Diwali special recipe: Butter murukku

Make special butter murukku for Diwali!

Diwali special recipe: Butter murukku
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Make your Diwali a delightful affair with this quick snack. Treat your guests and family members a bowlful of murukku to make their Diwali delicious!  


1 cup rice flour 

Asafoetida - 2 generous pinches

Jeera/ sesame seeds - 1 tsp

Besan/ kadalai mavu/ gram flour - 1 & 1/2 tblsp

Pottu kadalai maavu/ roasted gram dal flour/ Chutneydal flour - 1 & 1/2 tblsp

Butter, softened - 2 tsp

Salt - As required

Oil/butter to fry


In a mixer, powder pottu kadalai and keep aside.

Eliminate the coarse particles. Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.

Mix all ingredients well. After that add water to make a smooth dough.

Make the dough a little tight.

Heat oil/butter in a pan, squeeze the murukku using a the star shaped plate in the press.

Cook in medium flame.

Stir in between and flip the murukkus so that they cook both sides.

Drain the murukku in paper towel and let it cool

Put it in an airtight container and nibble on it as a great snack.

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