Rice - 1 cup - Grind it in a blender coarsely..
Oil - 2tsp
Green Chillies or Red chillies - 2
onion - optional
Coconut - Shredded coconut - 2 tsp
Water - 2 1/2 cups
How to cook:
--Heat up the pan, Add 1tsp oil,add channa dal,urad dal,mustard seeds,curry leaves ,a pinch of asafoetida..saute well
--Now add red chillies or green chillies.. saute them
--Add salt and water.
--When the water boils, add the rice(Grind it caorsely) in little by little..mix well to avoid lumps and cover the lid..
--when the rice is half cooked..Turn off the flame and let it cool down
--Now make small round shaped balls
--Grease the idli plate with a 1tsp of oil
--Spread the balls in a idli plate and steam cook these balls for 10 to 12 mins
--Serve it hot with tomato chutney or coconut chutney..
--For kids u can add some colors like turmeric powder,or a small pinch of kesari powder..
--For easier job you can use rice flour(Ready store brought)But I prefer using rice and grinding it coarsely..