Shakkar Para /

Diwali Dishes


  • 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.

Making Time

45 minutes


2 1/2 cups