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pesarattu- high protein moong beans dosa served on a black plate placed on a table.

Andhra Style Pesarattu

Andhra style Pesarattu - Instant no ferment high protein dosas ideal for breakfast.
Prep Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 12 Pesaratus


  • Blender


  • 1.5 c Whole green mung beans
  • ¼ c Raw rice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 green chili
  • 3 to 4 Dry red chili
  • ½ inch knob of ginger, peeled
  • 2 cloves Garlic peeled
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • ¾ c Water approximately

For Cooking the Pesarattu

  • 3 to 4 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 recipe Above batter

For serving

  • ¾ c finely chopped onions


  • Wash and soak the mung beans and rice together for 4 hours.
  • Once soaked, drain the water fully.
  • Add the soaked mung+ rice, garlic, ginger, green chili, dry red chili and turmeric powder along with salt to a blender.
  • Add ¾ c water gradually and grind to a smooth paste.
  • You can grind the batter in batches too. Also, add water by ¼ c while blending.
  • Once the batter is ready, heat an iron tawa.
  • Pour a ladle of the ground batter to the center of the tawa.
  • Spread it like how you would, a regular Dosa.
  • Reduce the flame to the lowest possible.
  • Drizzle 1 teaspoon of ghee around the edges.
  • Cook the Pesarattu till you see no raw batter on the surface and the edges have become a golden brown.
  • Flip and cook for 30 to 40 secs again on low heat.
  • When done, flip over, sprinkle 2 tablespoon finely chopped onions, fold the dosa over and serve hot.
Keyword instant dosa, no ferment dosa, pesarattu, pesarattu adai
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