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Murukku (Rice Chakli) Recipe

Murukku (Rice Chakli) is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - plain flour
  • 1 cup - Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup - roasted Chickpea (dalia or phutana) flour
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 2 - green chillies, ground
  • 1/4 tsp - soda bicarb
  • To taste - salt
  • To deep fry - oil
  • How to Make Murukku (Rice Chakli):

    1. Sieve plain flour and rice flour together, with soda bicarb.
    2. Tie in a big muslin cloth.
    3. Place in a steel vessel and cover with a tight lid.
    4. Place in a pressure cooker and steam (4 whistles).
    5. Remove and sieve again.
    6. Mix all the other ingredients, except oil, to deep fry.
    7. Make a medium-soft dough.
    8. Use a murukku press and press out circles.
    9. Use 4 inch plantain leaf squares or a small plate.
    10. Take care to grease the plate or leaf.
    11. Carefully invert murukku into hot oil.
    12. Deep fry, on low medium flame, till golden.
    13. Drain and cool. Store in a tight-lid container.
    14. Fry a few murukkus at a time.


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