Chana Dal Halwa Recipe

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  • Chana Dal Halwa
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How to make Chana Dal Halwa
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Chana dal has a richer flavour than other pulses, which helps in the preparation of a mouth-watering halwa. Soaked and ground dal is sautéed till a rich aroma is achieved, and then prepared into a traditional halwa, flavoured with cardamom and saffron. Although Chana Dal Halwa requires a bit of prior soaking and takes a bit of time to cook, it is a worthwhile effort, which is sure to be enjoyed by all your guests and family members.

Ingredients of Chana Dal Halwa

  • 1 Cup Chana Dal
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 3 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Saffron
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp Clove powder
  • 10 Pieces Almonds
  • 10 Pieces Cashewnuts

How to Make Chana Dal Halwa

  • 1.Soak Chana Dal in water fo 2 hours.Chana Dal Halwa
  • 2.Add soaked chana dal and water together. Pressure cook it.Chana Dal Halwa
  • 3.Take ghee in a kadhai and pour chana dal in to it.Chana Dal Halwa
  • 4.Saute chana dal to make thick liquid out of it.
  • 5.Add saffron, mix it well.Chana Dal Halwa
  • 6.Now add sugar, cardamom powder, clove powder, almond and cashewnut.Chana Dal Halwa
  • 7.Serve with garnishing of chopped almonds.Chana Dal Halwa
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Recipe Notes

Make sure to saute the chana dal mix thoroughly.

Key Ingredients: Chana Dal, Water, Ghee, Saffron , Sugar, Cardamom powder, Clove powder, Almonds, Cashewnuts