2 cups Rice
1 cup Urad Daal (white)
1 1/2 tblsp Salt
A pinch of Baking Soda
Oil for greasing

1. Pick, wash and soak the daal overnight or for 8 hours.
2. Pick, wash and drain the rice. Grind it coarsely in a blender.
3. Grind the daal into a smooth and forthy paste.
4. Now mix the grinded rice and daal together into a batter.
5. Mix salt and set aside in a warm place for 8-9 hours or overnight for fermenting.
6. Idlis are ready to be cooked when the batter is well fermented.
7. Add Pinch of soda to the batter
8. Grease the idle holder or pan well and fill each of thm with 3/4th full of batter.
9. Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 10 minutes or until done.
10. Use a butter knife to remove the idlis.
11. Serve them with sambar or Chutney

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