Shakar parantha is a mouth-watering delight especially for children. It is stuffed with jaggery which is a healthier choice than refined sugar and adds more taste to the flatbread. An ideal lunchbox and snack item for kids.
  • Preparation time 15 minutes
  • Cooking time 6 mins per paratha
  • Makes 6-8 paranthas depending on size of dough balls


  • Sher atta 2 cups
  • Desi ghee 2 tbspn
  • Water as required for kneading
  • Jaggery (Gurr) as required
  • Almond & Pistachio (chopped) for garnishing


Take Sher Atta in a bowl, add desi ghee and knead the dough soft with water. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Crush the jaggery into smaller fine pieces.

Make small balls from the dough of equal size. Roll the two balls flat of same size and place the crushed jaggery between these, seal the edges and slightly roll again.

Heat the tawa on medium heat and place the rolled parantha on it. Let it cook lightly from one side then add desi ghee and turn over for frying. Fry until crispy golden brown from both sides.

Garnish with chopped almond and pistachio.


Serve hot with kheer, rabri or peanut butter.

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