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Easy and Healthy Breakfast Recipes (Item II) – Pesar Attu (Black Gram Dosa)

Today I am sharing the second recipe from Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipes- ‘Pesar Attu/Dosa’.

For Indian Kitchens, Black Gram is a compulsory item in their stocks. It hails a lot of health benefits like it protect cardiovascular health, reduce pain and inflammation, improve immunity, boost energy, helps in maintaining skin health, prevent diabetes, build strong bones, strengthen the nervous system, and digestion. It helps in gastrointestinal problems like reducing symptoms of constipation, diarrhea, bloating, and cramping. The Iron in it increases blood flow, fatigue, weakness, and cognitive weakness. We can eat Black grams in many ways like soaking and eat raw, by making Curries, Dosa, Vadas.


Black Gram Dal – 2 cup
Rice – ¼ cup
Salt – As per your requirement
Cumin Seeds (Jeera)  – 2 spoons
Ginger – 20 grams
Coriander leaves – 1 small cup
Green Chillies – 5-6 chopped
Onions – 2 chopped
Oil – for 1 dosa 2 tablespoons


Clean Black Gram Dal and Soak for 4-5 hours so that the dal sprouts well and grind well in the batter (In Summer, we can soak for 4-5 hours but in Winter, it’s better to soak one day before as climate is cool) and Soak Rice for 1 hour.

In a bowl mix, Black Gram Dal, Rice, Ginger, Coriander Leaves, Jeera, Green Chillies, Onions and Grind them well. Add little water in the mixture for a smooth paste. Now, In the Mixture, add salt as per your requirement and mix well.

Heat a pan, add 1 tablespoon of Oil and spread it all over the pan. Pour 1 cup (or 2 big spoons) of batter in the middle of the pan and spread it as per your thickness or crispiness. Sprinkel some oil on top and sides of the dosa. Now turn the dosa in the pan after ½ min for thin dosa and 1 min for thick dosa to cook. Remove it in a Plate and eat it with groundnut chutney or Tomato Pickel.