Pesarattu recipe or moong dal dosa recipe

Pesarattu recipe or moong dal dosa recipe

Pesarattu recipe or moong dal dosa recipe


  • Measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml
  • for dosa batter:
  • green moong beans : 2 cupsPesarattu recipe or moong dal dosa recipe
  • green chilly : 1 chopped
  • ginger : ½ inch piece, chopped
  • a pinch of asafoetida or hing (optional)
  • rice flour : ¼ tbsp
  • chopped coriander or cilantro leaves (optional) : ¼ cup
  • salt as required
  • for the topping
  • onion : 1 finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli : finely chopped
  • Coriander or cilantro leaves : a few springs of chopped
  • oil or ghee for frying the dosa

Serving suggestions:

  • upma
  • coconut chutney
  • coriander chutney


  1. Firstly, pick and rinse the moong beans.
  2. Then soak the moong beans overnight in sufficient water.
  3. Drain and add moong beans along with the rest of an ingredients mentioned above for the batter.
  4. Add some water and grind into the smooth paste.
  5. Remove batter in a bowl or pan.
  6. Stir in rice flour and mix well.
  7. On the griddle or flat pan, spread little oil/ghee.
  8. With the big spoon, pour dosa batter on the griddle and use the same spoon for the spreading moong dal dosa batter into the round shape.
  9. Pour some oil on sides and in the center of the dosa.
  10. Sprinkle the finely chopped onion, green chilies and coriander leaves.
  11. Press these with spatula so that they get stuck to batter which is getting cooked.
  12. Flip and cook both sides a couple of times till crisp and browned.
  13. Serve Moong Dal Dosa or Pesarattu hot with Upma and Coconut Chutney.


  • This Pesarattu dosa or moong dal dosa can also be made with spilt green gram or sprouted moong.
  • Instead of adding rice flour, you can also make ground both soaked rice and moong beans together.
  • The moong dal dosa can be had plain too. You can serve the Pesarattu dosa with the tomato ketchup too.

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