1/2 c. urad dhal 1 c. water 1 c. cream of wheat salt to taste blender
Batter has to be ready a day ahead of preparation. Soak urad dhal in water for 3 hours and grind it with 1/2 cup of water. Put cream of wheat on the damp white cloth which goes over the idli plates and steam cook for 10 minutes. Mix steam cooked cream of wheat with urad dhal batter, and salt adding about 1/2 cup of water. Leave the batter outside for 24 hours to be fermented. Pour batter over the cloth spread on the holes of the idli plate and steam cook either inside idli pan or inside a pressure cooker.