Moong Daal Halwa

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Moong Daal Halwa


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 20 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 40 Min


Serves : 8
  • 250 gms moong dhuli dal

  • 250 gms grated mawa

  • 1/2 litre full cream milk

  • 250 gms sugar

  • 300 gms ghee

  • 300 gms mix dry fruit ( almonds,cashew and kishmish )

  • 8-10 nos safron strands


  • Soak the moong dal for 5 to 6 hours
  • after that strain out the excess of water
  • put the Dal into the mixer jar and grind it.
  • on the other hand take a heavy bottom pan and boil the milk into it
  • when first boil comes then lower the flame.
  • Let the milk becomes thickened.
  • now for halwa take a heavy bottom kadai
  • put some ghee into it
  • now pour all the grinded moong dal into the kadai
  • stirr it continuously so that it can not burn from the bottom
  • in the meanwhile when milk gets thicken add sugar and Saffron strands into it
  • we have to stirr milk also so that it cannot gets Burnt from the bottom
  • While stirring halwa, add little little ghee also in the kadai.
  • In the starting, moong dal gets sticky to the Kadai but after 15 to 20 mins while stirring it will not get sticky.
  • when milk gets thickened switch off the flame.
  • Keep on stirring the moong dal.
  • The aroma of roasting it will start coming out.
  • That means our halwa is going to be ready in sometime.
  • When gets brown and starts leaving ghee from the sides then add grated mawa in to it.
  • Mix it and keep stirring for two three mins.
  • after that pour all the milk into the kadai and mix it propely.
  • while mixing, add all the chopped dryfruits into it.
  • Keep stirring so that milk gets properly mix and dry in the halwa.
  • Now our moong dal halwa is ready to serve.
  • Garnish it with again chopped dryfruits