Moong ka Halwa

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Moong ka Halwa


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 4
  • Split skinless moong dal soaked and ground to a coarse paste 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 cups

  • Gram flour 1 tablespoon

  • Milk 1 1/2 cups

  • 2 Saffron strands (kesar)

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • mawa 3/4 cup

  • 1 pinch Green cardamom powder

  • Almonds cut 10-12

  • pistachos 2-3


  • Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour and mix well. Add moong dal, lower heat and mix well.
  • Sauté, stirring continuously, till golden brown
  • Heat ½ cup milk in another non-stick pan. Add generous pinch of saffron and mix well for 1 minute. Switch off heat.
  • Heat sugar and 1 cup water in another non-stick pan. Cook till sugar dissolves completely.
  • Add saffron milk to moong dal and mix well.
  • Add remaining milk and keep stirring. Add khoya in saffron milk pan, mix and heat for 2 minutes..
  • Add khoya to moong dal mixture along with cardamom powder, some almond slivers and sugar syrup.
  • Mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring once a while.Remove lid, mix once. Switch off heat and transfer in a serving dish.
  • Serve hot garnished with pistachos.