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How to make Crispy Sweet Shankarpali / Shakkar Pare ?

?Shankarpali  / Shakkar Pare ?


It’s a delicious, mouth melting, crispy traditional Maharashtrian sweet snack. It is usually made during Diwali festival. ???

Make and enjoy with cup of tea.

Sharing my simple recipe with you….

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • Pinch of salt
  • All purpose flour (Maida)
  • Ghee for deep frying


  1. Take milk and sugar in a wide bowl and mix well.
  2. Add ghee and beat well till you get a smooth texture.14800991_10210864943210467_1243821449_n
  3. Add pinch of salt.
  4. Now add a little flour at a time and start kneading the dough.
  5. Add more flour until you get a nice dough.The dough should not be too tight or soft.
  6. Cover the dough with wet cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.14872421_10210864943090464_699250698_n
  7. Once again kneed the dough. Divide it and make big circles with rolling pin.
  8. Cut into diamond or square shaped pieces using cutter or knife.
  9. Keep pieces on dry cloth. 14801126_10210864943130465_1091710286_n
  10. On the other side heat the ghee in a kadhai on slow or medium heat for frying.
  11. Once ghee is hot enough, add pieces in the ghee.
  12. Fry till it become golden brown on slow flame.
  13. Remove Shakkar pare on paper towel and let it cool.
  14. To store, you can keep Shankarpali in a airtight container.  14718756_916274331811692_95992703557400252_n14804964_10210864943050463_220168196_n 14725446_916274291811696_4768549539059440883_n

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