Monday, May 18, 2009

Idly Batter


Idly rice/Boiled rice - 4 cups or Long grain rice - 3 cups
Urad dhal - 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp


1. Soak all ingredients separately for 5 - 8 hours, grind it in a food processor/indian grinder/blender.
2. Mix salt to the batter and let it ferment over night or minimum 8 hours.
3. when batter is raised(see pic) its ready to prepare soft and fluffy idlyies....


-> Do not make it too thick(idly will be hard and become dry soon) or too thin(idly will become flat)
-> In the same batter we can prepare dosai, uthappam and paniyaram(click here to see those items breakfast)