Pancakes prepared using split Green Gram.
Cuisine: Andhra Pradesh
Time Required: 20 minutes + Soaking time
2 Cups Hesarubele / Green Gram split / Moong Dal
4 – 6 Green Chilies
Half fresh Coconut, Grated
A pinch of Asafoetida
Salt to taste
Soak Green Gram for 5 hours. Grind it with Green Chilies, Salt and Asafoetida to a smooth batter. Add Coconut to the batter and mix well. Heat a tava(griddle) and grease it generously with Ghee. Now, pour one ladleful of batter on the tava(griddle) and spread the batter starting from center in concentric circles using a spoon. Roast on both sides.
Serve hot Pesarattu with Butter, Coconut Chutney or Tomato Ketchup.
Add finely chopped Onion, Green Coriander leaves, Ginger and a teaspoon of Jeera Cumin Seeds) to the batter for a change in flavor and taste.