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Nei murukku

Priyadharshini Selvam
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Nei murukku RECIPE

Residing country: Malaysia. Nei murukku otherwise called as ghee murukku is a definite hit during diwali. This will surely remind you of India

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. All Purpose Flour / maida – 2 cups
  2. cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  3. ghee – 4 tbsp
  4. salt – to taste
  5. oil – for Deep frying


  1. Take a white clean cloth and put the flour in it and tie it. Steam this in either Idli or pressure cooker for 20 -25 minutes. Take it out and let it cool.
  2. Untie the knot and put the flour in a plate and crumble it. Sieve the flour well without any lumps.
  3. In a vessel mix the flour, cumin seeds, salt and melted ghee and by adding water knead it into dough. Cover the dough with a damp cloth. .
  4. Take a large ball from the dough and with the help of murukku acchu with the star plate in place squeeze the dough into round shapes on a greased plastic sheet or a plantain leaf
  5. Heat the oil in a kadai. When hot reduce the flame to low. Now put the squeezed murukkus by one or two at a time in the oil and fry them till they are done. This must be done over a low flame to maintain the color and the crispiness
  6. The murukus are ready. Store them in an air tight container

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   May-18-2018

Perfect tea time snack.

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