1.5 cups MAIDA | ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
½ cup rava/sooji/semolina
½ cup organic unrefined cane sugar/regular sugar or as required
a pinch of salt
3-3.5 tbsp milk or as required
2 tbsp ghee or oil for making fried shankarpali and 3ghee or oil for making baked shankarpali
Prep. Time → 30 min
Cook Time → 30 min
1. The Dough
In a grinder, pour in the sugar and powder dry.
Sieve the flour with salt.
Now, sieve the powdered sugar
In a pan, melt the ghee or warm the oil.
Add this to the sieved mixture.
Now add the fat to the flour mixture and make it like a bread crumb texture.
When the mixture is gathered together and able to hold itself together, warm milk.
Now add one tbsp of warm milk in intervals and knead.
Cover the dough and keep aside for 20 to 30 minutes.
In a deep frying pan or kadai, add some oil to heat.
Take the dough and divide into half.
Roll one half into a disc of 6-7 inches in diameter.
Cut diamond slices from the rolled half of dough.
Place 6 or 8 of these slices into pan.
Fry till golden.
drain on kitchen paper napkins.
Do the same with the other half of dough.
when cooled, store the shankarpali in an air-tight jar.
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