Puzhungal Arisi Kai Murukku

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Total Time:
4 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2 cup - par-boiled rice
  • 2 tsp - urad dal powder
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - butter
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Puzhungal Arisi Kai Murukku

  • Rinse the rice and soak in water for at least 3 hours
  • Drain and grind in a mixer without adding water.
  • Later add salt dissolved in 2 tsp water and grind into a smooth dough.
  • Heat the pan, add 2-3 tsp of urad dal and dry fry till it becomes light brown colour
  • Grind the fried urad dal in a mixer to a powder.
  • Sieve the dal powder using a strainer to get a fine dal powder.
  • Add to the rice dough, 2 tsp of urad dal powder along with asafoetida and cumin seeds
  • Now mix thoroughly the dough and add butter and mix well
  • Take a clean plastic cover and grease it with oil and place a water bottle lid. Now grease hands with oil and take small quantity of dough and gently rub the palms to make like a thick thread
  • Slowly and carefully twist the dough around the bottle lid
  • Repeat it for 3-4 rounds around the lid and gently remove the lid from the middle
  • Heat oil in the pan, gently take the chaklis in hand or using a spatula and drop it at the side of the pan so that the oil will not spill.
  • Remove from oil when crisp and drain on kitchen towel.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen