Murruk /Chakli

Growing up murrku was mine and my sisters favourite snack and my mom used to make it for all festivals and my mom murrku is famous in our entire family :). All my aunts and cousin requests her to come and supervise whenever it is prepared for weddings . Here is her famous recipe.
Rice Power - 1 kg
Urad Dal - 250 gm
Fresh Coconut - 200gms grated
Cumin - 1tbsp (optional)
White Sesame - 2 tbsp

1.Roast the rice powder in heavy bottom pan mixing well and making sure that rice does not change color.
2.Pressure cook the dal with 2 1/2 cups of water till 3 whistles . Cool and mash the dal well.
3.If using coconut grind coconut and cumin well with as little water as possible.
4.Mix roasted rice ,cooked dal, salt,coconut paste and sesame and make a dough and keep aside for 10 min.
5.Make small murrka or chakli with the Murruk Press .
6.Heat oil to 350 F in a deep pan .
7.Drop murruk to the oil and Fry on both sides till it becomes golden .

This is my entry to fried snack event hosted by


  1. Sounds yumm..thanks for the entry

  2. Hi Nisha, Thank you so much for sharing this recipe.
    I tried y'day and came out very delicious.
    Keep posting more , your recipes are simply great , easy to cook and great in taste.