Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Moong Dal Dosa (with drumstick leaves) - pesara pappu dosa - pasi paruppu dosai

  Moongdal Dosa(pesara pappu dosa) is a distinct kara dosa variety. Yellow gram(pesara pappu) like other lentils and pulses are good source of protein and dietary fibre. They are low in fat and rich in B complex vitamins, calcium and potassium. It is free from the heaviness and tendency to flatulence, which is associated with other pulses. Its regular use during childhood, pregnancy and lactation helps one to get the required nutrition and promote health.

 Prep Time : 15 min.
 Cook Time :2 minutes per dosa
 Recipe Category: Main


Moong Dal - 1/2 cup.
Raw Rice - 1 cup.
Cooked Rice/Left over Rice - 1 cup.
jeera - 1/2 tsp.
black pepper - 1+ 1/2 tsp[shld be 35 - 40 in number].
curry leaves -1 sprig.
Red chillies - 6.
hing - 1/8 tsp.
salt - for taste.
tamarind - goosebery size.
drumstick leaves - 3 handful.(optional)
coconut - 1/4 cup.


  • Soak Moong Dal and Raw rice to gether , for 3 - 4 hrs or overnight.

  • Grind   everything together by adding needed  water.
  •  Consistency should be moderate.
  • Now batter is ready.spread like normal dosa, drizzle some oil, cook it covered, when one side is cooked flip the dosa, when it is cooked on both the sides remove it from tawa.

    • Fermentation is not necessary.
    • pour like normal dosa.
    • Adding drumstick leaves is optional, if you don't have omit it.
    • you could also add chopped onions to the batter, and make dosa's.


Unknown said...

I tried the same recipe with Toor dhal and Sona Masoori rice since I was out of Raw rice and Moong dhal. The dosais came out perfect ! Loved it! ❤️Thanks for the recipe!