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Thenkuzhal Murukku

Thenkuzhal Murukku

Thenkuzhal murukku is a flavourful and crispy snack. It is a mandatory recipe for Diwali in all south Indian house.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 20 Nos


  • 2 Cup Raw rice flour / Idiyappam Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Urad dal flour
  • 1/4 tsp Asafeotida
  • 1/2 tsp Sessame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • oil for deep fry
  • salt and water required


  • Take a bowl, add 2 cupof Rice flour,1/4 cup urad dal flour,asafoetida, salt, cumin seeds, sesame seeds Mix it well. Then add 2tbsp of ghee and mix well.
  • Now, add the water gradually and make a dough.
  • Take the murukku press, grease oil on the sides, place the hole plate at the bottom, ( i used 3 hole plate ) add the murukku dough squeeze the murukku.
  • On the other side ,Heat enough oil in kadai to deep fry murukku.
  • I used to squeeze the murukku in the ladle and gentle drop it in the oil and fry it to avoid heat in my hands.
  • Gentle drop the squeezed murukku into the oil and fry it in medium to low flame, cook both sides and cook until the bubble stops and murukku turns a golden color.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining dough .
  • Store it in an airtight container. have it in as a evening snack.
  • Yummy crispy & tasty Thenkuzhal Murukku is ready !!
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