Almond Butter Murukku - Indian snacks
Recipe type: Appetizer,snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3 cups
  • • Rice flour/ Idiyappam flour – 1 cup
  • • Almonds – 5
  • • Gram flour (pottukadalai maavu) - 3 tsp
  • • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • • Sesame seeds – 1.5 tsp
  • • Salt – as needed
  • • Ghee/Melted butter – 2 tsp (optional)
  • • Oil – for deep frying
  1. Heat oil for deep-frying in a pan.
  2. Soak almonds in water and blend almonds in a smooth paste
  3. In a wide bowl, add all the ingredients. Add almond paste little by little to form soft stiff dough. Then add some water little by little.
  4. Fix the Murukku achu (mould) into the murukku press. Add a portion of dough in the murukku press and close it.
  5. When the oil is hot, in medium high heat, make a round layer in hot oil. Do not add more layers to form even cooking.
  6. When it turns into crispy golden brown color on one side and cook till the bubble ceases. Drain it in tissue paper, cool down completely and store in airtight container.
1. Make sure you fry them in hot oil. If you make it in low flame, the murukkus will drink up lot of oil.
2. You can store use store brought gram flour or use some pottukadalai and blend them.
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