Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Mullu Murukku / Chakli / Diwali Recipes

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Mullu Murukku is a hot savory snack loved by everyone. It is commonly prepared on festivals, weddings and other occasions. 
This traditional murukku is very quick to prepare & makes a delicious evening  time snack for kids. The healthy recipe involves dough prepared with  butter, rice, lentil flours and deep fried in hot oil.
Try this tasty crispy snack & I am sure your family is going to enjoy it very much..:)
Ingredients:
  • Rice flour                                  - 3 cups
  • Roasted bengal gram pwd         - 1 cup
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 2 tsp
  • Ajwain seeds                             - 1 tsp
  • Butter                                       - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry
Method:
  1. Seive both rice flour and besan flour / bengal gram pwd.
  2. Put it in a wide bowl and combine both the flours.
  3. Add red chilly pwd, salt, asafetida and ajwain seeds.
  4. Add warm water little by little and knead it to soft dough.
  5. Add 1  tbsp of  butter and mix very well.
  6. Keep the soft dough covered for 10 mins.
  7. Take a small portion of dough and fill in the murukku / chakli press.
  8. Grease a ladle with little oil.
  9. Press the murukku mould on the greased ladle.
  10. Slightly rotate to round shape , until it forms the shape.
  11. Heat oil for deep frying.
  12. Carefully drop the chaklis and deep fry them on a medium flame.
  13. Turn it to the other side & fry till they become golden brown in color.
  14. Remove and place them on a tissue paper.
  15. Let them cool completely and store in airtight container.
  1. Crispy & yummy Mullu murukku is ready to munch with hot chai or coffee.

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80 comments:

  1. Hie Jay! These looks great!

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  2. How perfectly you have done it, all in the same shape, fabulous..

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  3. feel like grabbing some from the plate. nice shapes and crispy murruku

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  4. it looks very nice-I have never seen it before:)


    Life and travelling
    Cooking

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  5. These savory treats looks really good!

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  6. Looks yummy......good job dear!!!!
    Perfect murukku

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  7. What fab clicks!! It look so crunchy, so well textured and wow!! :)

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  8. awesome...i m addicted to murukku...i hv it every evening wid tea...but never tried it at home...wil try it now..thnx 4 sharing

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  9. i love this vth chai..urs looks so cute dear........planig 2 do very soon

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  10. nice and crisp.perfect with a hot cup of coffee.

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  11. Looks very crispy dear..love it with evening tea :)

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  12. Looks perfect,nice and crisp..yummy tea time snack

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  13. Chakli....
    picturebite.com

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  14. Perfect they are so lovely that will grace any magazine cover.

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  15. crispy murukku wth perfect texture

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  16. Perfect for snack yours looking so crispy.
    From www.spiceupthecurry.com

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  17. sizin bloğunuzda harika yine beklerim sevgiler

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  18. Looks yummy ! I just love savory snacks !

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  19. perfect..just today I goggled for this recipe...and now u have posted it..what a coincidence....Chakli looks so yummy....I will prepare this today only...thanks for sharing..

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  20. What a fabulous array of murukku..
    Tempting & perfect,Jay!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  21. Perfectly done, nice in golden color.....

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  22. Hi, That looks really tasty, we have a very similar food, just sweet and not salty.

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  23. What a beauty, Murukku is very tempting Jay :)

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  24. Delicious and wonderful looking murukkus and would love to try it out at home.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. tempting crispy murukus I wanna grab the entire plate to myself.

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  26. my fav... love this


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  27. These look adorable and tasty, good combination.

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  28. wow dats one crispy murukku......

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  29. Wow, this look so good, Jay - and they're beautiful! Love the color and the texture...

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  30. Mullu murukku looks delicious.

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  31. Your blog is fantatic, I´m your new follower.
    I invite you to visit my blog, it has a google traslator on the top, so can read me :D
    xoxoxo from Spain
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  32. Your blog is fantatic, I´m your new follower.
    I invite you to visit my blog, it has a google traslator on the top, so can read me :D
    xoxoxo from Spain
    http://janakitchen.blogspot.com

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  33. Ohh, chakali was long time since I ate... my mom always makes it! Yours looks delicious!

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  34. Perfectly done and love it with some hot tea.

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  35. Yummy, I make the chaklis with urad dal. I had tasted the one with basin at my friend's. Thanks for posting.

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  36. These look yummy & crisp ! My husband love these...thansk for sharing :)

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  37. This looks great, what are Ajwain seeds?

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  38. Lovely murukku !! Looks so crispy and yummy !!

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  39. It is pitty I can't find all Indian spices/ingredients in my town. Looks sooo goood!

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  40. Looks so crisp n yummy gonna try this and post back the feedback soon!!

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  41. thanks for your precious time friends..
    so glad in having more flavor in my recipes with your valuable comments..;)
    have a great day..~

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  42. Your muruku look so perfect and beautiful! One of my fav snacks.

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  43. I have the mould but never tried making it. My mom used to make it all the time.

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  44. Perfectly made, crisp and crunchy

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  45. Crunchy n crispy tempting murukku, perfectly done...

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  46. hi jay, wow! such a pretty looking snack.. color so sweet and great photo works.. very appetizing, i like the chili added.
    must try this cool recipe.
    have a nice day

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  47. Yummy murukku.. Love it. Will try it sometime.

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  48. I miss these a lot..here good ones are not available :|

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  49. They look perfectly symmetric! how 'd you do it so well? Delicious

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  50. Yum, I can probably go through a whole platter of these delicious treats!

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  51. My daughter has been after my life to buy ready made chakali but now that I have your recipe, I am going to give it a try and give her home made one! Your chakali looks perfect to the T :)

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  52. wowo i love murukus..here in spore i just bought the ready made ones..if to make myself i dont have the gadget to make it..you muruku really look beautiful..

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  53. Jay, murukku is one the best food I like from Indian. Yours is simply looking good to me.

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  54. The Murukku and the pics look nice and crispy !

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  55. It seems delicious and crispy!! mmmmm....

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  56. wow...I tried but failed to get perfect. You inspired me to repeat it again.
    Thanx.

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  57. Hi Jay! This looks amazing, so yummy, perfect for kidis:-)))

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  58. Jay these look awesome...I can finish a whole stack of this :-)

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  60. I would love to have some! My family absolutely love murukku! Looks so good and extremely addictive!

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  61. Jay Oh Jay!!!! I love murukhu for snack... you nearby??? can I drop by??? my favourite!!

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  62. crunchy murukku..loved it..

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  63. perfect shape... yummy recipe

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  64. so perfect n crunchy ones...

    Join the Just "4" Fun event :)

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  65. ¡Anda!, me recuerdan a nuestros churros. Tienen que estar deliciosos.

    Un saludo, Jay.

    Juan Carlos

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  66. I love the look of these snacks Jay.
    By the way made the Chicken Cashew curry it was a big hit in our house.

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  67. That looks so perfectly made

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  68. I love these. Nice snap.

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  69. Hello Jay
    Tkanks (i think I'ld like it)
    :)

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