Venna Murukulu |
Venna Murukulu is a deep-fried snack made with rice flour and urad dhal flour. Chakli, Chakuli, Chakralu, and Jantikalu are the other Indian names to these. They are popularly known as Pindivantalu (festival delicacies prepared with flours) in Telugu. It is a famous Andhra specialty traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali, Krishna Janmashtmi (Gokulashtami) and Sankranthi festivals. They are normally eaten as a time pass snack served with hot tea most of the time.Murukku is a savoury, crunchy snack originating from the Indian subcontinent, The name Murukku derives from the Tamil word for twisted, which refers to its shape. In India, Murukku is especially popular in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh.