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Masala Pesarattu Recipe

Masala Pesarattu is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 28 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
5 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Moong dal - 1/2 kg
  • Green chillies - 5 or 6
  • 1/2 bunch - coriander
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Cumin seeds
  • Salt
  • 2 - finely chopped Onions
  • Vegetable oil
  • Ginger - 2 inch piece
  • How to Make Masala Pesarattu:

    1. Soak the moong dal in water for about 4 to 5 hours.
    2. Drain the water from the dal and add ginger, coriander, curry leaves, cumin seeds and salt.
    3. Make a batter of these ingredients, but let it be coarse and not fine.
    4. Heat the tava and spread the batter on it, just as would for a dosa.
    5. Sprinkle a few drops of oil over it and sprinkle the chopped onions.
    6. After it turns golden brown, remove from the tava and serve hot.
    7. Repeat.


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