Mix rice flour with enough salt. Soak Urad dal (uzhunnu
parippu) for half an hour.
Grind the soaked uzhunnu parippu with shallots and
garlic and enough water to form a fine paste and add it to the rice
Grind coconut and a pinch of jeerakam to form a coarse
Mix everything together adding little water to form a
thick batter. Add more salt if required. Keep the batter for around 3
Grease a steel plate with a little oil or ghee and pour
the batter and spread it evenly. Make a cross with the Palm Leaves from
Palm Sunday and place it on the middle of the batter.
Steam the batter in an Appa Chembu or Idli Cooker for
about 10-15 minutes or till done.