Shakarpara (sweet diamond cuts) Recipe

Shakarpara, also known as sweet diamond cuts, is a popular Indian snack made during festivals and special occasions. These crispy and sweet diamond-shaped bites are made from a simple dough of flour, sugar, ghee, and cardamom powder. The dough is rolled out, cut into diamond shapes, and deep-fried until golden brown. Once fried, the shakarpara is coated in a sugar syrup to give it a sweet and glossy finish. These addictive treats can be enjoyed as a snack with tea or coffee, and they also make great homemade gifts.

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Ingredients for Shakarpara (sweet diamond cuts) Recipe

  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.13 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as per your need Water
  • as needed Oil
  • as required For The Sugar Syrup
  • 0.13 cup Sugar
  • 0.06 cup Water

Directions: Shakarpara (sweet Diamond Cuts) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, ghee, and cardamom powder. Mix well to form a crumbly texture.
  • STEP 2.Gradually add water and knead the dough until it comes together. Let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into a thin sheet.
  • STEP 4.Using a knife or a pizza cutter, cut the rolled dough into diamond shapes.
  • STEP 5.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the diamond cuts until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, prepare a sugar syrup by dissolving sugar in water. Cook until it reaches a sticky consistency.
  • STEP 7.Remove the fried diamond cuts from the oil and immediately dip them into the sugar syrup. Coat them well and let them cool.
  • STEP 8.Once cooled, store the shakarpara in an airtight container. They can be stored for up to 2 weeks.
  • STEP 9.Serve the shakarpara as a snack with tea or coffee, or pack them in decorative boxes to give as homemade gifts.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the dough is not too soft or too hard. It should be firm enough to roll and cut easily.
  • Fry the diamond cuts on medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
  • Coat the fried diamond cuts in the sugar syrup while they are still hot to ensure the syrup sticks well.
  • You can add a pinch of saffron strands to the sugar syrup for added flavor and aroma.
  • For a variation, you can sprinkle powdered sugar or desiccated coconut on top of the shakarpara before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the shakarpara in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • They can be stored for up to 2 weeks.
  • Serve the shakarpara as a snack with tea or coffee.
  • Pack them in decorative boxes to give as homemade gifts during festivals and special occasions.
Nutrition
value
390
calories per serving
6 g Fat9 g Protein73 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    73g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    73g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    20mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    26mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    101mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • 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