Recipe type: BRAKFAST
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 8
Quinoa Pesarattu recipe /Thinai (foxtail millet) pesarattu is a simple delicious and healthy south Indian breakfast dish loaded with proteins and low in carbs. It goes well with tomato or any chutney of your choice.
  • ½ Cup of Red Quinoa
  • ½ Cup of Green Moong Dal
  • 1 Inch of Ginger
  • 2 Green Chilly
  • 1 Tbsp of Rice Flour
  • 1 Tsp of Roasted Cumin
  • 1 Onion, Finely chopped
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Few Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • Water as needed
  1. Soak both moong dal and quinoa in water for overnight.
  2. Drain the water and wash it. Grind it into a fine paste along with ginger and green chilly.
  3. Chop the onion. Add onion, rice flour, asafoetida, roasted cumin, salt and coriander leaves to the batter. Mix well.
  4. The batter should neither be too thick nor too thin. It should be in dosa batter consistency.
  5. Heat a dosa pan, take the laddleful of batter, pour it in the centre, spread it in a circular motion. Drizzle a tsp of oil around pesarattu. Flip it to the other side. Drizzle another tsp of oil to it.
  6. Once cooked remove it from dosa pan. Repeat the same process for the rest of the batter.
  7. Serve hot with any favourite chutney.
You can replace thinai (foxtail millet) in place of quinoa.
Use either red chilly or green chilly for spicy taste.
Recipe by FoodyBuddy at http://foodybuddy.net/2016/04/06/quinoa-pesarattu-recipe-foxtail-millet-pesarattu.html