Thursday, November 4, 2010

Murukku recipe-How to make murukku-Diwali snacks-Chakli recipe

Easy Murukku recipe-How to prepare murukku-Deepavali snacks

Wishing you all a very Happy and safe Diwali. Enjoy with your family and friends. Prepare this simple and easy murukku recipe for Diwali and I am sure your family is going to enjoy it very much. This murukku can be prepared by grinding rice in the grinder and it requires no butter or dalda yet it is crispy and melts in your mouth.

murukku recipeIngredients needed

Par boiled rice -2 1/2 cups (pulungal arisi)
Fried gram /Chutney kadalai /pottu kadalai - 1 1/4 cup
Oil - 1/3 cup
Jeera /cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 6-7 medium size
Salt to taste ( mix it in a little water and add)

Oil for deep frying murukku

Preparation

Soak boiled rice in water for 2 hours, grind it to a fine paste, adding green chillies and little water.Do not add too much water, then you will not be able to prepare the dough.

Dry grind fried gram to a fine powder and sieve it. Keep it aside.

Method

Mix ground rice + fried gram powder + salt + cumin seeds together. Bring 1/3 cup of oil to boiling point and add it to the mix.

Make a slightly stiff dough by adding warm water.

How to make murukku with pictures (1-4)

How to prepare murukkuHow to prepare this easy and simple murukku

First let me tell you about the murukku maker.The murukku maker comes with 2 moulds and different plates. I have used the 3 star plate to make this murukku. (See pic below)

murukku makerMurukku maker

Take a small amount of dough and put it inside the murukku maker, then press it with the other mould (you have 2 moulds) and you will find dough coming out of the 3 star shapes holes.

Move it in a circular motion to make muruku as shown in the picture on the back side of a small plate or the back of a flat ladle.Grease the back of the small plate or flat ladle with little oil and then press on it. We are doing this as the murukku will easily slip into the hot oil when you turn the plate or ladle. I greased it only once to make all the murukkus.

Heat oil in a kadai and when it is hot, drop the murukku inside the oil gently. It stars bubbling with a sound.( Picture 2) Let it get cooked. After sometime, flip it over to the other side (Pic -3) and fry till it become golden brown.

Murukku is ready. (pic4)

Repeat the process for the rest of the dough.

murukkuStore the murukkus in an air tight container and enjoy this yummy and simple snack for Diwali.

Note -You will get approximately 45-50 murukkus for this measurement.


Wishing you all a Bright Diwali - Sparkling with success and glowing with warmth!!

One more shot for you!! Enjoy
How to make murukkuMeet you all with an another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of padhuskitchen

43 comments:

  1. Have never tried adding green chillies in Murukku..must taste great..thanks for the recipe..

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  2. nice crispy murukku. I luv it.
    The same way I will make.

    Happy Diwali.

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  3. Wishing you a very Happy Diwali ! I must learn this crispy murukku, thanks for sharing.

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  4. Hi Padhu,

    Happy Diwali dear to you!!Have a blast!!The murukku looks great...I make them without the green chilies...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogsot.com

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  5. Perfect murukku..
    Happy Diwali to you n your family dear!

    US Masala

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  6. wonderful dear.. love your presentation..

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  7. Crispy and yummy murukku..Happy Diwali to you and family

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  8. Crispy crunchy murukku. Wishing u and ur family a joyous Diwali.

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  9. Never tried murukku at home.These look perfect.Happy Diwali to you too

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  10. nice recipe..looks so perfect and yummy!!
    Happy Diwali!!

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  11. Padhu,

    Murukku looks crispy and yummy. Nice recipe.

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  12. Wowwwwwwwww.. looks soo delicious and perfect.. Happy Diwali :)

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  13. Happy Diwali to you ....Muruku looks crispy and perfect...

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  14. am yet to use my murukku press. now you have reminded me of that with a great recipe. love it.
    happy diwali to you and your family.

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  15. Happy Diwali to you and your family..Thanks for sharing this simple recipe for those crispy murrukku..

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  16. Crispy and crunchy murukku padhu..wish u & ur family happy & prosperous diwali!!

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  17. Perfect murukku.

    Wishing you and your family a very Happy Diwali :-)

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  18. crispy and yummy..perfect murukku!!Happy Diwali!!

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  19. Wish you and your family a very Happy Diwali.. your murukku is perfect..

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  20. இனிய தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்!!

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  21. love the presentation as usual ... but the recipe with step by step pics makes it look easy .. bookmarking it

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  22. Lovely murukku and cute presentation.Happy Diwali to u and ur family:)

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  23. looks yum!! Happy Diwali to you and your family!!

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  24. Wishing u a happy and prosperous diwali.wonderful looking crispy murukku tempts me a lot..

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  25. Hi, just drop by to wish you Happy Diwali :) Enioy your day!

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  26. Happy Diwali to you and all at home!

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  27. Nice recipe,, Happy Diwali to you too...

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  28. One of our fav snacks...Love them :-) Happy Diwali to you and your family !

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  29. Very Happy Diwali Padhu, Loving the colour of the Murruku you got Fantastic :)

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  30. i juz luv diwali for the sweets.....happy diwali....nice murukku!!!

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  31. Deepawali murukku romba nalla iruku.... love it dear...

    wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous Deepawali

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  32. I never knew the recipe for murukku but I was the one who helped my mother to make the murukku shapes. ;)

    I received the diwali sweets from amma this morning. She sent it through my uncle who visited my home for vacations.

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  33. Hi

    Is it not necessary to dry the rice prior to grinding it?

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  34. Dear Suhasini

    It is not necessary to dry the rice prior to wet grinding

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  35. Hi,

    Murukku taste gr8 with green chilli combination.
    Happy Diwali to all :)

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  36. Wow!murukku looks perfect and well explained.

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  37. one of my fav snacks!!

    http://sushmita-smile.blogspot.com/

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  38. Thanks for the great receipe.I was looking for a perfect muruku receipe for long time.I have a quick question,can you suggest me a type of parboiled rice whether it should be a ponni parboiled or sonamasoori parboiled riceor something different than these two

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  39. You can use any par boiled rice. It is pulungal arisi used for regular cooking and not for making idly

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  40. Thanks for D recipe Padhu!
    I tried it and came very well!

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