Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 | Author:


  • Rice flour 4 cup
  • Payatham paruppu (Moong dal) 1 cup
  • Butter 2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Omam (carom seeds) 1 tsp
  • Jeera (Cumin) 1 tsp
  • Ellu (Gingelly/Sesame seeds) 1tsp
  • Coconut milk – enough to make the dough


  1. Prep:
    • Roast the moong dal in pan without oil till it turns light brown.
    • Let the moong dal cool and then grind it into a fine powder
  2. Mix the rice flour and the moong dal powder together. Add salt and butter and mix well
  3. Add the omam (carom), jeera (cumin), ellu (gingelly/sesame) to the flour and mix well
  4. Add the coconut milk to the flour to make dough
  5. Squeeze the dough through a muruku press (extruder) to onto a oiled plate and then drop the dough into oil to fry it till its golden brown. Use the star pattern in the muruku press (extruder) so that the muruku has a ridges
Tags: ,
Category: Snacks
You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
Leave a Reply