Raw rice - 2 cups
Moong dal powder - ¼ cup
Urud dal powder - ½ cup
Asofetida – a geneous pinch
Salt to taste
Black or white sesame seeds - 1 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp (optional)
Butter - 4 tbsp
Wash the rice and allow to dry on a cloth. No need to soak the rice, Make a very fine powder of this and keep aside,
Dry roast urad dal and Moong dal powder lightly and let this cool down.
In a large bow, combine rice flour, urad dal flour, moong dal flour, red chilli powder, asofetida, salt, sesame seeds and chili powder.
Melt butter and add to the flour. Now knead to a smooth dough adding enough water and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
Use muruku press and grease with oil. On the other side heat oil in a kadai. Take mold with star shape for mullu muruku. Fill the muruku press with dough and close it.
Take a newspaper, or back side of a plate squeeze the muruku press in circular motion and form a nice muruku shape.
When the oil is hot drop one by one. Fry 4 to 5 depending how big the kadai is. Fry till it turns golden brown. One condition keep the flame on medium level.
Remove the muruku from oil and drain the oil using absorbent tissue paper. Allow to cool and store in air-tight container.
Serve and enjoy this snack.