Diwali Snacks, Gokulashtami Recipes, Indian Festival Recipes, Potato Recipes




Potato Murukku is a crispy snack made out of rice flour and potatoes.Since Janmashtami is tommorow,you can give it a try in addition to the regular delicacies.Here in Bangalore Kannadigas offer many sweets in savouries for the occasion.I wanted to try some sweets too,but since I was unwell had to do with this recipe only.Potato Murukku is a recipe I saw in a magazine and was tempted to try and to my satisfaction came out well.This is a very and fool proof recipe and involves very less ingredients and takes less time for preparing too.You can use homemade rice flour or store bought,both taste equally good.Similary you can make some variations and add redchilly powder or caraway seeds also.

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You can use any design of the press.I used the plain hole,but you can use star shaped press as well.I also make this for Diwali or just as an evening snack.Since we are using rice flour and potatoes the murukku will be in cream white colour. The texture is also crunchy and crisp.I also learnt another version of using maida in place of rice flour,not sure how crisp it will be,but if you happen to try let me know.You can alternatively grate the potatoes and add to the dough.Shall we now see the recipe?



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  1. Boil potato.
  2. Mash well.
  3. In a wide bowl add,rice flour,mashed potato,cumin seeds,butter and salt.
  4. Sprinkle water and mix.
  5. Adding some more water knead to a soft dough.
  6. Use the shape of press as shown.
  7. Add the dough in the press.
  8. Squeeze it on a small plate smeared with oil.
  9. Add it in to the hot oil.
  10. Fry till golden brown.
  11. Take them on a tissue to excess oil.
  12. Serve hot as a tea time snack.
Recipe Notes


Prepare dough little by little if making in bulk.

Add butter only the said quantity,else it may break into the oil.

Add some more water if the dough gets dry.

Smear oil on the press for easy squeezing.

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