Moong Dal Sheera

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Moong Dal Sheera


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 10 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups yellow moong dal( split yellow gram) soaked for 3 hours

  • 7-8 nos saffron strands

  • 3/4 cups ghee

  • 1 cups warm milk

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

  • 8-10 nos almonds and pistachios slivers for garnish

  • 5-6 nos saffron strands for garnish


  • Drain and grind moong dal using 1 tbsp water to a coarse paste and keep aside
  • Dissolve the saffron in 1 tbsp of warm milk and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a non stick karahi, add moong dal paste and cook on a low flame for 40 minutes or till it becomes golden brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
  • Add warm milk and 1 cup warm water and cook on a slow flame for 3-4 minutes or till liquid is absorbed, while stirring continuously.
  • Add sugar, cook and cover on a slow flame for 15 minutes or till ghee separates, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add prepared saffron milk mixture and cardamom powder, mix well.
  • Serve hot garnishing with almonds and pistachios slivers