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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Quick Onion Murukku - Onion jantikalu - Vengaya Murukku- chakli

Onion murukku is a simple and easy snack recipe made with rice flour, roasted gram flour and pearl onions. Aroma of pearl onions gives nice flavour to murukku. This recipe is taught by my aunt. i tried it and it tasted awesome. so i wanted to share it with you. 


Rice flour - 1 cup.
Roasted gram Powder/Pottukadalai powder   - 1/2  cup (chutney dal).
Hot oil - 2 tbsp.
salt - as required.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Pearl onions - 20.


  • Grind Roasted gram in a mixie to make a fine powder.(if you ground 1/3 cup of roasted gram, you get 1/2 cup of its powder).
  • Grind pearl onions in a blender or mixie into a fine puree.


  • Take a mixing bowl, add  Rice flour, roasted gram Powder,hot oil,salt and onion paste mix well.Add water little by little to make a soft dough.

  • In Mean while, heat the oil.[To check whether oil is hot, put a small piece of dough into an oil, when it pops out immediately,it is an indication that oil is hot].
  • When the oil is hot, keep it in a moderate flame. Take murukku(jantikalu) press, use a  plate with three holes.

  •  Fill the murukku press  with required quantity of dough and rotate it in a circular motion.fry the murukku till it  turns golden brown colour. Drain it and place it in a  kitchen towel.

  • Repeat the cycle for remaining dough.Then place it in a air tight container.
  • Consistency should be like soft  dough,should  not too hard or soft, if  dough is hard, murukku will be hard, if it is so soft, it may absorb oil.
  • if u you use large quantity of flour, divide the dough into equal portions to prepare the dough.
  • it is Good to use pearl onion, than the bigger one.