Green gram dosa or Pesarattu is easy to prepare and also very nutritious. It is a popular food native to Andhra Pradesh.


Whole green gram (soaked for one hour) - 2 cup

Raw rice (soaked for one hour) – ½ cup

Asafoetida powder ¼ tsp

Coriander leaves chopped ¼ cup

Onions chopped ¼ cup

Green chillies sliced

Salt as required

Oil as required


Grind together soaked green gram and rice. Add salt, green chillies, coriander leaves, onion and asafoetida powder and mix. The batter should not be too thick.

Heat a tava, pour a ladle of batter and spread it on the tava. Drizzle a teaspoon of oil around the dosa. After it gets cooked, flip it over to the other side, drizzle a little oil and cook until done. Serve hot with coconut chutney.