Method Soak brown rice overnight. Grind it to a fine paste add salt and curd and keep it for fermentation at least for 2 hours while putting in a idli container add fruit salt. Heat water in an idli steamer, pour the batter mix few methi leaves & steam them for 10-15minutes. Heat oil in a non-stick pan; add rai, kadhi patta & Green chilies. Pour it over the idli’s & serve hot.