Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack) Recipe

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Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack)
How to make Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack)
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack) Recipe: This popular South Indian snack is not only crispy, delicious and easy but also crackling to look at. It is very healthy as it is made with gram flour and lentils.

Ingredients of Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack)

  • 1 Cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup dhuli urad dal (powdered)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tbsp asafoetida (diluted in 1/4 cup water)
  • 2 tbsp ghee or butter
  • 1 tbsp safed til oil (for deep frying)

How to Make Murukku (Fried Lentil Snack)

  • 1.Mix all the ingredients and knead to a firm dough with water.
  • 2.Keep aside for half an hour or so.
  • 3.Heat the oil till a drop of dough thrown in comes up at once.
  • 4.Using a press (like a sevain /cookie press), press out round murkkus straight into the hot oil.
  • 5.Lower the heat and cook till they're light brown and crisp on both sides.
  • 6.Cool and store in an airtight jar.
Key Ingredients: rice flour, dhuli urad dal (powdered), salt, asafoetida (diluted in 1/4 cup water), ghee or butter, safed til oil (for deep frying)