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Pesaratttu is an easy, healthy and very popular dosa recipe delicacy of Andhra cuisine is prepared from green gram pulse. Learn how to make pesarattu recipe | green moong dosa | Andhra style pesarattu dosa |

When you are in Andhra Pradesh, you must try their famous whole green moong dosas, known as Pesarattu. On the other hand, you can try it right away in your own kitchen!

These delicious green moong dosa include a little bit of rice for crispness, as well as green chillies and ginger for an elegant flavour.

This Andhra style pesarattu dosa is filled with sautéed onions, but some people like to use raw onions and coriander, instead. Yet others like to serve this Special Pesarattu, stuffed with delicious rava upma!

Tips to make Pesarattu: 1. Soak the moong and rice for minimum 4 hours and maximum 6 hours. 2. Make sure you grease the tava every time you make dosa. 3. Pesarattu tastes good when served hot immediately.

Enjoy pesarattu recipe | green moong dosa | Andhra style pesarattu dosa | with detailed step by step images.

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Pesarattu recipe - How to make Pesarattu

Soaking Time:  4 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 pesarattus (15 pesarattu )
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Ingredients

For Pesarattu
1 cup whole moong (whole green gram)
1/4 cup raw rice (chawal)
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
salt to taste
2 tsp oil for greasing
8 tbsp oil for cooking

For Serving With Pesarattu
sambhar
coconut chutney
Method

For pesarattu

    For pesarattu
  1. To make pesarattu, in a big bowl, soak whole moong and rice in enough hot water for 4 hours.
  2. Drain well and transfer to the mixer.
  3. Add ginger, green chillies and salt and approx. 1¼ cups water, blend it to a smooth paste.
  4. Transfer the dosa batter in a big bowl.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it with ¼ tsp oil , sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  6. Pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it evenly in a circular motion to make 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle.
  7. Smear 1 tbsp oil around the edges and cook on a medium flame, till the pesarattu turns golden brown in colour.
  8. When the lower side of the pesarattu is lightly browned, turn it over and cook on a medium flame on the other side using a little oil till it turns golden brown in colour.
  9. Fold over to make a semi-circle or a roll.
  10. Repeat steps 5 to 8 to make 7 more pesarattus.
  11. Serve the pesarattu immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.

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what is pesarattu made of?

  1. pesarattu recipe | green moong dosa | Andhra style pesarattu dosa | is made using easily available ingredients in India: 1 cup whole moong, ¼ cup raw rice, ½ tbsp ginger chopped, 1 tbsp chopped green chillies and Salt to taste. See the below image of list of ingredients for pesaratttu.

how to make batter for pesarattu

  1. To make Pesarattu, in a big bowl, soak 1 cup whole moong (whole green gram).
  2. Add ¼ cup raw rice (chawal).
  3. Add enough hot water for 4 hours.
  4. Drain well.
  5. Transfer to the mixer.
  6. Add ½ tbsp chopped ginger (adrak).
  7. Add 1 tbsp chopped green chillies.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Add approx. 1¼ cups water.
  10. Blend it to a smooth paste.
  11. Transfer the dosa batter in a big bowl.

how to make pesarattu

  1. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it with ¼ tsp oil.
  2. Sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle).
  3. Wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  4. Pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava (griddle).
  5. Spread it evenly in a circular motion to make 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle.
  6. Smear 1 tbsp oil around the edges.
  7. Cook on a medium flame, till the pesarattu turns golden brown in colour.
  8. When the lower side of the pesarattu is lightly browned, turn it over and cook on a medium flame on the other side using a little oil till it turns golden brown in colour.
  9. Fold over to make a semi-circle or a roll.
  10. Serve pesarattu immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.

tips to make pesarattu

  1. Soak the moong and rice for minimum 4 hours and maximum 6 hours.
  2. Make sure you grease the tava every time you make dosa.
  3. Pesarattu tastes good when served hot immediately.
Accompaniments

Coconut Sauce 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per pesarattu
Energy145 cal
Protein7.6 g
Carbohydrates20.5 g
Fiber5.3 g
Fat3.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.1 mg
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Pesarattu
5
 on 06 Sep 21 05:58 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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07 Sep 21 03:19 PM
Pesarattu
5
 on 17 Sep 20 09:44 PM


I make this with sprouted moong daal... healthier option
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Tarla Dalal    Shikha thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes, articles you loved.
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22 Sep 20 12:00 PM
Pesarattu
5
 on 21 Apr 20 02:37 AM


Mam, adding one tablespoon urad dhal soaked and grinding along with moong dhal makes the pesarattu stay soft for a long time.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for the tip.. Happy Cooking..
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22 Apr 20 09:11 PM
Pesarattu
5
 on 28 Oct 17 07:35 PM


CB - if you add qtr cup sabudana, it’s even crisper :)
Pesarattu
5
 on 29 Jan 17 09:03 PM


CB - delicious and crisp!
Pesarattu ( Idlis and Dosas )
5
 on 06 Apr 15 04:02 PM


Healthy green gram dosa. Lovely crispy texture. Best to have in the mornings, as helps to keep our stomach full till lunch.
Pesarattu ( Idlis and Dosas )
5
 on 18 Jun 13 03:46 PM


Healthy recipe
Pesarattu
5
 on 28 Jan 13 10:18 AM


Pesarattu
5
 on 05 Nov 11 10:14 AM


Very healthy recipe. I dont add onions. This helps make very thin and crisp dosa.
Pesarattu
5
 on 08 Sep 10 10:40 AM


Very healthy. Green moong dal provides the proteins and have it with stir fried vegetables.