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Pesarattu Recipe, Green Moong Dal Dosa / Crepe

Pesarattu Recipe, Pesarattu Dosa, Green Moong Dal Dosa / Crepe Recipe made with moong dal and rice. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 5 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 25 dosas 1x


  • 1 cup whole green moong dal
  • 1/2 cup raw rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon Oil for making pesarattu


For the batter:

  1. Soak the whole green moong dal, raw rice and fenugreek seeds for 5-6 hours. Over night is fine too. After soaking, drain the water and grind the mixture to a fine paste along with the cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies, and salt. Add upto a cup of water while grinding.

For making Pesarattu:

  1. Heat the dosa griddle until medium hot.
  2. Add ⅓ cup batter and swirl to completely cover the dosa griddle. Sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of oil or ghee to the pesarattu.
  3. Cover the skillet with a pan and cook for 30 seconds. Cook until underside of the pesarattu dosa is golden brown. Loosen the edges of the pesarattu dosa with a steel spatula. Flip the pesarattu dosa. Cook for 30 seconds more. Remove pesarattu dosa from the griddle and repeat with remaining batter.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dosa / Crepe
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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