Shankarpali: How to Make this Sweet and Salty Recipe at Home


ShankarPali is a traditional Indian sweet dish. Pali is also made by kneading sugar with flour. Fried Shankar Pali is also made with sugar. Shankar Pali has two different flavors. We can prepare them before any festival as there is no problem in keeping them for a long time.

What Means of Shankarpali:

In our country, most of the mothers call their children in this way by saying Shankarpali. This means as far as I can guess that Shankar means heart and Pali means a piece. All means that my heart piece. Shankar pali is a traditional dish in our country.

Ingredients of Shankarpali:

1: Sugar 1/4 cup

2: Water 1/4 cup

3: Flour 1 cup

4: Rava 1 teaspoon

5: Semolina 1 teaspoon

6: Cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoons

7: Ghee 2 tablespoon

8: Salt as per your taste

9: Oil for frying

The Making Process of Shankarpali in Big Occasions

We can also commonly call it a sweet dough biscuit or short cake which is sweet and salty. This is also used especially on festivals like Holi, Eid, Diwali etc. It is a simple dish usually prepared at home with sugar cardamom powder and ghee. It is about the size of a small biscuit and we knead it until it becomes crisp. This recipe is commonly found at most candy stores.

The Dough and Flame of Shankarpali

Now I will put some easy tips in front of you in terms of the ShankarPali recipe. Firstly add a teaspoon of Rava while kneading the dough for an extra crunchy texture. Make sure to thoroughly before adding the flour. Fry the mixture on low flame otherwise the Shankar Pali will remain raw from inside and not taste Good.

Let’s See About Making Recipes of Shankarpali

1: First large bowl take 1/4 Cup of water.

2: Now add 1/4 cup of sugar to the mixture.

3: Add one cup flour one teaspoon Rava and 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder.

4: Add 2 tablespoons of ghee and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

5: Mix it well and knead it to smooth and soft dough.

6: Roll it a little thick like paratha. If you like thinner shankarpali you can roll it thinner.

7: Cut into little biscuit shapes or any shape of your choice.

8: Fry in hot oil or bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.

9: Stir while keeping the flame on medium to low.

10: Fry the sweet shankarpali until it returns golden brown in color and crisp.

11: Now train on tissue paper, store in an air-tight container, and enjoy sweet and salty shankarpali for your family.



Let’s watch today’s Recipe Shankar Bali is ready. Now you eat and drink it with your family members and enjoy it. Today’s recipe was also somewhat interesting as it included two dishes in one recipe. Our today’s recipe included two types of ShankarPali, one sweet and one salty. You can have it at any time of the day and can also have it with tea.

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