Pesarattu – Green gram Dosa


Pesarattu is not only easy to prepare but also very nutritious as we are using green gram to make this dosa . pesarattu – upma is one of the tastiest and traditional breakfast of Andhra Pradesh. Its made with moong dal or green gram lentil (also called pesalu in telugu).

Now to the famous and nutritious pancake recipe.

Ingredients needed

  • Whole Green gram – 1 cup
    Raw rice – 2 tsp
    Ginger – 1 inch piece
    Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
    Green chillies – 3-4
  • Red chillies –  3-4

Soak green gram and rice together for 5- 6 hours. Grind it to a smooth paste along with  green chillies, ginger and needed salt. Add cumin seeds and mix well.

Heat a tava, pour a ladle of batter in the centre and spread it in a circle from the centre to the outside of the tawa.

Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa .

After it gets cooked, flip it over to the other side, drizzle a little oil and cook till done.

Serve hot with ginger chutney or coconut chutney or groundnut chutney.


Note : Donot ferment the batter. If your not making dosas immediately within hours refrigerate the batter.

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