Urad Dal 1 cup
Idly Rava 3 cups
Menthi seeds 1/4 teaspoon or (10 menthi seeds)
Toor dal 1/4 teaspoon or (10 toor dal)
Salt According to taste
1. Soak the Urad dal for 8 hours. Grind the dal till it becomes a smooth paste .(The more softer it is the more fluffy the idly)
2. Wash the idly rava in water . Mix the idly rava and urad dal paste and leave it 8-10 hours for fermenting. Keep it in refregirator if you leave outside it becomes sour. Add salt while you are making idly or else if you leave with salt it might become sour.
3. Grease the idly plates with ghee and fill each of them with 3/4th full of batter. Steam cook idlis on medium flame for about 15 minutes or until done.
6. Use a sppon or knife to remove the idlis. Serve them with sambhar or chutney.