Pesarattu or Green Moong dal Dosa:

Pesarattu or green moong dal dosa is a popular Andhra breakfast recipe which is made of Pesalu( Green Moong dal). Upma pesarattu is one of the best combination breakfasts in coastal Andhra.

Today I am sharing you simple pesarattu recipe which is very easy to prepare, just soak green gram for 4-5hours, grind along with some ginger and green chillies to a fine paste and prepare dosa (fermenting the batter is not required for this like other types of dosa).

For Peanut chutney, please check below

Peanut Chutney | Groundnut Chutney | Palli Pachadi

Pesarattu | Green Moong Dal Dosa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 6
  • 2 cups Pesalu or Green Moong dal
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3-4 Green Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  1. Wash green moong dal twice to remove any dirt. Soak green gram for 4-5 hours or till the green moong dal is soaked and drain it.

  2. Finely chop onion and coriander leaves.

    Chopped Onions
  3. Add green gram, cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and salt to a blender and make a fine paste of desired consistency to spread the dosa.

  4. Heat pan and pour a ladle full of green gram batter.

    Pesarattu Batter
  5.  Spread it circularly to make a thin crepe and spread oil towards the edges.

  6. Sprinkle chopped onions, coriander leaves and cumin seeds. Gently press the onions so that onions will not spill over when it is flipped.

  7. When it turns brown flip it and cook on the other side.

  8. We can see onions are fried nicely. Pesarattu or moong dal dosa is ready to enjoy.

  9.  Serve hot with peanut chutney.


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