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Butter murukku | with video | easy diwali snacks recipes

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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BUTTER MURUKKU
butter- murukku
Butter murukku is an easy diwali snack and gives a nice flavor of pottukadalai |roasted gram in the murukku. I learnt this recipe of butter murukku from my friend . If you are a beginner in making murukku you can try out this easy murukku as it you can squeeze into bits in oil and no need to shape the murukku. Try out this easy reciep of murukku for Diwali 2013. Stay tuned for more easy and interesting diwali recipes coming in the next few days. Check out my full collection of diwali recipes 

                                                       Video of butter murukku

                              

Before going into the post, the cute bag which I kept the murukku was gifted to me by a sweet reader of mine. Thank you so much, Aarti.
PREPARATION TIME: 10 MINUTES. COOKING TIME: 20 MINUTES .YIELDS : 2 CUPS
INGREDIENTS:

RICE FLOUR 1/2 CUP
BESAN | KADALAI MAAVU 1/4 CUP
ROASTED GRAM (POTTUKADALAI) 1/4 CUP
CUMIN SEEDS |JEERA 1/4 TSP
GHEE or BUTTER 2 TBLSP
SALT AS NEEDED
OIL FOR DEEP FRYING

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METHOD:

  • Powder the roasted gram into a fine powder. No need to roast it.
  • Combine the rice flour, gram flour and  the roasted gram flour in a wide bowl and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida and salt.
  • Melt the ghee or butter and add this to the flour. Mix nicely and evenly. Add water little by little and knead it into a pliable dough.
  • Use the single star achu  and put a portion of dough in the mould.
  • Start pressing the murruku in hot oil.
  • Cook till the oil sound subsides.
  • Take this out from the oil and drain in a kitchen towel.
  • Always ensure that the oil is hot.  You can enjoy this as an tea time snack.
butter murukku
  • Butter murukku is ready. This can be stored in airtight containers for a week to 10 days.
Notes:
  1. if making in bulk knead the dough in batches, else it will turn red while frying.

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35 comments

Shama Nagarajan October 28, 2013 - 7:41 am

lovely lovely!!!

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Kaveri Venkatesh October 28, 2013 - 7:49 am

The jute bag is really cute..lovely presentation. .yummy murukku

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Priya Srinivasan October 28, 2013 - 8:03 am

So Sweet!!!! Bag looks super cute!!! Super delicious snack!!! 🙂

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mitra October 28, 2013 - 8:15 am

Hi Jeyashri, The murukku looks yummy! loved the cute jute bag!! 🙂

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Babitha costa October 28, 2013 - 8:17 am

i think the cute bag is made by u.nice work with kollam,continue ur craft work too

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Janani October 28, 2013 - 8:23 am

awesome presentation! great job Jey

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Arjunan Akilandeswari October 28, 2013 - 8:32 am

Yummy Murukku n love the cute bag…

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AparnaRajeshkumar October 28, 2013 - 9:40 am

pretty jute

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Nivedhanams Sowmya October 28, 2013 - 10:53 am

love the cute bag!! very nice and very traditional and festive.. and this murukku is simple and delicious!!

Sowmya

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Unknown October 28, 2013 - 11:03 am

is it raw rice or boiled rice? can we get the readily available flour frm stores?

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jeyashri suresh October 28, 2013 - 10:54 pm

I used store bough rice flour. You can use any rice flour

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Wer SAHM October 28, 2013 - 12:14 pm

love the presentation in this cute sack bag…. yummy murukku

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prathibha Garre October 28, 2013 - 12:54 pm

love this murukku…nice cute bag

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Aruna Manikandan October 28, 2013 - 1:35 pm

murukku looks delicious and love that cute bag 🙂

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Veena Theagarajan October 28, 2013 - 4:24 pm

nice bag.. Super yummy and crunchy murukku

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Hema October 28, 2013 - 5:06 pm

Crunchy and munchy murukkus and that bag looks so so beautiful..

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Hamaree Rasoi October 28, 2013 - 5:07 pm

Excellent and delicious to look at murukkus.
Deepa

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Priya Suresh October 28, 2013 - 7:40 pm

Very attractive bag, i want that bag and those crispy murukkus with.

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Vimitha Anand October 29, 2013 - 2:26 am

Loved that cute little bag. Crunchy and yummy murukkus

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Shobana Vijay October 29, 2013 - 4:24 am

Lovely and crunchy.

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Tinku Ji October 29, 2013 - 8:41 am

So yummy crunchy murukku.. and the bag is so cute

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Raks anand October 29, 2013 - 2:44 pm

So pretty the pouch. And the murukku is perfectly made

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Gayathri Ramanan October 29, 2013 - 3:18 pm

love that cute jute bag….murukku looks awesome…

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Kavi October 30, 2013 - 4:42 am

Tried this amazing murruku came out well…:)

Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe….

Wishing u n ur family a very Happy and prosperous Diwali…

Luv
Kavita

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Chitra C October 30, 2013 - 3:10 pm

Hi….I tried this today, the taste was good but the color was nit appealing…it was in browncolor not sure on the mistake I made….

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Yes Cook October 31, 2013 - 6:17 am

Very nice recipe and so well explained as always. Love the murukku and the presentation. That cute jute bag is a show stopper.

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Appu November 1, 2013 - 1:44 am

Did I miss something or the butter murukku does not actually have butter in it?

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Unknown November 1, 2013 - 2:48 pm

Hi,

I made this two days back, and it was a super hit!! Thanks so much for this recipe… never tried with pottukadalai podi before !! It tasted awesome…:) Instead of ghee, I added butter to it…

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SHARMILEE J November 6, 2013 - 3:03 pm

Murukku looks super…and the pics really compliment it!

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Suhasini Bhaskhar January 24, 2014 - 6:53 pm

Where is butter in the recipe.can I use it instead of ghee

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jeyashri suresh February 1, 2014 - 2:59 am

Suhasini you can very well add butter instead of ghee. The original recipe shared by my friend is like that, don't have butter

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Vani March 27, 2014 - 12:04 pm

As name suggests, I have added butter….it came out very well. ..thanks for sharing such quick and easy recipe……

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padma ramesh October 14, 2014 - 6:31 am

Hai ..I tried yesterday and it came very perfect. Which oil is perfect for frying savoury items

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jeyashri suresh October 14, 2014 - 1:16 pm

Thanks for trying. Generally i use sunflower oil for deep frying

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durga sugavanam November 9, 2015 - 2:15 pm

I tried it and was big hit at home! Thanks jeyashri for this ready easy recipe!!

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