Mullu Muruku (KK’s version)


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


  1. Prep:
    • Roast the moong dal and urad dal separately in pan without oil till it turns light brown.
    • Let both the dal’s cool and then grind them separately into a fine powder
  2. Mix the rice flour, moong dal powder, and urad dal powder together. Add salt and butter and mix well
  3. Add the omam (carom), jeera (cumin), ellu (gingelly/sesame), red chilies 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 patternin the muruku press (extruder) so that the muruku has a ridges
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