Varagu Arisi Manakombu / Kodo Millet Murukku

Want to cook some crunchy
snack which is comparatively healthier then try this murukku which is basically
made from a millet flour and not rice flour.
Varagu arisi flour
4 cups
Green gram dhal
1 1/2 cup
Bengal gram dhal
3/4 cup


Varaagu arisi flour / Kodo millet flour
 2 cups
Dhal flour
1 cup
2-3 tbsp
3/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
for deep frying
Dry roast both the
dhals together till they are just warm. Cool it and grind  it to a fine powder
In a small cup add the required
amount of salt, asafoetida and 1 cup of water

In a broad plate take the above mentioned millet
flour and dhal flour. Sieve it well.

To this flour mixture add the butter and mix to
form a crumb like consistency

Now pour small amount of the prepared salt water
to this and prepare a soft dough. Add more water if necessary

Now heat oil in a deep pan.

To test if the oil has attained the required
heat, drop a small amount of this dough to the oil,. If it sinks and rises
immediately, it means that that is the right temperature.

Now take a small amount of this dough, make it
into an elongated shape and stuff it into the murukku press.
Close it with the
other half of the press and press 2 rounds into the hot oil. 
Be careful while
handling hot oil.
Flip the murukku over
when it starts to brown.Take out the murukku from hot oil when all the bubbles
in the hot oil has subsided. Drain it in a colander.

Transfer to an air
tight box when it has completely cooled


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