Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes

Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes

Pesarattu is a very popular breakfast in South India. But Pesarattu with upma is a popular delicacy in Andhra pradesh. This recipe was given to me by a telugu friend. This is a healthy and filling breakfast, could be eaten as a brunch.

Pesarattu dosa is made with mung dal and could be made more healthier with sprouted mung dal. And the upma I made is using tomato which is also popular in Andhra as tomato baath. The pesarattu stuffed with upma tastes its best with coconut chutney.

Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipesPesarattu is a very popular breakfast in South India. But Pesarattu with upma is a popular delicacy in Andhra pradesh. This recipe was given to me by a telugu friend. This is a healthy and filling breakfast, could be eaten as a brunch. Pesarattu dosa is made with mung dal and could be made more heal...

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    Ingredients

    For Pesarattu
    Mung green
    3 cups
    Ginger
    1''
    Salt
    to taste
    For upma
    Rava/sooji/semolina
    1cup
    Tomatoes- finely chopped
    2
    Mixed frozen vegetables- peas/carrots etc
    1/2cup
    Green chillies- slit
    1 or 2
    Salt
    to taste
    Oil
    1tbsp
    Mustard
    1tsp
    Udid dal
    1tsp
    Peanuts
    1/4cup
    Asafoetida
    A small pinch
    Curry leaves- few
    For the chutney
    Grated Coconut
    1cup
    Roasted /potu kadalai/daalia- cup
    gram1/2
    Green chillies
    2
    Curry leaves- leaves
    3 to 4
    Oil
    1tsp
    Mustard seeds
    1tsp
    Asafoetida
    a small pinch

    Steps

    1. Pesarattu
    2. Soak the dal overnight. Grind it to a smooth paste with a little ginger. Add salt. Add water to get a consistency of dosa batter. You dont need to ferment the batter.
    3. Pour a ladleful of the batter onto the hot tava and spread it into a neat circle. Add little oil on the edges.When one side gets roasted, flip the dosa to cook the other side too.
      Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes
    For the tomato baath/upma
    1. Roast the rava adding a little oil or ghee for 5 to 6 minutes. Meanwhile boil some water. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard, udid dal, green chillies,asafoetida and peanuts. Add tomatoes. cook them well adding a few drops of water. Now add the other frozen vegetables if using. Cook well. Add the roasted rava. Mix well. Add the boiled water. Mix and stir till all the water evaporates and the rava cook well and forms a thick mass.
    2. Assembling-
    3. Place a pesarattu dosa on the serving plate. Add a large spoonful of the upma on one half of the dosa just like you place masala in a dosa in case of masala dosa. Cover with the other half by folding it. Serve with a spicy coconut chutney.
    Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes
    For the coconut chutney-
    1. Grind the coconut, roasted gram ,green chillies and curry leaves with a little water to a smooth paste. Season the chutney with mustard seeds, asafoetida and udid dal. Add salt.(You can try a adding a tsp of tamarind pulp when grinding.)
    Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes
    Pesarattu with upma -easy breakfast recipes