Angoori petha | How to make Angoori petha

By Uma Sarkar  |  25th May 2017  |  
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About Angoori petha Recipe

Angoori petha, a delicacy from Agra, is a very sweet and juicy version of the normal pethas.

Angoori petha is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Uma Sarkar teaches how to make Angoori petha step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Angoori petha in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Angoori petha at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Angoori petha takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Angoori petha is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Angoori petha is a good option for you. The flavour of Angoori petha is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Angoori petha and impress your family and friends.

Angoori petha

Ingredients to make Angoori petha

  • Winter melon - 500gm
  • sugar - 200gm
  • lime stone ( chuna ) - 1tsp
  • Yellow colour 3 to 4 drops
  • kewra essence - 5 to 6 drop
  • Chopped almonds - 1 tbsp

How to make Angoori petha

  1. Take the thicker portion of the winter melon.
  2. Cut them into finger like shapes.
  3. Dissolve 1 tsp of lime stone in 500 ml of milk, soak the melon pieces for atleast 8 hours in it.
  4. Before soaking the melon pieces, make sure that the melon pieces are pricked with fork so that it eases the process of softening the melon.
  5. After 8 hours, wash and strain the melon for about 3- 4 times .
  6. Boil the melon to make soft and drain the hot water . Put the strained melon pieces in cold water immediately so that cooking process stops.
  7. Take sugar with half a cup of water and bring upto boil.
  8. Pour boiled petha into boiling sugar syrup and cook for few minutes.
  9. Now add lemon colour and kewra essence .
  10. Continue to cook for 5 minutes or more , till sugar syrup thickens.
  11. Cover it and let it cool down. Garnish with almond slices before serving.

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