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Barnyard Millet Pesarattu Recipe

Dosas don't always have to be made with rice! Here's a healthy barnyard millet pesarattu recipe that offers a good change from regular dosas
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Poonam


  • 100 % Organic Barnyard Millet Flakes - 1/2 cup
  • Whole Moong / Green gram - 1/2 cup
  • Green chilies - 2
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 -2 sprigs
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1-2 tbsp


  • Soak the whole moong for 3-4 hours.
  • Soak the Barnyard Millet flakes for a minute in water with a pinch of salt. Drain it and again soak it in 1 cup water for 5-10 minutes. By this time the flakes will soak the water and turn soft.
  • Transfer the soaked moong, barnyard millet flakes, green chilies, ginger, salt, 10-15 curry leaves and cumin to a grinder jar.
  • Grind to a fine paste using little water. The pesarattu batter is ready.
  • To make the pesarattu, heat a non stick tawa /pan . Put a ladle full batter at its center. Spread it into a circle using the back of the ladle to make a thin pesarattu.
  • Drizzle some oil at the edges of the pesarattu and cook till golden brown in color. Flip and cook on the other side.
  • Serve the pesarattu hot with some podi or chutney of your choice.