Mullu murukku

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Wishing you all a very happy Diwali. Mullu murukku is a crispy snack made during special occasions like Diwali.

Mullu murukku

Diwali wishes


      • 3 cups - Rice flour
      • 1/2 cup - Split green gram / Paasi paruppu/ moong dhal
      • 1/4 cup - Bengal Gram/ Kadala paruppu/ channa dhal
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 1 tsp - Sesame seeds
      • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
      • 1 1/2 tbsp – Butter (room temperature)
      • Salt as needed
      • Oil for deep frying

Mullu murukku process

Preparation method:

  1. Heat a pan, dry roast split green gram and bengal gram for a minute. Do not let it brown. Add it to a mixie and grind it to a very fine powder. Sieve it once so that there are no lumps found. Set aside.
  2. Taking a mixing bowl, add rice flour, yellow dhal and bengal gram powder, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida, salt and mix well. Then add butter and required water to make this into a soft pliable dough.
  3. Heat oil in frying pan, fill the murukku press with this dough with 1 star murukku hole plate. Grease ladle with little oil and make spiral shape as shown in the picture and then drop them in oil.
  4. Deep fry them over medium flame to slightly golden brown. Use paper towel to remove excess oil. After murukku is cool down store in an airtight container.

Mullu murukku


  • You need to wait till bubbles stop to make sure Murukku is well cooked.
  • The dough has to be in a correct consistency,should not be sticky or too hard.
  • Butter is must ingredient in this recipe since it helps the murukku to stay crispy for long.
  • You can also use 3 star mullu murukku mold instead of 1 star mold.

Mullu murukku


  1. Looks so crunchy. Love it for tea. happy Diwali dear

  2. yummy murukku! Looks crispy using Moong dhal is new to me
    Happy Diwali to you and ur family Shanthi

  3. Happy diwali wishes for you and your family.Super prefect murukkus,feel like munching some.

  4. this is Diwali favorite in my home too yammy "mullu Murukku" :)

  5. happy diwali dear.. nice clicks..

  6. Shanthi you have done it so perfect :) and love the first click... Happy Diwali to you and your family :)

  7. Hi Shanthi!It looks so tempting:)I am a new food blogger.Will you support me in this world?Will both be friends?

  8. lovely clicks.. murukku looks so perfect..


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