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Butter Murukku (Butter Rice Chakli)

Sanghi's picture
Butter Murukku is South Indian Deepavali delicacy. But savoured in all times as a snack due to its excellent flavor and crispy taste. Try it and enjoy!!
Ingredients
  Rice flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Urad dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 5 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Hing 1 Pinch
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. In a heavy bottomed pan, fry Urad dal till light brown and let it cool.
2. Grind it into a fine powder.
3. To this add the rice flour, Melt the butter and add it to the dry ingredients and mix well.
5. Boil 2cups of water, hing, salt and keep aside.
6. Pour the hot water little by little and stir constantly and mix. Till the dough consistency is reached. (Make sure it has the right consistency to pass through the murukku pressure).
7. With the help of a murukku presser/mould, fry it in a deep pan of heated oil, until they are Light brown or golden brown in colour.
8. Drain them in a paper towel to remove excess oil, let them cool.

Usually for 2cups flour we'll get 10-12 murukku.Store in an air tight container. Enjoy crispy and tasty homemade butter murukku. Everyone at your home will love it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Fried
Occasion: 
Diwali
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Butter Rice Murukku (Butter Rice Chakli)

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9 Comments

KeralaChef's picture
This looks really yummy! I am craving to have some Butter Murukku!
Sanghi's picture
Thanks for your wonderful comment.
rumya's picture
Looks so good. I am always looking for new recipe for murukku. I am going to try this also. Thanks.
Sanghi's picture
Surely try it Rumya.. Let me know how it turned out..
sAn1a's picture
THNKS sanghi i tried this recipe and it reallyyyyyy turned so yummmmm my hubby luved it. Im from pakistan and was looking for some tasty indian snacks n i found this 1. v luvd it.
tanya3286's picture
Murruku is really popular in south India... I tried this too and now I usually prepare and store them - to serve with tea! lovely :)
sAn1a's picture
THNKS sanghi i tried this recipe and it reallyyyyyy turned so yummmmm my hubby luved it. Im from pakistan and was looking for some tasty indian snacks n i found this 1. v luvd it.
Ani Konnur's picture
I tried it..tasted lovely, but i couldn't get the shape! it kept breking in pieces..how does one correct this? I plan to make some 2day as i am expecting guests, so, i hope u will reply soon.
Anonymous's picture
Hi Ani, The problem is with the dough. Make sure it is kneaded properly and is soft enough to retain the shape. A very hard dough usually breaks while shaping due to less moisture.