Shakarpala Recipe


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup ghee
  • 1 1/2 cup maida (plain flour)
  • ghee to deep fry 


  • Warm the water, sugar and ghee together till sugar dissolves.
  • Add maida and knead into a soft pliable dough.
  • Divide dough into 4 parts.
  • Roll into chappatis 1/3″ thick.
  • Cut with a cookie cutter or knife into small diamond shapes.
  • Lift with spatula and loosen. Keep aside on a dry cloth for 1 hour.
  • Deep fry in hot ghee over slow flame till light golden brown.
  • Drain well and keep aside till cool.
  • Store in clean, dry containers. 

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