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Indian Sweet Recipe, Diwali Sweet Recipe : Shankarpala Recipe

Learn how to make Shankarpala Recipe for the festive occasion of Diwali!


1 cup water
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup ghee
1 1/2 cup maida (plain flour)
ghee to deep fry

Method :

Warm the water, sugar and ghee together till sugar dissolves. 
Add maida and knead into a soft pliable dough. 
Divide dough into 4 parts. 
Roll into chappatis 1/3" thick. 
Cut with a cookie cutter or knife into small diamond shapes. 
Lift with spatula and loosen. Keep aside on a dry cloth for 1 hour. 
Deep fry in hot ghee over slow flame till light golden brown. 
Drain well and keep aside till cool. 
Store in clean, dry containers.