Instant Pot Idli Dosa Batter
Idli or Dosa batter made with lentils and rice fermented in Instant Pot.
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time14 hrs
Rinse urad dal with water and soak it in a bowl. Add methi seeds to the soaked dal.
Rinse idli rice with water and soak it in a separate bowl.
Soak the dal and rice for 4 hours or overnight.
Drain the water from the dal and rice.
Add the dal to the grinder and grind to a smooth batter. Add cold water as needed to grind the dal (about half cup). Grind using a wet grinder or vitamix or another powerful grinder. Pour the dal batter in the instant pot insert.
Add the soaked idli rice to the grinder and grind to the smooth batter. Add cold water as needed to grind to a fine paste (about 1.5 cups). Pour the batter in the instant pot insert. The batter would approximately reach the 5 mark. Add salt and mix the batter well (you can use your hands or a spatula to mix the batter).
Place the insert in the instant pot and cover with a glass lid. Set it to Yogurt mode for 10 hours by pressing the Adjust and + buttons.
After the time is complete, the batter would be fermented and ready to use. See tips above.
Enjoy idli or dosa made with the batter.