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Murukku is a popular snack in South India. It is made from rice flour, urad dal flour, and other spices. It is usually deep-fried in oil and is crunchy and savory. It is often served as an accompaniment to tea or coffee.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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rice flour

2 cups

urad dal flour

1/2 cup

sesame seeds

1/4 cup

butter, melted

1/4 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the rice flour, urad dal flour, sesame seeds, melted butter, cumin seeds, asafoetida, red chilli powder and salt.

Step 2:

Add enough water to make a thick dough.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a deep pan.

Step 4:

Take a small portion of the dough and shape it into a log.

Step 5:

Cut the log into small pieces and drop them into the hot oil.

Step 6:

Fry the murukkus until they are golden brown.

Step 7:

Remove the murukkus from the oil and drain on a paper towel.

Step 8:

Serve the murukkus hot or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10878 users have chowed down on Murukku a whopping 18578 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Murukku like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Murukku, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in februaryseptember.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Murukku is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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