Shankar Pali

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

330 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Shankarpali or Shakkarpara is a Diwali snack popular in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka. Shankarpali can be sweet, sour or spicy: This version is the sweet version, made out of sugar, milk and maida

Take a look at more Snacks Recipes. You may also want to try DRY FRUIT MODAK , Potato and Corn Rolls, Palazthappam, Avocado Toast

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  • 1.5 cups - milk
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 3.5 cups - maida
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 3/4 cup - ghee
  • Oil to fry

How to Make Shankar Pali

  • Mix ghee, sugar and milk in a pan and heat it till the sugar melts and the mixture starts boiling.
  • Turn the heat off as soon as the mixture starts boiling. Let the mixture cool down.
  • Mix maida into the mixture and keep adding it till you get a nice, stiff dough (the consistency of the dough should be such that you can roll it).
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Divide the dough in equal parts, roll it into rotis (not too thin).
  • Cut it with a knife into small squares.
  • Fry in oil, on medium heat, till you get a light brown colour.
  • Serve these nice crispy, crunchy shankarpali with tea.