Angoori Petha

Angoori Petha is a variation of the popular Agra ka petha and is a tempting Sweet Indian dessert.


    White pumpkin (peeled and deseeded) :- 2 kg

    Sugar :- 3 cups

    Slaked lemon :- ΒΌ tsp

    Desiccated coconut :- 1 cup

    Yellow food colour :- few drops

tools required

Thick bottomed pan

Slotted spoon

Serving dish

preparation method

Scoop out balls from the pumpkin using a melon scoop and prick each one using a fork.

Rub the slaked lemon over the balls and set aside for five minutes.

Thoroughly wash and drain these balls. Set aside.

In a thick bottomed pan, mix the yellow food colour and sugar with two cups of water. Allow this mixture to boil.

Remove any impurities if they exist with a slotted spatula.

Drop the balls in this mixture and cook over high heat for 15 minutes.

Switch off the heat and keep aside to cool down completely.

Take out the petha balls from the sugar syrup and then roll them in desiccated coconut.

Serve chilled.

Serving Suggestions

    Sprinkle some saffron strands on top and serve chilled.
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2 Comments on "Angoori Petha"

  1. Durva January 21, 2014 at 7:35 am -

    Pls shear viedo

    • admin January 24, 2014 at 6:16 am -

      Rectified thank you

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