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two shells filled with the crispy fried treat called molouk

Molouk (A spicy fried treat from the Seychelles)

Molouk is a lovely snack to enjoy as you would peanuts or chips with a drink.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Seychellois
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 387kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 Tbsp butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp chili powder, hot
  • 3 Tbsp oil hot
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup oil for frying


  • Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until you get a smooth dough
  • Heat the oil for frying in a pan or deep fryer to medium high
  • Put the dough in your noodle press and make small pieces (see picture)
  • Fry on both sides until crispy
  • remove with slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • Serve warm


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 289IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg