Leftover Cooked Rice Chakli / Choru Murukku


1 cup cooked rice/ choru
1 cup rice flour
1/2 tbsp black sesame seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
oil for frying


  1. In a blender, add cooked rice and rice flour and grind in batches without adding water.
  2. Transfer it to a large bowl and knead well to a smooth dough. (If the dough is sticky, adjust adding rice flour)
  3. Add cumin seeds, black sesame seeds, asafoetida, salt and 1 tbsp oil to this and knead it again to a soft dough. . Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Take a murukku press / mould , use the star shaped disc and fill it with the dough.
  5. Heat oil in a deep pan and when the oil gets heated up, press the murukku directly into the hot oil. Do not overcrowd.
  6. 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. 
  7. Cool down to room temperature and then store in an air tight container….Enjoy as a tea time snack…

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