Shankarpale – Sweet Snack
Servings Prep Time
12serving 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
12serving 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 1cup Milk, warm
  • 1cup Sugar
  • 1cup Ghee(clarified butter)
  • 5 xbdcups all-purpose flour( maida )
  • Pinch saltof
  • Oil for frying
  1. In a mixing bowl take warm milk and sugar. Mix till the sugar dissolves.
  2. Add ghee to the mixture and give it a mix. Add pinch of salt.
  3. Add all purpose flour , 1 cup at a time , and knead a stiff dough.
  4. Make 6 equal portions of the dough. Take 1 portion and roll it into a big sheet of 2 mm thickness.
  5. Now cut the sheet into small squares or rectangles with a knife or a cutter.
  6. Keep the pieces aside.
  7. Repeat the step with all the dough portions.
  8. Heat oil in a kadhai. Fry the shankarpale on a medium-low flame till golden brown.
  9. Remove on a kitchen towel. Let them cool completely and store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Recipe Notes


While making the dough, add as much All-purpose flour as fits into the oil-sugar-water mixture.

While frying the Shankarpale , take care to keep the flame on medium to low.

You can give any shape to these Shankarpale , diamonds , square or rectangle.

Dust with some castor sugar if you like , after the Shankarpale cool down.