Kai murukku | How to make Kai murukku

By Annapoorani Ganesan  |  18th Aug 2017  |  
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About Kai murukku Recipe

Kai murukku is one of the famous south Indian snack.U sually this can be made during Gokulashtami,Diwali and ordinari days also.Making this murukku is the art and slightly difficult too but once you get practice, it will be easy to make.

Kai murukku is delicious and authentic dish. Kai murukku by Annapoorani Ganesan is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Kai murukku is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 90 minutes and it takes 30 minutes to cook it properly. Kai murukku is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Kai murukku. Kai murukku is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Kai murukku is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Kai murukku at your home.

Kai murukku

Ingredients to make Kai murukku

  • Home made processed wet rice flour 1 cup
  • Fried udid dal powder 1 &1/2 tab sp
  • Unsalted butter 2 tab sp
  • hing powder 1/8 tsp
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • Soaked til(white) 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil for Deep frying

How to make Kai murukku

  1. Method for making rice flour:  Soak the rice for 30 minutes, drain the water and spread on a towel in shadow for 10 min.
  2. Grind into a powder and sift to get a fine rice flour. Fry them slightly to make warm on low flame little by little and keep aside.( dont over fry.)
  3. Roast about 2 tablespoons urad dhal, color should be light golden. Cool and powder immediately. Sift to get fine powder
  4. Method for making murukku Add all the dry ingredients including the flour into a large bowl.
  5. Add the butter and make crumble. Then add ice cold water and knead well to make a soft, smooth and malleable dough.
  6. Shaping the Kai Murruku: Twirling the dough: Divide the dough into lemon sized balls
  7. . Keep the dough covered with a wet muslin cloth to avoid drying. Now, oil your fingers especially your fingertips
  8. Spread wet,clean white cloth. Gently pinch the dough and make it into an elongated shape. Twist and twirl with greased fingers and make a circular pattern of about 2 or three turns, as shown in image.
  9. Heat oil in kadai,remove each one of these kai murrukus in a greased plate. Once the oil is hot; slide the murruku from the plate into the hot oil.
  10. Fry on medium heat until golden brown in color. (You can fry 4 at a time.) Drain and allow it cool. After cooling the murukku become crispy
  11. Store in an airtight container. Serve this delicious Kai Murukku with hot tea or coffee.

My Tip:

(If you don't know to make with fingers, you can make your chakli machine. The taste will be the same.)

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