Ring Murukku | Crispy Diwali Snack
Hello Friends, Today I am here with yet another crispy snack variety which is great for Diwali time. Ring Murukku or Chekodi is no doubt every kids favorite murukku. Kids used to have these rings in their fingers and enjoy munching. This famous South Indian snack pairs up awesome with evening hot cuppa coffee / tea. It is very quick to prepare at home with few ingredients. It is made with rice flour, butter, moong dal, red chilly pwd, cumin seeds and sesame seeds. It can also be flavored with ajwain or black pepper and with hing. Try this super crunchy, spicy Ring murukku recipe at your home and enjoy your tea time..:)
Rice flour - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup
Butter - 2 tsp
Yellow Moong dal - 1 ½ tbsp
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Sesame seeds - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
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Wash and soak the moong dal for 1 hour.
Drain and keep aside.
In a frypan, add water and heat it.
When its boiling, add butter, salt and soaked moongdal.
Add the rice flour and stir with a ladle.
Turn off flame and continue stirring.
Once it forms a dough stage, cover it with a lid and set aside for 10 mins or till it cools down.
Now add the red chilly pwd, cumin, hing and sesame seeds.
Knead to smooth dough by adding a tsp of oil.
Divide it to small balls.
Take a ball and roll it to lengthy threads.
Cut it to 4 to 5 cm approx length and join the ends.
Press slightly to ring shape as shown in the pic.
Repeat the same for the rest of the dough.
Cover the rings with damp cloth to prevent from dryness.
Heat a pan or kadai with oil.
Once the oil is very hot, drop the murukku in batches.
Turn the flame to medium and fry till both sides of the murukku are evenly brown crisp.
Strain it in the paper towel.
Spicy, crispy Ring Murukkus are ready.
Store it in an air-tight container for shelf life.