Best Idly-Dosa Batter

Soft idlis and crisp dosa batter

Best Idly-Dosa Batter

Soft idlis and crisp dosa batter

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

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By anu ciju

Published On: 05 Jan 2007

Rating: 4
9 Votes, 7 Reviews
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10 Minutes
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak idli rice overnight in water.

Step 2

Soak whole black gram with fenugreek too overnight.

Step 3

When u grind, grind black gram with fenugreek first.

Step 4

Once that is ground fine, add your idly rice and cooked rice(preferably leftover rice) and grind everything into a batter.

Step 5

Keep Idly-Dosa Batter overnight in a warm place to ferment.

Step 6

Add salt before making idlis or dosas.

Step 7

:- Make idlis in the first two days of grinding a batter and dilute the batter a bit when u make dosas.
:- For idlis, batter should be thicker than ketchup consistency wise.

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Tintu

It came out very well. Thanks.

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Frauke

Tried this...had best result....works even in germany...you just have to be a bit tricky to ferment the batter in the cold climate of Germany...just preheat the oven to 50 degrees...switch it off....store the batter in it over night.

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saru

Great!

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Sreedevi Aristotle

Its not good to soak the rice and Urad dhal for 8 hrs,just 3 hrs for rice and 1 hr for dhal is enough

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dolls

it wud be better if u mention the amout of cooked rice in cup measurements,how can we know the size of your soup bowl!!

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sam

By the way, I do not see any comments at all,who rated this recipe?

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Neha

Great! Thanks for the recipe!

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