Raw rice - 1 cup
Toor dal - 1/4 cup
Oil - 1 tbspMustard seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tbsp
Asafoetida - 1/4 tbsp
Green chilly - 1
Ginger - 1 inch
Curry leaves - fewSalt - as needed
Water - 2 cups
Soak the rice and toor dal together for two hours.Coarsely grind the rice & dal mixture.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,urad dal,asafoetida,green chilly,ginger,curry leaves and fry it few mins.
Add 2 cups of water and the required salt.Allow it to boil.Now add the ground rice mixture.Mix it well for few mins without forming lumps.
The rice absorbs all the water and becomes a non sticky dough then turnoff the flame.Let it cool down.
Grease the idly plate with little oil. Make small balls from the dough and arrange it in the greased idly plate.Steam the balls for 10-15 mins.
Now soft upma urundai is ready to serve. Serve it with sambar or chutney.