Idlis !!

Idli's are easiest to make and serve as a very good breakfast menu. The hardest part is making the dough. Once we have it ready, making idlis is very fast.

Ingredients :
Idly rice - 2 cups
Urad dal 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp

Method : 

Dough Preparation :
1) Wash the idli rice nicely
2) Soak Idly rice and Methi together in water.
3) Let this be undisturbed overnight or for about 6-8 hours. 
4) Soak urad dal in water for 3 hours. 
5) Drain the water from urud dal and grind it with little water. 
6) Finely grind the mixture and keep aside.
7) Drain water from soaked rice and methi. 
8) Grind these along with little water to a smooth paste
9) Now mix the ground items and add salt. 
10) Allow it to ferment for 16 - 18 hours. 

Idli Preparation :
1) In a idli cooker, add 2 cups of water.
2) Touch the plates in the cooker with a drop of oil
3) Pour a spoon of the dough into each round areas in the plate
4) Repeat this procedure for all plates.
5) Arrange the plates in the cooker and close the lid firmly
6) Heat the stove and place the cooker.
7) The cooker will begin to 'whistle' when steam begins to escape.
8) Let this happen continue for some more seconds.
9) Switch off the stove and let it set for 10-15 minutes.
10) Open the cooker lid carefully. Idlis are ready.

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