How to make Pesarattu: Recipe of the Day

How to make Pesarattu: Recipe of the Day

How to make Pesarattu: Recipe of the Day.

How to make Pesarattu: Recipe of the Day


for the dosa batter:
2 cups green moong beans
1 green chilly, chopped
½ inch piece ginger, chopped
a pinch of asafoetida/hing (optional)
¼ tbsp rice flour
¼ cup chopped coriander/cilantro leaves (optional)
salt as required

for the topping
1 finely chopped onion, finely chopped
1 green chili, finely chopped (optional)
a few sprigs of chopped coriander/cilantro leaves
oil or ghee for frying the dosa

How to prepare
Firstly, pick and rinse the moong beans.
Then soak the moong beans overnight in enough water.
Drain and add the moong beans along with the rest of the ingredients mentioned above for the batter.
Add some water and grind into a smooth paste.
Remove the batter in a bowl or pan.
Stir in the rice flour and mix well.
On a griddle or flat pan, smear a little oil/ghee.
With a big spoon, pour the dosa batter on the griddle and use the same spoon for spreading the moong dal dosa batter into a round shape.
Pour some oil on the sides and in the center of the dosa.
Sprinkle the finely chopped onion, green chilies and coriander leaves.
Press these with the spatula so that they get stuck to the batter which is getting cooked.
Flip and cook both sides a couple of times till crisp and browned.
Serve the Moong Dal Dosa or Pesarattu hot with Upma and Coconut Chutney.
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