Murukku, also known as chakris, are salty munchies, extremely popular among the Non Bengali’s, but truth shall be told, we Bengalis relish it as much. There is no time for this snack, whenever you feel like having one, you can, but one is never enough. The best part though is, once you make it, you can store it for months. Only if you don’t finish eating them before that. Radhika, now married to her childhood sweetheart a Marwari boy, by the name of Jatin Agarwal, is still very Bengali at heart, mind and as per her eating preferences. Radhika, was always very slim built but after her wedding, she has developed few love handles, or as the aunties would say, “it’s all because of her husband’s love”. Radhika, has started dieting recently, but to maintain a healthy heart, she often gives away to her temptations on munching tasty snacks, her favorite being the, Murukku. And because she makes it at home herself, she has successfully convinced her mind and her family that it is a part of healthy diet. Radhika recently wrote to me about her dieting and unending craving for snacks and also shared her super easy and comforting Murukku recipe. So today at thecomfortfoods.com, we will share the very easy and comforting recipe of Murukku, enjoy!
Take a bowl and add rice flour, gram flour, cumin seeds, ajwain, sesame seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, hing, salt as per taste and ghee as per the measurement mentioned above in the ingredients list and mix it well. Now keep adding little luke warm water and prepare a dough with the mixture. Take the Murukku maker, and stuff the dough inside and prepare to fry.
Take a plate, brush a little melted butter or ghee, and use the Murukku maker to prepare the rings.
Take vegetable oil in a kadai, enough to deep fry the Murukku. Once the oil is hot, carefully place the Murukku rings in the kadai. Fry both sides until golden brown. Place the Murukku on tissue paper to soak the excess oil left in the fried Murukku. Once it cools down, it you can store it for months in a glass container. Your Murukku is ready, enjoy!