Crispy Murukku | Rice flour Chakli | Instant Rice Murukku Recipe – a short video of the recipe is here. Usually Murukku is a crispy snack made during Krishna Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi & Diwali.
If you’re a fan of Indian snacks, you’re in for a treat! Murukku is a popular South Indian snack known for its irresistible crunch and unique spiral shape. Traditionally, making murukku might seem like a time-consuming process, but today, we’re sharing a quick and easy recipe for crispy instant murukku that you can whip up in no time.
Further, Crispy Murukku or Chakli is one of the popular dish prepared during Indian festival seasons. There are may variations in the recipe. Rice and Urad dal are used in combination. Here I have used store bought rice flour and in combination with the roasted gram flour which I have prepared. You can also add urad dal flour to it. When you vary the quantity of each flours then the taste of Chakli/Murukku differs.
Crispy Murukku | Rice flour Chakli | Instant Rice Murukku Recipe –
Festival seasons are great time relish some of these kind of savories and sweets. Here is an easy Murukku recipe which can be prepared instantly. Obviously during the festival, we will be busy preparing the so many dishes for naivedhyam/prasadam. This Murukku can be prepared before hand and easily stored in an air tight container for more than a week or two, only thing is you need use the fresh oil for deep frying.
Moreover, this Murukku/Chakli is almost everyone’s favourite snack item, you can also have it as a tea time snack. Instead of buying from the store, you can prepare easily at home with the good oil of your choice which makes it a little healthy option.
Finally, for this Murukku or Chakli you can put Carom seeds/Ajwain, and white sesame seeds too; along with jeera and red chilli powder.
In addition, before going to the recipe I request you to check out some of the delicious recipes here:
CRISPY MURUKKU | RICE FLOUR CHAKLI RECIPE VIDEO :
SUGGESTED WATCH : KARANJI RECIPE | KARJIKAI | GUJIYA RECIPE
TIPS & VARIATIONS :
- Once the dough is ready, prepare the Murukku; otherwise Murukku will become hard.
- Use finely powdered Rice flour.
- Asafoetida/Hing is added for good digestion. You can skip it too.
- For this Murukku or Chakli you can put Carom seeds/Ajwain, and white sesame seeds too.
- Do not make the dough too soft by adding water, it will absorb too much oil.
- You can use ghee/butter for preparing the dough, however I have not used any hot oil/ghee/butter for preparing the dough.
- To test the temperature of the oil, always add a little piece of dough to the oil. If it comes up gradually, the oil is just right for frying. If it comes up super quickly, the oil is too hot.
- Deep fry on a medium flame. If you fry on high flame then the colour changes to brownish but it will not be cooked properly from inside.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS :
1. Why is Murukku/Chakli not crispy?
Most importantly Murukku/ Chakli’s need to be fried on medium flame. If you fry on a high flame, they seem to be cooked from outside, but undone from inside. If you fry on medium flame Murukku will be cooked evenly and gets crispy.
2. Why did Murukku/Chakli break while pressing?
That means water is less in the dough, so it is breaking. Sprinkle some water to the dough, knead well and try pressing the Murukku.
3. What can be made from rice flour?
Murukku/Chakli is one of the delicious snack can be made using rice flour. However, rice flour can be mixed with other flours like gram flour, urad dal flour etc.
4. Can I bake Murukku/Chakli?
Yes, definitely you can bake them instead of deep frying for a healthier version.
Crispy murukku is not just a delightful snack but also a symbol of devotion and tradition during Ganesh Chaturthi. Preparing this snack at home adds a personal touch to your festivities and allows you to share its deliciousness with friends and family. So, this Ganesh Chaturthi, try making your own batch of crispy murukku and offer it to Lord Ganesha while enjoying it with your loved ones. May this festival be filled with joy, blessings, and mouthwatering treats!