firstly, in a large bowl soak 3 cup idli rice and 3 tbsp methi.

soak for 5 hours with enough water.

drain off the water and transfer to the blender or grinder.

blend to smooth batter adding water as required.

prepare slightly watery consistency batter as methi absorbs water and thickens batter.

ferment the batter for 8 hours or till it doubles.

mix the batter gently without disturbing air pockets.

add 2 tsp salt and mix gently. idli and dosa batter is ready.

firstly, grease the idli plate with oil.

pour a ladleful of batter in each idli plate.

place the idli plate in steamer and steam for 10-15 minutes.

finally, enjoy methi idli with kurma or chutney.

firstly, pour a ladleful of batter on hot tawa and spread gently forming slightly thick dosa.

sprinkle oil over dosa.

cover and cook for a minute or until the dosa is cooked completely.

finally, enjoy methi dosa with kurma or chutney.