2 cups Rice
1 cup Urad Daal (white)
1 1/2 tblsp Salt
A pinch of Baking Soda
Oil for greasing
wash and soak the Urad daal overnight or for 8 hours.
wash and drain the rice.
Grind it coarsely in a blender or Grinder.
Grind the daal into a smooth and forthy 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 pan well and fill each of thm with 3/4th full of batter.
Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 10 minutes or until done.
Now remove the idlis from the pan by applying water on the spoon.
Serve the idlis with sambar or chutney.