Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Pesarattu-an Andhra Breakfast

I have had this recipe sitting in my drafts for quite sometime now. Having lived in Andhra for quite sometime, it is but natural that I pick up the taste for Pesarattu with ingi (ginger) chutney. I don't know why, but I normally shy away from making this often. My husband had his first taste of Pesarattu only an year ago when we went to visit my parents. Needless to say, he is hooked to it and asks me to make this on and off :) Its fairly simple. I have served this with Ingi (ginger) chutney. Usually people in Andhra serve this with upma; they call it a classic combo, just like peanut butter and jelly. but who has so much time to make both on the same day eh??
The below measurements would yield at east 15 dosas.

Ingredients: 
Moong Dal: The green whole ones 2 cups
Ginger: 2 inch piece
Green chili: 2
Salt: 1 tsp
Oil: 3 tbsp 

Method:
Soak the dal overnight in water. Fine grind the next morning with the remaining ingredients. The batter should be in dosa/paint consistency. 
 Heat the dosa pan and spread the batter like shown below and add a little oil at the edges of the dosa..
 Turn it over when you see the dosa is cooked to golden brown behind. Cook for another 30 secs to 1 minute and remove from the pan. Repeat the process until all the batter is finished.

27 comments:

  1. This is my fav...very nice recipe..

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  2. delicious dosa will try this soon

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  3. oooooh its not fair , putting pic and the recipe you got to make so we can EAT TOooooo :(

    now i am hungry and i dont want to eat what i have got .. a sandwhich ..

    Bikram's

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  4. Looks healthy ad delicious….yum. I love it.

    US Masala

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  5. My favorite breakfast..healthy and filling.

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  6. I love this but never tried only with mung dal. love this colour.

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  7. Dosa with Moong daal looks so yummy and delicious. Wonderful and wholesome preparation.


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. Dosa looks healhty and delicious...

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  9. Nutritious pesarattu,truly inviting..

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  10. Very healthy and ideal breakfast, looks really good.

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  11. Its always nice to learn something new. Good sharing.

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  12. Dosa with moong dal looks yumm!

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  13. Healthy and yummy! Must try this soon....


    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  14. looks good. is that oil in the cup? how to make the ginger chutney?

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  15. seems like a lot of oil for the amount of dal?

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  16. Looks very delicious... The pics are nice too!!
    Thanks for your comments on my blog, will visit here often...

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  17. Hey Dolly, its my coffee :)
    I used 3 tbsp of oil :)

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  18. Hi. Love the pesarattu and the ginger chutney too, many restaurants servevit with stuffing the upma in it.

    FOODELICIOUS

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  19. Healthy and nutritious dosa..loving it

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  20. Nice and yummy
    http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/

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  22. Dear Madhu
    How are you? This is my all time favorite. I remember when I made the 1st Pessaratu after getting the recipe from Prasu's blog (My Culinary world, She is not posting any, these days)
    Now I must put the dal for soaking ha ha.
    Thanks for sharing , I shall try your method. Will be off blog
    Happy cooking

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