Instant Butter Chakli | Butter Murukku

Chakli is a crispy snack which is made is different ways. This snack is mostly prepared during Diwali in India but you can make it any time! This is a quick and easy butter chakli recipe which comes out nice and crunchy and tastes amazing. You can eat eat it just like that or with tea!


  • 1 Cup fine sooji (rava)
  • 2 Cups rice flour (chawal ka aata)
  • 1 Tsp cumin (jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp crushed black powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tsp butter
  • Cooking oil for frying
  • 2 Cups + some more water


To make the dough:

  • Bring 2 cup water to a boil in a pan and add 2 tsp butter followed by some salt to taste. Mix and let the butter melt in the water.
  • Add 1 cup rava/sooji (semolina) and immediately stir and cook for 2-3 min till it soaks all the water and looks like upma or halwa.
  • Take the sooji mix in a bowl and add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp black pepper powder and 1 tsp cumin. Mix everything well.
  • Now, add 2 cup rice flour and knead this into a medium soft dough by adding some water.

To make the chakli:

  • Take a small portion of the dough and fill it in the chakli machine and start making some chaklis on a butter paper or greased plate.
  • Drop these chaklis in hot oil and fry them on a high flame till the become golden in color.
  • Your instant & crispy butter chakli or murukku is now ready. Enjoy!


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