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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Mullu Murukku: or Muthsaarai

Mullu Murukku:
Mullu Murukku is a hot savory snack loved by everyone. It is commonly prepared on festivals, weddings and other occasions. 

 This traditional murukku is very quick to prepare & makes a delicious evening  time snack for kids. The healthy recipe involves dough prepared
with  butter, rice, lentil flours and deep fried in hot oil.

Try this tasty crispy snack & I am sure your family is going to enjoy it very much..:)

  • Rice flour                                  - 3 cups

  • Roasted bengal gram pwd         - 1 cup

  • Red chilly pwd                          - 2 tsp

  • Ajwain seeds                             - 1 tsp

  • Butter                                       - 1 tbsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

Sieve both rice flour and besan flour / bengal gram pwd.
Put it in a wide bowl and combine both the flours.
Add red chilly pwd, salt, asafoetida and ajwain seeds.
Add warm water little by little and knead it to soft dough.
Add 1  tbsp of  butter and mix very well.
Keep the soft dough covered for 10 mins.
Take a small portion of dough and fill in the murukku / chakli press.
Grease a ladle with little oil.
Press the murukku mould on the greased ladle.
Slightly rotate to round shape , until it forms the shape.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Carefully drop the chaklis and deep fry them on a medium flame.
Turn it to the other side & fry till they become golden brown in color.
Remove and place them on a tissue paper.
Let them cool completely and store in airtight container.

Crispy & yummy Mullu murukku is ready to munch with hot chai or coffee.

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