Cooked Rice Murukku Recipe | Leftover Rice Chakli

Cooked Rice Murukku pinit

Murukku is a savoury, crunchy Indian snack that starts with rice and urad dal flour. It derived its name from the Tamil word for “twisted”, referring to it’s shape which often has twists in two different directions. Murukku can be found all over India but especially popular in states like Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana – where peanuts are included too!

Cooked Rice Murukku Recipe | Leftover Rice Chakli

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 3 Calories: 60 per piece
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This recipe is done from cooked rice. Normally murukku is done with milled rice flour, but this recipe is done from leftover cooked rice. Leftover rice can be used in many ways, one way this murukku. The rice murukku recipe from leftover rice is simple and easy to make and will make a nice snack.





  1. Mix ground rice with urad dal, gram flour, salt, sesame seeds, asafoetida. If the dough is sticky grease your hand with oil and if need add gram flour. See that the dough is thick to be filled in a murukku achu (a device that has a design through which dough comes out and a handle that presses the dough through the design)

  2. Heat oil in a Kadai. Fill a handful of dough in the achu and press the handle over the oil so the dough comes out through the design. Circle your hand over oil so that murukku spread all over the oil.

  3. Cook on both sides and drain the oil and remove it on a plate.

  4. Repeat this process for all dough.

  5. Crisply cooked rice murukku is ready for snacking with hot tea/coffee.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 60kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g5%
Potassium 18mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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