Published By: Satavisha

Seven Must-Try Delectable Sweets Of Hyderabad To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

In the city of Nizams, people have a penchant for sweet dishes, and Hyderabad has more variety in desserts than you might have imagined.

Anyone who has ever visited Hyderabad, is well informed about its delightful and delectable food scene. Hyderabad is all about Hyderabadi cuisines – out-of-the-world Biryani varieties and lip-smacking sweet dishes to satisfy everyone’s sugar cravings. If you are new to the city or are planning to visit soon, do not even dare miss out on these seven most famous Hyderabadi sweets mentioned below.

Qubani ka Meetha 

Let us begin with the most popular and sought-after dessert of Hyderabad, and every tourist should try Qubani ka Meetha. The savory dessert is made with Gulab Jal (rose water), almonds, apricots, and cream. This traditional dessert hails from the royal kitchens of Hyderabad, and you will instantly fall in love with this yummy sweet dish, and we are sure you will drool over it.

Shahi Tukda 

Today, this sweet dish is prepared in various parts of the country, but its taste, flavor, and popularity in the city of Nizams remain unparalleled. It is also known as ‘Double ka Meetha,’ and you cannot miss out on this delectable mithai when in Hyderabad.

Shahjahani Mitha 

Visiting Hyderabad and not trying Shahjahani mithai would be the same as committing blasphemy, and we are not kidding! This special Hyderabadi halwa is prepared using fresh tomatoes. This unique dessert offers a 'shahi' flavor in every bite.

Badam ki Jali 

Badam ki Jali is a delicious sweet dish, but you may also call it almond cookies. It is the king of all the Hyderabadi sweets. This sought-after Nizami cookie is a dessert that should be on your ‘must-try’ list when exploring Hyderabad’s rich food scene. You can find it all around the city.


Ariselu is made using rice flour and jaggery. It is an eminent sweet dish that is prepared during auspicious festivals like Makar Sankranti. You may also find this sweet dish as Kajjaay in Karnataka and Anarsa in Maharashtra


Call it Akkaravadisal or Akkara Adisil - this traditional sweet dish is Iyenger special. It is prepared using rice, jaggery, and milk. It has a close resemblance to Sakkarai Pongal and is typically considered a Brahmin recipe.

Mauz ka Mitha

In Hyderabad, it is also known as the banana sweet. This popular sweet dish can be found in all the corners of the city, and is made with milk, ghee, bananas, nuts, and sugar.

In the city of Nizams, everything is flavorful, and missing out on these desserts would be a foolish thing to do.