Sunday, November 11, 2012
Corn flour Murukku
Rice flour - 1 cup
Corn flour - 1/2 cup
Fried Gram Dal/Pottu kadalai Maavu - 2 Tablespoon
Besan - 3/4 cup
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Melted Butter - 2 Tablespoon
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Salt - as required
Water - as needed to make the dough.
Oil for frying
Mix all the flour,jeera,chili powder,asafoetida,salt,melted butter.
Add water little by little to make a soft dough.
Heat oil in a vessel.Test by dropping a little bit of murukku dough into the hot oil.If it rises immediately,then the oil is ready for frying.
In the murukku press,fix the thenkuzhal mold/achu(the one with 3 holes) and fill the dough.Start squeezing the handles of the press in a circular motion directly into the oil.
Flip the murukku so that it gets cooked on both sides. When frying sound subsides,remove the murukku form the oil and place it on a tissue paper to absorb excess oil.
Store in airtight container.