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Shankarpali is a traditional sweet dish  made during the festival of diwali in India. It is very simple to make and very tasty preparation.

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  • Refined flour/Maida (2 & 1/2 cu)
  • Sugar (1/2 cup)
  • Milk (1/2 cup)
  • Ghee (melted, 1/4 cup)
  • Oil to fry


  1. In a bowl, mix milk and sugar till it dissolves. Add refined flour/maida and ghee in the mixture.
  2. Knead the mixture into a stiff dough.
  3. Make balls of the dough and flatten it thick.
  4. Cut it with a cutter or a knife into a diamond shape.
  5. Deep fry the diamonds till it turns light golden brown.

Crispy tasty Shankarpali is now ready to be served.

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