Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts) | How to make Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts)

By Menaga Sathia  |  20th Mar 2016  |  
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About Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts) Recipe

These are small fried cookies traditionally made mainly in Maharashtra and Gujarat and served during Diwali/Holi.

Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts)

Ingredients to make Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts)

  • ghee - 1/2 cup
  • sugar-1/2 Cup
  • water - 1/2 cup
  • maida - 2 and 1/4 Cup
  • salt -1/8 tsp
  • oil - for deep frying

How to make Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts)

  1. First melt the ghee in a kadai. In another vessel, dissolve the sugar in the water by gently heating it. Add the sweet water into the melted ghee.
  2. Let the mixture come to room temperature and add salt to it. Gradually add the flour little by little and mix it to make a smooth pliable dough. Make a 4- 5 big size balls and roll out into a thin circle.
  3. Cut out the uneven edges and then using a knife or pizza cutter, cut 1 inch wide strips. Cut the strips horizontally to get square or diamond cuts. (Here I have cut square shapes.)
  4. Meanwhile heat oil in kadai and fry the cuts till they turn golden in colour. Then let it completely cool and store it in a airtight container.

My Tip:

Cover the cuts and dough with a cloth to prevent it from drying. Once the dough is prepared makes the biscuits immediately otherwise the ghee in the dough would solidify and its difficult to roll it.

Reviews for Shakarpara (Sweet Diamond Cuts) (8)

Rashmi Prachand3 years ago

I use low calorie option oil instead of ghee. Also goes good

Sudha Gujar3 years ago

Instead of water milk is also a very good option

Rewa Chadha3 years ago


Deepika Jain3 years ago


Niloupher Sethna3 years ago


Usha Kashyap3 years ago

easy process to make .I will try it .

Sandhya Sudhindraa3 years ago

Some people add milk, will it be a. Little soft while kneading

Veena Kalia3 years ago

yummy i will try

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