Moong Dal Halwa | How to make Moong Dal Halwa

By Lisha Aravind  |  12th Apr 2016  |  
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About Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Moong dal halwa is a tasty Rajasthani dessert. It is very popular in North India. It can be prepared for all occasions like holi, diwali, birthdays.

Moong Dal Halwa is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Moong Dal Halwa is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Moong Dal Halwa by Lisha Aravind will help you to prepare the perfect Moong Dal Halwa in your kitchen at home. Moong Dal Halwa needs 240 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Moong Dal Halwa. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Moong Dal Halwa. In case you have any questions on how to make the Moong Dal Halwa you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Lisha Aravind. Moong Dal Halwa will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Moong Dal Halwa

Ingredients to make Moong Dal Halwa

  • moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • ghee - 1/2 cup
  • sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • water - 1/2 cup
  • cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • saffron - few strands
  • almonds - 6 - 7
  • pistachios - 6 - 7

How to make Moong Dal Halwa

  1. Wash and soak moong dal in enough water for 4-5 hours. After 4-5 hours, drain the excess water and keep it aside.
  2. Add the drained moong dal to a mixer jar and grind it to a smooth paste without adding water.
  3. Soak few strands of saffron in 2 tablespoon of warm milk and keep it aside.
  4. Add ghee in a pan or kadai. Add ground moong dal mixture to it. Turn on the flame and saute it in medium flame till the dal gets roasted well and starts releasing a nice aroma. This will take around 10-12 minutes.
  5. Reduce the flame to low, add milk, sugar and water. Let it boil. Then reduce the flame, cover and cook on low flame till the entire moisture gets absorbed.
  6. Open the lid, add saffron milk, cardamom powder and chopped nuts. Moong dal halwa is ready to serve.

My Tip:

It is very important to saute moong dal in low flame until it gets roasted well. Otherwise, the halwa will have a raw smell.

Reviews for Moong Dal Halwa (1)

Darshana Gogoia year ago

Really yummy

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