Mul Murukku


Rice flour                        – 2 cups

Roasted Chana dal         – 1/4 cup
[ Pottu kadalai ]

Moong dal                      – 1/4 cup

Cumin Seeds                  – 1 tbsp

Sesame Seeds                 – 2 tbsp

Chilli Powder                 – 1 tbsp

Asafoetida                       – 1/2 tsp

Butter                             – 1 tbsp

Oil                                   – for deep frying


Dry roast the moong dal and grind together with channa dal [ pottu kadalai ] to a silky powder.

Add it to the rice flour.

Add butter, sesame seeds, cumin seeds, red chilli powder and asafoetida [soak 1/2 inch piece of solid asafoetida in water and add that water to it ].

Make dough by adding sufficient  water and knead well  and make a soft dough.

Add the dough  to a murukku maker with star shape plate.

Press them into a cut plastic cover first.

Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium flame.

Fry the prepared murukkus till  golden brown.

Remove and drain excess oil.

Mul murukku it ready to taste....

Store in an airtight container.