About Baked Multigrain Murukku Recipe: A savoury, crunchy South Indian snack, Murukku is a popular snack down south and in parts of Sri Lanka. The name murukku is derived from a Tamil word which actually means 'twisted' that refers to the shape of this salty snack. While murukku originally is a deep fried snack, this recipe is a lot healthier since it is made with Ragi flour and is filled with the goodness of oats and Urad Dal which is then baked to perfection. So no more binging on fried snacks and instead enjoy the festive season with these baked multigrain murukku with a hot cup of tea along with friends and family.
Ingredients of Baked Multigrain Murukku
1/4 Cup Oats
1/4 Cup Ragi flour (bhakri Atta)
1/4 Cup Wheat flour
1/4 Cup Rice flour
2 Tbsp Urad dal flour (dry roast and grind the dal to a fine powder)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
2 Green chillies
1 inch piece Ginger
To taste Salt
1 Tbsp Oil
How to Make Baked Multigrain Murukku
1.Grind chilies and ginger together into a fine paste. Keep aside.
2.Dry roast oats in a pan for 3-4 minutes. Cool and then powder fine in a mixer.
3.Mix all the flours and sieve them together. Add salt, cumin seeds, ginger and chilli paste to the flour.
4.Heat a tablespon of oil and add it in the flour. With required water knead the flour into soft dough. Keep the dough to rest for about half an hour.
5.Make the shape of chaklis using the chakli maker, place them on the baking tray and bake in the preheated oven at 180°C for 15 to 20 minutes.
6.Remove the chaklis from oven.
7.Store in an airtight container and relish the murukku whenever you wish. These will also be perfect to serve the guests in the festive season.
Key Ingredients: Oats, Ragi flour (bhakri Atta), Wheat flour, Rice flour, Urad dal flour (dry roast and grind the dal to a fine powder), Cumin seeds, Green chillies, Ginger, Salt, Oil