idli recipe | how to make idli | soft idli recipe | idli with idli rava
easy idli recipe | how to make idli | soft idli recipe | idli with idli rava
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
resting time 8 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 30 idli
- 1 cup urad dal
- 2 cup idli rava / rice rava / cream of rice
- 1 tsp salt
- oil to grease
firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup urad dal for 4 hours.
drain off the water and transfer to blender or grinder.
blend to smooth and fluffy batter adding water as required.
transfer the batter to a large bowl. keep aside.
now in another bowl take 2 cup idli rava.
rinse the idli rava with enough water and drain off the water.
repeat this for 2 or 3 times or till water runs clean.
squeeze off water from idli rava and add to urad dal batter.
mix well making sure rava and urad dal are combined well.
now cover and rest in warm place for 8-10 hours or till the batter ferments and doubles.
after 8 hours, batter doubles indicating well fermented with air pockets present.
add 1 tsp salt to the batter and mix gently without disturbing the air pockets.
scoop the batter into idli plate greased with oil.
place in steamer and steam for 10 minutes on medium flame or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
finally, soft idli recipe are ready to serve along with chutney and sambar.