Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks

Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks with step by step photos and preparation. Thattai Vadai / thattai murukku is a fried evening snacks in Tamil Nadu. Traditionally these murukku were prepared rice flour, urad dal, fried gram flour and salt, specially during festivals. This crispy thattai can be prepared as a tea time snacks. Thattai murukku – details

You can follow the traditional method of preparing rice flour, by soaking raw rice in water for 2 hours, drain water and dry it by spreading it in a news paper or a muslin cloth. Now you can grind this rice either in a mill or at home in your mixie. Sieve to get a fine powder. This flour can be used to prepare this snacks. Or you can also use store bought rice flour.

Ingredients:-

  • rice flour / arisi maavu – 2 cups
  • butter / vennai – 2 tblsp
  • urad dal / ulundham paruppu – 3 tsp
  • fried gram / pottu kadalai – 4 tsp
  • channa dal / kadalai paruppu – 2 tsp (soaked in water for 1 hour)
  • sesame seeds / ellu – 2 tsp
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – pinch
  • salt – to taste
  • curry leaves – few (finely chopped)
  • oil – for deep frying
  • water – as needed
Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks - ingredients
Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks – ingredients

Method:-

1. Wash and soak channa dal in water for one hour.

2. Dry roast urad dal till it turns golden colour. Cool down to room temperature.

Roasting urad dal
Roasting urad dal

3. Add roasted urad dal and fried gram to a mixie.

Roasted urad dal and fried gram in a mixie jar
Roasted urad dal and fried gram in a mixie jar

4. Grind into a fine powder.

Ground powder of urad dal and fried gram
Ground powder of urad dal and fried gram

5. Take all the ingredients, rice flour, ground flour of urad dal, fried gram, red chilly powder, asafoetida, butter, soaked channa dal, chopped curry leaves and salt.

All ingredients in a bowl
All ingredients in a bowl

6. Mix well the ingredients, pour water little by little and make a smooth dough. The dough should be non sticky, smooth and stiff.

Thattai dough
Thattai dough

7. Make small balls out of the dough. Press the balls by greasing your fingers with oil on a butter paper. Make thattai as thin as possible without breaking.

Thattai made on butter paper
Thattai made on butter paper

8. Heat oil in a fry pan. When it is hot check by putting tiny flat piece of the dough. It should rise and it should not sink in oil. Now oil is ready. Transfer thattai from butter paper to hot oil, according to the space in the fry pan.

Frying thattai in oil
Frying thattai in oil

9. Keep the stove in medium flame. When fried on one side turn the other side and fry.

Frying thattai in oil
Frying thattai in oil

10. When fried well evenly to golden , drain them on a kitchen tissue.

Fried thattai murukku
Fried thattai murukku

11. Let it cool down for 15 minutes. Now store it in a container and serve along with tea or at any time you wish.

Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks
Thattai murukku recipe | Crispy Diwali snacks

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