Monday, June 18, 2012

Pesarattu - Upma

Hi Friends,

Today I am posting one of Andhra's special breakfast pesarattu-upma....I love this combination...Frankly eating pesarattu alone feels  like watching a movie without popcorn ;-)...and to top it off ..its the simplest of the recipies and needs very less preparation

Ingredients For Pesarattu:

1 cup Whole Moong Dal (pesalu)
2 tb.sp rice
small chunck of ginger piece
2 green chillies
salt as per taste


soak moong dal & rice overnight or atleast for 12 hrs.
Drain the water from dal and grind all the above mentioned ingredients into a smooth paste.( Add water accordingly while grinding)
Batter is ready for prearing dosas..
Optional--->you can add finely chopped onions,ginger , greenchillies  and mix well..You can use this on dosas

->heat a griddle and add few tb.sp of oil....
->Once the griddle is hot pour a laddle ful of batter and spread it round with the base of laddle  & add few tb sp of oil along the edges of pesarattu
->wait till it turns brown...&  turn it to the other side .Pesarattu is ready to serve

Upma Recipie:


1 cup upma ravva ( fine sooji)
2 green chillies
small ginger piece
1 tomato
1 onion
salt ( as per taste)
water-->2 cups
oil (2,3 tb sp )
curry leaves-->3,4
1 tb sp, urad dal
1 tb sp mustard seeds
1 tb sp chana dal


->Take a cooking pan and heat few tb spoons of oil
-> once the oil is heated add urad dal, mustard seeds, chana dal and fry till golden brown
->Add onions, curry leaves & finely chopped ginger
->Once onions are fried, add chopped tomatoes and let it cook
->Once tomatoes are cooked till soft...add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil
->In the boiling water try adding the sooji  and stir continuously to avoid lumps and mix well
->cover it and let it cook on slow heat for 6,7 mins...and then remove from the stove top.
->Upma is ready to serve...

Enjoy your breakfast


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