mithai menu that comprises of delicacies like Kaju katas, badam barfis, motichoor laddoos and a selection of mixed sweets. Their commitment to authenticity and quality makes them one of the top choices for your Diwali sweet shopping. All of the sweets are freshly prepared with nutritious ingredients.
Location – Meena Bazaar, Dubai
Contact – 043591300
9. Rasoi Ghar
Rasoi Ghar may not be one of those traditional confectionaries, but they go an extra mile in delivering a customized Diwali menu. Each of the sweet dishes are available in stunning Diwali-themed boxes. They strive to bring some authentic finger-licking goodness to you. You can choose from the classic varieties of sweets including Laddoos, Barfis and other items. Besides, you can also relish their scrumptious meals while you are there.
Location – Opposite Centrepoint, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Karama
Contact – 04 3885711
South Indian food joint Aryaas offers an amazing Diwali Mithai Menu to commemorate the festival. Aryaas offers a variety of decadent treats such as traditional sweets and savoury bites. Traditional recipes enriched with milk, dry fruits, nuts and (lots) of sugar would have you relishing them in no time. Furthermore, the ornate packaging is also one of the key highlights of these sweets. Speaking of South Indian delicacies – here are places that have some of the best Dosas in Dubai.
Location(s) – Al Karama, Al Qusais, Mankhool, Silicon Oasis
Contact – 04 335 5776