allow the muthusaram to cook well, till golden, flip and cook both sides, remove when it appears stiff, drain the oil , and set aside in a dry air tight container . the muthusaram will become even more crunchy as it cools . Do not wait for muthusaram to become very crunchy while getting deep fried , this will turn them very dark , after they cool down . Remove when they appear and feel almost crunchy . Most deep fried snacks will feel soft when very hot in oil, but after removing and draining them off oil , they become more crunchy on cooling .