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39. Pesarattu – How to Make Pesarattu

Pesarttu is a very Andhrite special Tiffin. It is a simple dish to make, quick an easy to make veriety. Aslo this is a tiffin which makes you feel fullness with very little eating. Combination with Upma and chutney, this is a perfect dish for any occasion  You can impress your guests with the authentic Andhra cuisine. A veriety of variations possible like allam pesarattu, onion pesarattu etc.

Pesalu (Green Gram)- 1 cup
Rice – a handful
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Salt – to taste
Oil – for drizzling
Green Chillies – 2 -3 (finely chopped)
Ginger – 1″ piece
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp.

– soak rice and Green Gram overnight
– grind that with salt, ginger to a smooth paste (If you add one onion while grinding the taste will be very good
– now it should form a dosa consistency
– mix well
– grease a hot tava
– pour a laddleful of this batter in the tava and spread as done for dosa- add the cumin seeds, green chilies and onion

– drizzle some oil
– when cooked on one side turn over the other side and allow that to cook
– serve hot with some chutney.

There is a Very Famous combination to this. Upma with Pesarattu.

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