Mullu Murukku (or also known as Muthusaram in brahmin households across Tamil Nadu) is a very popular South Indian savoury snack made during Diwali or Krishna Jayanthi. A very easy to make homemade murukku, this is often served as an evening coffee / tea time snack.
Mullu Murukku (Muthusaram)

Ingredients:
Rice flour – 2 cups
Moong dal – 1/4 cup
Butter – 1 tbsp
Sesame Seeds – 1 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil as required

Method:
1. Dry roast the dal and grind together to a fine powder.
2. Mix 1 cup of the dal powder with the rice flour.
3. Add butter, sesame seeds, red chilli powder and asafoetida powder.
4. Add enough water and knead well to a smooth dough.
5. Make balls of this dough and add them to a murukku maker with spiky (mullu) plate.
6. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium flame.
7. Carefully press the murukku maker over the hot oil, one or two at a time.
8. Fry the prepared murukkus till light golden brown.
9. Remove and drain excess oil.
10. Store in an airtight container.
11. Serve.

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Mullu Murukku (Muthusaram) written by Vaijayanthi Srinivasan average rating 3.8/5 - 4 user ratings
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  1. Rajasri said on September 4, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Very good source of receipe for various festivals. Thanks a lot

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