Mullu Murukku -Type 1

Serving: 40 to 50 pieces | Type: Snack




Rice flour                               3 cups

Besan flour                            1 cup

Mung Dhal Flour                 ½ cup

Red Chili powder                  2 teaspoons

Asafotida powder                1 teaspoon

Salt                                          to taste

Butter or oil                            4 tablespoon

Oil                                           for deep frying







  1. Sieve rice, mung dhal flour and besan flour.
  2. Mung dhal Flour: Dry roast mung dhal and grind it like fine powder and keep it aside.
  3. Put it in a broad vessel.  Add red chili powder, asafetida and salt and mix well. Melt butter or ghee and pour over the flour. Mix once again. Divide the flour into 3 to 4 parts. Then add water little by little in one part of the flour and make a soft dough.
  4. Take small quantity of dough and put it in the Murukku Press with “three star” plate and squeeze it in circular motion directly to the hot oil. Fry till it becomes crispy and nice golden yellow. But not to brown.
  5. Finish it off all the dough and keep the murukku in the air tight container.


  1. If you don’t find the mung dhal flour you can use pottu kadal mavu.



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