Murukku ; also known as chakli is among the many preparation made during onam festival. Its made with various types of flour. Here i have used rice flour and little maida.

Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

Yield: 30 to 40


  • Rice flour: 2 cups
  • Maida: 2 tbsp
  • Urad dal: 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder: 2 tbsp
  • Ajwain: 1 tbsp
  • Black sesame seeds: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Asoefetida : a pinch
  • Oil
  • Water


  • Dry roast urad dal and grind it into smooth powder.
  • In a bowl mix together rice flour, urad dal powder, maida, salt, ajwain, sesame seeds , red chilli powder, asoefitida ,oil and water.
  • Knead and make a soft dough by adding enough water.
  • Keep it for 10 mins.
  • Now in a chakli maker fill some dough ,close the lid properly and check if the batter comes out smoothly without breaking.
  • If not add some more water to the batter and make it into soft dough.
  • Now make chaklis out of the dough and deep fry it till it becomes golden brown.

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