Dosa, Health, South Indian

Green Gram Pesarattu


Pesarattu is a popular Andhra dish similar to a dosa but without the urad dal. This Green Gram Pesarattu (Moong Dal Pesarattu) is a healthy dish rich in proteins and can be served for breakfast or dinner with chutney or sambar of choice.

Green Gram Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)


  • Green gram – 100gms
  • Raw rice – A handful
  • Coriander Leaves – as required
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Oil – as required
  • Salt to Taste


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

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