Sweets(Mithai) are the taste of Varanasi. You have sweet shops in every corner of the city.
Reasons are many: These are used as offerings to Hindu Gods; Taken as the best sweedish after food;
Offered in all Indian weddings; Celebrations of your success must include them and a variety of good readons.
Sweets naturally use sugar. But the real essence comes of how it is used and with what material. Say:
Take "Rasgulaa". Its made from Milk("Paneer") mainly. Then "Gulabjamun" that uses "maida".
You must taste these when you are in Varanasi. Treat yourself with the city's speciality.
Annakoot Sweets: First Air Conditioned Sweet Shop in Varanasi. Their speciality is not just making a wide range of Bengali Sweets, but that they get manufactured by efficient, experienced Bengali Workers. Varanasi's newly opened Sweet Shop has a Microwave for serving the Rajasthani "Kachori" hot to you. Drink Corner is also provided.In effect, an exclusive top- quality Varanasi Sweet Shop.And if this was not enough- They take Marriage Party Orders! In bulk quantity, they mantain quality and execute orders in minimum time. So take their address:
Rathyathra Marg, Varanasi. Phone: 0091-542- 223989. And email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org for any enquiry
on Sweet Products.
Ksheer Sagar: Location:Sonarpura. One of the oldest and best sweet selling shops in Varanasi,
it is always crowded with people. Specialises in "Rasgula" that besides plain white, are added with orange flavour.
Ph: 324119.Have a look!
M. Jaljog Sweets: This is right there at Godowlia Crossing,
the heart of Varanasi. It Specialises in Rubri, Curd and all kinds
of Bengali Sweets.Besides, it is famous for Puri & "Kachodee", made
from Wheat, Potato a very delicious dish. Interestingly, there are 5 people heading the
shop, since it is very old. Namely, Shri Shyamal Kr. Laha, Tarak Kr. Laha,
Gastak Kr. Laha,Uttam Kr. Laha and Alok Kr. Laha!
Vaishali Sweets: Newly opened, but performing very well
next to the Benares Hindu University. Their Speciality is called
by their Shop's Name itself as "Vaishali Special", a unique tasty
one made from "Rabri, Malai and Chena". Besides all kinds of Bengali
Sweets, Salty "Namkeen" and Few Bakery Items like "Vegetable Puff,
Rolls, Cakes" are available.