Monday, December 17, 2018

 

Murukku

 

             

               Murukku

 

This snack can be made and stored for few days and is a main attraction at special occasions and ceremonies.

Ingredients:

Roasted white raw rice flour 1 cup
Roasted black gram flour ¼ cup
Sesame seeds 1 tablespoon
Jeera powder ½ teaspoons
Ground pepper ¼ teaspoons
Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoons
Salt to taste
Coconut milk 1 ½ cups or full cream milk 1 ½ cups
Oil for frying

Special equipment:

A murukku press - This is a wooden hand held press with a mould with different designs. Similar to string hopper press but the moulds are of slightly different design.

Method:

Sieve the two flours.

Mix rice flour with all other ingredients except milk in a bowl.

Boil the milk and pour this mixture into the milk and mix well and make it into soft firm dough.

In a frying pan heat some oil and when ready, place some dough into the murukku press and press through the mould in spiral form directly into the hot oil taking care not to spill the oil.

Fry until golden brown.

Drain and remove and let it cool.