Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours

, Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours
Rang Mahal

Whether it’s for your home or a gift for friends and family, this year’s colourful selection of gourmet mithais make for a delicious addition to Deepavali (Festival of Lights) traditions, each encased in beautiful gift boxes. Here’s where to go for some of the more contemporary flavours.


Tiffin Room

, Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours

Ring in the colourful Festival of Lights with a gift of Tiffin Room’s handcrafted gourmet sweets in five artisanal flavors encased in a beautiful gold-leafed Mithai gift box. This year’s selection of mithais boasts a beautiful blend of premium nuts, fruits, and spices in these assorted flavors:

  • Besan Nariyal Burfi featuring chickpea flour and coconut;
  • Khajur Roll for a rich blend of dates, almond, and earthy amaranth; 
  • Boondi Ladoo fried balls of chickpea, melon seed, and saffron; 
  • Kaju Aam Katli for cubes of cashew nut and mango puree; and 
  • Pista Amrood, a refreshing treat of pistachio and guava juice.

Order the Mithai gift box here from Nov 1 to 14, at $72+/per box of 15 pieces.


Rang Mahal

, Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours

Shine brighter this Deepavali by celebrating the Festival of Lights and Rang Mahal’s 52nd anniversary with their annual limited-edition, handcrafted artisanal mithai – The Luminous Collection.

The assorted box of timeless favorites include Pistachio Burfi, Coconut Ladoo, Mango Delight, and the wholesome Dates, Oats & Honey Mithai. The sweets are paired with a choice of savory treats, such as Roasted Almonds tossed in Madras curry powder, Spiced Cashews dusted with Kerala pepper, Fennel and Sesame Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds, and Crispy Mumbai Chidwa.

The Luminous Collection is available in a choice of two exquisite boxes, being the crystal-encrusted Luxe Shimmer Box in five radiant colours, and the Luxury Ancient Weaves Box in crimson red and sky blue. 

Priced at $108++ (15 mithais with one savoury) and $228++ (30 mithais with four savouries) till Nov 15, 2023. Prices are subject to 8 percent GST. Order here (10 percent of net proceeds of the Mithai sales go to support the Breast Cancer Foundation).



, Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours

Neo-Indian restaurant Adda, helmed by chef Manjunath Mural, is back with its limited-edition mithai selection, encased in a choice of four mooncake-inspired boxes including duo-coloured Peranakan-inspired Collector’s Edition Tingkat Tiffin.

Indulge in this year’s flavours with:

  • The new Mandarin, Blueberry, and Macadamia-flavoured Barfi (inspired by Chinese New Year)
  • Piña Colada;
  • Green Coffee & Pistachio;
  • Lychee & Gulukand;
  • Chocolate Tiramisu; and 
  • Figs, Dates, Mulberry & Nuts

The handcrafted sweets do not contain any preservatives, are low in sugar, and are suitable for vegetarians. Choose between the Executive Box ($128/30 pcs of mithai in six varieties); Premium Box ($98/15 pcs in five varieties, with a candle holder and nuts); Deluxe Box ($78 for 20 pcs in three varieties); and the Delight Box ($68/18 pcs in three varieties).

Available for pickup and island-wide delivery starting from Nov 1 here.


InterContinental Singapore

, Celebrate Deepavali with modern mithai flavours

Celebrate Deepavali with an exquisite medley of fifteen delectable sweets curated specially for the season by InterContinental Singapore, decked out in an elegant midnight blue and pink Mithai Box ($78 nett/box).  

Flavours include:

  • Soan Papadi for melt-in-your-mouth layered barfi;
  • Anjal King featuring dried figs and roasted mixed nuts;
  • Fancy Peda
  • Chocolate Burfi
  • Coconut Candy made with freshly grated coconut

Available till Nov 12, 2023 here. Orders placed before Oct 18 enjoy 15 percent early bird savings on purchases.

A version of this article first appeared in Portfolio.