Traditional Murukku Recipe
  • Idly Rice – 1 and ½ cup
  • Fried gram – 1 cup
  • Red chills – 5
  • Hing – ¼ tablespoon
  • Butter – 1 tablespoon
  • White or black sesame – 1 tablespoon
  • Oil – half litre or enough to deep fry
  • Salt to taste
  1. Soak rice for two hours.
  2. Grind rice, hing, red chilies and salt into a fine paste (must be smooth).
  3. Powder the pottukadalai and sieve it.
  4. Mix grinded rice, butter, sesame and pottukadalai/roasted gram powder and knead it well to form a smooth dough.
  5. With the help of muruku maker make the required shapes and drop these shapes batch by batch into hot oil.
  6. Flip the murukkus in between to ensure even cooking. Cook till golden in color and crispy.
  7. Once cooled store the murruku in airtight containers.
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