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Potato (Alu) Muruku

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: south indian
Author: Pavani


  • 2 Potatoes - medium, boiled, peeled and mashed thoroughly (1 cup)
  • 3 cups Rice Flour
  • 3 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 2 tsps chili powder Red (or more to taste)
  • to taste Salt


  • Combine all the above ingredients, add water if needed to form a stiff dough.
  • Heat enough oil for deep frying; using a muruku press, squeeze the dough into hot oil and fry on medium flame under golden brown on both sides. Remove using a slotted spatula onto paper towel.
  • Once cool, store in a airtight container. When stored properly these will stay fresh for 4-5 days.


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