Moong Dal Ki Barfi Recipe

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

A sweet treat made with moong dal, khoya and almonds.

Ingredients of Moong Dal Ki Barfi

  • 1 cup split and husked green gram (dhuli moong ki dal) - soaked in water for 5-6 hours
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 50 gm khoya
  • A greased plate to set the barfi in
  • 1/4 tsp powdered green cardamom
  • 2 Tbsp slivered and roasted almonds
  • 2 sheets of vark (silver leaves), if you so desire

How to Make Moong Dal Ki Barfi

  • 1.Drain and grind dal coarsely. (Slightly more coarse than the texture of fine sand)
  • 2.In a heavy kadahi, mix the ghee and the dal, and place over low heat.
  • 3.Stir-fry till brown and the fat separates.
  • 4.Remove from the kadhai and add khoya in the same kadhai and stir-fry till it is a smooth consistency and lightly colored.
  • 5.Mix the dal, elaichi and khoya and keep aside to cool.
  • 6.In another pan place the sugar and water over low heat stirring till the sugar dissolves, taking care not to let it come to boil, before the sugar dissolves.
  • 7.Once the sugar dissolves, increase the heat and bring to a boil and let the syrup cook till thick, and a drop of it dropped on a cold surface or a cup of cold water, sets at once, into a firm lump.
  • 8.Take the pan off the heat and mix immediately into the cooled dal mixture, stirring vigorously and quickly, to blend well.
  • 9.Transfer on to the greased plate, pat to level, garnish with the vark and almonds and leave to cool.
  • 10.When cool and set, cut into desired sized pieces, using a sharp knife.

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