Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 cups 240g / 8 1/2oz Raw rice Or 1 1/2 Idli semolina

  2. 1 cup 237ml Peeled - broken black gram dal

  3. 1 tablespoon 15ml Oil or ghee Salt - to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions 1. With raw rice: Soak black gram dal and rice in water for 6 hours. Wash, add salt, grind until think and soft. With idli semolina: Made from boiled rice, this semolina gives you softer idlis. Soak gram dal and semolina separately for 6 hours. Wash gram dal. Add salt. grind. Squeeze out the water from the semolina. Add semolina to dal batter. Mix.

  2. Allow dough to ferment for 6 hours. Stir. Add a little water to get the right consistency.

  3. Put a film of oil or ghee on idli plates. fill with idli batter. Steam for 7 - 8 minutes. (Use 1 1/2 cup water in pressure cooker. Do not use rocker).

  4. Cool. Remove.


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