Murukku or Chakri

One of the easiest murukku you could ever make, this is it..It can be made very easily, but the taste is absolutely delicious. Taste so buttery, crunchy and melt in mouth..It is hard that you can go wrong in this recipe.

Murukku or Chakri
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Recipe Creator: Bhavna
  • Rice flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
  • Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
  • Ajwain 1 Tablespoon
  • Chili powder To Taste (white chili powder) (Optional)
  • Salt To Taste
  • Sugar To Taste
  • Sour cream 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs) (Can be replaced with 1 1/8 cup of water and 1/3 cup butter)
  • Oil 1/2 Teaspoon (For greasing)
  • Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
Things You Will Need
  • 1. Chakri / Murukku maker
  • 2. Large tray
  • 3. Parchment or wax paper
  2. 1. Take a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients such as rice flour, sesame seeds, carom seeds, white chili powder, salt and sugar.
  3. 2. Once the dry ingredients are mixed well, add the sour cream and knead the dough and keep it aside.
  4. 3. Take the chakri maker and grease it with a little oil. Fill the chakri maker with the kneaded dough and spiral out the chakris on to a parchment paper on a tray.
  5. 4. Take a saucepan and heat about 3-4 inches deep oil to about medium heat. Slowly and carefully take each chakri from the parchment paper and slide into the hot oil. Fry till golden brown in color by flipping sides.
  6. 5. Drain them into a paper towel to remove the excess oil.
  8. 6. Serve as a snack throughout the year or even during festivals like Diwali.
  9. NOTE
  10. The chakris can be directly spiraled into the oil as well.