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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Curd rice, tea, coffee | Type: Easy diwali & pongal snacks or crisps

One of the healthiest greens in the world is Palak(Spinach). To bring color & healthy values to Murukku palak juice is added. Tastiest & healthiest Murukku.


  • Rice flour [Chawal ka atta]– 2 cups
  • Gram flour[Besan flour] – 1/2 cup
  • Spinach– 1 cup[1 handful]
  • White sesame seeds [Till, Ellu] – 1 tbsp
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Butter– 1 inch cube
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Preparation Method

  • Add spinach, 1/2 cup water in a mixie jar grind to fine puree then filter & extract spinach juice.
  • In a bowl add rice flour, gram flour, asafetida, red chilli powder, sesame seeds, salt, & butter mix well
  • Then add spinach juicemix well, knead it & make soft dough [It should be soft & non sticky].
  • Heat enough oil in a pan, take murukku mould plate then place it in a muruku kuzhal.
  • Fill the prepared dough in a muruku kuzhal [one handful] & just press out or squeeze over the ladle & deep fry till crisp on medium hot oil.
  • Flip over & fry another side.
  • Once it ready or the oil sound disappears then take it out & drain on absorbent paper.
  • Leave it for room temperature [Apr. 2 min]. Then store in an airtight container

How to make Spinach murukku video

How to make Spinach murukku-Stepwise pictures

Spinach murukku ingredientsSpinach murukku ingredients

Add spinach,water, grind to fine pureeAdd spinach,water, grind to fine puree

Filter to extract spinach juiceFilter to extract spinach juice

Spinach juice is readySpinach juice is ready

In a bowl add all ingredientsIn a bowl add all ingredients

Add sesame seeds, Mix well with butter & saltMix well with butter & salt

Add Spinach juice mix wellAdd Spinach juice mix well

Mix wellMix well

Knead it, make soft doughKnead it, make soft dough

Add oil, knead it againAdd oil, knead it again

Spinach murukku dough is readySpinach murukku dough is ready

Put 1 handful dough into the murukku kuzhalPut 1 handful dough into the murukku kuzhal

Squeeze over the ladleSqueeze over the ladle

Shape star murukkuShape star murukku

Raw spinach murukku is readyRaw spinach murukku is ready

Drop it in hot oilDrop it in hot oil

Deep fry till crispDeep fry till crisp

Flip over, cook both sidesFlip over, cook both sides

Now its ready, remove from oilNow its ready, remove from oil

Crispy star chakli is ready, store in an airtight container, us within 1 weekCrispy star chakli is ready, store in an airtight container, us within 1 week

Spinach star chakliSpinach star chakli

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