Butter murukku

4 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy
Make a snack during the summer for children.


Number of serving: 4
Rice flour - 2 cups

Urad Dal/Black Gram flour - 1/2 cup

Asafoetida - 1/2 teaspoon

Chillipowder - 1 teaspoon

Melted butter - 2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Oil for frying

Water for mixing the dough


  • In a bowl,mix the rice flour,urad dal flour,asafoetida,salt,chilli powder and mix well. Add the melted butter and mix till they resemble bread crumbs.
  • Now add water little by little and knead into a soft dough. Heat oil in a pan.Place a little amount of dough in the murukku press.
  • Drop a little bit of dough into the oil.If it rises up immediately, then the oil is ready for frying. Squeeze the murukku press directly into the hot oil in a circular motion.
  • Fry in high heat for 1 minute. Then in a medium flame fry the murukkus till they become slightly brown in color and there is no more sizzling.
  • Drain them in a paper towel to remove excess oil. Drain them in a paper towel to remove excess oil.


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