Spicy shakarpara or shankarpali recipe – easy diwali sweet recipeTweet
Spicy shakarpara or shankarpali is a very delicious and flavourful snack perfect for tea time. It is a popular snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat and traditionally enjoyed as a treat during Diwali. Spicy diamond pieces or shankarpalli is rich in carbohydrates and has a long shelf life. Do try this spicy snack and enjoy during tea time.
- Refined flour/Maida - 1 cup
- Wheat flour - 1 cup
- Cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
- Red chilli powder - 2 teaspoons
- A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
- Ghee - 2 tablespoons
- Salt to taste
- Oil for frying
With the help of a rolling pin, roll into a medium thick roti.
NOTES : When you drop the diamond pieces into the oil, drop it or gently slide into the oil. It will get together when you drop them in hot oil, but then will get separated. You can also add ginger-garlic paste for better taste and aroma. Let the dough rest for half an hour for easy rolling of the dough.