Thanjavur rice[idli rice] - 2 cup
Urad dal -1 cup
fenugreek seed -2 tsp
Soak the dal and rice separately for at least 6-8 hrs. First add the rice in your grinder and grind it well. The batter will not be smooth but little coarse-grained.
Remove and set aside in a large bowl. In the same grinder ( you don't have to wash/clean) add the urad dal .When the batter is smooth , remove and pour it along with rice batter. mix well and set aside . after fermenting, stir the batter well and add salt..Pour out the batter in each of the idli plates.place it in a steamer.cook for 10 minute on medium flame.They are done when a little stick/spoon pricked in the middle comes out clean.Cool them for 2-4 minutes& remove from idli plate and then serve .
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