Kai Murukku (South Indian Chakli) 180g  - Free Shipping Across India
Kai Murukku (South Indian Chakli) 180g  - Free Shipping Across India

Kai Murukku (South Indian Chakli)

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Kai Murukku- A Taste of South India's Artful Culinary Traditions

Kai Murukku is a popular South Indian snack or savoury fried food item that hails from the Tamil Nadu region of India. The hand Murukku is primarily made from rice flour and urad dal (black gram lentils). These two main ingredients are mixed with spices, salt, and water to form a stiff dough. The dough is kneaded well and then shaped into intricate patterns using the fingers or hand, that is why it also named as kai suthu murukku or suthu murukku. The dough is typically extruded in a spiral or coil shape, giving it its unique appearance. Kai Murukku has a mildly spiced flavour with a hint of black gram lentils. The spices used may vary from one recipe to another, but common additions include cumin seeds, asafoetida (hing), and sesame seeds.

The snack is known for its crunchy and brittle texture. It is important to roll the dough thinly and uniformly to ensure even frying and a crispy outcome. Kai Murukku is typically served as a snack with hot tea or coffee. It is also a popular offering during religious ceremonies and festivals in South India. To maintain its crispiness, the hand murukku should be stored in an airtight container once it has cooled down.

In South Indian culture, making and sharing Kai Murukku during festivals and special occasions is a tradition that brings families and communities together. It is often exchanged as gifts between neighbours and friends.

Kai Murukku is not only delicious but also a representation of the rich culinary heritage of South India. It showcases the intricate artistry that goes into traditional Indian snacks and the love and care that people put into preparing them. It is a traditional and crispy snack often made during festivals, especially during Diwali, and is also enjoyed as a tea-time snack throughout the year.

Regional Names:
Tamil- Kai Murukku | Telugu- Murukulu, Janthikulu,Chakralu | Kannada- Chakkuli
Malayalam- Murukku

Ingredients: Raw Rice Flour, Urad Dal, Jeera, Groundnut Oil, Butter, Salt

Shelf life: 30 days

Storage Instructions: Store in a cool and dry place in an air tight container


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