Muruku is a tasty South Indian snack.

It is known as Chakli in Marathi and Chakri in Gujarati. Learn how to make/prepare Muruku by following this easy recipe.


Rice flour- 2 cups

Urad flour 1/2 cup

Besan flour 1/2 cup

Butter 1/2 cup

Water (to knead)

1 1/2 cup

Red chili powder

2 tsp

Cumin seeds 1 tsp

A fistful of sesame


Salt to taste

Oil for frying


Take a bowl and put rice flour, Urad flour, besan flour, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, red chili powder, sesame seeds, and salt into it. Mix them well.

Soften the butter and add it into the mixture.

Now add water slowly into the mixture and knead it to make soft dough.

Place a lump of dough in muruku maker.

Pipe out the patterns, forming circles, on a greased plate.

Heat oil over medium flame.

Carefully fry Muruku in the oil, without touching each other

Fry till they turn light golden brown in color.

Place the Muruku on a kitchen paper towel, to drain the surplus oil.

Allow them to cool.

Muruku is ready to eat. Store in a dry container.