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Crisp Murukku
Crispy Murukku
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins

Crispy Murukku is a savory snack that has the perfect crunch , made with rice andskinless split black gram dal or urad dal best with tea or coffee and that is very addictive .

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: butter murukku, chakli, crispy murukku, murku
  • ½ cup skinless split black gram lentil (urad dal)
  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil melted
  • 1 pinch asafoetida optional
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • 2 cups water 1 ½ cups in IP
  • 5 cups vegetable oil deep fry
  1. In apressure cooker cook the urad dal for about 4 whistles

  2. Once the pressure is released , transfer it to another bowl and mash the dal using a whisk.

  3. Add rice flour, butter, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida and make a soft dough.

  4. Make medium sized balls and fill it in the murukku press .

  5. Press and Shape the murukkus into spiral shapes.

  6. Heat about 5 cups of oil and add the murukkus to deep-fry. Add one by one and make sure not to overcrowd the murukkus in the oil so that the heat is maintained.

  7. Fry for about few minutes until they are cooked . Drain them out into a bowl lined with paper towel.