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Murukulu (మురుకులు, முருகுழு, मुरुकुलू)


Murukulu (మురుకులు, முருகுழு, मुरुकुलू) are every one’s favorite snack item . Prepared from a dough of channa flour (besan)/gram flour  and rice flour, the murukku is crunchy, spicy and a great accompaniment to evening tea or coffee.These are prepared with combining other flours such as Ragi four, Corn four , Wheat flour, Greem gram flour, black gram flour , cooked sago, vermicelli , rava, green gram dal , urad dal , oats

Regional Dish : Andhra Pradesh; Tamilnadu; South India.

Cuisine Style :Andhra  | Cooking Time 30 Minutes | Take as snack in tea time  | Type Snack | Shelf Life : 15 days | Quantity : 8Servings.

Appx.Nutrition values : calculated for 1 serving ( 1cup)

Calories (210 Kcal), Carbohydrates (4.0 g), Protein (18.0 g), Fat (12.2 g).


  • Rice flour (chawal ka atta)   3 cups
  • Besan (Bengal gram flour)   1 cup
  • Chilli powder   2 tbsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain)   2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds 2 Tsp
  • Butter or ghee   3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


1.   Knead the rice flour, gram flour, chilli powder,vaamu, sesame seeds and salt using sufficient water along with the butter.
2.   The dough should be soft and smooth so that it gets easily pressed with the muruku press(achhu).
3.   Now fill the press with the dough.
4.   Heat the oil for deep frying.
5.   Once the oil is ready for frying press the dough in a small circular shapes.
6.   Fry them till they turn brown and crispy.
7.   Once fried remove them from the oil and place them on a paper towel so that excess oil is absorbed by the paper towel.
8.   Repeat the same procedure with the rest of the dough. Its every ones favorite snack .

Other variants / Cuisine Style : 1.Murukulu with ( rice and Black gram dal flours), janthikallu, chakrallu, chakli.

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