Murukku / Chakli is a savoury snack, popular in southern part of India. With a cup of tea, coffee,watching your fav TV shows or cricket,in lunch box or picnic;u can munch on the murukku any time:)I just tried to add little bit of veggies and avoid the excess oil involved in frying,i had done ma bit; U do yours,by adding more n more veggies n fruits in everyday traditional cooking,this is what called experiment with food:)
Preheat oven @ 160 dehree c for 10 minutes,line the baking tray with parchment paper.
Combine the flour,salt chilli paste,oil,asafoetida,sugar in a big vessel,add tomato puree as needed to make semi stiff dough.
Put the dough into the murukku press. Press out murukkus on the prepared tray,leaving space in between.
Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.When one side of murukku turns golden gently flip over and again bake til golden and crispy.
Cool on wire rack for 5-7 minutes and store in a air tight jars.
i like home made chakli,murukuu,sago papad,rice papad,poha papad,which i eat from childhood more than any other munchies brought from market,and i really don"t know that by helping the mother in the kitchen while making all this snacks ,when i myself become an expert:)