INGREDIENTS AND METHOD
wash and soak
1. Rice- 3cups (5hrs)
2. urad dal- 1cup (2hours)
3. methi- half tsp (1hour)
After 5-6 hours, soak one cup of poha / chewda for 5 minutes.
drain the water .
Grind all the ingredients separately and then mix them nicely .
the batter should be thick at this stage so use less water while grinding.
Give the batter a nice mix , add a teaspoon of salt , mix gently and leave it covered for about 10 to 12 hours for fermentation.
After 12 hours or so, you will see that the batter has fermented and increased in
volume. beat it nicely , and add salt as per taste.
For idli the batter should not be runny. For dosa you may need to add water and give it a gentle mix.
First batch of idli and first dosa should be enough to guide you regarding the
Steam for 6- 7 minutes .
Insert a thin bladed knife or a toothpick in the center , if it comes out clean then you can spoon out the idlis. Or else steam it for another 2 -3 minutes.
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