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

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
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


  • 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.
  • Finely chop onion and coriander leaves.
    Chopped Onions
  • 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.
  • Heat pan and pour a ladle full of green gram batter.
    Pesarattu Batter
  •  Spread it circularly to make a thin crepe and spread oil towards the edges.
  • Sprinkle chopped onions, coriander leaves and cumin seeds. Gently press the onions so that onions will not spill over when it is flipped.
  • When it turns brown flip it and cook on the other side.
  • We can see onions are fried nicely. Pesarattu or moong dal dosa is ready to enjoy.
  •  Serve hot with peanut chutney.

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