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Total Time:
16 hours 40 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Split Urad Dal (without skin) - 1.5 cups
  • Idli Rawa - 3 cups
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp - oil

How to Make Idli

  • Clean, wash, and soak urad dal in water for 3-4 hours.
  • Similarly, soak idli rawa in water for a few hours in a separate bowl.
  • Remove water from the soaked urad dal and grind it in a mixer with 3/4 cup of water till very smooth.
  • Now discard the upper layer of water from the soaked idli rawa mixture. Then, squeeze out water from this, a fistful at a time and add it to the ground urad mixture.
  • After it is done, add salt and combine and mixture well with hand. (It should be of idli batter consistency.)
  • Keep it for fermentation overnight.
  • To make idlis, grease the idli moulds with little oil, pour a ladleful of batter into these moulds and steam for 10 minutes.
  • Allow to stand for 5 minutes and take out and serve.