Monday, November 1, 2010

Murukku (Diwali Special)

1.       Rice flour – 3 cups
2.      Bengal Gram (Pottu kadalai)/ roasted gram flour – 1 cup
3.      Chilli powder – 2 spoons (as required)
4.      Roasted urad flour – 3 to 4 spoons
5.      Salt as per taste
6.      Ajwain seeds – 1 spoon
7.      Sesame seeds – 1 spoon
8.      Butter – ½ to  ¾ stick

How to make it :
  1. Soak rice for   2 – 3  hours and grind it with little water as possible or use rice flour from Indian stores. I did it the traditional way.
  2. Grind and sieve Bengal gram or use roasted gram power.
  3. Ghee roast the urad dhal flour until aroma comes and let is cool and grind it to fine powder and seive it.
  4. Take a big bowl and mix all the above with salt and chilli powder and the ajwain/sesame seeds and mix it well.
  5. Take the mix in the murrukku machine and squeeze it into desired shapes and designs with various plates.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the murukku until its cooked. Let it cool for some time and store it in a air tight container.
  7. Enjoy diwali with tasty murukku. Happy Diwali


  1. Hello Sharmi, wonderful recipe..
    Murukku looks yummy...

    I think you missed to mention grinding the urad dal and mixing it in the dough.

  2. Thanks manju... Ya i missed to document that step :)... thanks though :)