How To Make Petha : As much as Petha is tasty in taste, it is equally beneficial for health. Petha contains many nutrients such as iron, vitamins A and B. All these elements help to protect the body from many problems and make immunity strong. Strong immunity protects the body from the risk of many diseases. You can easily make Petha at home. Let us tell you that the white pumpkin (Ash Gourd) which is needed to make it is on the creeper plant. When they are fully grown then they are used for making petha.
This is how Petha is made
First of all, cut the pumpkin and separate the peel, seeds and pulp from it. Then cut the pumpkin pulp into small cube shapes and pierce it with the help of a fork. You can also use a toothpick for this. Now take 1 teaspoon of chemical lime i.e. white edible lime and mix it in water. Put the chopped pumpkin in it and leave it for a few hours. Then wash it off with water. You can do this again. After this remove the pumpkin piece and wash it well. Now its consistency will be such that it can be squeezed.
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Funny History Of Petha
It is said that in the year 1632, when the construction work of Taj Mahal started, about 20 thousand laborers had to work among the stones in the scorching heat. The help of petha was taken to eliminate tiredness and hunger and thirst. Petha became the pride of Agra due to cheap and quick energy for the laborers in summer. When the construction of the Taj Mahal was over in the year 1653, the artisans of Petha made it their business and since then the sweetness of Petha spread throughout the country. Since then till now it has remained the choice of the people.
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Benefits Of Petha
The problem of obesity can be overcome by eating petha. Constipation is not a problem due to its consumption. Apart from this, it increases immunity and sharpens the eyes. At the same time, it also reduces stress. (Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general information. Hindi news18 does not confirm these. Please consult the concerned specialist before implementing these.)
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