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Besan flour murukku recipe

Besan flour murukku recipe
Author Sharmilee J


  • 1/2 cup besan flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 3/4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp hot oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • salt to taste
  • water as needed
  • oil to deep fry


  • Measure both the flours and add it to sieve.Sieve well.
  • Mix it with a spoon then add butter,salt,sesame seeds.
  • Add hot oil to it and rub well for butter to spread evenly in the flour.
  • Now add water little by little.Mix well and gather together.
  • Gather to form a smooth nonsticky dough like this.Grease the murukku mould with oil, fill the dough till 3/4th of the mould.
  • Start pressing in a ladle.You can keep 2 ladles and press so that you can alternate while frying.Heat oil in a kadai.Gently tap the laddle so that the murukku falls into preheated oil.Fry in low medium flame
  • Deep fry till golden brown or until the shh sound stops.Drain in tissue paper.Likewise repeat to finish the dough.Drain in tissue paper and then store.
  • Crispy flavorful murukku ready for teatime.


  • If the dough is too crumbly then sprinkle little more water.
  • If the dough is too loose sprinkle flour, add salt accordingly then mix and start pressing.