2 cups rice flour
1/2 cup sugar powdered
1 cup coconut milk extract
2 pinches salt
1 tbsp butter
4 tbsp roasted urad dal powder
oil enough to deep fry
To help children from getting addicted to fast food, chocolates or chips, there are snacks that can attract them and also satisfy their taste buds. Preparing a healthy snack at home has many advantages. It is healthy, you can make it according to your preferences and make it in a huge batch so you can store for a few weeks.
Sweet murukku is one of the famous snacks in South India. It is known as manoharam in Tamilnadu and bellamkommulu in Andhra Pradesh. Rice flour is the main ingredient in this recipe. Rice is a staple food in most Asian countries. And it is for a good reason. Sweet murukku is a perfect school or after school snack for children. Adults can satisfy their mini hunger pangs in between meals too!
- Rice is not a heavy meal if you eat it in a small portion. It is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. White rice has a high glycemic index that raises the blood sugar level in the body. Hence, it is not recommended for people with diabetes who cannot keep their sugar levels in check.
- For diabetics, brown rice is highly recommended as though it is a whole grain that is comparatively low in calories (216 calories per cup), high in fiber, gluten-free. And like white rice, it can also be incorporated into a variety of dishes.
- Coconut pulp is very nutritious and rich in fiber, vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous. Canned coconut milk lacks in many of these valuable micronutrients.
How to make Sweet Murukku Recipe