Water (पानी) – 1½ cup
Salt (नमक) – ¾ tsp
Rice flour (चावल का आटा) – 1½ cup
Oil (तेल) – as required
For Masala Goli Idli
Oil (तेल) – 2 tsp
Hing (हिंग) – 1 pinch
Dried Red Chilli (सूखी लाल मिर्च) – 2 pc
Urad Dal (उड़द दाल) – 1 tsp
Chana Dal (चना दाल) – 1 tsp
Green Chilli (हरी मिर्च), Chopped – 1 tsp
Ginger (अदरक), Chopped – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds (राई) – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves (करी पत्ते) – a handful
Sesame (तिल)- 2 tsp
Carrots (गाजर), Grated – ¼ cup
Salt (नमक) – to taste
Coriander (धनिया), Chopped – 2 tbsp
For Butter Garlic Idli
Butter (मक्खन) – 2 tbsp
Garlic (लहसून), Chopped – 1 tsp
Green Chilli (हरी मिर्च), Chopped – ½ tsp
Onion (प्याज़), Chopped – 3 tbsp
Corn niblet (मक्का) – a handful
Salt (नमक) – a pinch
Pepper powder (काली मिर्च पाउडर) – to taste
Lemon (नींबू) – ½ pc
Spring onion (हरी प्याज), Chopped – a handful
For Goli Idli
Add the salt to a pan with boiling water. Now add the rice flour to the pan and stir, mix and cook to make dough on low flame.
Turn the gas off and cover it with a lid and give it rest for at least 5 minute. Then take it out in a mixing bowl or parat. Take some oil in your hands and mix the dough with your hands while it is warm, be careful if it is too hot to handle.
For masala goli idli.
In a pan, heat some oil, and add the hing, dried red chillies, urad dal, and some chana dal. Lightly roast the dals.
For butter garlic goli idli.
In a fresh pan, melt some butter, and add in some chopped garlic and green chillies in it. Cook on medium to low flame, to avoid the garlic from turning brown.