Maida Murukku Recipe

Maida Murukku is a popular Indian Snack
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Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly
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Technique :
Deep Fry
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 4 cups - Maida or all purpose flour
  • 1 cup - Urad Dal (fried without oil)
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds or Cumin seeds
  • Asafoetida little powder
  • 1 tsp - Butter
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying
  • How to Make Maida Murukku:

    1. Steam the Maida flour in cooker for 2 whistles or in microwave for 8 minutes without adding water with the flour.
    2. Mix urad dal powder, steamed maida flour, butter, salt, asafetida powder, sesame seeds and make a dough out of this by adding small quantity of water.
    3. Keep the dough aside for 20-30 minutes.
    4. Fill the mullu murruku (Chakli) press with the dough.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai and when the oil is hot, press the dough onto the oil.
    6. Cook to a light golden colour or until the hissing sound ceases.
    7. Remove and drain it on a kitchen paper towel.
    8. Store it in a dry airtight container.


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