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Pesarattu is a popular breakfast dish from the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is made from a batter of green gram (moong dal), and is usually served with chutney and sambar. The dish is similar to a dosa, but is thicker and slightly sweeter. It is often served with a filling of upma, which is a savory dish made from semolina.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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green gram (moong dal)

1 cup


1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/4 teaspoon

black pepper

1/4 teaspoon

ginger paste

1/4 teaspoon

green chilli paste

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon

lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

1/4 teaspoon


1 tablespoon

chopped onions

1/4 cup

chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup

chopped green chillies

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Soak the green gram and rice together in water for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the soaked green gram and rice into a coarse paste.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds, black pepper, ginger paste, green chilli paste, salt, sugar, lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves to the paste and mix well.

Step 4:

Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions, tomatoes and green chillies.

Step 5:

Fry for a few minutes and then add the prepared paste.

Step 6:

Cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or sambar.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25965 users have chowed down on Pesarattu a whopping 66259 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Pesarattu like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Pesarattu, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in januaryaugust.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Pesarattu is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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