Gulkand Shakar Paare


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Gulkand Shakar Paare, this Diwali add a little more love and flavour to the traditional shakarpas with gulkand. Just a little gulkand enhances the taste and flavour of the shahar paras.These shakar paras are baked, so healthier too.

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Gulkand Shakar Paare recipe - How to make Gulkand Shakar Paare

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2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup semolina (rava)
2 tbsp gulkand
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 to 2 tbsp rose water
2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
4 tbsp oil
1/4 cup coloured sugar
  1. Combine maida, suji, oil, gullkand, fennel seeds and powdered sugar in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add rose water, water and knead to a firm dough. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion into 175mm. (7”) diameter circle and 0. 5 mm thick.
  4. Sprinkle coloured sugar over the shakar paras and lightly roll it.
  5. Cut it into 25 mm. (1") diamond shaped pieces and prick each diamond with a fork.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make more diamond shaped shakar paras.
  7. Place them on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 7-9 mins.
  8. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container.

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This recipe was contributed by PRACHI AGARWAL on 27 Jun 2015

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