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Pesarattu (Green moong Dosa)

15-20 dosas


Green moong dal – 1 cup

Raw rice – 1/4 cup

Green or red chillies – 10-12

Jeera (cumin seeds) – 1 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Asafoetida – 1 pinch

Oil – for cooking

Water – for soaking and grinding

Preparation of Pesarattu:

1. Soak the green moong dal and rice together for 5-6 hrs.

2. After 6 hrs, add chillies, jeera, asafoetida, soaked mixture (green dal and rice) and grind it well. Add some water till it becomes like dosa batter.

3. Now add salt and mix it.

4.  Heat tava in medium flame. Once it is heated, pour the batter in a cup shaped spatula and spread it over tava to form a round shape.

5. Pour little oil around it and cook for 1 min. then turn the dosa to the other side and cook for a min. Follow the same procedure for the rest.

Enjoy it with tomoto or coconut chutney…….

Additional Info:

This dosa is very famous in Andhra pradesh. It is specially called Andhra pesarattu.

If you like more spicy dosa, add dry chillies.

For more flavour, cut some carrot, coriander, mint leaves and mix with batter. Then make dosa as said above.

It will give a different taste.