I made this snack for Janmashtami/Krishna Jayanthi.
Rice flour - 2 cups
Besan /Chickpea Flour - 1/2 cup
Urad dal Flour - 1/2 cup
Chilli Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
White/Black Sesame seeds - 2 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Butter - 2 Tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying - about 3 cups
Water for making the dough
Mix all the flours together.Add the chilli powder,salt,asafoetida,sesame seeds and required amount of salt.
Melt the butter and add to the flour.Add water little by little till it becomes a smooth dough.
Place the star shaped disc in the murukku press.Fill the dough upto three-quarters of the press.
Heat the oil in a deep pan.
When the oil is hot enough,hold the press over the oil and squeeze the handles of the press in a circular motion.
Cook for sometime.Then turn over the murukku and fry for sometime.