Murukulu Janthikalu
* * * * *
[Based on 2 users]
Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Jun 2, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Rice Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Murukulu also known as Janthikulu is a very popular savory snack of the South Indian cuisine. Murukku is traditionally combined with a mixture of urad dal powder, rice flour, salt, chilli powder, ajwain, cumin seeds.An evening binge choice, the crispy deep fried janthikalu (murukulu) are every one's favorite snack item. Prepared from a dough comprising of chana and rice flour, the murukku is crunchy, spicy and a great accompaniment to evening tea or coffee. 

Recipe of Murukulu Janthikalu

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water as needed
Butter 1 Tablespoons
Chilli Powder 1 Teaspoons
Salt as needed
Sesame Seeds 1 Tablespoons
Oil to fry
Urad Dal 1 Cup
Rice Flour 4 Cup


  1. Take a pan dry roast urad dal and make into a powder.In a bowl add rice flour,urad dal,sesame seeds,ajwane,salt,chilli powder,butter, mix well and add water as need. 
  2. Make into a soft dough.Now take the murukulu press add the dough into it and press on top into the oil and make a round.Fry till light golden brown colour then remove.   
Posted Jun 2, 2009

You need to be logged in to add comments.

Click here to login into your account.


Clarie-Ann Stigsdotter Jun 4, 2009
This I will test! The "problem" will be to get hold of a "murukulu"-press. But I will do my best. Easy and a good snack I hope! Thank you!

Prardhana Jun 2, 2009
Could you please post a recipe for "Sakinaalu" and ariselu.I try every recipe you post.

Sanjay Thumma..You Rock!!!

See All Comments