The name of Agra is written in golden letters in the pages of history. The city is famous for the Taj Mahal, a world famous and unique example of architecture. A large number of tourists from all over the world come to see the Taj Mahal. This mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. According to experts, the tomb of Mumtaz Begum is in the Taj Mahal. Apart from this, Agra is famous for many other things. One of these is the Petha of Agra. Whenever it comes to Petha, the name Agra comes to mind. Agra is known for Petha. It is said that Agra’s Petha is different. Such a petha cannot be made anywhere else. But do you know that apart from Petha, Agra is known for many other desserts. Whenever you go to Agra to see the Taj Mahal, you must taste these sweets. Let’s know-


Agra is officially known for Petha. In simple words, Agra is also known as the city of Petha. Colorful Petha is made from pumpkin. It is made in many colors through color. You can visit Panchhi Petha store in Agra to taste the original Petha.  


Agra is also known for Gajak. This dessert is made from jaggery, sesame seeds, sugar and groundnuts. Gajak is available in the market during the winter season. In Gajak, the effect of appropriate things is warm. For this, people like to eat Gajak in winter.


Whenever you go to Agra, do try the taste of Ghevar along with Petha. This dessert is made from flour, sugar syrup, dry fruits etc. Especially, the demand for Ghevar is high in the month of Sawan. On the occasion of Rakhi, people bring ghevar to their sister’s house.

royal piece

Like Petha, Shahi Tukda is also famous in Agra. This dessert is of Mughal era. It is made from milk, saffron, dry fruits and bread. During the Mughal era, Shahi Tukda was served as a desert to the emperors. That’s why this desert is called the royal piece.

gond laddoos

You can also relish gond ke laddoos, apart from other desserts. It is made from wheat flour, dry fruits and gum. Essential nutrients are found in it, which are very beneficial for health. Especially, it is nothing less than a boon for pregnant women.