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Sunday, October 29, 2006



Besan or kadala mavu - 2 cups
Salt - a pinch
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Ground Nuts - 1/4 cup (u can add more if u want)
Pottu kadala(Dalia) - 1/4 cup (u can add more if u want)
Curry leaves - 1 string
Avil(poha) - 1/4 cup
Oil - for Frying


1) Mix Besan,salt ,chili powder and little water and kneed well like we do for chapathi.

2) Heat oil in a kadai.Use Muruku mould's big and small hole plates for the
preparation.Make small balls and place it in the mould with the big hole first and press directly in to the hot oil.Deep fry it.Remove when its fried properly,remove on to a tray and sprinkle some chilli powder and salt on it,and then break it in to small pieces.

3) Repeat the same procedure with the moulds small hole plate and sprinkle some salt and chilli powder on it as soon as u remove from the kadai.then break it in to pieces.

4) Fry the ground nuts to golden colour,and sprinkle some salt and chilli powder.Salt and chilli powder should be sprinkled when it has some oil content on it,so that it gets a mix of salt and chilli taste.Then fry the pottu kadala till golden colour and repeat the above procedure.

5) For the avil,let the oil be very hot,put the avil, as soon as u put the avil,it will get puffed up.fry for few mins and take it out and repeat the same procedure.

6) Lastly fry the curry leaves to lightly crispy and add to the whole mixture.Mix
everything together,your Mixture is ready.Salt and chilli powder depends up on individual taste.