Friday, October 24, 2008

Srathul (Thinner version of Nada Pakkoda)

Typical South Indian Crunchy Snack.
Quantity will be more in final product.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Rice Flour 2 1/2 cups
2. Gram Flour (Kadalai Maavu) 1 cup
3. Salt to taste
4. Hing
5. Red Chilli Powder - According to taste
6. Ghee + Oil Each 1 1/2 tablespoons
7. Water to knead
8. Oil for frying


1. Sieve both the flour and mix it with Salt, Hing, Chilli Powder and Keep it aside.
2. Heat Ghee and Oil. Pour hot oil over flour and mix well, till it resembles bread crumbs.
3. Add Minimum water and knead it to a stiff dough.
4. Heat oil in a Kadai and take a ball size dough and rub it on Srathool maker to make it fall into the oil.
5. Fry, till done.

1. It will get fried quickly.
2. Be careful while rubbing the dough on the hot oil.

This is My submission for the event hosted by Hima of SnackORama
Also my submission for the event JFI hosted by Srivalli of Cooking 4 all seasons

Monday, October 20, 2008


The name itself says that it is like flute and hollow inside.
Butter flavoured.

Ingredients needed:
1. Rice flour - 6 cup
2. Urad flour - 1 cup (Dry roast urad dal till golden and make into powder)
3. Butter - 3 tsp
4. Salt to taste
5. Hing
6. Jeera - 1 tsp
7. Oil to deep fry
1. Sieve Rice flour, Urad flour and add Salt, Butter, Cumin Seeds (Jeera) and Hing and mix well.
2. Make this into 2 or 3 portions, take one portion and mix with water.
3. Make into a Chapati like dough.(One portion at a time)
4. Grease Murukku maker and put some amount of dough and squeeze [3 hole murukku plate] directly in oil.
5. You can also make small murukkus on a paper first and then fry in hot oil till crisp.

1. To get this Murukku in white colour, use good quality rice flour and do not overfry the Urad.
2. Frying noise will reduce and Oil will get clear once the Murukku is cooked well.

Enjoy this Buttery Murukku with Kids.

Murukku is more friendly than Thenkuzhal.

This is my submission for JFI Festival Treats Hosted By Cooking for all seasons