Raw Rice / Idli rice – 2 cups
Red Gram – 1 cup
Asafoetodia – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes. Grind it with enough salt for about half an hour and let it to ferment for 10 hours.
On the other day while you are going to prepare idly, soak the red gram for half an hour and grind it to a fine paste. Mix this batter with the prepared batter without forming any lumps. Add asafoetodia to it. The batter should be in the idli batter consistency.
Grease idli plates with oil and pour the batter and let it to cook for 5 minutes or until it is well cooked.
Side Dish: Coconut Chutney