shankarpoli Recipe

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Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings5
SpecialityInterest Group


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Oil1 Teaspoon
 Sugar5 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Warm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 389.3 mg16.2%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.68 g2.7%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 3 g5.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.5% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Add oil,salt and sugar to the maida..

2) Make a dough by adding hot water.

3) Roll of the dough to a circle and make a vertical cut first and then a horizontal cut to form a daimond shape.

4) Deep fry them in oil.

5) Store them in air tight containers

These biscuits remain fresh for 4-5 days..

I love this sweet and spicy shankar poli.My mom she used to prepare and keep in a box for 10 days.