2 cups idly rice (washed and soaked overnight)
1 cup urad dal (washed and soaked overnight)
Salt to taste
oil for greasing the pan
Wash and soak both rice and dal separately.
Grind dal to a very fine paste.
Grind rice till fine grains are left.
Mix both rice and dal together after grinding.
Add soda bi-carb and salt and beat well.
Add a little water if necessary.
The batter should be fairly thick.
Cover and keep aside for 7-8 hours, undisturbed. (preferably in a warm place).
The consistency of the batter should be thick enough to thickly coat on a spoon.
Heat the iron griddle or non-stick tawa well.
Pour a spoonful of batter in the centre, spread with the back of the spoon.
Pour a tsp. of ghee or oil over it.
Remove dosa when it turned crisp.
Serve this South Indian delight with Chutny or Saambar.