Sweet Murukku

Sweet recipe for Deepavali from Tamil Nadu Delicacies. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice, Split black gram skinless
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Desserts
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sweet Murukku

  • 5 cups Rice
  • 1 cup Split black gram skinless
  • 5 Green cardamoms
  • 5 Peppercorns
  • 1 kilogram Jaggery (gur)
  • to fry Oil


  1. Pick, wash, both dal and rice. Spread them separately on absorbent towels and let them dry in shade. Powder them in a mixer. Coarsely powder cardamom and peppercorns and keep aside. Mix the dal-rice flour with sufficient water and form a stiff dough.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan for frying. Put the prepared dough into a murukku mould and press spiral shaped fritters directly into hot oil. Fry till golden brown. Drain and keep aside. Boil jaggery with half cup water and make thick syrup.
  3. Add the powdered spices and mix. Break murukku into two and a half centimeter pieces and mix with the jaggery syrup. Grease your palm with oil and roll the mixture into balls. Leave to cool. Store in airtight containers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 8299
Carbohydrates 1836
Protein 127
Fat 48.8