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Shankarpali Recipe-Diwali Delicacy!

Shankarpali is a snack popular in Maharashtra, India. It is traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali holiday. It is rich in carbohydrates, making it an instant source of energy. IMG 8824 950x633 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! Shankarpali is made from a dough of milk, sugar, ghee, maida, semolina and salt. The mixture is made into dough and then mechanically cut into diamond shaped units which are deep fried in ghee or butter. IMG 8819 950x633 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy!

 With Diwali round the corner I am sure everybody must be busy looking for Diwali savories / faral. So here’s the start with this crispy, crunch and yet very soft like nan-katai delicacy. No need to wait for Diwali time can prepare at any time of the year.Its a good tea time snack and has good shelf life.

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Ingredients 

1/4 cup Ghee or butter1/4 cup Sugar1/4 milk1 1/2 cup  all purpose flour/maidaOil for fryingpinch of Salt1 tsp Sooji

MethodTake milk and ghee in to microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute.

 

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Add sugar to the above mixture and stir well. 2 950x760 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! After this mixture cools down start adding all purpose flour and start kneading the dough to make very soft but little bit stiff dough. 3 950x678 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! Now cover and keep the dough for 30 mts. IMG 8761 950x633 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! Make small balls from the dough and roll like thick paratha. 4 950x678 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! Remove the edges by using knife or pizza cutter.Now cut in to desired shape and deep fry till it gets light brown color. 5 950x760 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy!

IMG 8791 950x633 Shankarpali Recipe Diwali Delicacy! Store in air tight container or zip lock bag once it cools down.

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Tips:Proportion for maida is not exact you may or may not need to add some extra flour.Roll shankarpali little bit thicker for delicious bites.

Adapted from Madhuras Recipe

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5 Comments

  1. What fabulous photos you have of all the steps in the process. Was looking thru a few of your posts. Am going to try the shankarpale soon. I miss having that.



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