This is a very famous andhra dish. ......Full of sprouts are filled with proteins and fiber! Such a tasty dish, without an ounce of definitely a keeper!!:)

1 cup green moong dal/ paccha payir / (soaked overnight)
2-3 green chillies
1 inch piece ginger
1/2 tsp asafoetida powder/ perungayam powder
1 tsp fennel powder
water to grind

  • Drain the soaked moong dal and wash 2 to 3 times.

  • Put it into a blender, along with the green chillies,ginger.
  • add enough water and grind to form a batter ( consistency like dosa batter)
  • pour it into a bowl. mix in the fennel powder, salt and asafoetida powder.
  • using a non stick tawa pour 1 big spoon in the form of a dosa. drizzle with oil. when it browns, turn it over till it becomes slightly brown on the other side too.
  • enjoy hot with your favourite chutney.

  • you can add chopped onions and curry leaves to the batter .
  • but if you want a crisp pesarettu, then use just the pain dough without the onions.
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