SHAKARPARAS

So many sweets are made in HOLI. SHAKARPARA is an Indian snack popular in Western India, especially in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka. It is traditionally enjoyed during HOLI, Diwali.  I am sharing SHAKARPARAS here.

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  2. 1/2 tsp powdere cardamom
  3. pinch turmeric
  4. 1/2 tsp ghee
  5. 1/4 cup water

PROCESS

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Take a bowl and add ghee, turmeric, all purpose flour and knead with little water and make a dough. Then roll into large flat circles

IMG_20190321_122227.jpgCut these pooris into desired shape. I cut it diamond shape.

Heat the pan in a medium flame. Add remaining oil for deep frying when the oil becomes sufficiently hot carefully put diadmons in the oil.

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Deep fry the diamond cuts, when it becomes golden take it from the oil and remove the excess oil using a kitchen towel.

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Take another pan and add sugar and water in it. Heat the pan in a medium flame.

IMG_20190321_123858heat it till the syrup is at the desired consistency.

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Add the deep fried dimon cuts in the sugar syrup mix it well and coat. Lastly  sprinkle the cardamom powder in it.

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