Benne Murukku (Butter Murukku)

Benne means butter in kannada and murukku / chakli means savory snack in South India.  This snack available in all bakeries , condiments shop etc., There are so many variations of this murukku. This is the one i makes at home all the time.

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Prept Time : 10 Mins
Cook Time  : 20 -30mins

Ingredients
  • Rice Flour - 2 cups 
  • Urad dal flour - 3/4 cup
  • Butter (unsalted) -  80grms
  • Asafoetida / Hing / Peryangayum - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Jeera seeds  - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 500ml (to deep fry)
Or use Chakli flour

 Method
  1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients except oil.
  2. Or Take a 2 cups of Chakli flour / powder mix with butter, salt , hing and jeera .
  3. Knead the mix gently into a dough with enough using water
  4. Fill the medium size dough ball into a chakli press
  5. Press the dough into hot oil like sticks. 
  6. Deep fry till golden color over low flame. Remove and place it on paper towel and let it cool and store it in airtight box.
Note :  Close the lid with remaining dough rest for next batch. If it is too thick for next batch sprinkle little water and again knead.


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