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How to make Moong Dal Halwa?

Moong Dal Halwa

Lentils is the most nutritious and integrated part of Indian food course. Be it Halwa everybody just loves it!

Moong dal halwa is a special recipe as it includes 9 types of lentils in it.

Ingredients:

    Lentils:

  • 1 cup Moong Dal
  • a few kesar strands
  • 2 tbsp warm milk
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp elaichi powder

For The Garnish:

  • 2 tbsp almonds (badam) slivers
  • Method:
    • Soak the yellow moong dal in enough water for 3 hours. Drain well and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste without using any water. Keep aside.
    • Dissolve the Kesar in 1 tablespoon of warm milk and keep aside.
    • Take a non-stick kadhai and heat the ghee, add the moong dal paste and cook on a medium flame for 30 minutes, while stirring continuously.
    • Add the milk and 1 cup of warm water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 9 minutes, while stirring continuously.
    • Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
    • Add the Kesar-milk mixture, elaichi powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minute, while stirring continuously.
    • Serve warm garnished with almond slivers.
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