Agra ka Petha | How to make Agra ka Petha

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  • By Pratima Pradeep
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About Agra ka Petha

Agra ka petha is a sweet made of white gourd or pumpkin and it is famous all over the world. A sweet candy made using ash gourd or white pumpkin. The dessert originated in the Northern state of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. There are many variations that are now available to the original agra ka petha recipe. Shredded coconut is added to enhance flavours, some varieties use nuts. One famous variety is called kewda petha that uses a sweet fragrant essence to flavor this unique sweet. Kesar petha or angoori petha are loved by all, there is a big market for these sweets and agra petha recipes are very popular.

Agra ka Petha is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in UP. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Agra ka Petha is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Agra ka Petha at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 40 minute for the preparation and 40 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Agra ka Petha by Pratima Pradeep in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Agra ka Petha at your home without any difficulties. Agra ka Petha is one of the representative dishes of UP which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time40mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves10People
Agra ka Petha

Ingredients to make Agra ka Petha

  • 1 kg gourd or white pumpkin
  • 1 and 1/2 kg sugar
  • 1 tea spoon fitakari powder
  • 1/4 kevra water
  • 50 gm grated coconut

How to make Agra ka Petha

  1. Peel the pumpkin and Wash, now cut in large pieces. Prick them with the fork.
  2. Soak them into the fitakari water for 6 to 7 hours.
  3. Then wash and drain it well.
  4. Place a large pan fill with water and boil it. In the boiling water add the pieces of pumpkin. Cover it for 15 min on the medium flame.
  5. Turn off the flame and again drain it well so that no water should be there.
  6. On the gas put sugar and 1/2 cup of water till it becomes thick.
  7. On cooling, add kevra water and grated coconut and serve.
My Tip: You can use cardamom powder in the place of kevra water.

Reviews for Agra ka Petha (4)

Aman Kaura year ago
after draining water what's about pumpkin what should be done with sugar syrup plz elaborate

Meera Deshpandea year ago
what is fitakari water in

Jaya Pa year ago

Pratima Pradeepa year ago