• Rice -2 cups
  • Urad Daal (white) -1 cup
  • Salt - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • A pinch of Baking Soda
  • Oil for greasing
  • Wash and soak the daal overnight or for 8 hours.
  • Wash and drain the rice. Grind it coarsely in a blender.
  • Grind the daal into a smooth paste.
  • Now mix the grinded rice and daal together into a batter.
  • Mix salt and set aside in a warm place for 8-9 hours or overnight for fermenting.
  • Idlis are ready to be cooked when the batter is well fermented.
  • Grease the idli holder or pan well and fill each of them with batter.
  • Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 10 minutes or until done.
  • Use a butter knife or spoon to remove the idlis.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney or sambhar.

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