Pesarattu (Green Moong Dosa)

Recipe Categories: Dosa, Indian

Pesarattu – an yummy and healthy recipe rich is Protein and Fiber. A must for your dietary needs.



  • Whole Green Moong – 1 cup
  • Raw rice – 1/2 cup
  • Green chili – 2 nos / to taste
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinches
  • Onion – 1 nos
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Salt – to taste
Serves – 10 pieces

Soaking Time – 4 to 6 hours

Preparation Time – 2-3 hours (if batter is left for 2 hrs)


  • Soak Rice and whole Moong for 4 to 6 hours.
Making of Pesarattu
  • Grind the whole Moong with Green Chilies, Ginger, Cumin seeds, Asafoetida and Salt. Grind it smooth and take it out. Take the rice and grind it separate.
  • Mix both the ground Moong and Rice well and now the Pesarattu batter is ready and ready to use right away. I usually let it sit for 2 hours before using it.
Making of Pesarattu
  • Finely chop the Onion and roughly chop the Curry leaves and Coriander leaves. Mix it with the batter.
  • Heat the skillet, pour a ladle of batter and spread it into circle using the back side of the ladle. Make it to your required thickness. Drizzle the oil/ghee around the circumference. Cook it on both sides until golden color. Hot Pesarattu is ready.
Making of Pesarattu
  • Serve it hot with Ginger Chutney/Allam Pachadi. Any Chutney/Sambar would be nice too.

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