Murrka /Chakli

Growing up murrku was mine and my sisters favourite snack and my mom used to make it for all festivals and my mom murrku is famous in our family :). All my aunts and cousin requests her to come and supervise whenever it is prepared for weddings . Here is her famous recipe.

Rice Power - 4 cups
Urad Dal - 1 cup
Fresh Coconut - 1 cup and Cumin - 1/2 tsp (optional)
White Sesame - 2 tbsp

  1. Roast the rice powder in heavy bottom pan mixing well and making sure that rice does not change color.
  2. Rice powder can be roasted in oven too, spread the powder on a baking tray and bake at 275 F for 30 - 45 min.
  3. Pressure cook the dal with 2 1/2 cups of water till 3 whistles . Cool and mash the dal well.
  4. If using coconut grind coconut and cumin well with as little water as possible.
  5. Mix roasted rice ,cooked dal, salt and sesame well and make a dough and keep aside for 10 min.
  6. Make small murrka or chakli with the Murrk Press .
  7. Heat oil to 350 F in a deep pan .
  8. Drop murrka to the oil and Fry on both sides till it becomes golden .