Nov 7, 2015

Butter Murukku Recipe

One of the easiest murukku you could ever make, this is it..It can be made very easily, but the taste is absolutely delicious. Taste so buttery, crunchy and melt in mouth..It is hard that you can go wrong in this recipe.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per batch
Makes : 3 cups 


Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1 cup
Gram Flour / Kadalai mavu / Besan - 2 tblspn
Roasted Gram Dal / Pori Kadalai - 2 tblspn powdered
Salt to taste
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Butter or Ghee or Vanaspati - 1.5 tblspn
Sesame Seeds - 1 tsp
Water as needed
Oil for Deep Frying


Take rice flour, gram flour and roasted gram dal powder in a sifter and sieve it well.

Take it in a bowl, add in the remaining ingredients except oil and water and rub with your finger to create a crumbly texture.

Now add in water slowly and knead to a soft dough.

Heat oil for deep frying.

Fill the murukku press with the dough, i used a mullu murukku achu for this, you can use any mould. Fill the press with dough and press straight in oil. Fry till golden and the shh sound subsides in the oil. Drain onto some paper towel.

Cool this completely.

Store this in a air tight container. 

Take all your ingredients

Take roasted gram dal in a blender

powder finely
Take rice flour in a sifter
Add in powdered gram dal 

add in gram flour

sieve it well


take it in a bowl

add in salt

add in sesame seeds

add in asafoetida

now add in either butter, ghee or vanaspati

rub it with your fingers

now it resembles coarse crumbs

add water slowly

knead to a soft dough

now it is done

You need this mould, you can use any shape

roll it like a log

put it in the mould

Press it straight into the hot oil

let it fry

now the bubbles in oil has subsides a bit

now it is done

drain it

set aside to cool completely

Store it in a air tight container, this will last for more than 10 days..


  1. Can pottukadali be used instead of pori kadalai

  2. @Anonymouspottu kadalai and porikadalai are same, u can use it

  3. Can we use idiyappam podi for arisi mavu...pls reply fast...need to make for Diwali 🙋

  4. What is the measure of the cup u use Aarthi?


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