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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


  • Pottukadalai[Roasted gram, chutney gram] – 1 cup
  • Rice flour– 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds [jeera] – 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 pottukadalai in a mixie jar grind to fine powder.
  • In a bowl add ground pottukadalai powder, rice flour, asafetida, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, salt, & butter mix well
  • Then add water mix 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

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Pottukadalai murukku ingredientsPottukadalai murukku ingredients

Add pottukadalai, grind to fine powderAdd pottukadalai, grind to fine powder

In a bowl add ground pottukadalai powderIn a bowl add ground pottukadalai powder

Add rice flour, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, asafetida, salt & butterAdd rice flour, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, asafetida, salt & butter

Mix well with butter & saltMix well with butter & salt

Add water, mix well, knead it, make soft doughAdd water, mix well, knead it, make soft dough

Dough is readyDough is ready

Add 1 handful dough into the murukku kuzhalAdd 1 handful dough into the murukku kuzhal

Squeeze over the ladleSqueeze over the ladle

Drop it hot oilDrop it hot oil

Flip over & fry both sidesFlip over & fry both sides

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

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