Wednesday, May 19, 2010

MLA Pesarattu

Batter Whole Green Gram Dhal – 1 cup
Raw Rice - 3 spoons
Onions – 2 medium sized onions
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Green Chillies – 2
Coriander Leaves
Green chillies – 4or 5 (Alter based on your preference)
Tamarind – Gooseberry size
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Grated Coconut – 2 to 3 spoons

  1. Soak dhal and rice together for 5 hours/overnight.
  2. In the morning, grind together the dal and rice to smooth dosa-like batter. Add salt to it.
  1. Chop onions, ginger, coriander leaves and green chillies into tiny pieces.
  2. In a bowl, add chopped ones and a pinch of salt and mix well. Keep it aside.
  1. Grind all chutney ingredients to a coarse paste. Season it with mustard and jeera.
  2. Heat a dosa tawa, add one ladle of batter and make a dosa. Add oil.
  3. Sprinkle the onion mix on the dosa.
  4. Once the dosa is ¾ cooked, take one spoon of sooji upma and place in the middle of dosa.
  5. Fold the dosa to form a semi circle. Once the pesarattu is done, remove from tawa and serve with Chilli Tamarind chutney.
  1. Can add 1 teaspoon of jeera powder to the batter.
  2. You can avoid upma if u feel it to be heavy. Serve the Persarattu with onion toppings and chutney.
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1 comment:

  1. Sushuma, this is so very tempting! I love this kind of healthful and tasty pancake.

    Thanks so much for sharing for MLLA!