Bal mithai | on hearing the name one remembers a beautiful and very special city Almora.
Almora is the city located Uttarakhand, an Indian State also known as Devbhoomi. Almora is considered to be one of the main centers of religious and cultural tourism in Uttarakhand.
Many mythical sites and tourist attractions like Jageshwar Dham, Chittai Golu Devta Temple, Nanda Devi and Sun Temple Katarmal are also around this city.
Along with its scenic beauty and religious tourism Almora is known for its special kind of sweets.
Once tested, it is impossible to forget it, especially Almora’s bal mithai and chocolates
This sweet is made by coating small size of sugar balls on top of the chocolate, which looks like homeopathic pills, so many people also know it as a homeopathic pill dessert and has a unique taste.
How Bal Mithai is made
This special sweet is prepared from pure mountain khoya. In villages around Almora, people prepare khoya and pahadi ghee from pure milk and sells it out to halwais of almora and this famous bal mithai and chocolate is made from that pahadi khoya and pahadi ghee.
Most of those who prepare the pahadi khoya are doing this for many generations; this is a special tradition that has been going on for centuries.
In this way Almora mithai is also bringing a different cultural identity to your home.
How to order bal mithai
You can order Bal mithai or chocolates online at almoramitai.com and it will be delivered to you directly from almora.
To book your order visit almoramithai.com and click the Order Now button select the sweet type and place the order.
Once the order is placed, you will get it at your address within to 4 to 5 days
We are committed to send you absolutely fresh sweet. Due to this commitment we i.e. Almora Mithai pack your order on the second day of receipt of your order and ship it on the same day.
We do this so that we can send you the absolute fresh sweets.
As well as packing is done well. So that it can remain fresh for at least 10 to 12 days after delivery
Bal Mithai is like cultural heritage of sweetness and love in the Uttarakhad. From Kumauni folklore to tales of gadwall, Bal Mithai has been mentioned everywhere.
You will find mention of this sweet in the writings of many enlightened people, famous Indian and foreign writers in many places.
It is believed that Bal Mithai’s debut took place between 7th and 8th century in Nepal and it came to Almora with gorkha travelers at the same time. But gradually, the shape, size and taste of the sweet kept changing.
In the mid-19th – 20th century, Bal mithai of Almora were very popular. Even the English rulers of that time used to send this sweet as a gift to their masters in England.
The great storyteller Shivani has also mentioned the bal mithai of Almora in her writ-ups.
At present Bal mithai and other sweets of almora are made almost everywhere throughout Uttarakhand. but the sweets of Almora are most liked, and there is a lot of demand in the country and abroad.