Boiled Rice - 2 cups (~1/2kg)
Jaggery/Vellam - 1/2cup to 3/4cup
Desiccated coconut -2tablespoons
Fresh Coconut(chopped into small pieces ) - 3tablespoons
Canola oil - 2tablespoons
Wash and soak the rice for 2-3 hours.
Grind it coarsely with little water and the desiccated coconut.
Take the jaggery in a wide pan, cover it with water(add water just to cover the jaggaery, not a lot) and put the stove on low heat.
Meanwhile heat water in the idli pot/steaming pot. Take small amount of dough, press it with your palms. Arrange them in the steaming plate, steam it for 5-7 minutes.