The best and most colourful sweet shops in Mumbai for Holi

The festival of love, where we immerse ourselves in a beautiful concoction of colours. Thandai, gulaal, pichkari, merry-making, and sweets – this is what Holi is about. To make your Holi more colourful and sweeter here’s a list of some of the best sweet shops across Mumbai.

MM Mithaiwala

One of the famous sweets shop in Mumbai, MM Mithaiwala does not let you down when it comes to festivities. Their patented ghewar is a must try.

mm mitaiwala

Specials: Ghewar, Gujjia, Pethas, and Gujarati and Rajasthani sweets
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Opposite Railway Station, Malad West


Brijwasi, is perfect mix of culture and warmth. Try their basundi for some lip smacking experience this summer.


Specials: Milk Cakes, Motichoor laddoos, Basundi
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Several Outlets across Mumbai

Sweet Bengal

Although chaler payesh, a cardamom and bay leaf flavoured rice pudding cooked around Holi in Bengal, is the highlight, their chamcham, baked rasgullas, and malai sandwich are just as inviting.


Specials: Bengali Sweets, Chaler Payesh
Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 p.m
Landmark: Several Outlets across Mumbai

Tewari Bros. Mithaiwala

This quaint little shop in Charni is the place for people to get their batches of Holi special sweets like, gujjias and mudhi muas. Perfect amount of jaggery and rice, cooked to perfection – their mudhi muas are a delight.

tiwari bros

Specials: Kheer, Mudhi Muas, and Gujjias
Timings: 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Landmark: 3, Purushottam Building, MP Marg, Opera House, Charni  Road

Punjabi Chandu Halwai

Chandu can basically turn every event special with their sweets essentially dunked in desi ghee. Their classic gulab jamuns and malpuas are still the hot deal during festival time.


Specials: Malpuas,Gulab jamun
Timings: 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Several Outlets across Mumbai

Jhama Sweets

One of the oldest sweetmeat shops, famous in almost every Mumbai household, Jhama has managed to keep its taste and quality consistent – and tops it with warmth. Special edition mithais for festivals must be tried as they are limited period: try shakkar paaras and gujias this Holi.


Specials: Jalebis, Ghewar, Gulab Jamun, and special Holi shakkar paare
Timings: 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Several Outlets across Mumbai

Damodar Mithaiwala

They not only have the best milk cakes in town, but their badam pista halwa and laddoos too could be added to your sweets list this Holi.
P.S: If you live around Dadar, call them up for quick home delivery.


Specials: Badam Pista Halwa
Timings: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Harganga Mahal, Dadar East

Content and Image Courtesy: Arshee Shaikh





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