Spicy Shankarpali is such a crispy and crunchy snacks suits incredibly for diwali savories.Spicy Shankarpali also surprises people as people associate shankarpali with sweetness. This is a different kind.They are crunchy and an excellent accompaniment with tea or coffee.Kids will also love this.My Kiddo liked it.These were a favorite of my family.Its easy and tasty.

Ingredients:

1 cup all purpose flour / Maida
4 - 5 green chilies /1 tsp Chilli Powder (Adjust according to your taste)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp caraway seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp salt (Adjust according to taste)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup water
Oil to deep fry



Method:

In a big bowl take the flour. Add salt, turmeric powder, caraway seeds, sesame seeds.,cumin seeds. Coarse crush green chilies in mortar and pestle. Add the crushed chilies to the flour . Heat 1 tablespoon oil and pour it over the flour . With a spoon mix the flour. Do not do it with hand as it may cause a burn. Then add the water and knead a tight dough but smooth dough. Let it rest for atleast an hour.
Later roll out chapatis thicker than normal, cut into diamond shapes or shapes of your choice with a knife or cookie cutters or pizza cutter.Do not stack the pieces one above other. Separate each cut and fry in hot oil till golden. When they are cooled to room temperature, store in air tight container.These taste like spicy biscuits.

Variation :-

You can add handful of curry leaves and coarse it with green chillies and add to flour.

22 Comments:

  1. prasu said...
    perfect crispy and crunchy snack dear.
    Sailaja Damodaran said...
    Looks crispy...
    Priya said...
    Wow feel like munching these crispies rite now..looks delicious!
    Sailaja said...
    wow, i love these spicy ones. good combination hot tea in the evening.
    Gulmohar said...
    I am new to your blog :-)Shankarpali is a family fav snack..the laddoos look awesome too
    Cham said...
    That is a delicious snack for tea!
    sowmya.s said...
    yummy..i am going to make this soon..
    Khaugiri said...
    Yummyyyyy!!!! I have an award waiting for you in my blog. Pls pick it.
    Sarah Naveen said...
    Simply yummy dea..!!!
    Shama Nagarajan said...
    yummy crisy ones..nice entry dear
    RAKS KITCHEN said...
    I love this,perfect snack :)
    Prathibha said...
    yummy snack dear..
    Soma Pradhan said...
    It looks nice and crispy
    jeyashrisuresh said...
    crispy snack . I love this.We used to add red chilli powder.
    perfect cuts
    Curry Leaf said...
    Perfectly crispy they turned out.Hope you had a happy and safe Diwali.
    Foodie said...
    My mom used to always make them when I was younger. Thanks for sharing the recipe, brought back a lot of memories :)
    Padma said...
    Has come out so perfect in shape and color... looks yummy.
    Mythreyi Dilip said...
    Looks very crispy and crunchy Sireesha, got very nice color!!!
    vidhas said...
    Crsipy and yummy snack.
    prasu said...
    collect ur awards from my blog dear.
    Usha said...
    Looks delicious ! Belated Diwali wishes to you and your family !
    Valarmathi said...
    Looks cripy and yummy. Yummy snack.

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