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Monday, May 12, 2014

Andhra Pesarattu Recipe - Green Gram Dosa - Pesarattu With Allam Pachadi

        Pesarattu is a popular Andhra Breakfast Recipe. it is usually served with Ginger chutney or Tamarind Chutney. Pesarattu is usually made with Pesara pappu  and rice. Attu means dosa, pesara pappu means Green Gram, so the name Pesara + attu pesarattu.it is served as breakfast or dinner recipe in many Andhra Restaurants.Pesarattu served with Upma is called MLA pesarattu.Upma pesarattu is a favourite in coastal Andhra region especially the Guntur, Krishna, East Godavari and West Godavari districts.

      Regular consumption of green gram also reduces the level of cholesterol of the body as it contains fiber.Green gram also contains folic acid, fiber, magnesium and vitamin B-6. Therefore it also helps to keep the heart well. Vitamin B-6 and folic acid keeps strokes and many heart related diseases at bay.Green gram is used as a digestive, nutritive and aperient. It is good for pregnancy and breast feeding women, as well as children. Eating Green gram regularly increases lactation, helps one to get the required nutrition and promotes well being.Now we learn to make Andra Pesarattu. 

Andhra Pesarattu

Green Gram - 1 cup.
Raw rice - 1/2 cup.
salt - to taste.
Ginger - 1 inch.
Green chillies - 2.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
pearl onion - 6.

For Topping

Onion - 2 (big).
coriander leaves - 2 tbsp.

cut the onions and chop into fine pieces. chop coriander leaves finely. Mix chopped onions and coriander leaves well, and keep it aside.Now topping is ready.


  • Soak Green gram  and rice together for 5 hrs or over night, then  grind it into smooth paste with other ingredients listed in ingredients column, with needed water into a smooth batter.
  • Consistency should be moderate. Fermentation is not necessary. 

  •   Then spread the dosa, like we make normal dosa, drizzle some oil.(for crispy dosa's, spread it thin.). When  both sides are cooked , top it with onion+corianderleaves mixture. Serve hot.



Unknown said...

It looks yummy and i am sure it would taste delicious..!!

Unknown said...

i love it... healthy bfast

pankti said...

Looks so yummy!! One of my favorite..

Unknown said...

Healthy and tasty dosa....... My kind of breakfast!

Swathi said...

Andhra pesarratttu dosa looks really yumm.

சாரதா சமையல் said...

dosa,pachadi irandaium parkkumpothu saappidnum pola irukku.super!

Unknown said...

Healthy and delicious breakfast....yummyyyyy...

Unknown said...

Healthy and delicious breakfast....yummyyyyy...

Unknown said...

I have tried this recipe with normal moong dal and Safe FoodsMoong Dal and found it to be more tasty. Is that because of the organic thing?? http://www.perigreensafefoods.com/