Agra ka Petha | How to make Agra ka Petha

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By Pratima Pradeep
Created on 5th Oct 2016
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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 one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Agra ka Petha has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Pratima Pradeep is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Agra ka Petha recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Agra ka Petha is 40 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 40 minutes. This is recipe of Agra ka Petha is perfect to serve 10 people. Agra ka Petha is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Agra ka Petha. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Agra ka Petha by commenting on this page below!

  • 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