Sahakarpara Recipe

A crunchy, flaky sweet deep fried snack made during festive season. Shankarpali, shakkarpara, khurma, laktho, murali, lakdi mithai, or just simply mithai is an Indian sweet snack. Shankarpali is popular in Western India, especially in north India specially Uttar Pradesh. Shankapali is yet another treat that’s prepared during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, and Christmas. There are many ways in which shankarpali is prepared in India. It is known as shakarpara or shakkar pare in North India and in that version, the dough is made with plain flour and ghee. The deep-fried shakkar pare are then dunked in a thick sugar syrup which coats the shakarpara and forms a whitish layer when it hardens.

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Ingredients for Sahakarpara Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2.50 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • As required Oil for deep frying

Directions: Sahakarpara Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.In a saucepan dissolve ¼ cup of sugar in 1 cup of water. Do not boil. Turn of the heat and keep it aside.

step 2

  • STEP 1.In a wide mixing bowl add 2 ½ cup all purpose flour (maida), ¼ tsp salt, ½ cup ghee. Mix well until ghee is completely combined with the flour. This gives a crisp flaky texture. Mix till a coarse bread crumb texture is reached.

step 3

  • STEP 1.Next adding the sugar water a little at a time, knead to make a firm smooth dough. Knead for 2 to 3 minutes.

step 4

  • STEP 1.Cover and let the dough rest for 10 minutes.

step 5

  • STEP 1.While the dough is resting, heat oil in a kadai or deep pan for deep frying.

step 6

  • STEP 1.Divide the dough into 2 to 3 large portions.

step 7

  • STEP 1.Dust a flat surface and roll out each portion to a desired thickness. The thicker the shakarpara the longer it takes to cook through .

step 8

  • STEP 1.Cut out diamond shapes or any desired shapes and slide them a few pieces at a time into the preheated oil.

step 9

  • STEP 1.Fry on medium heat to ensure that the pieces fry through till it is golden brown and crisp. Flip over as it is frying. once evenly browned remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper towels. As the shakarpara cool they will continue to crisp.

step 10

  • STEP 1.(Optional) in a bowl add 4 tbsp sugarand 1 tsp cinnamon powder and mix well. Dust this mixture over the shaparpara while they are still warm.
Nutrition
value
251
calories per serving
12 g Fat2 g Protein34 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    34g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    34g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    10mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    0mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    19mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    7mg
  • Manganese
    0mg
  • Phosphorus
    37mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp