October 22, 2009

Dalia Murukku

My mom gave this recipe for murukkus with dalia (putnala pappu); I made them for Diwali and they turned out super crunchy and delicious. They are very quick & easy to make too.


Ingredients:
Dalia (Putnala pappu/ Roasted chana dal) – 1 cup
Rice Flour – 3 cups
Sesame seeds – 2tbsp
Ground Cumin – 2tbsp
Red chili powder – 2tsp (or more if you want spicy murukkus)
Salt – 1-2 tsp
Hot Oil – 3tbsp (or ghee for a non-vegan version)

Method:
  • Update 10/23: Grind dalia to a fine powder. Thanks Pari for pointing this out.
  • Mix all the ingredients; add about 1-2 cups of water to bind everything together and form a dough similar to puri dough.
  • Heat about 2 cups of oil in a kadai. Make small lemon size balls and put them in the murukku press; press directly in the hot oil in a circular pattern to get round interlocked murukku. Fry on medium flame till the dough turns golden brown, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon flip and cook on the other side for another minute or until it gets golden. Remove on to a paper towel. Repeat with rest of the dough.
Aside from being very addictive, these are super crunchy; so if you want a little bit less crunchy reduce the amount of rice flour. They keep good in a airtight container for at least 2 weeks.
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13 comments:

  1. Hi Pavani. Did you grind the dalia or you added it whole? In the clicks I can not see the whole Dalia.
    I have posted a similar version with Potato, check out if you like.

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  2. My aunt does but not my mom with dalia, looks super crunchy!

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  3. Ooooh they look amazing! Never had them before.

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  4. I did this murukku for diwali...prefect evening snacks!

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  5. That looks crunchy. Have never tried with dalia, will surely try it out next time.

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  6. Chakali has come out perfect and crunchy!!
    Looks yummy!!

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  7. Muruku look awesome, never made with Dalia Must give it a try!

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  9. I've never heard of these.. they look so cool!

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  10. these look so enticing!
    I wonder what the used press looks like, I have never heard of them, sorry!

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  11. something new and sounds healthy too!

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