Kasturi July 3, 2022

Petha is very famous sweets of Agra. Angoori petha is very sweet in taste and tastes best due to kewda essence. Enjoy this another version of Petha.


– 1 kilo white pumpkin or bhopla
– 750 gram sugar
– 1 teaspoon cardamom seeds
– Silver or golden foil
– A few drops yellow food color
– 1/2 teaspoon kewda essence
– 1/2 teaspoon pan-ka-chuna

How To Cook?

1. Peel and cut the pumpkin into one inch cubes.
2. Pierce holes into each cube all over with the help of a sharp needle.
3. Dissolve chuna in a dekchi of boiling water, strain and put over the pumpkin cubes.
4. Set aside for 1 hour, then wash thoroughly over 10 to 12 changes of fresh water.
5. Boil in clean water till half done.
6. Put 2 cups water in sugar and prepare a thin syrup, put in the vegetable cubes, color and cardamom and cook till the syrup strings a thread.
7. Remove from fire, put in the essence, cool and cover each cube of vegetable with foil.

Prepration Time: 30 Minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 Persons