Sweet Indulgences in Navi Mumbai

Although Indian street food is more popular for spicy savoury items, there is a huge variety in sweets as well. There are many places in Navi Mumbai to indulge your sweet tooth. Here are some of the places you must try.

Gupta Icecreams

Perfect place to quench your late night sweet craving, Gupta Icecreams is right in the heart of Vashi. From the simple cassata to a nutty blast falooda, and ice cream, Gupta’s offers the best in the neighbourhood.

gupta icecream

Location: Sector 14, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am till 1:00 am.
Specials: Falooda, kulfis, cassata ice-cream.

Falooda point

The town people may have Badshah’s special faloodas or Shalimar’s ice cream faloodas from town, but Navi Mumbai also has Falooda point now. You can try some of the most delicious faloodas ever right in the neighbourhood. Their Shahi dry fruit falooda and kesar pista are a must try.

falooda

Location: Shop No-11, Shanti park, Darave, Sector-23, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am till 10:00 pm
Specials: All kinds of faloodas

Jhaama Sweets

This is one of the most delightful entries on our list. Their rabdi jalebi  is a unique combination of crunchy jalebis topped with creamy rabdi (thickened sweetened milk), and indeed, lives up to its reputation. Jhaama also serves some of the most amazing gulab jamuns, cham cham, and kalakhand – a heaven for all desi mithai lovers.

jalebi

Location: Several joints across Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Specials: Rabdi Jalebi and Gulab Jamun

Sugar Bugar

Yes, Sugar Bugar is back in the city, although it has relocated from Nerul to Sanpada. The taste is still great, and the cute cakepops are still drawing crowds.

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Location: Shop outside Moraj Residency, Sector-14, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Specials: Cake pops

the Parsik Rabdi

A drive down the Palm Beach road and the view from Parsik Hill can only be upped with the rabdi malpua  by the Parsik hills lane. The malpua served here is one of the biggest in the city – good enough for three adults! Perfect after a plate of kebabs!

rabdi

Location: Road leading to Parsik Hill, Navi Mumbai
Timings: Till stock lasts
Specials: Rabdi malpua

Shalimar

Soft bread dipped in sugar, cinnamon, and cardamom syrup, topped with creamy rabdi – and a dash of nuts and raisins. The description should be enough to get you to try some. So popular among locals, the shahi tukda does not last long.

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Location: Shop No – A7, Sector-19C, APMC Market Road, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Specials: Shahi Tukda, rabdi, and faloodas

Ahmed bhai’s Bry and Dry  stalls.

Ahmed bhai is probably the only one in the area who serves this traditional Pakistani-Indian dessert, and is a must try. This frozen rice pudding served chilled in cute little earthen saucers is a treat not only to the eyes, but is indeed a gastronomical delight.

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Location: Shop No.Krishnakamal CHS, Sector 21, Seawoods, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 7:00 pm onwards till stock lasts
Specials: Special flavoured phirnis

Ice cream buggy opposite health.

This is an ice-cream truck straight out of your favourite cartoon show and is a nostalgic trip to your childhood. They let you pick an ice cream and topping combination of your choice. Some of the popular ones are marshmallows, rainbow sprinkles, and jelly beans.

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Location: Near Indraprastha Complex, Sector-29, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 7:00 p.m till stock lasts
Specials: Ice cream toppings and sundaes

Health Juice Centre

Health Juice Centre offers the freshest and most gratifying fruit and cream sundaes. They also have a great collection of juices and milkshakes.Their exotic kiwi passion combo and the double blast shake will surely blow your mind.

juice

Location: Indraprastha Complex, Sector-29, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m
Specials: Strawberry and cream, and milkshakes

Shree Krishna Sweet

The Mysore Pak served here is indeed the food from paradise. Perfectly sweet, it is melt-in-your-mouth soft. The shop is a hidden gem, and serves a wide collection of Indian sweets. They are only too happy to warm up your sweets before serving for that extra kick.

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Location: Manek Complex, Sector-29, Vashi, Navi Mumbai
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Specials: Mysore Pak

Content and Image Courtesy: Arshee Shaikh

 

 

 

 

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