Shakarpara Recipe in HIndi
All-purpose flour - 500 gms
Ghee - 100 gms
Baking powder - 11/2 tsp
Water to knead
Oil for frying
For the coating -
Sugar - 300 gms
Water - 100 ml
How to make shakarpara:
Sieve the flour and then add ghee to it. Mix the mixture till it resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the baking powder and then with the help of water knead it into a stiff dough.
Cover it with a damp cloth for 10-15 min.
Heat oil in a kadai. Divide the dough into three long rolls.
Roll each portion to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with knife into 1/2 inch pieces.
When the oil gets perfect hot fry the pieces on medium flame for 10-12 minutes or till the pare are crisp and light golden.
Drain them on a paper tissue and fry the remaining pieces in the same way.
To make the syrup (coating)
In a pan boil the water and the sugar till it reaches one-string consistency
Remove from fire, add the pare all together and coat the pare evenly with the help of a flat spoon.
Do not mix too much, as the sugar will harden.
Take them out and let them dry for a while.
Store in airtight container.