Wednesday, November 17, 2010


Pesarattu is a popular Andhra Dish and is similar to dosa made of green moong dhal and rice.

Makes 10

Ingredients Required:
Whole Green Moong Dhal - 1  Cup
Rice - 1/4 Cup
Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
Green Chilli - 2
Salt as required
Oil to cook

 How to make?

Soak the dhal and rice for 4 to 6 hours in water.
Grind the soaked dhal and rice along with salt, ginger, green chilli and little water to make a batter in a similar consistency of dosa batter.
Heat a tawa and with a ladle, pour out the batter and make a circle, similar to dosa.
Pour few drops of oil around the corner for cooking.
After few minutes, turn the pesarattu for cooking the other side.
After a minute, remove from the stove.
Serve with Chilli powder or chutney of your choice.


  1. Does this batter have to ferment or not necessary?

  2. Hi Aarthie, this batter does not need to ferment. You can use it as soon as you grind it.

  3. Thanks Harini.. I tried this one.. It came out pretty good..