Pesarattu – Super Dosa Verity from Andhra

Pesarttu is a very Andhrite special Tiffin. It is a simple dish to make, quick an easy to make veriety. Aslo this is a tiffin which makes you feel fullness with very little eating. Combination with Upma and chutney, this is a perfect dish for any occasion  You can impress your guests with the authentic Andhra cuisine. A veriety of variations possible like allam pesarattu, onion pesarattu etc.
Pesalu (Green Gram)- 1 cup
Rice – a handful
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Salt – to taste
Oil – for drizzling
Green Chillies – 2 -3 (finely chopped)
Ginger – 1″ piece
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp.


  1. soak rice and Green Gram overnight
  2. grind that with salt, ginger to a smooth paste (If you add one onion while grinding the taste will be very good
  3. Now it should form a dosa consistency
  4. Mix well
  5. Grease a hot tava with Oil (Ghee makes it superb).
  6. Pour a laddleful of this batter on the tava and spread as done for dosa
  7. Add the cumin seeds, green chilies and onion pieces
  8. drizzle some oil while its heating
  9. When cooked on one side turn over the other side and allow that to cook- This is Important to have the taste.
  10. Serve hot with some chutney. (Best is cocounut Chutney)
  11. There is a Very Famous combination to this. Upma with Pesarattu.

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