Sunday, June 12, 2011

Green,green Go green with Moong/Cherupayar Dosa and green chutney

I recently discovered this dosa, actually I'm not sure of the name as I heard this is called 'Pesarattu' an Andra breakfast usually served with Peanut Chutney. I got this recipe from my little sister who recently got married and moved to Edison, NJ. She was lucky enough to get some great friends and she got this recipe from one of a wonderful friend from AP. When ever we go to NJ, I definitely visit this friend and I'm sure she won't let us leave without having something. My kids too really love to go there as they know their quota of chips here is unlimited. Thank you dear Swaroopa for bearing with my kids who mess your home every time we visit and being such a nice person. And thanks my sis for sharing me this so easy and quick recipe. This is a great rescuer at times when I just do not have anything pre-planned for my breakfast of lunch and even my kids love dosa-chutney anytime, everytime...

For Dosa:-

1) Whole Moong/Green gram/Cherupayar - 1 cup soaked for an hr or two
2) Green chilly - 3
3) Ginger - 2 tbsp chopped
4) Coriander leaves- A small bunch chopped
5) Salt

Grind the first four ingredients and make dosa batter out of it. Add some salt and jeera(optional) before you make dosas. Heat a non-stick pan, pour a scoop of batter and spread in circular motion to make nice round dosas. Flip it and wait for a min and take off the flame. Make required amount of dosas and served hot with Peanut or coconut chutney.
Its so simple yet healthy, rich in protein and delicious.
You can spread some finely  chopped onion, curry leaves and coriander leaves on top of the dosa and flip it off when done or add it to the batter and make dosas as well. I did not do it becaue since my kids do not like it.

For green chutney:-
To grind:-
grated coconut - 1 cup
green chilly - 3 sliced
Ginger - 1 tbsp chopped
corainder leaves - 3tbsp
curry leaves few

Coconut oil(any oil can be used)
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
urad dal- 1tbsp
curry leaves
whole red chilly - 2 broken

Grind the 'to grind' ingredients pour in a bowl. Add oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add urad dal, curry leaves and whole red chilly. Stir them for a min and pour over the chutney.


  1. ya its a healthy food & easy to make...:)

  2. Hey.. Its nice.. Praju tried it here...

  3. @Praju:- yea yea, healthy, tasty and easy...

  4. its very easy to hus likes it

  5. @Nikhila:- I'm happy that you all liked it.Thanks dear for trying it..

  6. Good Information. Thank you for sharing and I want to share information about Madras Bistro which provides our guests with an authentic North and South Indian vegetarian dining experience. We are located in Hackensack, New Jersey and serve a wide selection of dishes representing the tastes of India.

    1. Davis, thanx for visiting here. Will try to visit Madras Bistro next time when we r in NJ :)


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