Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }

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Upma Murukku { Savoury Snack }


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups upma ( tomato/any flavour)

  • 3 cups rice flour

  • 1/2 cups besan

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2-3 tsp red chilly powder

  • 2 tsp carom seeds

  • 2 tbsp hot oil

  • 4 cups oil to deep fry


  • In a dry mixie jar, make a smooth paste of the already prepared upma. Do not add water while preparing paste.Also ensure thatbthe tempering used in upma preparation is turned into a fine paste.
  • Transfer the pastebto a bowl. Add the rice flour, besan,red chilly powder, hot oil ,salt and crushed carom seeds to it. Mix well to form a smooth dough similar to the usual murukku dough.
  • Heat oil in a kadai over a low flame. In the meanwhile,grease the murukku mouod with oil and fill the mould with the dough. I used a 3 hole disc to make this Murukku. press it in a circular motion to make Murukku. You can squeeze the Murukku into the hot oil directly.
  • Fry the murukku until golden brown. With the help of a slotted ladle, turn and fry the other side carefully. Once it is cooked the sizzling sound stops.You can now transfer the upma murukku into a serving plate.
  • Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.
  • Upma murukku can be stored in an airtight container for a week. It stays fresh and crispy when stored at room temperature.