CRISPY POTTUKKADALAI MURUKKU
Diwali 2019, the grand great Diwali is around the corner, celebrate and enjoy these crispy and delicious murukkus with your loved ones. Diwali Celebrations are not complete without this savoury in almost all of our homes.
Store-bought Raw rice flour 400 gms
Roasted gram or fried gram 200 gms
Himalayan Pink salt 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida one pinch
Ajwain Seeds 1/2 tsp
White sesame seeds 1 tsp
Ghee 1 tsp
Hot oil 2 tsp
Cold-pressed Groundnut Oil 750 ml
Water 150 ml
Take Raw rice flour and Fried gram powder and mix well.
Add salt, Asafoetida, ajwain seeds (ease digestion) White sesame seeds.
Add water little by little.
Knead to form a mass.
Heat the Groundnut oil until the deep-fry temperature on a medium flame.
Check the temperature by dropping a tiny bit of the dough. If it rises up, the perfect temperature is achieved.
Add 2 tsps of this hot oil to the dough and knead again.
Smear a drop of oil inside the press.
Fill the 3/4 th murukku press with the portion of the dough
Squeeze the dough spirally on the spoons.
The good shape will be achieved by practice.
Drop the spirals into the oil one by one and deep fry.
Medium heat is to be maintained throughout the process.
Flip over until the murukkus fried evenly.
Once the oil bubbles around each murukku subside, take out that murukku and place it on a dry tray.
Collect them one by one.
Crispy murukkus are ready to be served or stored in an airtight container.
Safe and happy cooking!
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves 25 murukkus
Make 5 murukkus per batch.
25 murukkus can be made using the above-given measurements