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

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  • 2Cup Rice flour
  • 1/2cup Urad dal
  • 2tsp.jeera
  • 4tsp.sesame seeds
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 3tbsp.Oil (hot)
  • 1tsp.Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Dry roast urad dal and grind it into a fine powder and keep it aside.
  2. In a wide bowl add rice flour, urad dal powder, chili powder, salt, sesame seeds and jeera mix it well, then add 3tbsp.oil(hot oil),mix it well, by adding enough water make a dough of roti dough consistency.
  3. In a deep frying pan add oil for deep frying, once the oil is hot enough for frying(oil should not be too hot, this makes murukkulu get burnt), then take murukku mould keep enough dough in to it, press it in hot oil, fry them until they are light golden brown in color, fry murukkulu in batches and drain on a paper towel. It can stay up to 2 weeks in air tight container.