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Hyderabadi and South Indian Sweets and Delicacies

Steeped in history and vibrant culture, Hyderabad boasts a treasure trove of sweets. From flaky pastries to creamy milk-based treats, the sweets of Hyderabad are a source of pure joy for both locals and visitors.

Delicacies like Ariselu, Gavvalu, and Putharekulu reflect the city’s rich heritage, centuries-old traditions, and culinary craftsmanship, solidifying their status as beloved staples.

Dadu’s, the city’s favourite sweet shop, offers a variety of traditional treats that capture Hyderabad’s essence. Since 1993, our dedication has remained unwavering: preserving age-old recipes, crafting authentic mithai, and pioneering innovative creations.

You can find exquisite delicacies at any of our ten outlets across the city or conveniently order our sweets online from the comfort of your home.

Most Famous Sweets in Hyderabad

Explore our delectable collection of must-try sweets, curated to showcase the diverse and delightful flavours and textures that define Hyderabad’s unique sweet tradition:


Badusha, one of the most popular sweets of Hyderabad, is crafted with all-purpose flour and ghee. The flaky golden exterior of our Badusha yields effortlessly with each bite. Meanwhile, its indulgent sweetness and hint of nuttiness create a heavenly taste experience.

Dadus Badusha


Putharekulu’s paper-thin rice flour layers encase a sweet filling of jaggery and grated coconut. Its delicate texture complements the caramelised sweetness of jaggery to delight the senses. We offer Putharekulu in various flavours, including options like Dryfruit, Gud, and Sugar, ensuring a delightful choice to suit every preference.

Dadus Putharekulu

Bellam Ariselu

Bellam Ariselu, another famous sweet in Hyderabad, melds the richness of jaggery, the zest of cardamom, and the goodness of ghee. Topped with sesame seeds, it offers a delightful blend of flavours and a satisfyingly soft texture.


Dadus Bellam Ariselu


Annamayya Laddu

Annamayya Laddu, a delicacy originating from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, is known for its rich blend of ghee, besan (gram flour), and aromatic cardamom. Its velvety texture melts in the mouth, while the sweetness of jaggery lingers long after each bite.

Dadus Annamayya Laddu


Gavvalu delights with its crunchy texture and subtle sweetness. Crafted from rice flour and jaggery, each shell-shaped treat offers a satisfying crunch, while hints of cardamom infuse a warm, aromatic flavour that pleases every palate.

Dadus Gavvalu

Tapeshwaram Kaja

The flaky layers of Tapeshwaram Kaja are made with wheat flour, ghee, and sugar syrup. Its delicate texture and sweet, buttery notes represent both tradition and indulgence, making it one of the most beloved sweets of Hyderabad.

Dadus Tapeshwaram Kaja



South Indian Sweet Box 

Treat yourself to the rich flavours of South India with our curated South Indian Sweet Box! We have packed this box to the brim with some of the most famous sweets in Hyderabad.

Dadus Sugar Free Assorted Sweets Box

Enjoy our carefully crafted Dryfruit Laddu, Sunnundalu, and Nuvvula Laddu. Savour the unique texture of Gavvalu and the nutty richness of Kaju Pakam and Ghee Mysore Pak. For those who appreciate traditional flavours and a delightful crunch, our Phalli Chikki, Boondi Pak, and Assorted Putharekulu promise to deliver an irresistible combination of crispiness and authentic South Indian sweetness.

Explore More Sweets

In addition to Hyderabad’s renowned sweets, our collection features beloved classics adored nationwide. Take our Motichoor Laddu, for instance. Now a famous sweet in Hyderabad, it is an unbelievably soft and scrumptious Laddu  crafted from a time-honoured recipe.

But that’s not all! 

We offer a delectable selection of favourites, including Besan Burfi, Bombay Halwa, Sohan Papdi, Ajmeri Kalakand, and the ever-popular Kaju Katli. Our extensive range of premium delicacies includes everything from the delicate Pheni and rich Kanpuri Laddu to the delightful Kesar Peda and Mathura Peda. So, visit our outlets or order Dadus sweets online to get both Hyderabad’s local gems and timeless flavours from across the country.

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