Simple Moong dal halwa

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Total Time:
7 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • 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.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel and add the dal.
  • Saute the dal on a low flame till a shade that is a little more than golden brown emerges.
  • Keep mixing it continuously.
  • Gradually add milk and powdered cardamoms and cook on a medium flame till the milk dries up.
  • Add sugar and cook further on a low flame till ghee separates.
  • Place the vessel on a pre-heated tawa on a low flame for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.