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5 Places In Singapore To Get SPECIAL Indian Mithai TREATS This Deepavali

Taste these traditional and modern Deepavali mithai!

Spread love and cheer with these Deepavali mithai on November 4.

Festive goodies, from mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival to log cakes for Christmas, are getting more newfangled and fancy every year. For the upcoming Deepavali celebrations, some Indian restaurants in Singapore are putting a twist on the traditional Indian sweets (called mithai), too.

Traditional flavours are milk- and nut-based, and the sweets come in varieties such as burfi (milk-based sweets), ladoo (flour- and ghee-based balls) and jalebi (deep-fried flour batter drenched in syrup). But think mithai with a twist, with creative, modern flavours and ornate packaging.

Here are some places in Singapore to try out some fancy Deepavali mithai – all from the comfort and safety of your own home.

1. Rang Mahal

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Kicking off the grand lineup of Diwali treats this festive season is Rang Mahal’s – Singapore’s leading Indian fine-dining restaurants – “Timeless” collection of mithai. This year’s Diwali mithai collection comprises a range of healthy ingredients and wholesome flavours!

Rest assured about sinking your teeth into these decadent delights, Rang Mahal mithais are freshly made daily with no preservatives and using wholesome ingredients. The treats are encased in a range of beautiful classic and premium boxes that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours reminding you of good times and everlasting goodness.

Rang Mahal also continues to support Breast Cancer Foundation of Singapore. In celebration of its 50 years, 10 percent of nett profits will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation.

From 1 Nov 2020 till 14 Nov 2020, Rang Mahal’s mithais are available in three classic boxes, priced at $68+ and $118+:

1. Royal Melody Box (pictured, $178+)
30 mithais, 4 savouries.

2. Classic Floral Bloom ($88)
15 mithais, 1 savoury.

To order: Go to its website, email mithaisales@rangmahal.com.sg, call 6333 1788 or WhatsApp 9776 8507.

Rang Mahal
Address: 7 Raffles Blvd., Level 3 Pan Pacific, 039595

Tel: 6333 1788
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Daily)

2. Punjab Grill

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Carrying on the tradition of celebrating Deepavali by distributing traditional sweets, Punjab Grill marks the festive season with its range of sweets in traditional colourful boxes. The flavours this year includes: Dark Chocolate and Saffron Anjeer Roulade, Hazelnut and Alphonso Mango delight, Macadamia Nuts and Pistachio surprise, sensational dates and figs Barfi, White Chocolate milk cake delights and more.

Prices start at $110+ for 16/32 pieces.

To order: Visit its website here to order.

Punjab Grill
Address: #B1-01A The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Ave., 018972
Tel: 6688 7395
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. (Daily)

3. Shahi Maharani

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Shahi Maharani is now offering Diwali treats for this festive season! The 2021 Diwali Sweets Collection is filled with the finest selection of traditional home-made Diwali goodies – including a flavourful mithai selection – packaged in elegant gift boxes and jars that make it perfect for gifting!

Popular flavours include the Mango Surprise – a blend of white chocolate, milk and mango essence; Coconut Rose Ladoo; Stuffed Pistachio Cashew Roll and many more! With three different collections (from $60) and with treats from $38, they’ve got your back when it comes to gifting.

Prices start at $60 for 15 pieces.

To order: Call 6235 8840 or visit its website.

Shahi Maharani
Address: #03-21B Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Rd., 179103
Tel: 6235 8840
Opening hours: 12 to 2:30 p.m., 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. (Daily)

4. Moghul Sweets

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Founded in 1996, Moghul Sweets began its operations from a humble store in Little India, making it one of the first and oldest Indian sweet shop in Singapore. This Diwali, its mission is more than just deliver delicious and beautiful mithai, “we want to bring back smiles [and] fond memories,” by celebrating India’s diversity.

With a range of treats from Bengali and Chenna sweets (from $10) to mithai gifting boxes – you’ll definitely find something to love here. Some featured faves? Motichoor Ladoo, Kalakand Burfi and Mathura Peda.

Prices start at $35 for 14 pieces.

To order: Visit its website here to order.

Moghul Sweets
Address: 48 Serangoon Rd., #01-16, Little India Arcade, 217959
Tel: 9230 9400
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Daily)

5. Tiffin Room

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A part of Raffles Hotel Singapore’s history since 1892, Tiffin Room is known for its symphony of authentic flavours of North India. This Diwali, the signature restaurant pays homage to its roots with an exclusive set menu experience that boasts a curated selection of new specialties presented in the iconic tiffin box.

Introducing the Mithai Gift Box. Delicately handcrafted by Chef Kuldeep Negi and presented in a beautiful gift box, these sweet treats offer a wonderful melange of festive flavours through an aromatic mix of premium ingredients including fruits, nuts and spices.

Each gift box features 15 pieces in an assortment of five delightful flavours: Katli Aam (almond and mango purée), Churma Ladoo (chickpea flour, semolina and hazelnut), Moong Dal Burfi (yellow lentil and cheese), Pista Paan (pistachio, rose petal and saffron and Kaju Strawberry Burfi (cashew but and strawberry puree).

Prices start at $58 for a box of 15 pieces.

To order: Visit its website here to order.

Tiffin Room
Address: 1 Beach Rd., Raffles Hotel Singapore, 189673
Tel: 6412 1816
Opening hours: 12 to 2pm, 6:30 to 9 p.m. (Daily)

Originally by Kenneth Goh, The Straits Times, October 2016 / Updated by Willaine G. Tan

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