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Dharwad Pedha is an Indian sweet made from milk and sugar. This delicious sweet has its origins in Dharwad city of Karnataka state. This sweet from the state of Karnataka has a history of 175 years. A Thakur family from Uttar Pradesh migrated to Dharwad and started preparing pedhas here.

Thakur Pedha

In the early 19th century, Shri Ram Ratan Singh Thakur migrated from Uttar Pradesh to Dharwad. He started making pedhas and selling them. Gradually it became popular and came to be known as Dharwad Pedha. Since then, the descendants of the Thakur family have put in efforts to preserve the quality and taste of the pedha. They have been contributing to the popularity of this pedha. The pedha has come to be known as Thakur Pedha as well.

Shri Babusingh Thakur who is the fifth generation of the family was looking into the business. Now his sons Umeshsingh Thakur and Dineshsingh Thakur have taken up the responsibility of this business. The unique family tradition of making pedhas thus carries on.

Thakur Pedha is located at Line Bazaar in Dharwad. They have opened other outlets in Dharwad and Hubli. Recently two more outlets have been opened in Pune. Shortly outlets are to be opened in Gadag and Davangere.

Mishra Pedha

Mishra Pedha is one of the famous sweet shops in Hubli - Dharwad. Shri Avadhbihari Mishra came to Dharwad in the year 1933. He settled in Line Bazaar and started production of Dharwad Pedha on a very small scale. After him, his son Shri Ganesh Mishra expanded the business and started production of Pedha at City Bus Terminus (CBT) in Hubli. Now his son Shri Sanjay Mishra expanded the business and opened branches in various cities.

Mishra Pedha is located at City Bus Terminus in Hubli. Branches have been opened at various places in Hubli and Dharwad, Gadag, Davangere and Pune.

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