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Mullu Murukku (Spicy Snack).


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  • Rice - 8 cup.
  • Moong Dal(Passi paruppu) - 1 cup. (dry roast till hot)
  • Channa dal(Kadala Paruppu) - 1 cup.(dry roast till hot)
  • Salt and Asafoetida.
  • Red chilli powder.
  • Butter.
  • Oil for frying


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Grind all dals into a fine powder.

Step 2

For every 2 cups of flour, add salt and asafoetida mixed in water, red chilli powder and mix it to a smooth dough with water and 2 tablespoons butter.

Step 3

Deep fry in oil using the specific mould (mullu murukku achu).


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  • 3 large eggplants
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 cup shredded cheese


  1. Mix the olive oil, chopped basil, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Carefully slice the eggplant on it's side in a cross-hatch pattern, without cutting all the way through.
  3. Lay the eggplants inside an oven-safe baking tray.
  4. Pour the oil mixture over the eggplants, taking care to pour between the slices.
  5. Stuff the gaps in the eggplant with shredded cheese.
  6. Cook in the oven at 355°F for 45 minutes, until the flesh is cooked and the cheese totally melted.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

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