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
Seive 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, asafetida 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.