Plain Moong Dal Ka Halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups - Moong Dal, soaked
  • 3/4 cup - Mawa, well crumpled
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 1.5 litres - Milk
  • 1/2 tsp - Saffron, soaked in a little milk
  • 5 pods - Cardamoms, powdered
  • 6 tbsp -Ghee

How to Make Plain Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  • Grind the moong dal coarsely.
  • Heat the ghee and fry the dal till golden. Add milk and cook till the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add mawa and cook on a low fire, stirring continuously, till the dal and the mawa are well blended. Remove from the heat and keep aside.
  • Make sugar syrup of one thread consistency and add saffron and cardamom powder to it.
  • Add the fried dal to the syrup and stir quickly till it mixes well.
  • If you like, you can add thin slivers of blanched almonds as well.