Angoori Petha


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Angoori Petha

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A variation of the famous Agra ka Petha.

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Angoori Petha recipe - How to make Angoori Petha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 40 servings
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Ingredients
2 kgs ash gourd (ash gourd)
1/4 tsp slaked lime
3 cups sugar
a few drops yellow food colour
1 cup desiccated coconut
Method
  1. Peel and deseed the pumpkin. Using a melon scooper, scoop out balls from the pumpkin.
  2. Prick each pumpkin ball with a fork at close intervals.
  3. Rub the slaked lime on the pumpkin balls and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  4. Wash the pumpkin balls thoroughly. Drain and keep aside.
  5. In a heavy bottomed pan, combine the sugar and yellow food colouring with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  6. Skim off any impurities floating on the surface, using a slotted spoon.
  7. Add the pumpkin balls and cook on high flame for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the fire. Cool completely.
  8. Drain form the sugar syrup and roll the petha balls in desiccated coconut.
  9. Cool completely.

Tips
  1. VARIATION : ANGOORI PETHA PIECES
  2. Cut the pumpkin into 25 mm. (1") squares and then folow the above recipe from step 2. Do not roll in desiccated coconut.
  3. VARIATION : PETHA SLICES
  4. Slice the pumpkin into thin slices (approx. 15 to 20 slices) using a wafer slicer and then follow the above recipe from step 2.
  5. Do not roll in desiccated coconut.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy66 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates14.2 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A0 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0.1 mcg
Calcium0.4 mg
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0.6 mg
Potassium8.1 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Angoori Petha
5
 on 11 Sep 17 05:49 PM


Angoori Petha
5
 on 23 Apr 16 02:04 PM