Thenkuzhal Murukku | Festive Recipe

Thenkuzhal Murukku | Festive Recipe

This recipe finds a place in almost all festival and its quite easy to make .First i too thought its very difficult to make it but after trying it out, and with the result, my thinking is totally wrong.Try this easy murukku.

Preparation time: 15mins
Cooking time: 30mins
Recipe type: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Babitha


  • Rice flour- 1 cup
  • Urad dal flour -1\2 cup
  • Sesame seeds- 1&1\2 tsp( added white color)
  • Melted butter/oil- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Hing powder-1\2 tsp
  • Water -as needed
  • Oil for deep frying

Thenkuzhal Murukku | Festive Recipe


1.Dry roast urad dal flour without changing it color.

2.In a mixing bowl all both flour,sesame seeds,butter,salt and mix first.Add water little by little to form a soft non sticky dough without cracks.

3.Heat oil for frying.Fill the murukku presser with the dough and press it in shape of murukku on some greased laddles ,then drop them on the hot oil.

4.Deep fry them well on medium flame till the hissing sound stops.

5.Drain them on a paper towel, cool and store.


1.You can add black sesame seeds too.

2.Cover the dough to avoid it from drying.

3. Instead of urad dal you can use potukadali/chutney dal powder also.


  1. Easy, delicious and cruncy snack..perfect for kids...thanks for linking with us!

  2. Prefectly made crisp murukkus :) they are tempting me !!

  3. You made very well Babitha. looks very crispy.

  4. As a young girl I had these at a friend's place....loved them. Please bring them to my ongoing party:

  5. Looks so crispy and yummy murukkus.

  6. Perfect.. Yummy crispy murukkus !

  7. Yummy and crispy murukku!! Love them and their color :)


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