1 cup split and husked dhuli urad

3 cups rice – preferably par boiled (sela)

2 tsp salt



1.Wash rice and dal and soak them in water separately for 5-6 hours.

2.Grind the dal to make a smooth paste. Grind the rice coarsely enough as if the texture should be felt like a fine sand.

3.Mix together rice and dal along with salt, add water in it to form a batter of dropping consistency.

4.Cover the batter and keep it in a warm place so that it will ferment overnight and give a spongy batter.

5.Pour the batter in idli-maker, steam it and serve the idlis hot.

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