Monday, June 6, 2016

Corn Millet Pesarattu

Pesarattu is an authentic Andhra breakfast.It is mainly made out of green gram . whole moong dhal. Now adding any millet to it would surely enhance its nutritive value


Ingredients
  • Green gram / Whole moong dhal - 1 cup
  • Corn millet or any millet - 1 cup
  • Red chilly - 4 nos
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon or more
  • Small onions - 10 nos (finely chopped)
  • Oil - for making pesarattu

Method
  • Wash and soak green gram , corn millet , red chillies and ginger together for 4 hours
  • Grind it in a mixer in two batches.Add about 3/4 glass of water while grinding
  • Grind it to a smooth batter consistency
  • Add chopped onions and salt to the batter.Mix well
  • No need to ferment this batter.You can start making the Pesarattus immediately
  • Heat an iron / non stick tawa
  • Pour a ladle full of batter on to the heated tawa
  • Encircle it using the backside of the ladle
  • Take a spoonful of oil and pour around the edges of pesarattu
  • After 5 minutes or after it is cooked flip it on to the other side and cook for about 4 minutes
  • Take it out and serve with Pineapple Pachadi