Ring Murukku snacks in the jar

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Ring murukku is another kind of dry snacks. It is from the state of Andhra Pradesh. They are soft but crispy, different from the usual kodbole that we make.

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Kodbole Instant Chakli Poha Chiwda

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon moong dal
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • asafoetida
  • oil for frying

Method:

  1. Wash and soak moong dal for half an hour.
  2. Heat one cup of water. Drain the soaked dal and put it in water along with salt.
  3. Once the water, put the rice flour, keep stirring continuously.
  4. When the consistency becomes thick, turn off the gas. Let cool.
  5. Add chilli powder and asafoetida to it. Knead it to a dough.
  6. Take a small ball of the dough and roll into the shape of a ring.
  7. Repeat for a few more balls.
  8. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  9. Once it is hot, put a few murukku (six to seven ) in the oil.
  10. Deep fry on medium flame until golden in colour.
  11. Repeat for the rest of the dough.
  12. Ring Murukku are ready to serve.

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Ring Murukku

Ring Murukku is another kind of snack that can be made and stored in jars. They are crispy on the outside but soft inside.

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon moong dal
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • asafoetida
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak moong dal in water for thirty minutes.

  2. Heat one cup water. Drain the water from the soaked moong. Put it in water along with salt.

  3. Once it boils, add rice flour and stir continuously, it should come to a thick consistency.

  4. Let cool. Add chilli powder and asafoetida to it and knead well.

  5. Take a small ball of the dough and roll into a ring shape. 

  6. Make a few more rings.

  7. Heat oil in a pan.

  8. Once it is hot, put a few rings (about six or seven) and deep fry on medium flame until golden in  colour.

  9. Remove them on an absorbent paper. 

  10. Repeat for the rest of the dough. Ring murukku are ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

Make them more circular in shape like a small ring. Mine are not exactly like a ring, could not make them again for the photograph.

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Methi Khakra

I love Gujarati food. The snacks that they make are varied and yummy. Khakra, fafda, dhokla and kachori are some of their popular ones. Khakra are made of various kinds. They can be used as a snack or for breakfast.They can be stored for a long time and ideal to carry during travelling.

The affair with khakra started long back at home. Children loved these when they were young and I always had a stack of these in my pantry. Methi , Jeera, Masala, Garlic, so many varieties were available in the bakery.

As we planned to make Gujarati dishes, I thought of trying my hand at Khakra.  Yes, they did turn out good and glad that I ventured into this one. Presenting to you all Gujarati’s popular snack Methi Khakra today.

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methi khakra

Methi Khakra
Recipe Type: Snacks
Cuisine: Gujarati
Author: Jayashree @ evergreendishes
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 8
Crispy and spicy, these snacks can be binged anytime.
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour 1cup
  • gram flour 1tsp
  • kasuri methi 2tsp
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • amchur powder 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4tsp
  • asafoetida 1/4tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil 1 tsp +extra
  • water for kneading
Instructions
  1. To make the dough:
  2. Take a bowl and add the wheat flour.
  3. Add all the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Put one teaspon of oil and mix in the flour.
  5. Add little water and knead to a firm dough.
  6. Keep it aside for ten minutes.
  7. To make the khakras:
  8. Take a small ball of the dough and roll it into a thin circle.
  9. Heat a skillet.
  10. Put the rolled disc on the skillet, leave it for a few seconds, until the air pockets are visible, then flip it over.
  11. Apply some oil and press it on the edges with a potato masher. let cook on a low flame.
  12. Flip over and drizzle some oil. Dark spots should be visible and it should turn out crisp.
  13. Remove and keep aside
Notes
You can do various varieties here. Palak paste, garlic paste, chopped coriander, roasted cumin powder and one with punjabi flavours too can be prepared.

 

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dry ingredients

Put the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them thoroughly. Wheat flour, gram flour, amchur powder, kasuri methi, chilli powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida

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kneading the dough

Add a teaspoon of oil and mix it. Put little water and knead to a dough.

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dough

Dough is ready. The dough should be firm. Keep it aside for ten minutes.

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dough balls

Make small balls of the dough.

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dough rolled into circle

Take a ball and roll it into a thin circle. Khakras should be made as thin as possible.

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roast on a skillet

Heat a skillet, put it on it, when air pockets are seen, flip it over, and then drizzle some oil and press with a potato masher

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press it with a potato masher

Press the edges and flip it once or twice. They need to be crisp, not soft.

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methi khakra is ready

Methi Khakra is ready.

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methi khakra

A few khakras for you ! And do check out my other recipe Puffed Rice Balls aka Gujarati Mamara na Ladoo 

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Dal Dhokli by Shubha, Gujarati Summer Thali, Fajeto and Bitter Gourd Curry by Padma, Trevti Dal by Shobana, Muthiya by Parvathy, Khandvi by Poornima, Surti Locho by Piyali, Sukhadi by Vani and Cabbage Muthiya by Anu

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Ompudi ( gram flour crispies)

Ompudi is one of the popular snacks. It is commonly called as khara sev. It is made of gramflour. It is tasty and a favourite snack in most house holds.

It can be made quiet conveniently, without much hassles. It does not require much time like other snacks which need a lot of work. Oil consumed too is comparatively less.

Ingredients :

  • gram flour 2 cups
  • rice flour 2tbsp
  • ajwain  powder 2tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chilli powder 2tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying
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Equipments :

kadai, ladle, serving plate, chakli press with medium hole nozzle, absorbent paper, air tight container

Method :

  • Take the  flour in a wide bowl. Add chilli powder,salt, turmeric powder,asafoetida , chilli powder and mix well. Heat the oil in a kadai. As it heats, put two table spoon of oil to this and knead it with adequate quantity of water to a stiff dough.
  • Grease some oil to the press. The nozzles can be changed, use the one with medium size hole for this recipe.
  • Take a ball of the dough, put it into it and slowly press it into the oil in circular.
  • Deep fry by spreading some oil over it . After sometime, turn it to other side.
  • Once it is brown in colour, remove it on an absorbent paper.
  • When cool, store in an air tight container.

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Instant chakli

Today is Krishna Janmashtmi, the birthday of Lord Shri Krishna, the creator and supreme personality. All praise to the Lord, who has been so merciful and greatful to us.

This day is usually celebrated by fasting, preprations of sweets and savoury followed by some snack. Here is an instant chakli that one can make quite easily..

Chakli, is a fried savoury, which is usually made by a pre made flour at home. Thus, it involves a week long preparation.These edible snacks are crunchy munchy and can be stored for a fortnight ( if they remain ! ) .

With the festival tomorrow, I really cannot give you that recipe. Here is a instant one for you .

 

Ingredients :

  • Rice flour 2 cups
  • gram flour 1/2 cup
  • poppy seeds 1/2 tbsp
  • salt
  • chilly powder 2tsp
  • asafoetida a little
  • butter 2tsp
  • ghee 1tsp
  • water
  • oil for frying
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instant chakli

Method :

  • Take the gram flour in a pan and saute it in ghee till light brown. Keep aside.
  • Take  a bowl and add the rice flour. To it add  salt,chilly powder,poppy seeds, butter and asafoetida.
  • Add the gram flour and mix all together by rubbing well.
  • Add little water and mix them together to a dough. The dough should be firm.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Take a mould. grease it with some oil.
  • Take a ball of the dough, put it into it and once the oil is heated, slowly press it in circular motion.
  • Make a few spherical ones and allow them to turn slightly brown.
  • Turn aside with the ladle and once done, put them on a tissue paper.
  • When cool ,put them in a container.
  • Instant chakli are ready to serve, its so good you will keep longing for more.


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With kids at home, it is usual to have many dry snacks such as chakli and kodbole on the shelves. These are loved by children.The fast and mechanical life has brought a stand still to some of the routine work made by older generation.Very often, we buy from stores , but it is always good if we can make it at home. Nothing is more healthier !

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