Chilli Murukku / Chakli


3/4 cup gram flour
1/2 cup rice flour
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (adjust to your spice level)
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
salt to taste
1 sprig curry leaves
oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, add the gram flour, rice flour, chilli powder, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  2. Then add water little by little and knead it to make a smooth dough.
  3. Take a murukku press / mould , use the star shaped disc and fill it with the dough.
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan and when the oil gets heated up, press the murukku directly into the hot oil. Do not overcrowd.
  5. Fry them on medium flame till they are cooked and turn crispy on both sides. Drain on paper towel and repeat the same for the remaining dough.
  6. Fry the curry leaves in the same oil and garnish the fried murukku.
  7. Cool down to room temperature and then store in an air tight container….Enjoy as a tea time snack…


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