Pesarattu (Mung dal lentil crepe) is healthy protein rich breakfast recipe prepared by soaking whole mung along with some rice for couple of hours and blend it into a smooth paste.This lentil crepe can be had as is or served along with Upma and ginger chutney.
Prep time:15 mins + 2 hours soak time
Cook time:5-8 mins
Ingredients for batter:
1 cup whole moong or split moong dal
4-5 tbsp rice
small piece of ginger
3-4 dry red chilies
1tbsp cumin seeds
salt to taste
-1 medium onion Finely chopped
-Wash and soak mung dal+rice in a large bowl for 2hrs and then blend it to smooth paste along with ginger,red chili,cumin seeds and salt.Set aside.
-Preheat a griddle on medium high heat and laddle couple of spoons of batter and spread it evenly into a circle and add chooped onion,few drops of oil.
-Allow it to turn golden brown and turn the other side and cook for couple of mins.
-continue the same process for rest of the batter and serve hot with upma or ginger chutney.
-Adding rice to the make the crepe cripy.
-Reduce the amount of dry red chilies if you don’t like it spicy.