Chick peas(kondaikadalai) r usually prepared as gravies r sundals for evening snacks…came to know through my friend that we can prepare crispy murukkus from them..i tried them out for Krishna jayanthi..easy to prepare with less ingredients..Channa murukku /kondaikadalai murukku/chickpeas murukku/Garbanzo beans Murukku
|2 cup||Chick peas(dry)|
|1 cup||Rice flour|
|1 tsp||Red chilli powder|
|¼ tsp||Asafoetida powder|
|2 tsp||Butter(room temperature)|
|Salt as per need|
|Oil for deep frying|
|2 tsp||Cumin seeds n sesame seeds|
Soak dry chick peas overnite r for atleast 12 hours…grind finely the soaked chick peas in a mixie with 1/4 cup of water..put the grounded paste in a bowl n add the rice flour, red chilli powder, asafeotida powder, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, butter as well as enough salt..knead them as dough, can add more rice flour if u not able to make them as dough, can also add water if needed to make easily as dough(dont turn them watery) else they wont be crispy..check for salt..
Heat oil for deep frying in medium flame..once the oil is hot..use the murukku press with star nozzle for making this murukku..take a small portion for the dough n squeez out directly to the hot oil…Fry until its golden brown and drain excess oil by placing them over a paper towel. Cool completely and store in an air -tight container.
Tasty, crispy Chick peas murukku…..