Moong dal halwa-(traditional recipe for contest)

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Moong dal halwa-(traditional recipe for contest)


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Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 5 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1cup split yellow Moong dal, washed

  • 1cup ghee

  • 1cup sugar or to taste

  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

  • 1/4teaspoon saffron

  • 4cups of water

  • 1 tablespoon of sliced nuts


  • Wash dal thoroughly and soak in water for at least 25 minutes.
  • Drain the water and blend dal into a thick paste, adding just enough water as needed to blend.
  • Boil water and sugar in a pan over medium heat, for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Add cardamom powder and saffron; set aside.
  • In a non-stick or heavy bottom frying pan, add moong dal paste and melted gheer. Mix well.
  • Turn on the stove to medium heat and fully cook dal paste. Use spatula to gently press the paste, then fold the paste over and press again.