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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Gulkand Shakkar Paare / Sweet Cracker (Baked)

Gulkand Shakkar Paare (Baked)

Shakkar Paare is prepared by wheat flour/ all purpose flour crispy sweet cracker.They are also called meethi mathri in Rajasthan .In Northern states of India, Shakkar paare is made on festivals, specially on Holi Festival . Basically it is deep fry on slow flame coated it with sugar syrup / jaggery syrup and cut into small  squares.You can cut into any shape as you like.You can make savory Cracker (namak paare) by adding salt and ajwain(Carom seeds) . Many times Shakkar paare is made in marriage as a sweet .I have prepared it with some twist ,by adding  gulkand (Rose petals Jam) and Fennel  seeds than bake it to make more healthy . 

2 cup maida/ all purpose flour
¼ cup semolina/ suji
2 tbsp gulkand
½ cup powder sugar
¼ cup+2 tbsp  rose water
2 tsp fennel seeds /
4 tbsp oil
¼ cup colored sugar

 1.In a bowl,add maida, suji,oil, gullkand, fennel seeds and powder sugar and mix well.
2.Add rose water and make a nice dough.
3.Roll it into circul with .5 cm thickness
4.Cut into diamond shape picec.
5.Preheat the oven 180C
6.Sprinkle Colored sugar and lightly roll it.
7.Place this diamond shape piece in the baking tray .
8.Bake at 180C for 7-9 mins .
9.Remove and cool down .
Serve this lovely shakkar paare

                                                                 add oil , flour ,fennel seeds, sugar snd gulkand

                                                                                                  make a dough

                                                                                                      roll it.

                                                                                                       sprinkle sugar

                                                                                                                cut it

                                                                                                             place on baking try

More Sweets recipe:
Gajar ka Halwa
Beetroot Halwa
Til ke ladoo/ Sesame Ladoo
Chana Dal Ladoo
Saffron rice/Mithe Chawal 
Baked Moong Dal gujiya  
Chana dal Burfi
Coconut Burfi  
Chocolate samosa 


  1. That looks so colourful, crispy and yummy crackers. Flavorful traditional sweet crackers.

  2. Nice idea of baking...should be fabulous with gulkand flavor.

  3. wow the pink colored sugar looks just amazing :) i am going to try it with this version :)

  4. Innovative , baked shakkar paare with gulkand flavour good one.


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