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A popular and healthy breakfast dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)

Pesarattu or Green Gram Dosa is a popular dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. Similar to a dosa but made with green gram instead of urad dal, it is a dish rich in proteins and can be served for breakfast, evening tiffen or also for dinner.

It is a simple & nutritious dish that can be served with chutney and sambar of choice.

Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)

Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)
4.50 from 4 votes

Pesarattu Recipe

A popular and healthy breakfast dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Prep Time6 hours
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time6 hours 10 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Andhra, South Indian

Ingredients for Pesarattu

  • 100 g Green Gram
  • handful Raw Rice
  • as required Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • as required Oil
  • as per taste Salt

How to make Pesarattu

  • Soak the green gram and rice in water for 2 hours.
  • Drain the excess water and add them to a blender.
  • Grind it coarsely along with cleaned coriander leaves, green chilli, salt and cumin seeds.
  • The consistency of the batter should be like idly / dosa batter.
  • Heat a pan and brush with oil.
  • Pour a ladle full of the prepared batter and make a circle.
  • Add oil along the sides.
  • Cook on both sides until golden brown.
  • Remove and serve with chutney or sambar.


You can also soak the green gram and rice overnight.


Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

Pankaj July 31, 2014 - 9:51 pm

I have tried this recipe with normal moong dal and found it to be tasty.


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