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Simple Moong dal halwa Recipe

Simple Moong dal halwa 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 :
6 hours
Servings :
Serves 10
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  • 250g - moong dal
  • 1 litre - Milk (full Cream preferably)
  • 300g - Sugar
  • 10 - green Cardamoms (peeled and powdered)
  • 12 tbsp - Ghee
  • 10 to 12 - Almonds (sliced)
  • How to Make Simple Moong dal halwa:

    1. Wash and soak the moong dal in sufficient water for 5 to 6 hours. Drain out the water and coarsely grind the dal using little water.
    2. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel and add the dal.
    3. Saute the dal on a low flame till a shade that is a little more than golden brown emerges.
    4. Keep mixing it continuously.
    5. Gradually add milk and powdered cardamoms and cook on a medium flame till the milk dries up.
    6. Add sugar and cook further on a low flame till ghee separates.
    7. Place the vessel on a pre-heated tawa on a low flame for 10 to 12 minutes.
    8. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.


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