Home FestivalDiwali Shakkarpara



Shakkarpara or Shankarpali is a perfect tea time snack and often made during diwali or any other festive occasions. It is a crispy and crunch biscuit like snack these Shakkarpara (or Shankarpali) can be prepared any time of the year.

Shankarpali (Shakkarpara)



  • Atta / Maida Flour –  2 cups
  • Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup
  • Ghee – 4 tblsp
  • Salt – A Pinch
  • Water – 1/2 cup
  • Oil for Deep frying


  1. Heat a pan under medium flame.
  2. Add the sugar, ghee and needed water to dissolve the sugar in it.
  3. When the sugar completely melts and the syrup is ready, cool them for a while.
  4. Do not cool down completely.
  5. Take  bowl and add the flour, salt and cardamom powder.
  6. Mix them well and gradually add the sugar syrup to the flour and knead them.
  7. Do not make a soft dough. Make balls from the dough.
  8. Take a rolling board and flatten the balls.
  9. Do not make it too thin.
  10. Cut them into diamond shape and transfer them to a plate.
  11. Heat oil in a kadai over medium flame.
  12. Drop them one by one.
  13. Fry till golden brown and crisp.
  14. Drain them using a kitchen towel.
  15. Cool them to room temperature and store them in an air tight container.



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