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Moong Dal Seera Recipe

Moong Dal Seera is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
5 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 500 gm Moong dal (green)
  • 500 gm Sugar
  • 500 gm Ghee
  • Saffron soaked in a little Milk
  • elaichi powder
  • water about 250 ml.
  • How to Make Moong Dal Seera:

    1. Soak the dal for 5-6 hours.
    2. Wash and remove the skins well.
    3. Grind the dal fine using as little water as possible.
    4. Put sugar and water in a pan and put to boil.
    5. Once sugar dissolves, add a few tbsps of milk.
    6. As the syrup boils the scum will rise. Remove with a strainer.
    7. Further boil till the syrup become sticky between the fingers.
    8. Heat the ghee in a heavy kadai and add dal. Keep stirring rigorously to avoid burning.
    9. Once the dal stops sticking to the vessel, stir gradually till golden brown, and ghee begins to separate.
    10. Pour the hot syrup, add elaichi and dissolved saffron.
    11. Stir very carefully and cook slowly till all water is absorbed.
    12. Decorate with chopped dry fruit.
    13. Serve hot especially on a cold day.


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