Easy Diwali Sweet Recipe | Shankarpali

Shankarpali is must for Diwali Faral/ savories in Maharashtra, India. These are so tasty crispy crunchy yet soft like biscuits and it is good for tea time snack and you cannot stop munching it. Constantly store it in a air tight container for good shelf life. To make it little healthy, you can substitute maida/All purpose flour to wheat flour. Enjoy this easy and quick snack for Diwali Sweet Recipe.


  • 1/2 cup Maida / All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup warm Milk
  • 1/2 cup Ghee/clarified butter or Butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar (add more if you need more sweetness)

Time Required: 45 mins

Step 01) In a large bowl mix warm milk and sugar. After sugar dissolves completely, add ghee/clarified butter.

Step 02Now to this mixture, add all purpose flour. Keep adding the flour and simultaneously knead it into soft dough.

Step 03Keep the dough aside for half an hour. Cover it with a muslin cloth.

Step 04)Take a small portion of the dough and shape into a round ball using your palms.

Step 05Then roll out the balls into roti/pancake like shape, a little thicker than the usual roti. Using a knife cut out diamond pieces and drops into hot oil. 

Step 06Fry till golden brown. Strain on paper napkin to absorb excess oil.

Serving:  Allow to cool and store it in air-tight container. Enjoy it as tea time snack.

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