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Pesarrattu Upma with Palli/ Peanut chutney

Manjula Bharath
180 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Pesarrattu Upma with Palli/ Peanut chutney RECIPE

This protein packed dosa with generally served with a combination. It is perfect breakfast and served with upma and peanut chutney.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Pan fry
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Green Moong dal - 2 cups
  2. Raw rice - a handful
  3. Green Chillies - 2 (chopped)
  4. ginger - 1/2" inch
  5. Asafoetida- a pinch
  6. salt to taste
  7. Rava / semolina - 1/2 cup
  8. onion - 1 (chopped)
  9. tomato - 1 (chopped)
  10. Green chillies - 2 (slit)
  11. Urad dal - 1 tsp
  12. Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  13. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  14. oil - 1 tsp
  15. Roasted Groundnut/ Verkadalai - 1/4 cup
  16. Whole red chillies - 2
  17. garlic Cloves - 2
  18. Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  19. Channa dal - 2 tsp
  20. tamarind - 1 small marble size
  21. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  22. Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  23. Curry leaves - 1 sprig


  1. Soak green gram dal and rice in water for 2-3 hours.
  2. Drain the water, add green chillies, ginger and grind them in a mixer to a dosa batter consistency adding little water at a time. Add salt to the batter and keep it ready.
  3. For Chutney - Heat a pan add 1 tsp oil, put urad dal and channa dal.
  4. Saute them till light brown, then add the groundnut, garlic, tamarind, salt as needed and saute them for a few seconds.
  5. Transfer this to a mixer jar, add a little water and grind them to a fine paste.
  6. For tempering heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. After they splutter, add urad dal and saute till light brown. Add curry leaves. Transfer the tempering on to the chutney.
  7. For Upma - Dry roast the rava and keep it aside.
  8. In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. After it pops, add urad dal, curry leaves and then add onions.
  9. Saute the onion till translucent then add green chillies and saute.
  10. Add the tomatoes and cook them till they are mushy.
  11. Add water about 2 cups and allow them to boil.
  12. After it boils add the rava by constantly stirring or else there might be lump formation. So stir constantly while you are pouring the rava in the boiling water mixture.
  13. Stir them well and cool them for little while till the upma comes together.
  14. Drizzle some ghee if needed.
  15. Make the dosas when they are done place the upma in the center and fold them like a triangle just like you do for masala dosa. Serve them with peanut chuney and enjoy.

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Viswanath Ch V K
Viswanath Ch V K   May-30-2017


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