Idli - 1

Course : Curry
Serves: 4
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3 cups raw rice
1 cup black gram dal -- (urad dal)
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
2 teaspoons baking powder

Preparation / Directions:

Steamed rounds made from rice and lentils. Preparation time: 6 hrs soaking Cooking time: 40 minutes 1. Soak the Rice and Lentils separately for about 6 hours. 2. Fill 2 cups of Rice at a time in the Grinder Jar with approx. 1/3 cup of water. 3. Grind at Speed 1 for just a few seconds then run at speed 2 for 1 minute, stirring clockwise from time to time. 4. If additional water is required add from top while running the machine. 5. Remove into a bowl and grind rest of the rice and dal in a similar fashion. 6. After grinding, mix rice and lentils together. Add salt to taste. 7. Keep aside for 6-8 hours for fermentation. Add baking powder if desired. 8. Steam in Idli Stand as per manufacturer's directions. 9. Serve hot, with chutney

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