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Basundi using Coconut Sugar

Homemade Basundi/Rich sweetened with Coconut sugar , flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg and garnished with dryfruits. INGREDIENTS: Organic Milk 2 cups Coconut Sugar 1 cup Cardamom powder 1-2 tsp Nutmeg a pinch Sliced almonds for garnishing  INSTRUCTION: 1.Boil organic milk for a good 45 minutes to make it thick and collect the cream . 2. Add coconut sugar, cardomom powder and nutmeg powder  3.Garnish with sliced almonds..Tastes delicious when chilled.

Instant Butter Murukku


Roasted gram dal Murukku is an Instant south Indian version of Chaklis which is usually prepared in Maharashtra and Gujarat. These are usually prepared in Diwali and Krishna Janamashtami.
5Chaklis are a bit harder in texture than these Murukkus. They are so light they can't hold shape like Chaklis. I bet these are too good to resist and will be eaten off within no time especially by children.

This is a very handy recipe as you can prepare them within no time with ingredients you already have in hand. Roasted gram also known as Puthani is powdered to make a flour and combined with Rice flour and butter to make crispy melt in mouth Murukkus.
Flavored with Hing, Carom seeds, and sesame seeds, these are super delicious to relish and enjoy.

The main trick is in mixing the butter along with the flours such that they turn too light and crispy. Let's dive into the recipe.

INGREDIENTS:
Roasted gram /Puthani 1/2 cup
Rice flour 2 cups
Ajwain / Carom seeds 1/2 tsp
Melted butter 1 tbsp
Sesame seeds 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
Salt and water as needed
Cooking oil to deep fry.

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Grind 1/4 cup Roasted gram in a grinder into a fine powder and measure 1/4 cup. Keep aside.
2. In a bowl, add rice flour, roasted gram flour, salt, red chili powder, carom seeds sesame seeds.

3. Now add melted butter and water.



4. Mix well to spread the butter in the flour mixture and make a slightly sticky dough.


5. In a Kadhai, take Oil for frying and heat it in low flame.

 6. Take a Chakli /Murukku press with a star-shaped chakli maker.


7. Fill it with dough and squeeze the dough in when the oil gets hot enough.

 

8. Deep fry the murukku till they turn slightly orange. Dont over fry them as they may taste burnt.

7.Remove and drain on a paper towel. Store in an airtight container after they cool down.


  I hope you will love making these Murukkus and relish with friends and family.



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