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Butter Janthikalu/Murukku

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah
10 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Butter Janthikalu/Murukku RECIPE

A famous Andhra rice flour twisters well known for their crunchy texture. These are crispy and crunchy with a buttery flavour. Use of spices depends upon one's liking and can be increased to suit as such.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Rice flour 2 cups
  2. Gram flour or besan 3/4th cup
  3. salt 1 tbsp
  4. butter melted 2 tbsp
  5. Sesame seeds 2 tbsp
  6. cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  7. turmeric 1/2 tsp
  8. Green chilli paste 2 tbsp
  9. water 1 cup


  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl except butter.
  2. Heat butter slightly and add it to the mixing bowl as well.
  3. Rest the dough for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat oil for frying .
  5. Take a string hopper or a murukku maker.
  6. Choose an attachment with medium holes.
  7. Fill it up with the dough.
  8. Keep it directly over the kadai and make concentric circles taking care all the while.
  9. Keep the flame on low when you do this.
  10. Deep fry until light golden in colour.
  11. Follow the same method for the rest of the dough.
  12. Serve these warm with evening tea or coffee.
  13. After the janthikalu cools down, store them in airtight containers and relish upto 15 days.

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Reema Garg
Reema Garg   Jan-15-2018

Nice one.

Yasmeen Ahmed
Yasmeen Ahmed   Jan-09-2018

Ma Shaa ALLAH , :heart::heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

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