Agra Ka Petha Recipe

Agra Ka Petha Recipe
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Agra Ka Petha is one of the most popular Indian sweet from the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. Learn how to make/prepare Agra Ka Petha by following this easy recipe.
Agra Ka Petha Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.6 / 10 (20 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1 kg Ash Gourd (Petha) (peeled and cut)
  • 1 tsp Alum Powder (Phitkari)
  • 750 g Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
How to make Agra Ka Petha:
  • Take the ash gourd pieces and prick it with a fork.
  • Place the pieces in a large pan filled with water and add alum powder to it. Boil it for fifteen minutes and take off from heat. Drain and wash it thoroughly under cold water.
  • In a pan, take one cup of water and add sugar to it and cook it till the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add lemon juice to the sugar syrup and lower the flame and add the cooked ash gourd to it.
  • Cook till the ash gourd is completely cooked and the sugar syrup is thread like consistency.
  • Take off from heat and arrange the pethas in a tray, so that they do not stick to each other.
  • Allow it to cool completely.
  • Serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
I like this recipe. I thought that it's very difficult to prepare but it seems that it's very easy to prepare. Now I surely will try this.
abdul salam posted 17/08/2011
thank you sir for your kind informatiom,,, about ,,AGRA KE PETHA