Cookbook:Deep Fried Black Lentil and Rice Flour Dough Balls (Murukku)

Deep Fried Black Lentil and Rice Flour Dough Balls (Murukku)
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  1. Dry roast the urad dal. Grind it into a fine powder, and keep it aside.
  2. In a wide bowl combine the rice flour, urad dal powder, chili powder, salt, sesame seeds, and jeera. Mix it well, then mix in the oil.
  3. Mix in enough water to make a dough of roti consistency.
  4. In a deep frying pan heat enough oil for deep frying.
  5. Once the oil is hot enough for frying, press dough into a murukku mould. Fry the murukku in batches until they are light golden brown in color.
  6. Drain the finished fritters on a paper towel.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • The frying oil should not be too hot, or the murukku will burn.
  • These can keep up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.