Gajar Ka Halwa: This is one of the most popular Indian desserts that you can try your hands on. It is easy to make at home and even readily available in shops.
Where: Guru Kripa, 40, Guru Kripa Building, Near Sies College, Sion West, Mumbai
Chickpeas Walnut Banana Pie: If you want to binge on egg-free and gluten-free desserts, then this nutty-fruity delicacy can come to your rescue. Ingredients like dates, walnuts, honey, chickpeas and multi grain flour are used to make this healthy and delicious vegan bite.
Where: Garde Manger Cafe, Shop No 1, Parmar Housing Society, Paranjape B Scheme Road No 1, Beside Natural Ice Cream, Ville Parle East
Nutella Croissant: If there is a paradise for vegan desserts in Mumbai, then it is The Rolling Pin. Out of their list of vegetarian sweetmeats, the Nutella Croissant is the one that you must-have. This mouth-watering dish is made by stuffing a spoonful of nutella into a triangle shaped puff pastry. The vegan dessert satiates your sweet tooth and hunger pangs at the same time.
Where: The Rolling Pin, 12, Janta Industrial Estate, Senapat Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Baklava: Why head to Goa if a Greek eatery in Mumbai is there to treat you with a traditional eggless Baklava? Baklava is a pastry made with layers of filo, stuffed with chopped assorted nuts and sweetened with honey or syrup.
Where: Thalassa, 21st Road, Off Carter Road, Khar West, Mumbai
Jalebi: The all-time favourite Indian sweetmeat can always be included in your list of vegan desserts. In fact, there are many who are addicted to the humble jalebis.
Where: Jain Subkuchh Food Plaza, Mindspace, near Inorbit Mall, Malad West
White Sesame and Chocolate Pave: A beautiful melange of nutella and dark chocolate can be seen in this eggless dessert. Sesame is used to make an eggless version of this otherwise non-vegetarian sweetmeat. The crisp top layer of sesame sits on a bed of soft brownie, which melts in your mouth and leaves you utterly content. Give it a shot!
Where: TAG, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Lower Parel
Strawberry Shortcake: There is a huge list of vegan desserts and Strawberry Shortcake is the highlight on the list. The dessert is a marriage of flavours and textures. It stays solid in your hands, yet gently crumbles and melts in the mouth. The strawberries provide a lovely contrast to the cream.
Where: Deliciae, Shop No. 4, Khar Danda Road, Opposite Curio Cottage, Mumbai
Malai Sandwich: If Indian sweet dishes hold a special place in your heart, then you must head to Ladu Samrat for a plate of mouth watering Malai Sandwiches. A popular sweetmeat of Bengal, the Malai Sandwich is prepared using milk, paneer and khoya. Shravan is the month for many to indulge in an all-vegan diet, and Malai Sandwich is one of the ideal options to satiate your craving for eggless 'desi desserts'
Where: Ladu Samrat, Shop No.: 1-2, Habib Terrace, Lalbaug, Dr Ambedkar Road, Parel, Mumbai
Eggless Caramel Custard: This is a perfect companion for those vegan folks who are highly obsessed with custard. The light yet creamy delicious dessert is a good source of protein and calcium. This is a perfect alternative to the usual caramel custard made with caramelized sugar. Now, you can even your Shravan feast on a sweet note with a bowl of eggless caramel custard in Mumbai.
Where: Across all Shiv Sagar outlets
Lemon Crackle: This egg-free sweet delicacy is tangy, creamy and worth a try, especially during the month of Shravan, when many are on a vegetarian diet. This is basically a butter cream pastry that is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and thoroughly bursts with lemon flavour. The bite is yummy, light and filled with the goodness of lemon.
Where: Merwans, 12/13, Madhav Nagar, SV Road, Near Andheri West Station, Mumbai