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A popular and healthy breakfast dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh.

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


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


  • 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


  • 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.


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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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