Top Delicious Sweets to Try in Karachi

Sweet Food

Each and every country has their own flavors and sweets or desserts are also not exceptions. When it comes to Pakistan, one can get some amazing delicacies when it comes to sweets and they are worth trying.

If you are looking for the best sweets  in Karachi, there are actually plenty of options and one can try and taste many varieties of sweets which are really popular among the tourists. Sweets are an integral part of their culture because not a single occasion or a party in complete without a sweet bite. Some delicious varieties are prepared in occasions like marriage ceremonies, Eid, Lohri, birthday and other happy occasions.

I have list out some amazing delicious varieties of sweets that one you can try in Karachi. Apart from that, I have maked a list of food chain restaurant in New Delhi location. You can also check out this post.


Very popular varieties of sweets in Pakistan and one should not miss Barfi when they are traveling to karachi. Also, making of barfi is not very difficult. It is mostly made from condensed milk and sugar. They are put together in the pan and then the pan is heated till both the ingredients are solidified. After that they are cooled naturally and cut into various shapes to make a solid sweet out of it. Apart from these 2 major ingredients one can also add some flavors here like chocolate and vanilla and some more ingredients like fruit crumbs and dry fruits. Besan Ki Barfi, Badam Barfi, Coconut Barfi, Chocolate Barfi and Kaju Ki Barfi are the famous barfi in Karachi. If you get a chance to visit the Karchi then you must try all these barfi’s and get your mood fresh.

Gulab Jamun

This sweet is very common in the country and not only that, it is so immensely popular that they are available in almost every part of the world. They look like soft balls an they are made by deeply frying them in hot oil. Once the balls are deeply fried they are kept soaked in sugar syrup for an hour or two so that the syrup gets soaked in those balls. Then they are mostly served hot because they taste delicious when they are served hot.

Besan Laddoo

In this country, this particular sweet is kind of special and this one is specially made with gram flour which is locally known as ‘besan’ (from where the name comes from).  Here the gram flour and the sugar are roasted together and then they are mixed together to make small balls. They are hard in texture but a delicacy for sure.


Another popular sweet of this country and one can get them in all sweet shops in Karachi. They are so popular that they are found in other countries as well. But when it comes to this country, this particular sweet is not only popular but it is a mandatory sweet dish during the course of Ramadan. This one is made from curd and flour. These two ingredients are mixed and then they are formed into a batter to put into a muslin cloth bag with a hole at the bottom of it. one has to pour the batter through that hole in a particular twisted shape over hot oil so that it gets fried in that way only. When the frying is done, those coil shaped structures are dipped in sugar syrup for an hour before serving.

These are the most popular sweets that one can try.