July 17, 2024

Sweet Shankarpalli

Sweet Shankarpali is basically a sweet maida biscuits or diamond shaped biscuits prepared especially during diwali festival or during holi as a munching snack. Lets have a look at the recipe.


  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup maida / plain flour / all purpose flour / refined flour
  • 1 tsp rava / semolina / sooji
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying

How to make Sweet Shankarpalli

  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl dissolve ¼ cup sugar in ¼ cup water.
  • add in 1 cup maida, 1 tsp rava, ¼ tsp cardamom powder, 2 tbsp ghee and ½ tsp salt.
  • combine well and knead to smooth and soft dough.
  • further roll it slightly thick like paratha. if you prefer this shakarpara then you can roll thinly.
  • cut in diamond shape, size of your choice.
  • deep fry in hot oil.
  • stir occasionally keeping the flame on medium.
  • fry till the sweet shankarpalli turns golden and crisp.
  • finally, drain over the excess oil and serve / store sweet shankarpalli in an airtight container once cooled completely.

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