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Healthy Ulundu Murukku, Airfryer Murukku Recipe

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Air fryer murukku

  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 mins
  • Yield: 30 murukkus 1x


  • Measurements Used – 1 Cup = 250 ml
  • ½ cup Urad dal
  • 2.5 cups rice flour (store bought)
  • ¼ teaspoon Ajwain seeds (Omam Seeds)
  • ½ teaspoon Black Sesame Seeds ( Ellu )
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 to 3 cups of water


  1. Wash and soak half cup of urad dal in 1.5 cups of water for 20 minutes. Then pressure cook the dal with the water for 6 whistles. Switch off the flame and let the pressure in the cooker release naturally. Open the cooker and mash the dal with the back of the spoon. Set aside.
  2. Add rice flour, salt, Ajwain seeds (Omam seeds), Sesame seeds (ellu) and vegetable oil.
  3. Mix everything well and add water little by little to form a smooth ball. The dough should be smooth and there should not be any cracks in the dough.
  4. Form small logs and fill in the murukku press.
  5. Press the murukku dough from murukku press onto the bowl of the air fryer. Fry in 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
  6. Consume the murukkus within 2 days.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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