Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Winters bring with them a plethora of food selections that we go gaga over, like- makkhan malai, shorba and Kashmiri chai, etc. But the most awaited one is gajar ka halwa!

We wait for winters all year long to taste this sweet-rich delicacy and in Lucknow, there's no dearth of options when it comes to gajar ka halwa. Each place selling this sweet treat has its signature mark & not even one can be missed. No matter how you like your halwa, whether is it extra sweet and jammy, or light and nutty, this list of 7 places for an indulgent 'gajar ka halwa' will definitely give you a place to come back to.

1. Moti Mahal

Moti Mahal is a legendary place in the city. Ask anyone in Lucknow where to find the best Gajar ka Halwa and this is where they'll send you off to. The gajar ka halwa served here is overflowing with nuts, mawa and deliciousness. A bite or two of this beauty and you'd be left comforted and satiated.

Location: 75, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Next to Central Bank of India, Hazratganj, Lucknow

2. Chowk wala Kali Gajar ka Halwa

If you're not new to Lucknow, you have definitely heard of the kali gajar ka halwa sold in Chowk. Made with deep purple carrots, this halwa is rich, milky, laden with cashews and the perfect sweet you could ask for. Head to the busy lanes of Chowk and ask for kali gajar ka halwa, you will not be disappointed.

Location: Alamgir wali gali, Chowk (Ask for "Halwe wale Haji Sahab")

3. Chhappan Bhog

Another big name in the city, Chhappan Bhog, is one of the oldest and the most reputed sweet shops. Chhappan Bhog is where people come to, for their sweet tooth situation and this is where you too need to be when craving a delicious halwa. The gajar ka halwa served here is subtle, rich and done just right.

Location: No. 311, Prabhu Dayal Marg, Sadar Bazaar, Cantonment, Lucknow

4. Parampara

Parampara is also a great place to look for a delicious gajar halwa. Made with thickened milk, their halwa stands out from the rest because of its creaminess. If you're into saturated sweets that keep your energy up during the harsh winters, this is the halwa for you.

Location: Gole Darwaza, Chowk, Lucknow

5. Mohan

Located at Ram-Ram Bank Chauraha in Aliganj, this quaint sweet shop is a favourite in the area. The halwa they serve can turn even the most staunchest of carrot haters. Simmered for hours in rich nutty, milky and sweet mix, this is the halwa that your mothe will approve of.

Location: LGF, Ashirwad Plaza, 3/4 Ram Ram Bank Chauraha, Aliganj, Lucknow

6. Mahalaxmi Sweets

Another great place to find a rich and luxurious halwa, Mahalaxmi Sweets in Aliganj is a staple for those who crave familiar flavours. Prepared in a ton of desi ghee, the gajar halwa here is as rich as it gets. They even serve a sugar free version of the halwa for those who're looking for a healthy indulgence.

Location: Sector H, Near Sector A, Aliganj, Lucknow

7. Ritz

If you're looking for a standard halwa, a no muss, no fuss tasty treat, this is where you need to be. The Ritz halwa is as simple and as good as it gets. It is the safety net, the reliable halwa we go back to when the more experimental ones leave us wanting.

Location: M 20, Ground Floor, Gole Market, Mahanagar, Lucknow

Knock Knock

If you're looking for a scrumptious gajar ka halwa, this is the list you need right now. In case you are someone who isn't a fan, you must surely visit any of the given places and trust us, you will not regret!

List of SOPs issued for colleges in Mumbai ahead of the scheduled reopening on Wednesday

Check out the details of the guidelines issued by the University of Mumbai for its affiliated colleges here

Degree colleges in Mumbai are all set to resume offline classes from October 20. Ahead of the reopening, the University of Mumbai has issued new SOPs to ensure safety for all staffers and students. Amongst various other steps, the college authorities have been asked to take ensure social distancing, follow the mask norm, and maintain hygiene. Read on to check out other details:

Keep reading... Show less

LMC to fight air pollution in Lucknow with new anti-smog guns!

Notably, Lucknow Municipal Corporation had purchased 3 anti-smog guns last year as well.

Lucknow Municipal Corporation will deploy vehicles equipped with new anti-smog guns to combat the growing levels of air pollution in the city. The anti-smog guns will ensure proper visibility during the foggy season by improving the quality of air significantly and making it more breathable for the citizens here.

Notably, as per the World Air Quality Report 2020, Lucknow was ranked as the ninth most polluted city in the world. It has been reported that the level of pollution rises significantly during the winters due to the drop in temperature paired with high moisture content apart from other common factors. This deadly combination leads to the trapping of particulate matter in the atmosphere, thereby deteriorating the air quality.

Keep reading... Show less

Sale & use of green firecrackers allowed in Jaipur & other Raj districts

The cracker ban is lifted in all districts, except the ones that fall in the NCR area.

In a bid to promote an ecological festive season, the Rajasthan government has permitted the sale and use of only green firecrackers, in all regions execpt those falling under NCR. Additionaly, the ban will remain in force in cities with poor air quality.

Keep reading... Show less

Zero COVID fatalities reported in Mumbai on Sunday, for the first time in 20 months!

The latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

After a difficult year marred by the pandemic, there is finally some good news for the people of Mumbai. For the first time since the onset of COVID on March 26, 2020, the metropolitan city has reported zero fatalities. While the city is already on the path to recovery with a decline in cases each day, the latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

Keep reading... Show less

New flights to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi & Hyderabad from October 31

These flights are part of the winter schedule approved by the DGCA

As per the new winter flight schedule approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, 25 new flight services will be started to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. The daily flight movement between Indore and Delhi is set to increase with the induction of 16 new flights on this route. 10 new flights on both Indore-Ahmedabad and Indore-Mumbai routes along with at least 8 other services between Indore- Hyderabad, will also be functional from October 31.

Keep reading... Show less

Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal creates history by scoring the highest-ever percentile in JEE Advanced!

Reportedly, more than 30 students from Jaipur have qualified the Joint Engineering Exam this year.

Jaipur's 18-year-old Mridul Agarwal, who appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE) Advanced from the IIT Delhi zone, is the all-India topper this year. Bringing laurels to the Pink City, Mridul has created a history by getting 96%, the highest-ever percentile in the examination. Moreover, over 30 students from the city have qualified for this entrance examination this year.

Keep reading... Show less

Put an end to your quest for steal deals & hangout places in Lucknow with KnockOFF!

Eat to your heart's content and save big each time, with unbelievable deals on KnockOFF

You must have heard stories and read poems about how people cross a thousand oceans and climb mountains to find love. But you don't have to go to any great lengths if the love of your life is food. All you've gotta do to reunite with your one true love, is go to your phone's App Store/Play Store and download the KnockOFF app. Easy right?

Eat to your heart's content and save big each time, with unbelievable deals on KnockOFF. So, if you are on the lookout for some steal deals today, at the most happening places in Lucknow, scroll away and take your pick:

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai