Easy Pottukadalai Murukku Recipe - Instant Murukku (WITH VIDEO)

Pottukadalai Murukku Recipe
Pottukadalai Murukku Recipe was suggested by my friend.Pottukadalai Murukku is a easy instant murukku recipe that I tried recently.I eyed this pottukadalai murukku/ Split Roasted Gram Dal/ Chutey Dal Murukku recipe last year itself but couldn't try due to lack of time....So this year when I set out to make a list of diwali recipes to post I added this murukku to the top of the list.You dont need to wait to soak then dry it and grind to make the flour ready as for thenkuzhal and other murukku recipes, so thats really good news isnt it?!

Check other muruku recipes here :
1.Thenkuzhal murukku
2.Butter Murukku
3.Maida Mullu Murukku

Instant Murukku Recipe
I loved the texture roasted gram flour adds to the murukku. Believe me, there is no lengthy procedure you can make this murukku in few mins time.Instant murukku, easy to make, crispy to munch on...what else do you need?! Now lets get on to learn how to make pottukadalai murukku....
Instant Murukku Recipe

Pottukadalai Murukku Recipe - Ingredients

Pottukadalai Murukku Recipe
Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 mins | Makes : 15 small murukku
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Rice Flour / Readymade Idiyappam Flour - 1 cup
Split Roasted Gram(Pottukadalai) - 1/4 cup minus 1 tbsp
Butter - 1/2 tbsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - to deep fry
Water - as required


  1. In a dry mixer grind fried gram to a fine powder. Now combine rice flour and roasted gram flour and sieve it.
    How to make pottukadalai murukku - Step1
  2. In a mixing bowl take the sieved flours , butter, jeera and salt and mix well with your hands first.Boil water when it starts to boil switch off.
    How to make pottukadalai murukku - Step2
  3. Add water little by little and mix it with a spatula. Once it is combined well use your hands  to gather to form a soft dough.
    How to make pottukadalai murukku - Step3
  4. Take your murukku mould and fit in the star shaped disc.I used my single star shaped disc, you can use multi star press too.Grease the murukku press with little oil and fill it up with the  dough.Now slowly press directly into oil or on a laddle like I did.
    How to make pottukadalai murukku - Step4
    Check out a small video showing how to press murukku
  5. Heat oil - drop a small pinch of dough to check if the oil temperature is right...when the dough immediately raises to the top with a sizzle then your oil is ready.Flip the laddle to transfer the murukku into the oil and fry till golden brown.Drain in a tissue paper.
    How to make pottukadalai murukku - Step5
Cool down in an store in an airtight container.
Pottukadalai Murukku

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Pottukadalai Murukku

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