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118/365 – Pesarattu

Pesarattu is a crepe-like bread unique to Telugu cuisine that is similar to dosa. It is made with batter of green gram (moong dal), but unlike a dosa, it does not contain rice.

Pesarattu is eaten both in breakfast and as snack that popular in Andhra Pradesh state in India. It is typically served with ginger or tamarind chutney. Green chillies, ginger, or onions may be used in different variants of this snack.

A special form of pesarattu served with upma is known as MLA pesarattu, which is popular in MLA quarters restaurants in Hyderabad.

Upma pesarattu is a favourite in coastal Andhra region especially the East Godavari and West Godavari districts.

Similar variations are found in the north indian cuisine; namely moong daal ka cheela, or besan ka cheela.

Andhra Pesarattu With Ginger Chutney:


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pesarattu

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