There is no stop for making murukku, you can make them with any flour your have, but the base of a muruku would be rice flour. If you have that on hand, you can make murukku with anything. This is a basic murukku made with rice flour and pottu kadalai podi. So easy to make but turns out extremely tasty..You can check out my mullu murukku variation of this and other murukku too..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per batch
Makes : 12 to 15 murukku
Pottu Kadalai / Roasted Split Gram Dal – 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Sesame Seeds – 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – a pinch
Coarse Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
Water as needed
Take pottu kadalai in a blender and make it into a fine powder.
Take rice flour, pottu kadalai powder, sesame seeds, salt, asafoetida, pepper powder and ghee in a bowl and rub with your hands, so the ghee is mixed in properly.
Now add in water and knead it to a soft dough.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Now fill the dough in your favourite murukku press and make thenkuzhal.
Make many thenkuzhal and deep fry it in oil till the shh sound stops from the oil. Drain and allow to cool completely.
Now store this in a air tight dappa and serve.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take pottu kadalai in a blender|
|make it into a fine powder|
|Take rice flour in a bowl|
|sieve in the pottu kadalai powder|
|now mix this well|
|add in sesame seeds|
|some pepper powder|
|add in some asafoetida|
|and some ghee|
|rub it well|
|now it is coarse|
|shape it into a soft dough|
|take your favourite murukku press|
|fill it with dough|
|press to make thenkuzhal|
|time to fry|
|drop it in hot oil and fry till golden|