Butter murukku

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Butter murukku is an easy and crispy snack prepared with rice flour, besan, butter and roasted bengal gram. You can prepare this murukku for Diwali and i have also posted other murukku recipes like plain murukku, mullu murukku and ribbon pakoda. Please try them and enjoy your Diwali with yummy snacks and sweets.

Butter murukku


      • 1 cup – Rice flour ( i used store bought)
      • 2 tbsp – Gram flour / besan / kadalai mavvu
      • 1 tbsp – Roasted bengal gram flour / Pottukadalai mavvu
      • 1 1/2 tbsp – Butter
      • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida
      • Salt as needed
      • Oil for deep frying

Butter murukku process

Preparation method:

  1. For roasted bengal gram powder, grind little roasted bengal gram in a mixer grinder to a smooth powder. Set aside.
  2. Heat a pan, dry roast gram flour/ besan / kadalai mavvu for a minutes or until raw smell goes. Now sieve together rice flour, gram flour / besan and ground roasted bengal gram together.
  3. Taking a mixing bowl, add rice flour, besan and bengal gram powder, cumin seeds,  asafoetida, salt and mix well. Then add butter and required water to make this into a soft pliable dough.
  4. 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 shape as shown in the picture and then drop them in oil.
  5. 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.

Butter 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 murukku moulding instead of 1 star mould.
  • You can use any moulding but i tried to use star moulding.

Butter murukku


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