Moong dal ka halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - soaked moong dal
  • 3 litre - milk
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 1.5 cups - mawa
  • 10 - cardamoms, powdered
  • 12 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Moong dal ka halwa

  • Grind the soaked moong dal.
  • Heat ghee in a thick bottomed vessel and fry the dal till it is golden in colour and emits aroma.
  • Add the milk and cook it till the dal is soft and the milk has been absorbed.
  • Add mawa and cook it on a low fire, stirring it continuously, till the dal and the mawa are well blended. Take care to see the dal does not stick to the bottom of the vessel.
  • Remove from the fire and keep it 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 it quickly and mix well.
  • Serve hot on a rainy day or during festivals.