Chana Dal Halwa Recipe

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  • Chana Dal Halwa
  • Chana Dal Halwa
How To Make Chana Dal Halwa
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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.

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

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
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