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ulundu murukku recipe | urad dal murukku | urad dal chakli recipe

easy ulundu murukku recipe | urad dal murukku | urad dal chakli recipe
Course Snack
Cuisine south india
Keyword ulundu murukku recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Calories 142kcal


  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 cup rice flour
  • 2 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black pepper crushed
  • ½ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil hot
  • water as required
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup urad dal and rinse well.
  • transfer the dal to the cooker and add 2 cup water.
  • cover and pressure cook for 5 whistles or until dal softens.
  • cool completely, and blend to a fine paste adding water as required. keep aside.
  • in a large bowl take 2 cup rice flour, 2 tbsp black sesame seeds, 1 tsp black pepper, ½ tsp ajwain and ½ tsp salt. mix well.
  • now pour 2 tbsp oil and mix well. crumble and mix well forming a moist flour.
  • now add prepared urad dal batter and knead the dough.
  • knead to a smooth and soft dough adding water as required.
  • now take large holes mould and fix to the chakli maker.
  • grease the chakli maker with some oil. this prevents the dough from sticking to mould.
  • furthermore, make a cylindrical shape out of dough and place the dough inside the maker.
  • tighten the lid and start preparing chaklis. on the wet cloth or butter paper make small spiral shape chaklis by pressing.
  • seal the ends so that it doesn’t fall apart while deep frying.
  • take one murukku at a time and slide it into the hot oil.
  • flip the murukku and fry on medium flame till they turn crispy from both sides.
  • furthermore, drain over a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally, once cooled enjoy ulundu murukku or store in an airtight container for 2 weeks.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg