Butter murukku is a deep fried snack made with rice flour , butter and besan. It is a snack of South India. It can be made easily and the taste is yummy. You can use ordinary rice flour to make this murukku
Rice flour 1 cup
Besan/ gram flour 1 1/2 tblsp
Roasted gram dal flour 1 1/2 tblsp
Butter, 2 tsp
Jeera/cumin seed 1 tsp
Asafoetida ½ tsp
Salt As needed
Oil To fry
Take rice flour, gram flour and roasted gram dal powder and sieve it well.
Take it in a bowl, add in the remaining ingredients except oil and water and rub with your finger to create a crumbly texture.
Now add in water slowly and knead to a soft dough.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Take small quantity of dough and put it in the Murukku Press with “single star” plate and squeeze it in circular motion on a greased plastic sheet or in a banana leaf.
Fry till it becomes crispy and nice golden yellow.