Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

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Moong Dal Halwa
How to make Moong Dal Halwa
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Halwa made from moong dal and flavored with cardamom and almonds. Its a perfect winter dessert.

Ingredients of Moong Dal Halwa

  • 1/2 cup husked green lentil (dhuli moong ki dal) - soaked in water 5-6 hours
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup sugar - mixed with milk and water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp powdered chhoti elaichi
  • 2 Tbsp slivered and roasted almonds

How to Make Moong Dal Halwa

  • 1.Wash dal and grind coarsely, in a food processor or a grinding stone.
  • 2.Heat the milk mixture to dissolve the sugar, bring to a boil and keep hot till needed.
  • 3.In a heavy kadahi, mix ghee and dal, and stir fry over low heat till fried well.
  • 4.Add milk mixture to the fried dal and stir well to mix together.
  • 5.Cook over low heat till the liquid is absorbed, and once again stir-fry till the fat separates.
  • 6.Mix in the cardamom powder and half the almonds.
  • 7.Transfer on to a serving dish, decorate the Moong Dal Halwa with the rest of the almonds and serve hot.