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The World-Famous Panchhi Petha Store In Agra

The Panchhi Petha store is a world-famous shop situated in Agra. The shop has been famous since 1950 for its variety of pethas. Panchhi petha store offers the best petha in Agra. People from all around the world come to Agra to savour the unique taste of pethas.

What is petha?

Petha is a lustrous delicious soft bonbon from the Northern parts of India, especially Agra. It is cylindrical or rectangular in shape made from ash gourd (white pumpkin). It is served either dry or with the sugar syrup version. With growing demands with an increasing number of varieties, pethas are becoming more popular.

Why is the so-called petha famous in Agra?

Pethas are the purest form of sweets. The origin of petha dates back to the time of the Mughal dynasty. It is said that in Shah Jahan’s Shahi kitchen, petha was first originated. It was considered as one of the best dessert dishes of Mughal kitchen. The main reason behind the unique and delicious taste of the petha is the geographical location and the recipe.

Why Panchhi Petha store famous?

Agra is also famous for the sweet-savoury flavour of pethas, and the Panchhi Petha store offers the best Petha in Agra. Panchhi Petha store is one the most popular and oldest Petha store in Agra. It has its reputation offering the best quality of petha, namkeen, and other delectable delicacies. The Panchhi Petha store offers products wrapped in traditional cordiality. There you will find different varieties of Pethas like plain petha, angoori petha, angoori Kesari petha, pan petha, orange, and chocolate petha and many more. Each and every petha is most fascinating and tastes heavenly.

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They also provide both neat and airtight packaging so that the sugar syrup would not leak on the way to your home.

The Panchhi Petha store is also famous for Dal Moth which would go perfectly with your evening tea.

And this is the best shop to buy sweets during the festive seasons.

If you want to take a piece of Agra with you, you can take a little bit of lip-smacking snack from the Panchhi Petha store as a souvenir without spending too much money, and you won’t ever regret it.

Why should you visit?

Despite offering the best quality of sweets and namkeens, they treat every customer special individually and try to give their every customer experience of complete satisfaction. Their products are certifiably proved to be nutritious, delicious and of the best quality. Over the past 70 years, they have been selling the best and the most hygienic pethas consistently. To this day they have been offering goodwill to their name.

Origin of the shop

In the year of 1950, a young, aspirant and hard-working man of 24 Late Shri Pancham Lal Goyal Ji (Panchhi) came forward, with pure confidence to change the view of people in this trade by marketing and manufacturing delectable sweets. He started from the bottom and gradually increased his shop, giving it a shape and thus emerged Panchhi Petha store.

Where is it located?

The Panchhi Petha store and their series of the store are found all over Agra. You need to ask the locals, or you can take the help of Google Maps.


It is opened every day of the week from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Featured Photo of ‘Sweets and Bees’ by Curtis Palmer under CC BY 2.0

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