3 cups parboiled rice
1 cup urad dal
1tsp methi, optional
salt to taste
oil for greasing
Wash and soak the rice and urad dal seperately for 4-5 hrs.
Drain, wash and grind urad dal and methi sees if using to smooth paste.Remove the urad dal paste and grind the rice to a medium fine(rava granule) consistency.
Let it ferment overnight. Add salt and mix well. Pour spoonfuls of the batter into greased idli moulds and steam for 10 to 15 mins in a idli steamer or pressure cooker.
Serve the fluffy smooth idli's along with sambhar and coriander chutney.