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mullu murukku recipe
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mullu murukku recipe | mullu thenkuzhal | dal chakli | muthusaram

easy mullu murukku recipe | mullu thenkuzhal | dal chakli | muthusaram
Course Snack
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 chakli


  • cup rice flour
  • ½ cup urad flour
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds / til
  • ½ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup coconut milk thick
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2½ cup rice flour and ½ cup urad flour.
  • also add 2 tbsp sesame seeds, ½ tsp ajwain, pinch hing, 2 tbsp butter and 1 tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • further add ½ cup coconut milk and combine the flour. you can add more coconut milk if you like the flavour.
  • add water as required and knead the dough.
  • knead to a smooth and soft dough adding water as required.
  • now take star 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 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. or bake in a 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 mullu murukku / mullu thenkuzhal with masala tea or masala milk.