Shakarpara


Shakarpara

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A traditional tea-time snack often made during festive occasions, Shakarpara is – much to the joy of amateurs – also very easy to make!


While there are several ways of making this mildly-sweet snack, this recipe is one of the easiest to follow.Remember to fry them over a slow flame so that the insides get properly cooked.

Shakarpara recipe - How to make Shakarpara

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2.5 cups
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Ingredients

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 tbsp ghee
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
a pinch of salt
ghee for deep-frying

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the milk, sugar and ghee in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the sugar dissolves, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Sieve the whole wheat flour and salt together in a deep bowl with the help of a strainer.
  3. Add the milk-sugar mixture, a little at a time and knead into a firm dough.
  4. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  5. Roll out a portion into 175mm. (7”) diameter circle.
  6. Cut it into 25 mm. (1") diamond shaped pieces and prick each diamond with a fork.
  7. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry the shakarparas, a few at a time on a slow flame till they are golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Repeat steps 5 to 7 to make more shakarparas in 3 more batches.
  9. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy637 cal
Protein10.3 g
Carbohydrates75.9 g
Fiber9.5 g
Fat33.2 g
Cholesterol3.2 mg
Sodium19.4 mg
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Reviews

Shakarpara
 on 12 May 17 06:48 PM
5

Is it possible to add some dry fruits powder to this?
Tarla Dalal
06 Mar 18 08:37 AM
   Hi, Not needed but if you wish you can....
Shakarpara
 on 12 Mar 17 06:27 AM
5

The recipe sounds easy compare to other shakarpara recipes where one has to make separate syrup (Chashni). Can we use half maida and half gehun ka atta?
Tarla Dalal
14 Mar 17 08:41 AM
   Hi Savita, You can try using half and half , we have not tried it. But we suggest you make the recipe the way it is to get the best taste.
Shakarpara
 on 12 Mar 17 06:22 AM
5

Shakarpara
 on 27 Nov 16 11:43 PM
5

Tarla Dalal has always given good n simple receipts. Thank u guys to keep this on. Liked the receipt. How can we bake this shakarpada.
Tarla Dalal
28 Nov 16 08:30 AM
   Hi Falsa, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Shakarpara
 on 24 Oct 16 03:12 PM
5

Shakarpara
 on 24 Oct 16 08:06 AM
5

TRIED BOTH SAKARPARA. AMAZING. GOOD WORK TARLADALAL TEAM I CRIED.WHEN SHE LEFT US THINKIN MO ONE OS THERE TO CARRY ON BUT I WAS.WRONG. GOD BLESS.U.ALL. IAM WAITIN FOR MEW RECEIPE NOOKS
Tarla Dalal
24 Oct 16 08:38 AM
   Hi Shilla, Thank you very much for your kind words. Yes we are working hard to get the best and we are glad you are enjoying the recipes.
Shakarpara
 on 27 Jun 16 06:47 PM
5

Hi is there any option of baking instead of frying
Tarla Dalal
28 Jun 16 08:45 AM
   Hi Meghna, You can try and bake them.
Shakarpara
 on 24 Jun 16 10:55 AM
5

Can i use oil instead of ghee to fry it??
Tarla Dalal
24 Jun 16 05:13 PM
   Hi Tejal, No do not use oil it will not taste good.
Shakarpara
 on 12 May 16 06:47 PM
5

Perfect measurement of milk, sugar and ghee. Even a beginner can make it easily. I liked it very much.
Tarla Dalal
24 Jun 16 12:21 PM
   We are delighted you loved the Shakarpara recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Shakarpara
 on 18 Apr 16 11:06 AM
5

Can we make it with white flour (maida)
Tarla Dalal
18 Apr 16 12:26 PM
   Hi Saleema, Yes you can make it with maida.
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