Pulla Jantikalu - Pulippu Murukku - Sour Murukku

Perugu Jantigalu  is a Tangy Murukku made using Sour Curd as a Main Ingredient. I am a big fan of Curd Murukku(Thayir Murukku). In my family everybody likes this. I learnt this recipe from my cousin,srimathi Aunty.Usually we buy this murukku in shops. After i tried and came out well, i was so much exited. i hope u will also enjoy the recipe.

Pulla Jantikalu 

 Prep Time : 10 min. 
 Cook Time :  20  minutes.                              
 Recipe Category:Diwali Ssnacks
Yield  : 2 cups.  
Recipe Cuisine:South Indian


Rice flour - 1 Cup.
All Purpose flour/Maida - 1/2 cup.
Sour curd - 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp.
butter - 2 tbsp.
Green chillies - 3.
salt - to taste.
oil - to fry.
Sesame seeds - 1 tsp.


Grind the Green chillies and salt  with 2 tbsp of sour curd into a smooth Paste.

  • Take a Mixing bowl, add Rice flour,Maida,butter,Ground Green chillies Paste. Mix well.

  • Add curd little by little to make soft  & stiff  dough.
  • Heat the oil in a Kadai, Now take murukku press with 3 holes, add the dough to it  and keep it aside.

  • To check oil is hot,put small piece  of dough in a hot oil, when it pops up immediately,it is indication that oil is hot.
  • Now squeeze the  Murukkus , in a circular motion over  hot oil.cook in medium flame.
  • Cook both sides until the Shh!!! sound & bubbles  ceases & also it turns light Golden brown.

  • Then Remove it, and  drain it in the  kitchen towel.

  • Always prefer Sour Curd, for Good Results.
  • Grind Green chillies into smooth Paste, for smooth squeezing.
  • Instead of Green Chillies, you can add Red chilly Powder also. 
  • If you are making in large quantity. divide the mixed flour into 2 or 3 portions, then mix  curd  little by little to each portions, before deep frying, else murukku turns red.
  • After making the dough cover the bowl with lid, else dough becomes dry.
  • Be careful while squeezing murukku over oil.
  • When you squeeze murukku, automatically it breaks into small pieces.

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