Kai Murukku Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated on | Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami, Murukkus and Mixtures | One Comment

Kai Murukku is a popular and traditional South Indian snack made during festivals and special occasions.
Kai (Hand) Murukku
Rice Flour – 2 cups
Urad Dal – 1/2 cup, dry roasted and ground
Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
Ghee – 100 gms
Salt as per taste
Oil – 500 ml

1. Combine the rice flour, dal flour, salt, cumin powder and pepper powder in a bowl.
2. Add ghee and mix well.
3. Add enough water and knead well to a thick, pliable dough.
4. Keep a bottle cap in the middle of a wet, clean, white cloth.
5. Take some dough and form twisted spirals around the bottle cap.
6. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium flame.
7. Take out each murukku carefully and fry them till light golden brown.
8. Remove and drain excess oil.
9. Store them in a dry airtight jar.
10. Serve as a snack or as a side dish.

image credit: Grand Sweets

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One thought on “Kai Murukku

  1. Malathi said on August 27, 2013 at 4:25 am

    Simply superb

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