I love making homemade snacks like murukku, so far i have posted mullu murukku, thenkuzhal, coconut milk murukku, wheat flour murukku, Achu Murukku..All those turned out so good and has never failed me. So i have never feared about making homemade murukku..
Cooking Time : 1 min per batch
Total Time : 30 mins
Makes : 20 to 25 Murukku
Rava / Sooji – 1/2 cup
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu – 1 cup ( Store bought roasted rice flour)
Salt to taste
Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Soft Unsalted Butter – 1 tblspn
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1 tblspn + for Deep frying
Sesame Seeds / Ellu – 1 tblspn
Water – 1 cup + 1/4 cup
Take sooji in a blender and powder them finely. Set aside.
Heat 1 cup of water in a sauce pan, once it comes to a boil, add the powdered sooji and mix well to it gets thick and cooked.
Now take the mixture off the stove and let it come warm.
Now add in salt, sesame seeds, butter, chilli powder and asafetida. Mix well.
Add in rice flour and mix well, if you find the batter too dry, add in some water and make it to a soft dough.
Heat 1 tblspn of oil in a small pan till it gets hot, pour this hot oil over the dough and mix well.
Take a muruku press, place half of dough in, and press to make muruku.
Heat oil for deep frying, drop muruku and fry for a min till it gets golden and the shh sound goes from the oil.
Drain in paper towel and serve.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take sooji in a mixer|
|Heat some water in a sauce pan|
|add in powdered sooji|
|mix well, it will get thick|
|Now take this off the stove and allow it to
cool a little
|Now the rava is warm|
|add in sesame seeds|
|add in asafoetida|
|add in rice flour|
|sprinkle some water|
|make it to a soft dough|
|now heat 1 tblspn of oil till it gets hot|
|pour this over the dough|
|Knead it well|
|now take this achu|
|place dough inside|
|remove it carefully|
|heat oil for deep frying|
|drop murukku in|
|fry till golden|