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Shankarpali Recipe Sweet or Shakkar Para Recipe

A quick maida snack which is made in the shape of small diamonds or long one's...
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Indian Snacks
Cuisine: Maharashtrian
Servings: 3
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Asiya

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup maida all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp ghee clarified butter
  • 1 cup water
  • oil for deep frying

Instructions

  • Firstly, take a sauce pan and heat it, into it, add ghee, add sugar into it, add water and melt all the ingredients into a thin liquid.
  • Cool down the liquid for few seconds.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, add maida flour and mix the flour well with the melted liquid.
  • The whole flour should be well mixed with the liquid.
  • Knead the dough well and make a thick and soft dough.
  • Divide the dough into medium sized portions.
  • Take each portion and make a round ball.
  • Dust some flour on the rolling board.
  • Roll it out like a chapati/roti.
  • Take a cutter and cut it into small diamonds.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add the cut diamonds and deep fry them until they turn slight golden color.
  • Remove them from oil.
  • Place them on a tissue paper to extract excess oil.
  • Serve with tea!!!

Notes

1. I have not added any sooji into this recipe and they taste yummy without adding.
2.The main ingredient to this recipe is ghee and adding it gives the recipe a very khasta texture to the recipe.
3.Add the liquid gradually and do not add all the melted liquid at once while kneading.
4.Add sugar as per the sweetness preferred.

Nutrition

Calories: 450kcal
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