Idli (Steamed Rice Cakes) Recipe
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Idli (Steamed Rice Cakes) Recipe Ingredients
1 1/2 cups rice - preferably par boiled (sela)
1 cup split and husked dhuli urad
2 tsp salt
Idli (Steamed Rice Cakes) Recipe Procedure
- Soak the rice and lentil in water separately for 5-6 hours.
- Grind the lentil to a fine smooth paste, and the rice a little coarse (enough to feel a texture, like fine sand).
- Mix the two ground ingredients with salt and enough water to form a batter of dropping consistency. Leave, covered, in a warm place to ferment to a spongy batter, overnight.
- Steam in an idli steamer and serve hot.