In the Western part of the country Shakkar Pare are called Shankarpali
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Total Time: 35 min
Shakkar Pare (shankarpali ) Recipe
Hii Foodies!!! How are you all??? The word Shakkar Pare is not new right!!! In fact it is one of the simple easy snacks which can be prepared with maida flour, sugar, cardamom powder and ghee. These fried North Indian cookies are known as shakkarpara or shakkarpare in the North of India, shankarpali in the Western part of the country. This sweet holiday treat is crisp and crunchy which is prepared especially during diwali festival or during holi as a munching snack. So try this savory recipe of Shakkar Pare during festive time and make your celebrations more sweeter.
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Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredients
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #1 ¼ cup sugar
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #2 ¼ cup water
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #3 1 cup all purpose flour (maida)
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #4 1 tsp semolina (rava)
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #5 ¼ tsp cardamom powder (elaichi powder)
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #6 2 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #7 ½ tsp salt
Shakkar Pare Recipe Ingredient #8 oil for deep frying
Preparation before Recipe
Prepare Dough: In a bowl sieve together 1 cup maida, 1 tsp rava, ¼ tsp cardamom powder, 2 tbsp ghee and ½ tsp salt. While in another bowl dissolve ¼ cup sugar in ¼ cup water and stir it well so that all the sugar gets dissolved. Pour this into the flour mixture, mix well and knead a smooth and soft dough.
Shakkar Pare (shankarpali ) Recipe: Step By Step
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #1 Take a small ball from the dough and roll it slightly thick like chapati.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #2 Now using a knife cut the rolled chapati into diamond shapes, or into the shapes of your choice.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #3 Take a pan and heat oil for frying.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #4 Keeping the flame on medium, fry all the diamond shapes cookies in batches. Stir them occasionally.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #5 As the cookies turn golden and crisp drain over the kitchen towel and allow them to cool.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #6 Now heat a cup of sugar with little water until the texture is thick.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #7 Now add the fried cookies in this sugar solution and keep stirring for 5 minutes.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #8 Turn off the stove and allow the sugar-coated cookies to cool.
Shakkar Pare Recipe: Step #9 Finally your sweet Shakkar Pare are ready to serve and store.
Nutrition Value of Shakkar Pare
Serving Size: 10 Shakkar Pare (28g)
|Value Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||63|
* Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet and Nutrition value is a rough estimate for Shakkar Pare.
Shakkar Pare (shankarpali ) Recipe Frequently Asked Questions
Yes!!! It will make them crispier.
Shakkar Pare is fried snack made all purpose flour (maida), semolina (rava), sooji (semolina), sugar and ghee.
Yes!!! If you want you can give different shapes to your Shakkar Pare.
Yes!!! It can be baked.
Yes!! If you eat in large amounts it can gain your weight.
No!! it is not eaten in fast.
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