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Muruku is a popular snack in India and other parts of South Asia. It is a savory, crunchy snack made from rice flour, urad dal flour, and spices. It is usually shaped into a spiral or coil and deep-fried in oil. Muruku is often served as an accompaniment to tea or coffee or used to make street food such as murukku chaat.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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rice flour

2 cups

urad dal flour

1/2 cup

sesame seeds

1/4 cup

melted ghee

1/4 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Knead the mixture into a soft dough using enough water.

Step 3:

Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into a thin disc.

Step 4:

Cut the discs into diamond shapes using a knife.

Step 5:

Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the murukus until golden brown.

Step 6:

Drain the murukus on a paper towel and let them cool.

Step 7:

Serve the murukus with chutney or sambar. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 48930 users have chowed down on Muruku a whopping 123744 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 Muruku like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Muruku is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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