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Chana Dal Halwa Recipe

  • Chana Dal Halwa
  • Chana Dal Halwa
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About Chana Dal Halwa Recipe: 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.

  • Total Cook Time2 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep Time2 hrs
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

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

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

Make sure to saute the chana dal mix thoroughly.

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