Pesarattu Recipe

  • 1 cup Whole Green Moong Dal
  • 2 tblsp Rice Flour
  • 1″ fresh Ginger (peeled)
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 1- 1 1/2 cup Water to grind
  • Salt for taste
  • For Garnish
  • 1 medium Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1″ Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2-3 Green Chilies (finely chopped)
  • 2 tblsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 tblsp Oil
How to make Pesarattu :
  1. Soak moong dal overnight (atleast 8-10 hrs)
  2. Wash and grind dal along with ginger and green chillies into smooth batter.( not too thick/thin. Shift the batter into bowl and add rice flour and salt.
  3. Keep the frying pan or non stick pan on medium heat and grease it with little oil.
  4. Pour a ladle of batter on it and spread it into a thin round layer like a pan cake and drizzle little oil around the edges of Pesarattu.
  5. Sprinkle small quantity of chopped onions, cummin seeds and green chilies on the Pesarattu.
  6. Cook until the edges become brown. Then flip the Pesarattu over and sprinkle little oil over the edges.
  7. Cook it for a minute , keeping a watch that it does not get charred.
  8. Remove from the pan, and your Pesarattu is ready for eating.
  9. Sprinkle a little water on the pan and use the same proceedure for making your next Pesarattu.
  10. Serve it hot with upma and ginger chutney.
  11. Donot ferment the batter. If your not making dosas immediately refrigerate the batter.