Pesarattu | Pasipayaru | Greengram dosa recipe an Andhra cuisine prepared with green gram. Moong bean is mainly cultivated in India, Pakistan, China and Korea.
Botanical name: Vigna radiate
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This bean is mostly sprouted and used in various recipes. With its high fiber and nutrient content, it offers a number of health benefits. We prepare a very tasty and healthy dosai with moong dal, which the batter will be fluffy and dosa will be crispy. This is very nutritious and easy to prepare. It is named as Pesarattu in Andra Pradesh. This dosai can be prepared for breakfast, evening snacks or for dinner. You can grind and store in refrigerator till 2 days.
To serve: 4 persons
- green gram/ Pasi payaru – 1 cup
- raw rice/ pacharisi – 2 tsp
- green chillies – 2
- ginger/ inji – 1/2 inch
- onion – 2 number (one for grinding and one for sprinkling)
- salt – to taste
1. Wash and soak green gram and rice in water overnight or before 8 hours.
2. Grind green chillies, ginger and one chopped onion for 1 minute and after grinding well, add soaked green gram with soaked rice. Add required salt and grind it into a smooth batter. This batter will be fluffy.
3. Heat dosa pan and put two ladle of batter and spread in a circular motion as we prepare other dosa’s. Sprinkle one tsp of oil and some finely chopped onion on top of the dosa. Close and cook for few minutes (around one to two minutes)
4. Remove from pan and serve along with podi or any other chutney.
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