1 cup Rice Flour
1/2 cup Peanuts / Groundnuts
1/4 cup Roasted Bengal Gram
1 tsp White Cumin Seeds
2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 tsp Hing
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
How to make Palli Murukulu / Groundnut Murukku
. Heat a heavy bottomed pan on a medium flame, slowly roast the peanuts to golden brown color.
. Let them cool and rub the skins off.
. Grind the roasted peanuts into powder then add a little water and grind into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
. Grind the roasted gram into a fine powder and set aside.
. In a mixing bowl. combine the rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, hing, powdered roasted gram and peanut paste. Mix well.
. Add water little by little and knead it into a soft and pliable dough.
. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
. Take a small portion of the dough and place it in the murukku press.
. Now slowly press the murukku press over the hot oil.
. Deep fry them until golden brown color, turn over to fry both sided evenly.
. Drain them on paper towels and let them cool completely.
. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.
. Serve as a teatime snack.