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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


  • Rice flour [Chawal ka atta]– 2 cups
  • Gram flour[Besan flour] – 1/2 cup
  • Spinach– 1 cup
  • 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 thenkuzhal 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

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Spinach thenkuzhal murukku ingredientsSpinach thenkuzhal 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 & saltAdd sesame seeds, Mix 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

Dough is readyPut one handful dough into the murukku kuzhal

Take thenkuzhal murukku moldTake thenkuzhal murukku mold

Squeeze over the ladleSqueeze over the ladle

Final roundFinal round

Now its readyNow its ready

Drop it in oilDrop it in oil

Flip over deep fry Flip over deep fry

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

Palak flower chakli, store in an airtigh container use with in 2 weeksPalak flower chakli, store in an airtigh container use with in 2 weeks

Spinach thenkuzhal murukku Spinach thenkuzhal murukku

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