Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }

By Abhinetri V  |  27th Aug 2018  |  
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About Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack } Recipe

Yes , you read it correctly.. “Upma Murukku!!” We know that Upma is consumed as a common breakfast & Murukku being a Savoury snack is munched with a hot cup of tea/coffee in South India. At times, kids resist in consuming the regular upma. To avoid the wastage of food , you can convert the left over food smartly into a delicious recipe. So it struck my mind to give a unique & tasty twist to the regular upma. It turned out into a wonderful recipe. Hope you too try it..

Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }

Ingredients to make Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }

  • Upma ( tomato / any flavour ) – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – 3 cups
  • chickpea Flour/ Besan – 1/2 cup
  • salt to taste
  • red chilly powder – 2 to 3 teaspoons
  • Carom seeds / Ajwain / Vamu ( crushed/ powder ) - 2 teaspoon
  • Hot oil – 2 tablespoons
  • oil to deep fry

How to make Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }

  1. In a dry mixie jar , make a smooth paste of the already prepared upma. Do not add water while preparing the paste. Also ensure that the tempering used in upma preparation is also turned into a fine paste.
  2. Transfer the paste to a bowl. Add the rice flour , besan , red chilly powder, hot oil, salt and crushed carom seeds to it. Mix well to form a smooth dough similar to the usual murukku dough.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai over a low flame. In the meanwhile, grease the murukku mould with oil & fill the mould with the dough.
  4. You can squeeze the murukku into the hot oil directly. I used the 3 hole disc to make this murukku. Press it in a circular motion to make murukku. You can squeeze the murukku into the hot oil directly.
  5. Fry the murukku until golden brown. With the help of a slotted ladle, turn & fry the other side carefully. Once it is cooked the sizzling sound stops. You can now transfer the upma murukku into a serving plate.
  6. Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.
  7. Upma murukku can be stored in an airtight container for a week. It stays fresh and crispy when stored at room temperature.

Reviews for Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack } (1)

Seema Sharma2 years ago

Perfect tea time snack.
Abhinetri V
a year ago
Thank u :blush: