Deepavali Special: Spicy Murukku

Murukku is made from a mixture of besen and rice flour and salt using a special coil to press out the shapes.Murukku can also be rolled into a flat ribbon (ribbon murukku) or shaped by hand (kai murukku) and traditionally enjoyed as a treat on Deepavali.

Serving size:5


5 cups rice flour
2.5 cup besan flour
1tsp black sesame seeds
1/2tsp oma seeds
2tbsp chillie powder
1tsp hing powder
1 cup hot oil
warm water
oil for deep frying

Preparation Methods:
In large bowl mix all ingredient expect water oil. Knead the mixture into a soft dough by add the hot oil and enough of warm water.

Then place a good amount of the dough into the murukku maker and press out the shape onto wax paper. By using wax paper, murukku will easily come off when u fry them in hot oil.
The above figure shows the home-made shape prefered by many ladies in my hometown.

I tried doing the star murukku but at first I couldn't get the shope right.

After couple of time trying I finally got the shape..lovely right?

Heat up the oil in a large wok on medium flame...deep fry each murukku til golden brown. Drain and serve hot with tea of coffee.


Anonymous said…
Deepavali without Murukku..I don't thinks so...keep it up
Unknown said…
hmmmm..tasty and yummy murukkus...