Pesarattu Dosa is a healthy dosa made with whole green gram, A popular breakfast recipe from Andra Pradesh. Green gram is loaded with nutritional health benefits you get high protein, low-calorie food that is packed with vitamins and minerals. It is an easy to make recipe which needs no fermentation you can make it instantly after grinding. A crispy, thin, tasty and nutritious dosa served with Ginger chutney/coconut chutney and Upma a delicacy of Andhra Pradesh.
Whole Green gram – 1 cup
Rice – 2 tbs
Green chilies – 4 no’s adjust to your taste
Cumin – 1/4 tsp
Coriander – 1 small bunch
Ginger – 1 inch
Salt to taste
For toppings –
Onion – 1 or 2 medium (finely chopped)
Coriander finely chopped
Soak green gram and rice together for overnight. Next morning drain the water in it, transfer it to a blender, Grind it to a smooth paste along with green chilies, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander and salt to taste, blend it to a smooth paste, add water as needed, once done transfer the prepared batter to a bowl.
The consistency of the batter must be as similar to dosa batter not too thick or too thin,
Heat a flat pan, spread little oil, Keep the prepared batter and the toppings handy, when the pan is hot enough / it is ready to make dosa
with a ladle pour a ladle of batter spread it gently in a circular motion to a round shape dosa, pour some oil on it, sprinkle, chopped onion and coriander,
Press it with a spatula gently, as it gets stuck to the batter which is getting cooked, flip it to the other side for 1 or 2 min.
Serve and Enjoy nutritious dosa with your favorite chutney.
To make more healthy you can replace rice with Millet’s, which is alternative to rice. Do include millet in your daily diet for more health benefits to stay healthy.