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Idli - 1


Raw rice
3 cups
Black gram dal (urad dal)
1 cup
to taste 
Baking soda
2 tsp

Steamed rounds made from rice and lentils.

Soak the Rice and Lentils separately for about 6 hours.

Fill 2 cups of Rice at a time in the Grinder Jar with approx. 1/3 cup of water.

Grind at Speed 1 for just a few seconds then run at speed 2 for 1 minute, stirring clockwise from time to time.

If additional water is required add from top while running the machine.

Remove into a bowl and grind rest of the rice and dal in a similar fashion.

After grinding, mix rice and lentils together. Add salt to taste.

Keep aside for 6-8 hours for fermentation. Add baking powder if desired.

Steam in Idli Stand as per manufacturer's directions.

Serve hot, with chutney.