• 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup dhuli urad daal-roasted and powdered
  • 1 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 Tbsp asafetida-diluted in 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp ghee or butter
  • 1 Tbsp safed til oil for deep frying



  • Mix all the ingredients and knead to a firm dough with water.
  • Keep aside for half an hour or so.
  • Heat the oil till a drop of dough thrown in comes up at once.
  • Using a press (like a cookie press), press out round murkkus straight into the hot oil.
  • Lower the heat and cook till they're light brown and crisp on both sides.
  • Cool and store in an airtight jar and enjoy whenever hunger strikes. 

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