Maida Murukku

Maida Murukku is a popular Indian Snack
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Kid friendly
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Technique :
Deep Fry
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Serves 6
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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


  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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