Ingredients Maida-2 cups
Urad dal powder 1/4 cup
Butter or oil 2 tbsp
Oil 2 cups to fry
Method to prepare perandai murukku:
Sieve the maida/all purpose flour and steam it in a steamer/idli cooker for 5 to 10 minutes or a nice aroma emanates.
The steamed flour would be a tight mass. Let it cool completely, then rub it with your fingers sieve for even flour, without lumps
Add the omam, sesame seeds, hing (optional) and salt.
Add water little by little and knead it into a soft dough. Add 2 tablespoons of hot oil to the dough and knead it. Keep it covered.
Heat enough oil to deep fry the murukku.
Put the dough into the murukku press/perandai murukku achu and press them into circular spirals.or in straight lengthwise shape.
Drop the murukku’s carefully into hot oil, fry until both the sides turn golden in colour.
Take them out and keep it on the paper towel.
Quick and crunchy Perandai murukku is ready. Store the murukku’s in airtight containers and enjoy!