Sweet Shankarpoli Recipe

Sweet Shankarpoli is a popular Indian snack made during festivals like Diwali. It is a crispy and sweet treat made from a simple dough of flour, sugar, and ghee. The dough is rolled out, cut into diamond shapes, and deep-fried until golden brown. The Shankarpoli is then coated with a sugar syrup to give it a sweet and glossy finish. It is a delightful snack that can be enjoyed with a cup of tea or as a festive treat.

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Ingredients for Sweet Shankarpoli Recipe

  • 0.33 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/25 cup Semolina
  • 0.08 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.08 cup Water
  • as per your need Oil For Frying
  • as per your need For The Sugar Syrup
  • 0.08 cup Sugar
  • 1/25 cup Water

Directions: Sweet Shankarpoli Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, semolina, sugar, and ghee.
  • STEP 2.Add water gradually and knead the dough until it is smooth and firm.
  • STEP 3.Divide the dough into small portions and roll them out into thin sheets.
  • STEP 4.Cut the sheets into diamond shapes using a knife or a cookie cutter.
  • STEP 5.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the diamond-shaped Shankarpoli until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, prepare a sugar syrup by dissolving sugar in water and boiling it until it thickens slightly.
  • STEP 7.Dip the fried Shankarpoli in the sugar syrup, coating them evenly.
  • STEP 8.Remove the Shankarpoli from the syrup and let them cool on a wire rack.
  • STEP 9.Once cooled, store the Sweet Shankarpoli in an airtight container.
  • STEP 10.Serve and enjoy this crispy and sweet snack!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the dough is not too soft or too hard. It should be firm enough to roll out easily.
  • Fry the Shankarpoli on medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
  • You can add a pinch of cardamom powder or saffron strands to the sugar syrup for added flavor.
  • Store the Shankarpoli in an airtight container to maintain their crispiness for a longer time.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Sweet Shankarpoli in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve them as a snack with a cup of tea or as a festive treat during Diwali.
  • They can be enjoyed for up to 2 weeks if stored properly.
Nutrition
value
555
calories per serving
16 g Fat9 g Protein92 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    92g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    92g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    26mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    28mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    118mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • 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