Shankarpala / Shakarpara
1 cup water
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup ghee
1 1/2 cup maida (plain flour)
ghee to deep fry
1.Warm the water, sugar and ghee together till sugar dissolves.
2.Add maida and knead into a soft pliable dough.
3.Divide dough into 4 parts.
4.Roll into chappatis 1/3″ thick.
5.Cut with a cookie cutter or knife into small diamond shapes.
6.Lift with spatula and loosen. Keep aside on a dry cloth for 1 hour.
7.Deep fry in hot ghee over slow flame till light golden brown.
8.Drain well and keep aside till cool.
9.Store in clean, dry containers.
Making time: 45 minutes.
Makes: 2 1/2 cups.