Idli rice (a short-grained parboiled rice), urad gota (whole, unsplit pulses—variously called black gram, matpe beans or lentils—that have been skinned; they’re yellowish) and urad dal (split matpe beans, aka lentils) are widely available online; Laxmi and Swad are both excellent brands. Offline, Patel Brothers, a chain supermarket that has 54 locations nationwide, carries a very comprehensive range of food products from South Asia.
It’s important to use filtered water for soaking the rice and lentils, as chlorine will inhibit fermentation.
4 idli & about 2 Tbsp. chutney
250 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 1mg; sodium 407mg; carbohydrates 40g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 8g; sugars 1g; niacin equivalents 2mg; saturated fat 3g; vitamin a iu 224IU.
Advertisement Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1 To prepare idli: Place idli rice in a colander and rinse with cold water. Transfer to a large bowl and generously cover with filtered water. Place urad gota in the colander and rinse with cold water. Transfer to a medium bowl and add fenugreek seeds; generously cover with filtered