Chakri or Chakli, also called Murukku, is a brown colored delicious snack. This ready-to-eat snack has a spiked surface and comes in different variations. The most common variety of Murukku is the round spiral shape.
Why is it called Murukku?
The tidbit munching gets a peculiar name, Murukku, because of its shape. Chakri or Murukku in Tamil means twisted- it is a spiral snack made out of rice and lentils dough.
All big brands like Surati and Haldiram sell this popular refreshment item.
Flavor and taste of Murukku
Murukku is mildly spicy and has a divine taste. The appetizing snack is crunchy, crispy and leaves the flavor of traditional ethnic Indian spices in your mouth.
Murukku is healthy as it mainly uses rice flour and gram flour as a base.
Ingredients of Murukku
Murukku blends the following premium quality ingredients to churn out a delectable treat-
- Rice flour
- Gram flour- black gram and green gram
- All purpose flour (maida)
- Traditional spices like turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ajwain, hing, red chili powder etc.
How to serve Murukku
Murukku is an all-time favorite bite that goes well with all age groups and for all occasions. Whether you team it up with a hot cup of coffee or tea, or combine it with juice as an evening goody for your kids, it perfectly supplements with every beverage.
People also buy Murukku as a gift pack with popular Haldiram items during Diwali, Rakshabandhan, and other festive occasions.
Just stock your kitchen pantry with some yummy Murukku, this handy snack will have you asking for more! It is fairly filling to satiate your midnight hunger pangs.
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