Saturday, June 23, 2012

PESARATTU VARIATION-SOUTH INDIAN BREAKFAST THALI

Yet another two recipes to be added with little variations to the south Indian breakfast thali.Pesarattu is more popularised breakfast item in South India.Now a days most of the restaurents are serving breakfast items with panner as the stuffing ingredients like stuffed paneer utappam,paneer dosa,paneer pesarattu etc., will sure post the remaining recipes in the upcoming posts.

Coming to Pesarattu in Hyderabad we get 2 variations like MLA Pesarattu and the paneer pesarattu.As pesarattu is made with green gram dal or pesarlu or whole moong.This is a healthy pancake recipe which has protein content .It can be made quickly just the soaking time takes two hours and can be prepared instantly with no fermentation process

MLA Pesarattu is so called as we stuff upma in it,and for the paneer pesarattu we garnish paneer along with the regular ingredients.The recipe for the 2 variations are as follows

BASIC BATTER PREPARATION:
Soaking time-2 hours, preparation time-15 minutes

INGREDIENTS FOR THE BATTER:
  1. Green gram whole-1 cup
  2. Raw rice-1/2 cup
  3. Fenugreek seeds/methi seeds-1ts
METHOD:
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl wash twice and fill warm water close lid and soak for 2 hours
  • Now blend the dal mix with green chilis to a fine batter consistency
  • Set it a side for at least half an hour then mix salt and make attu
MLA PESARATTU INGREDIENTS:
  1. Pesarattu batter
  2. Upma
  3. Salad mix
  4. Oil
METHOD:
ANDHRARUCHULU-MLA PESARATTU
  • Heat tawa and sprinkle water then clean now spread a ladle ful of batter and spread in circular motion
  • Sprinkle salad mix  and some oil
  • Now spread 2 table spoons of upma all over the attu
  • when the attu slowly comes out roll like a mat or any of your favourite shape
  • Enjoy MLA Pesarattu with your favourite chutney
INGREDIENTS FOR SALAD MIX
  1. Finely chopped onion-1 cup
  2. finely chopped coriander-1/4th cup
  3. grated carrot-1/2 cup
  4. Finely grated paneer/cottage cheese-1/2 cup
  5. Finely chopped ginger pieces-1 tbs
INGREDIENTS FOR UPMA:
  1. Suji-1 cup
  2. Onions-2tbs
  3. Green chilis chopped-2ts
  4. Finely chopped coriander-2ts
  5. Ghee-1tbs
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Cumin mustard-1 ts
  8. Split urad and chenadal-1ts
  9. finely chopped tomato-1tbs
  10. finely chopped garlic-1/2ts
METHOD TO MAKE UPMA:
  1. Heat ghee in a wok and add seasoning
  2. Add chilis ginger and onion fry for 2 minutes
  3. add tomatoes  and cook for 2 minutes
  4. add water and salt when water starts dancing add ravva and stir continuously until it mixes properly without forming lumps
  5. garnish with coriander
INGREDIENTS FOR PANEER PESARATTU
ANDHRARUCHULU-PANEER PESARATTU
  1. Pesarattu batter
  2. Salad mix
  3. Extra paneer grated-2 tbs
  4. Oil
METHOD:
  • Heat tawa and sprinkle water and let it evaporate
  • Now spread batter like medium size pancake
  • Sprinkle salad mix lots of paneer and drizzle little oil
  • When it becomes golden brown remove from heat and serve with your favourite chutney