Very famous south indian recipe.I prepared murkku with slight modification.To make murukku some more healthy,I added green gram.Instead of giving bakery items for your kids try something healthy.I got this recipe from my dad who is a great supporter of me.So lets go to the recipe.Be sure about the measurements you have taken.
1 cup of urd dal
1/2 cup of green gram
2 cup of roasted rice flour
2 spn. of crushed cumin
Salt as required
Oil for fry
Soak urd dal and green gram for 3 hour.
Coarsely grind cumin and asafoetida(if you want spicy murukku,add 1 green chilli,1 small piece of ginger along with cumin and asafoetida).Keep aside.
Grind urad dal and green gram into a very smooth paste without adding much water.
Take rice flour in a bowl.Add crushed cumin,salt and mix ground dal.
Mix well with your hands and form a stiff dough.Add water if you want.
keep aside for 15 minutes.
Take a plastic sheet or banana leaf.Spread oil or butter on it.Keep aside
Take 1 star plate of murukku maker(you can use idiyappam maker).
Fill the dough in maker.Close with other mould which is used to press the dough through the hole.
Press the dough on the plastic sheet.Slightly rotate the maker round and round until you make a circle.
You can make as many spirals as you like.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Take murukku from plastic sheet carefully and put in oil
Fry both the sides till golden color.
Allow to cool and store in airtight container