Monday, October 20, 2014

Thenkuzhal Murukku | Diwali snack recipes

Thenkuzhal murukku is a very popular dish in South India. We used to make it for Diwali festival. The texture of murukk is crunchy and it tastes so nice. 

Thenkuzhal Murukku |  Diwali snack recipes

Murukku recipe


Rice flour - 2 cups

Urad flour- 1/2 cup
Butter - 3 tbsp (at room temperature)
Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Hot water - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Yield : 15 - 18 Murukku

Preparation time - 5 minutes

Cooking time -  25 minutes


Easy murukku recipe

1. Take all the ingredients (except water) in mixing bowl. Mix it well.

2. Add water little by little and mix to attain dough right consistency.

3. Divide the dough into 6 equal cylindrical portion.

4. Heat oil in wide pan.

5. Take murukku press and plate (back side) , grease it well with oil.

6. Now add one cylindrical portion into the murukk press and press it slowly in form of circle.

7. Slide the murukku dough into heated oil ( test oil by adding a pinch of dough in it. If it rises immediately, then oil is ready to fry).

8. Fry them on both sides until it turns to golden brown colour.

9. Drain excess oil in paper towel and once it cooled down, store it in air tight container.

Rice flour murukku


  1. yummy murukku dear.. :) Happy Diwali to you and family :)

  2. Looking delicious the image of murukku as well :)

  3. A great snack and the perfect one for the ocassion......... Happy Diwali to u :)

  4. I love Murukku!
    Nice pics & text. Looks simple! Never tried preparation though :)

  5. Inviting! Reminds me of my Amma's preparation...
    TC! Keep smiling :)


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