This is one of regular breakfast of Malnad(Southern part of India).Most of idlis are prepared using the banana leaf or jack fruit leaves called Kotte and steamed in a heavy copper untensils which tastes delicious.
1 cup Parboiled rice
1 cup Toor dal /pigeon peas
1/4 tsp Baking soda
Add salt and baking soda, mix evenly and allow for frementation for 8 hours.
Heat the steamer and grease the ildi moulds(I used Stainsteel glasses and the steaming time would be 20mins) pour the batter and steam for 20 mins(If you use the regular ildi moulds- steam it for 10 mins)
Serve with any chutney.
Note: You can add some chopped cilantro, curry leaves and ginger to batter.