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thenkuzhal murukku recipe | thenkuzhal recipe | how to make thenkuzhal

easy thenkuzhal murukku recipe | thenkuzhal recipe | how to make thenkuzhal
Course Snack
Cuisine tamil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 piece


  • ¼ cup urad dal
  • cup rice flour fine
  • 1 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, take ¼ cup urad dal flour,  1¼ cup rice flour, 1 tbsp butter, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing and ¾ tsp salt.
  • combine and mix well making sure the butter is combined well.
  • further, add water as required and knead a dough.
  • now take 4 holed mould and fix to the chakli maker.
  • grease the chakli maker with some oil. this prevents dough from sticking to mould.
  • furthermore, make a cylindrical shape out of dough and place the dough inside maker.
  • tighten the lid and start preparing thenkuzhal murukku.
  • on a greased spotted spoon, prepare small spiral shape murukku by pressing.
  • seal the ends so that it doesn’t fall apart while deep frying.
  • slide the murukku into hot oil. or bake in preheated oven at 180-degree celsius for 15 minutes.
  • 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, serve crispy and tasty thenkuzhal murukku with masala tea or masala milk.