Murukus ( Tiffin Treats for Kids )


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Murukus, crispy sesame adds oodles of taste to this famous snack from south india, which closely resembles the gujarati chakli. An ideal occasional short recess snack.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 14 to 16 murrukus
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water (approx. ¼ cup).
  2. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions and put one portion of the dough into a murukku / chakli press.
  3. Press out 1 round whirl of the dough on a flat, dry surface working closely from the centre to the outside of the whirl (approx. 100 mm. (4") diameter).
  4. Repeat with the remaining dough to make 14 more whirls.
  5. Heat the oil in a kadhai, lift each whirl with a spatula and deep-fry them, a few at a time on a medium flame, till they turn light brown in colour and crisp on both the sides. Cool completely before cooking.

How to pack

  1. Cool completely and pack in a tiffin box.

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