Halwa moong dal ka

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - split (yellow) moong dal
  • 1/2 cup - ghee
  • 3/4 cups to 1 cup - sugar (as per your taste)
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • Cashews/raisins roasted in ghee for garnish
  • 1/8 tsp - saffron (optional)

How to Make Halwa moong dal ka

  • Soak moong dal overnight or 8 hrs. Grind to a smooth paste adding some water.
  • Heat the kadai with 1/2 of the ghee.
  • When it melts, add dal paste and stir continuously so that lumps are not formed. (This part is very tricky as the dal cooks really fast, irrespective of the ghee.)
  • Keep the heat at the lowest and keep stirring even after the dal becomes thick.
  • Add the rest of the ghee intermittently and cook the dal until aromatic and the ghee starts oozing out.
  • Meanwhile mix the sugar with milk in a pan and bring to a boil. Add this slowly to the cooking dal.
  • Keep the flame low at all times and break lumps if formed while adding milk.
  • Cook until the ghee surfaces.
  • Garnish with cashews and raisins.
  • Recipe courtesy: Food for 7 Stages of Life