India has been famous for its cuisine all over the world. From sweets to spicy delicacies, there are numerous items to satisfy any foodie. Today we bring you 4 such sweet shops in India that have an age-old presence and have been serving the country with their mouth-watering sweets and snacks from the past century or more.
Bhagat Halwai is a famous sweet shop that was established by Lekh Raj Bhagat in 1795 at the banks of Yamuna in Agra. The shop has become a must-visit for locals as well as tourists who visit Agra from anywhere in the world.
Punjabi Ghasitaram Halwai
Punjabi Ghasitaram Halwai was established in Mumbai by 1916. The shop is famous for its ‘Ice Halwa’ and its creative food packaging.
After the early death of Krishna Chandra (K.C. Das) in 1934, Sarada Charan quickly expanded his father’s business beyond the Jorasanko shop. He added a number of new outlets in Kolkata, beginning with the shop at Esplanade East under his father’s name in 1935. This was the first time that the shop’s name was shortened to the crisper ‘K.C. Das’ from the original Krishna Chandra Das.
Kanwarji’s as it’s known today is an age-old tradition that began in Old Delhi Chandni Chowk by Late Lala Kanwar Sen In the 18th century. Having been noticed by people as a sweet shop selling sweets and namkeens in pure desi ghee, Kanwarji is a name that has become immensely popular among people who come here to shop, eat and explore the age-old tradition be it foreigners or Indians.