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A crunchy munching snack....which can be served with tea or can much while watching TV or reading book or can carry on long distance train travel.... Murukku is a very famous crunchy Indian savoury snack that is eaten mostly in the southern states of India. The basic ingredients are urad dal flour and rice flour, carom seeds or cumin seeds are added for flavour. A thick batter is prepared using these ingredients and the crispy snack is then fried to perfection. The shape of a murukku is important in a murukku recipe, the batter is taken through a special equipment that gives it the spiral or coil shape, sometimes it can also be made using hands. Murukku recipe can also be called Chakli recipe, the dish has many variations according to the proportions of flours used. A popular variety is the manapparai murukku named after a small town in Tamil nadu.