Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe
Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe is a breakfast dish from Andhra. Pesarattu batter is made with Whole moong dal, rice, oats, ginger and green chilies ground together. Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe is crepes made out of the pesarattu batter topped with veggies and cheese.Serve Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe with allam pachadi or chutney of your choice.
Andhra Cheese Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe is a fusion recipe where a pesarattu is made with cheese and veggies topping. This pesarattu is prepared with moong beans. Pesarattu is made without urad dal that is usually a must in South Indian dosa batter. Pesarattu is one of the popular breakfasts of Andhra and is served with Allam Pachadi | Ginger Chutney Recipe.
This Andhra Cheese Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe is a wonderful twist to the regular pesarattu breakfast with yummy shredded mozzarella cheese but also healthy with a goodness of veggies topped on it, along with a bit of paneer.
Prepare the batter in the form of pancakes for breakfast and if you want to pack it for short break or lunch for your kids then you can choose to make thinner crepes and prepare wraps with the vegetable filling inside.
The original flavour of Pesarattu compliments the recipe very well.
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Instead of using just soaked Moong beans, you can even use sprouted Moong to increase the nutritional value.
Enjoy these healthy pizzas or wraps for breakfast, lunch or even dinner!
For Pesarattu batter:
- 1/2 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole) , soaked overnight
- 1/4 cup Broken Raw Rice , soaked overnight
- 1/4 cup Instant Oats (Oatmeal)
- 5 Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds) , soaked overnight
- 2 Green Chillies
- 1 inch Ginger
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- Salt , to taste
- Ghee , to make the Pesarattu For Topping:
- 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1/2 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1 Onion , sliced
- 100 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese)
- 1/2 cup Tomato Ketchup , or Pizza sauce
- 1/4 cup Red Chilli sauce , (adjust to taste)
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- Mixed Herbs (Dried)
- Salt , to taste
- Mozzarella cheese , or cheddar, grated
How to make Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe
To begin making Andhra Cheese Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe, prep all the ingredients and prepare pesarattu first.
For the pesarattu, the first wash and soak the green moong beans and raw rice separately in enough water for about 6-7 hours or overnight. The fenugreek seeds should be soaked with the raw rice.
In a mixer grinder, dry grind the oats to a powder and keep it separately until required.
Then, grind together the moong, green chillies and ginger using sufficient water to get a fine paste. Grind the rice grains and fenugreek seeds in the same manner.
Mix together the oats powder and the two batters adding salt to taste. Adjust consistency of batter like that of dosa batter.
Add chopped fresh coriander to this batter.
To make the topping, Start with finely chopping the vegetables. Crush the paneer coarsely with fingers. Grate cheese.
In a bowl, mix together the chopped vegetables, paneer, coriander, salt and mixed herbs.
In another bowl, mix together both the sauces, tomato ketchup and red chilli sauces.
Heat a pancake pan and grease with homemade ghee.
Spread the batter over each hollow, smear little ghee on top and cover and cook. (Other option is to use a normal griddle and spread batter in a way to get small pancakes.)
When one side is done, flip over and cook on the other side till crisp.
Remove the batch of pancakes on a plate with the first cooked side at the bottom.
Apply 1 tablespoon of sauce on each of them and spread about 2 heaped teaspoons of mixed vegetable mixture on each.
Grate cheese on top and transfer again to the pan to cook on low heat till the cheese melts.
For the wrap, spread the pesarattu batter on a hot greased griddle, as you would do a dosa.
When cooked on one side, flip and cook on other side till done.
Now flip again, apply the sauce on the entire dosa and spread the vegetable topping mixture in the centre.
Grate some cheese on top. Immediately roll dosa from both sides covering the filling to make a wrap.
Andhra Cheese & Vegetables Pesarattu Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest: South Indian Cooking