There are different kinds of murukku. This one is rice murukku. Enjoy this with a cup of tea or coffee , great evening snack.
Ingredients:Rice flour - 2 cupsPottu Kadalai / Fried gram dal - 1/2 cupSesame seeds- 1 tbspCumin seeds- 1 tbspMelted Butter - 1 tbsp or vegetable oil - 1 tbspAsafoetida a pinchRed Chilly flakes - 1 tsp or Chilly powder - 1/2 tspSalt Method1. Smoothly powder the fried gram dal.2. In a mixing bowl mix all the ingredients together by adding enough water. (not so loose ,the dough should be little thick to get perfect crispy murukkus)3. Stuff the dough in the murukku press and press it into spirals on a paper towel or on a plastic sheet.4. Heat enough oil to deep fry, once it is hot carefully drop the murukku into the oil and deep fry both sides until crisp. Drain on a paper towel , cool and store in a air tight container. You can keep this for weeks.