Murukulu (Andhra style Murukku)


This delicious snack is not only consumed as a breakfast dish but can also be considered as an evening snack with any type of hot beverages or soft drinks.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: andhra, murukulu


  • 2 cups Besan Flour
  • 3 cups Ghee or Oil for frying
  • 4 cups Rice Flour
  • 4 tsp Cumin Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • as per taste Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 cup White Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida


  • Fry besan flour in a little oil.
  • Mix with rice flour, cumin, salt, chilli powder, sesame seeds and asafoetida.
  • Add water to make a stiff batter.
  • Using the murukku press, make shapes in hot oil and deep fry till brown and crisp.
  • Remove and drain.
  • These will stay good if stored in an air tight container.


You will need a standard murukku press.