Achu murukku -அச்சுமுறுக்கு-Achappam-Rose Cookies with Eggs is a sweet version of murukku varieties made with a mold .It is very popular in South India. A crispy, popular and delicious flower-shaped murukku. It is a very easy recipe and kids will love it.
In Tamil language, Murukku means twisted because of its shape and Achu means Mold: Here a flower shaped mold is used to make Achu Murukku.
The mold used to make Achu Murukku is made of thin metal sheet shaped like a flower. A handle, about 12 inches long, is attached to the center of the flower shape. When you hold the handle perpendicular to the ground, the flower shaped mold stays facing downwards. These type of molds are readily available in Grocery shops in South India
Rose Cookies or Achu Murukku is a famous sweet snack made during Christmas,Diwali and other occasions. A tasty and crunchy sweet made with the batter of rice flour,egg, sugar and using a cookie mold to coat and deep fry it in hot oil. In my childhood, during Christmas, I look forward to my friends in the morning to wish them “Merry Christmas” and also indeed for tasting this yummy and crunchy Achu Murukku.
The secret to get nice shaped cookies lies in the hotness of the mold. If the mold is hot and then coated with batter, then it will automatically come out when we dip the mold in hot oil. Once the coated batter comes out clean, then its few seconds for frying them till golden brown. Try this scrumptious Rose Cookies (Achu Murukku) and share your experience!