Andhra Pesarattu Recipe / Dosa With Green Gram / Green Moong Dal Dosa / Pesarattu Dosa

Andhra Pesarattu Recipe is a popular breakfast recipe of Andhra Pradesh. Dosa can be made with whole moong beans or spilt moong lentils. Dosa is a delicious lentil based pancake recipe which is best enjoyed with a spicy chutney or upma. Pesarattu is not only easy to prepare but also very nutritious pancake recipe.

  • Prep Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Whole Moong Dal (skin-on) – 2 cup
  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Chopped Green Chili – 5-6 nos.
  • Chopped Ginger – 1 small
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Cumin Seed – 1 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Onion (optional) – 1 medium
  • Finely Chopped Garlic (optional) – 3-4 nos.


  • Wash and soak moong dal and rice for overnight.
  • In a grinder, add soaked dal, rice, garlic and green chili, make a smooth paste.
  • Add salt and cumin seeds.
  • Take out some batter and dilute with water till you reach the right consistency and it should be thick but easy to spread.
  • Heat a heavy-bottomed pan on a medium flame.

  • When hot, add a few drops of oil to it and swirl to coat all sides of the pan.
  • Now pour a ladle full of batter onto the pan and lightly use the ladle to spread the batter into a circular shape from the center outwards, make a circle of diameter roughly 5-6″.

  • Drizzle with a little oil and lift the edges of the dosa to allow oil to go under it.
  • Flip now and cook it till the other side turns little golden brown.

  • Server hot pesarattu with green coriander chutney.
ANDHRA PESARATTU RECIPE was last modified: April 2nd, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes