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Shankar pale


Recipe by kirti of , GB

Popular Sweet during diwali

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

  • maida
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cup ground sugar
  • ghee
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1.  In one large bowl , pour the milk,mix sugar & cardamon in it.

   2. Now add 3tsp ghee & whisk it.also mix the baking soda.
   3. gradually mix the maida in the mixture till it become solid(usually for it needs 2 cup maida)
   4. Now stop adding maida & make a soft dough of the prepared mixture.
   5. Cover the mixture for an hour.
   6. Now divide the dough in to 5 pieces.
   7. Take 1 portion & further divide it in to 3 small pieces.
   8. Make small puri of each piece & then place them on each other & then make again puri of it.
   9. Make the shankar pale(in hindi it is called 'shakkar pare')of it & deep fry them in to ghee.
  10. Repeat the same procedure for remaining dough.
  11. This slight different recipe of shankar pale makes the shankar pale more soft.