Mullu Murukku Recipe – Chakli Recipe – South Indian Snack

Mullu Murukku Recipe is a very traditional recipe that is made during festivities like Diwali, Gokulashtami. It makes a perfect tea time snack with a hot cup of South Indian filter coffee. It is also known as Chakli in Marathi and Kannada and Chakri in Gujarati, is a savoury snack popular in India and elsewhere among ethnic Indian populations. Murukku is believed to have originated in Tamil Nadu.  Rice flour, Fresh cream, Green Chillies, Ginger, Asafoetida (hing), Sesame seeds (Til seeds), Salt, Water, Oil   2 cups Rice flour 1/4 cup Fresh cream , amul cream also works 2 Green Chillies , chopped 1 inch Ginger , chopped 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) 1 teaspoon Salt , or to taste 1/4 cup Water Oil , for deep frying     10   40     To begin making the Mullu Murukku Recipe, keep all the ingredients ready.In a small jar of the mixer grinder, blend the cream, ginger and green chillies and make a smooth paste.Into a large mixing now, combine all the rice flour, the ground cream, green chilli, ginger paste, salt, hing and sesame seeds. Add little water at a time and knead to make a soft dough. Grease the Sev Press or the Sev Sancha with oil and place the plate which has one star into the press.Heat oil in a deep frying pan on medium high heat.Fill the Murukku dough into the press. Prepare about 5 square pieces of aluminum foil each of size 2 inch. Grease them with oil and arrange them in two lines on your work surface.Slowly start to press the Murukku dough into a spiral shape starting from the centre going outwards on the square strip of the aluminium foil. (About 2.5 spirals).Gently lift the foil and slide the spiral Murukku into the hot oil from the side of the frying pan, so the oil does not splash on to you.Add about 3 or 4 more Murukku spirals into the frying pan. Care not to overcrowd the pan, allowing all of them to stay afloat together and not a few sunken in between the others.Turn over once after a few seconds and fry until the Murukku is golden. Drain the oil completely with a slotted spoon and allow the Murukku to cool completely.Press the remaining batches of the Murukku dough in the similar manner and deep fry on medium heat. Cool the murukkus and store in airtight containers.Serve the Mullu Murukku Recipe as a tea time snack or make it for Festivals to share with friends and family