Mini idly batter poured on the mould
Mini idlys ready
Boiled rice - 3 cups
Raw rice - 1 cup
Urad dal - 1 cup
Salt as required
Soak the 3 cups of boiled rice and 1 cup of raw rice together in water for 5-6 hrs.
Soak urad dal separately in water for 1 hr.
Drain the water from the soaked rice and grind with sufficient required water into a smooth paste.
Grind the urad dal into a smooth paste.
Mix the rice batter and urad dal batter together nicely.
Add salt as required and mix from the bottom nicely.
Now leave the batter to ferment overnight.
Next day the batter would have fermented and will give a sour smell.
The idly batter is ready for consumption.
Take the mini idly mould as shown in the picture, grease each hollow with oil and pour the batter into each hollow.
Now place the mould in the cooker and cook for 20 minutes.
The mini idlys are hot and ready to be dipped into the sambar and had as shown in the picture above.
You can also have coconut chutney to be mixed and eaten with the sambar.