Moong Dal Ka Halwa | How to make Moong Dal Ka Halwa

By Pinkle Sachdev  |  27th Jan 2017  |  
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Moong Dal Ka Halwaby Pinkle Sachdev
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About Moong Dal Ka Halwa Recipe

It's a Rich and Popular recipe from recipe from North India. This recipe is usually made on festive occasions or in marriages and in winters too. I have made this halwa from Ruchi Mehta's cookbook of Punjabi Khana.

Moong Dal Ka Halwa is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Moong Dal Ka Halwa has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Pinkle Sachdev is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Moong Dal Ka Halwa recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Moong Dal Ka Halwa is 190 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 60 minutes. This is recipe of Moong Dal Ka Halwa is perfect to serve 6 people. Moong Dal Ka Halwa is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Moong Dal Ka Halwa. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Moong Dal Ka Halwa by commenting on this page below!

Moong Dal Ka Halwa

Ingredients to make Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  • moong dal 1 cup
  • ghee 1 cup
  • besan 2 teaspoon
  • Khoya 34 cup
  • cardamom 5
  • water 2 12 cup
  • Strings of kesar 20
  • almonds (sliced) 20
  • pista (sliced) 20

How to make Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  1. Wash & soak dal in water for 3 hours.
  2. Drain & grind it to a fine paste after 3 hours.
  3. Powder cardamoms & keep aside.
  4. Put sugar & water along with cardamom powder & kesar strings into a pan over a medium heat till sugar dissolves. Simmer for 2-3 minutes on low heat. Remove from fire & keep aside.
  5. Melt ghee in a heavy bottomed pan & fry besan till light brown.
  6. Remove from heat & add dal paste. ( This will prevent dal from sticking to the bottom of the pan.)
  7. Put it again on the medium heat & cook. Keep stirring for 25-30 minutes till golden brown.
  8. Grate khoya & add to the mixture. Stir for more 8-10 minutes.
  9. When done ghee will start separating.
  10. Add sliced almonds & pistachios. Keep aside 1 tablespoon of nuts for garnishing.
  11. Add sugar syrup to the mixture & continue to cook till it absorbs water. Keep stirring another 5 minutes.
  12. Sprinkle 2 tbsp ghee & keep stirring again on very low heat for 5 minutes.
  13. Garnish with sliced almonds & pistachio. serve hot.

Reviews for Moong Dal Ka Halwa (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Nice moong dal halwa :)

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