Paan or Pan, also known as Betel Quid is one edible which is eaten after a meal. This custom is being followed across India since times immemorial. It’s believed that eating a pan after the food helps in releasing certain juices in the body which help in digesting it. Today, it has evolved in a multi-million dollar business. The demand has given leeway to different flavors. Here are a few shops which rule the heart of Jaipurites:-
Raghukul Pan Bhandar:
This shop is famous for its sweet or meetha paan. For orders and booking, you can call at 98877 17100
Location: 89, Raghukul Bhavan, Tonk Road | Near Laxmi Mandir Cinema Corner, Jaipur
Murli Pan Bhandar:
It’s one of the oldest Pan franchises in the city with a loyal customer base. They have maintained the quality and tastes for years which make people flock to their place. One of its shops is located at 41,42, Maharana Pratap Road, Shree Ram Nagar – A, Sunder Nagar, Panchyawala, Jaipur
Contact: 97851 06146
Sharma Pan Bhandar:
It’s situated on one of the busiest roads in the city. Despite that people squeeze the time to taste the superior quality of Pan.
Location: 24, Sri Ram Market, Opp. N.B.C., Khatipura Rd, Jaipur
For business call: 0141 222 2209
Anu Mobile Pan Bhandar:
Commonly known as Anu Pan Bhandar is famous for its varieties of flavors that it offers to the customers. People of all age groups are seen here generally.
Location: 181, Panchwati circle, Acharya KshemChand Sharma Marg, Ram Gali Number 2, Raja Park
Contact: 0141 260 4795
Shree Ganesh Paan Bhandaar:
Situated in the area of Gaurav Tower, this Pan Bhandaar is the first choice for youngsters from nearby colleges as a talking point.
Location: Near railway line, behind, Gaurav Tower Marg, Malviya Nagar
Bhagat Pan Bhandar:
This is a paradise for people who love trying different flavors of pans. It sweeps the enthusiasts with its eccentric tastes.
Location: 25, Maharani Farm, Durga Pura, Jaipur
Prem Pan Bhandar:
It’s one of the pedestals for celebrities. They come to relish the delicacy from far places. It was established in the year 1964. The specialty of this place is the chocolate pan.
Location: Ajmeri Gate, M I Road, Jaipur – 302001, Near Petrol Pump
As per the traditions in Jaipur, a pan blends well with the sensories of the body and stimulates the mood of a person. The ingredients like Elaichi (Cardamom), Long(clove), Supari (betel), Chuna (lime), Gulkand, Peppermint, Kattha and of course the Pan leaves come together to pleasure your taste buds on your tongue.
Types of pans in Jaipur:-
There are a variety of pans sold in Jaipur these days:-
Ice cream paan, chocolate paan, hot paan, strawberry paan, mango paan, coconut paan, pineapple paan, badam cherry paan, maharaja paan, special meetha pan etc.