Take butter, sugar, hot water, salt and cooking soda in a mixing bowl.
Stir well until sugar is dissolved.
Add maida little by little to make a non sticky dough.
(You may not need all the 2 cups. 2-3 tbsp might be left)
Keep aside for 5 mins, covered.
Knead again after 5 mins to make a smooth dough.
Divide into two. Roll each ball into thick round.
Using a pizza cutter or knife, cut out the sides and cut thin strips.
Cut the strips into small squares.
Heat oil and slide the cut squares slowly to hot oil in batches.
Put the flame to low and let the shakkar pare cook in low flame.
Once the bubbles ceases, raise the flame to medium and let the shakkar pare become golden in colour.
Drain over paper towel and repeat to finish.