1 cup Rice Flour
1/2 cup Peanuts / Groundnuts
1/4 cup Roasted Bengal Gram
1 tsp White Cumin Seeds
2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 tsp Hing
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Heat a heavy bottomed pan on a medium flame, slowly roast the peanuts to golden brown color.
Let them cool and rub the skins off.
Grind the roasted peanuts into powder then add a little water and grind into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
Grind the roasted gram into a fine powder and set aside.
In a mixing bowl. combine the rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, hing, powdered roasted gram and peanut paste. Mix well.
Add water little by little and knead it into a soft and pliable dough.
Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
Take a small portion of the dough and place it in the murukku press.
Now slowly press the murukku press over the hot oil.
Deep fry them until golden brown color, turn over to fry both sided evenly.
Drain them on paper towels and let them cool completely.
Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.
Serve as a teatime snack.