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Pessaritu Recipe

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


  • moong dal saboot - 1 cup.
  • raw Rice - 1 cup.
  • Green chillies - 8 or less if you want it less spicy.
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece.
  • a few curry leaves, corinder leaves.
  • grated Coconut - 2 tbsp.
  • Onion - 2 medium.
  • salt to taste.
  • How to Make Pessaritu:

    1. Wash and soak whole moong dal and rice for 30-45 minutes.
    2. Grind to a coarse paste with ginger, chillies, coconut, salt, curry leaves and coriander leaves. The consistency should be of dosa batter.
    3. Separately, in a kadhai heat 2 tbsp of cooking oil. Add finely chopped onions and green chillies and fry till onions are transparent.
    4. To make pesarittu, heat a dosa tava, pour a ladle of moong dal mix and spread it like a dosa.
    5. Add oil around the pesarritu and cook till golden brown on both sides.
    6. Before removing from the tava, spread 1 tbsp of fried onions in the middle.
    7. Fold the pesarritu into half and serve hot with coconut chutney.


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