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Petha

Definition of the noun Petha

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noun

  1. A pumpkin (in Hindi)
  2. A North Indian dessert made out of pumpkin dipped in sugar syrup. Especially famous are Pethas from Agra (a city in North India)

Explanation

Petha is a translucent soft candy from North India and Pakistan. Usually rectangular or cylindrical, it is made from the ash gourd vegetable.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Petha

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Google previewAirborne to Chairborne (2012)

Memoirs of a War Veteran Aviator-lawyer of the Indian Air Force by A. Ahluwalia

Petha is a north Indian dessert, most famous in Agra, made out of pumpkin dipped in sugar syrup—extremely sweet but very tasty. Dalmoth is a spicy and crispy snack made from gram flour, asafetida, turmeric powder, chili powder, sugar, ...

Google previewA Carnival of Parting (1993)

The Tales of King Bharthari and King Gopi Chand as Sung and Told by Madhu Natisar Nath of Ghatiyali, Rajasthan by Ann Grodzins Gold

Natalya is a deep-fried and crunchy sweet made of white wheat flour; pups are fried wheat breads; petha is a milk sweet, and the echo-word implies still other delicacies. 12. As in Bharthari 2, Gorakh Nath summons the female Instruction from ...

Google previewTop 100 Exotic Food Plants (2011)

by Ernest Small

Petha is a soft, translucent candy popular in North India and Pakistan, made with wax gourd.

Google previewTaj Mahal Pocket Travel Guide

by Bluworlds Guides

Petha is a sweet candy made of Papaya and sugar is widely available. Spice lentils, Dal moth also popular. Agra is perfect place for Chaat lovers; you will find Chaat preparations with various ingredients, spice all over Agra. RESTAURANTS ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt

Petha, Kangka ; Kurkari, Sans, ( according to Roxb.); Petha, bhunfa, tumhra, Kumaon (according to Madden); Bhunga, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé

PETHA. Peter's Basilica Sarcophagus of Giunio Basso (4th century), Treasury of Saint Peter's; the reliefs illustrate scenes from the PHARAOH Pharaoh Wooden sculpture of Pharaoh Amenophis and queen Teje. bare Tuscan Doric, the earliest ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

Petha. Description Hairy annual climber. Has 3-lobed leaves, tendrils, and large yellow flowers. Produces rounded fruit (gourds) about 16 in (40 cm) long. Habitat & Cultivation Native to tropical Asia and Africa, this herb is cultivated in India ...

Google previewAn English and Oordoo Dictionary, in Roman Characters (1845)

With the Accentuation of the Oordoo Words, Calculated to Facilitate Their Pronunciation by Europeans by Joseph T. Thompson

kuddoo, petha Gout, s. nukris, bat-rog Gown, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Literature (1992)

Sasay to Zorgot by Mohan Lal

travelogue, Kashiri petha karbala taam (From Kashmir to Karbala), is based on the author's pilgrimage to holy Karbala. The author has concentrated mainly ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

See also petha, dong gwa jong. Also called winter gourd, white gourd, winter melon, Chinese vegetable marrow, ash gourd wax palm Carnauba waxpod bean See wax bean wazan South AsiaA master chefof Kashmir weakfish United States ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

It is also found on the higher elevated lake plateaus of Chiapas (Lagunas de Montebello, Yahaw Petha' Lago Metzabok, Laguna de Najá, et cetera) It is common in the cenotes (natural wells, limestone caverns) near Mérida in the northern ...

Google previewJavanese English Dictionary (2013)

by Stuart Robson, Dr., Singgih Wibisono

pepethan see petha. pèprèk, mèprèki reg to flatten bamboo section for fences, floor etc. peprel broken off; mèprèl to break off easily; mèprèli to remove the outer ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Wachskiirbis; Hindi petha; Jap. togwa; kohala (India); kundur ( Malaya).

Google previewA trilingual Dictionary being a comprehensive lexicon in English, Urdú and Hindí, exhibiting the syllabication, pronunciation and etymology of English words, with their explanation in English, and in Urdú and Hindí in the Roman characters (1865)

one employed in the same occupation or design — Ham- petha, kam- к hi dm at — Sahakarmi, sahakár, ekakarmakári. Fîl-low-wrït'er, n. one ...

Google previewA Romanized Hindūstāni and English Dictionary (1864)

Designed for the Use of Schools ... by Nathaniel Brice

Petha ...

Google previewA Romanized Hindūstānī and English Dictionary (1880)

by Nathaniel Brice

PETHA, t. m. a kind of gourd.

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Also white gourd, wax gourd, chinese preserving gourd, petha. Asian cotton See Asiatic cotton. Asiatic cotton Gossypium herbaceum L. Family Malvaceae. Cotton. Also called levant cotton, Arabian cotton, Asian cotton, Kapas or Rui. Asiatic ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

nantippucanikkoti, nantippucini, nirruppucani, nirruppucini, paitha, parak-bang- ham, paranki, parankikkay, pattirapani, pendli-gummadi-kaya, pendligummadikaaya, pendligummadikaya, perumpucani, perumpucanikkay, perumpucini, petha, ...

Google previewA new Hindustani-English dictionary (1879)

by S W. Fallon

PethA habiballah, jo на hare to lânat- tMâh.

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Video shows what petha means. A pumpkin (in Hindi). A North Indian dessert made out of pumpkin dipped in sugar syrup. Especially famous are Pethas from ...

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