What’s Cooking India? It is today Moong Dal Dosa or Pesarattu recipe. As the name suggests, it is made by the whole Green Gram (Green Moong).
One of the most popular and commonly eaten breakfast in Andhra Pradesh State. Pesarattus is made thin and crispy, and also it is healthy to eat.
It is made by grounding and making a smooth paste of ginger, Green Gram, Cumin Seeds, and green chilly.
It can also be made instantly by using yellow split moong dal. Both have the same preparation only time consumption is different.
Making a perfect thin dosa comes after practice. Just try for 3 to 5 times and then your dosas will be perfect.
Ingredients for Pesarattu Recipe
|Whole Moong (Green Gram)||1 Cup|
|Cumin (Jeera)||1 Tsp|
|Ghee or Oil||3 to 4 Tbsp|
|Onions (Diced)||2 Medium|
Steps to Prepare Pesarattu Recipe
How to prepare Pesarattu Batter?
Step 1: Take a medium bowl.
Step 2: Take 1 Cup green gram and wash it properly for 2 to 3 times.
Step 3: Then add 2 to 3 cups of water and let it soak overnight.
Step 4: Next morning, drain the water and rinse it well.
Step 5: then take a blender jar and add the moong dal, 1 inch Ginger, 1 tsp cumin seeds, a little salt according to your taste and then blend it.
Step 6: Blend it and make a smooth thick paste out of it.
Step 7: Add water to make it slightly thin if your batter is not of pouring consistency.
How to make Pesarattu?
Step 1: Take a non-stick pan and grease it with little oil or ghee.
Step 2: Also you can use onions to grease the Pan. Cut the onion in half, and rub it on the Pan.
Step 3: Let the pan be in high flame, as soon as it is hot, keep the flame on medium, take a ladle and pour enough batter in the pan so that after spreading, it will cover the whole pan.
Step 4: Make a thin layer of the batter to make it crispy.
Step 5: Sprinkle some onions on top of it. (Optional Step)
Step 6: Sprinkle some ghee or oil along the sides of the batter.
Step 7: As soon as the edges start to leave and the color turns slightly golden, flip the Pesarattu and cook for 1 minute.
Step 8: Now remove it and again follow the same procedure for the next Moong Dal Dosa.
Your Pesarattu or Moong Dal dosa is ready. You can serve this with coconut chutney or Ginger Chutney.
Tips for a perfect Pesarattu Recipe
- Pesarattu can also be made by Sprouted Moong or split moong dal.
- For a quick Recipe, you can use yellow moong. Just soak it 2 to 3 hours and then the process remains the same.
- Consume the batter immediately. Keeping it refrigerated or using it after some can won’t make your Pesarattu tasteless.
- Soak the moong dal only for 4 to 5 hours. This will help make your Pesarattu crispy and tasty.
- You can add your own vegetables like coconut, Carrot, etc on top of it.