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Shakarpara/Shankarpali/Diamond(Square)/Maida biscuit

Shakarpara/Shankarpali/Diamond(Square) biscuit- It is a famous item for Diwali especially for Maharashtrians and Gujaratis.It can be made as sweet or savoury. Instead of only maida, it can be a mix of maida and wheat flour in equal proportions.


MAIDA 2 cups
GHEE 1/4 cup
Milk 1/4 cup
Sugar 1/4 cup
Oil for deep fry
Salt One pinch



Text Procedure

Step 1
Dissolve sugar in warm milk

Step 2
Heat ghee

Step 3
Add hot ghee to maida.Coat evenly. Add a pinch of salt to enhance the taste.

Step 4
Make stiff dough adding milk with maida flour

Step 5
Keep aside for 2 hours.
Step 6
Take orange size dough. Roll it using rolling pin to thickness of 3-4 mm.
Step 7
Trim edges & Cut either diamond shape or square shape pieces
Step 8
For deep fry- Keep stove in low flame.Put maida pieces gently in medium hot oil.
Step 9
Stir gently.Flip the pieces to ensure uniform frying. Remove when the pieces turn golden brown.
Step 10
Very tasty fried crispy biscuits are ready

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