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Kesar Petha Recipe

Kesari Petha is a delicious, flavourful, easy to make at home sweet. This petha is mouth-watering and loaded with Fiber.

Nutritional info

  • 0.0 gm
    Total Fat
  • 8.5 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 34.9 kcal
    Energy
  • 0.4 mg
    Calcium
  • 0.0 mg
    Iron
  • 0.7 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 0.0 gm
    Protein

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1/4 Tsp(0.17 gm) Kesar

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3 Gram(3.0 gm) Alum Powder

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1/4 Diced Cup(44.0 gm) Ash Gourd

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1 Tsp(4.0 ml) Lemon Juice

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10 Ml(10.0 ml) Water

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2.5 Tbsp(32.0 gm) Sugar
  • Prick 1/4th cup diced ash gourd with a fork or any other pointed thing. Place petha pieces in a large pan and pour sufficient water so as to just cover the pieces.

  • Add 3 gm alum powder and boil for about ten to fifteen minutes. Remove from heat, drain, and wash thoroughly under running water.

  • Combine 2.5 tbsp sugar with one cup of water and heat till sugar dissolves.Add 1/4th tsp Saffron and mix well.

  • Add 1 tsp lemon juice to remove scum, if any. Reduce heat to medium and add boiled petha.

  • Continue cooking till pethas get softened and sugar syrup is of threethread consistency.

  • Remove from heat, remove pethas, and keep the pieces separately, so that they do not stick to each other. Serve when cool.