MLA Pesarattu Upma | How to make MLA Pesarattu Upma

By Jonnadula Madhu  |  25th Feb 2017  |  
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About MLA Pesarattu Upma Recipe

Pesarattu is one of the traditional and famous signature recipes of Andhra pradesh. It got this name because it was served in Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly canteen and many MLAs had this in their breakfast or lunch. Pesarattu is loaded with the goodness of green moong dal. Ginger , green chillies and cumin seeds are ground together with green moon dal and then roasted with ghee on tawa. It is a healthy breakfast recipe.

MLA Pesarattu Upma is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing MLA Pesarattu Upma in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The MLA Pesarattu Upma by Jonnadula Madhu has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook MLA Pesarattu Upma at home without any difficulty. MLA Pesarattu Upma is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the MLA Pesarattu Upma would satiate your taste buds. You must try making MLA Pesarattu Upma this weekend. Share your MLA Pesarattu Upma cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Jonnadula Madhu for inputs. In case you have any queries for MLA Pesarattu Upma you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Jonnadula Madhu. You can also rate the MLA Pesarattu Upma and give feedback.

MLA Pesarattu Upma

Ingredients to make MLA Pesarattu Upma

  • Green moong dal- 250 gms
  • rice- 50 gms
  • ginger- 1 inch piece
  • green chillies- 2
  • cumin Seeds- 1 tsp
  • For upma -
  • sooji rava- 1 cup
  • water- 3 cups
  • cashew nuts - 1 tbsp
  • Seasoning ingredients - (Mustard seeds, channa dal, split urad dal, cumin seeds, curry leaf )
  • onion- 1 ( thinly sliced)
  • ginger- chpped fine
  • salt to taste
  • ghee- for brushing on pesarattu

How to make MLA Pesarattu Upma

  1. Wash and soak green moong dal and little rice for overnight or 6 hours.
  2. In a mixie jar, add ginger, green chilli and soaked moong dal and grind to smooth batter with little water. The consistency should not be very thick or very thin.
  3. Now prepare upma. In a pan, add oil, seasoning, cashew, onions, chillies and ginger, salt and saute well for 5 minutes.
  4. Now add 3 cups of water and close lid. When it starts boiling , slowly add sooji and keep stirring to avoid lumps and switch off after 5 minutes.
  5. Heat a dosa tawa in high flame. Now add a laddle of batter and spread it in round shape and sprinkle ghee on the borders and in the middle. Once it becomes little brown in colour, add upma in the middle of pesarattu and fold in from sides
  6. Our hot and yummy pesarattu is ready to serve.

My Tip:

If you don't have time to soak for 6 hours, then soak moon dal in hot water for 1 hour and prepare batter. Pesarattu should be eaten hot. The batter should be of right consistency.

Reviews for MLA Pesarattu Upma (1)

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

hahah just read the story on how this dish got its name. Very interesting :)

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