Moong dal halwa with Khoya

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2.5 cups - moong dal
  • 2 cups - mava or khoya
  • 3 cups - sugar
  • 2 cups - milk
  • 2 cups - ghee
  • Rose water or kewra essence
  • 1/2 tsp - saffron dissolved in little milk

How to Make Moong dal halwa with Khoya

  • Either soak dal overnight and grind it fine in the morning or grind the dal to a very fine paste, adding a few drops of water at a time, after soaking for a few hours. The paste should be absolutely fine.
  • Heat ghee and fry dal till it becomes brown evenly.
  • Add the milk and let it cook till the milk evaporates.
  • Add crushed khoya in the dal and stir on a low fire till well blended. Remove.
  • Dissolve the sugar in 1 cup water, add saffron and bring it to one thread consistency. Put in the dal and stir briskly.
  • Serve the halwa with essence of any kind sprinkled over it.