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rajasthani moong dal halwa

payal jain
600 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT rajasthani moong dal halwa RECIPE

moong dal halwa is a classic recipe that is relished throughout rajasthan. It is popular indian sweet often served in parties. This halwa is made with moong beans, ghee, mawa and dry fruits.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Rajasthan
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup split green gram skinless/dhuli moong ki dal
  2. 1 cup ghee
  3. 3/4 cup khoya/mawa
  4. 1 cup sugar
  5. 1.5 cups water
  6. 1 cup milk
  7. 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  8. 10-12 raisins
  9. 8-10 cashews chopped
  10. 1 tsp chopped cashews for garnishing


  1. wash and soak moong dal overnight in enough water
  2. drain and grind the moong dal to a slightly coarse paste without using water
  3. heat ghee in a non stick pan
  4. add moong dal paste and mix well
  5. reduce the flame to low and saute stirring continuously till golden brown
  6. heat sugar and water in another pan
  7. cook till sugar dissolves completely
  8. add milk to moong dal and mix well
  9. add khoya, cardamom powder, cashews, raisins and sugar syrup
  10. mix well and cook on low flame for 5 minutes
  11. switch off the flame and transfer in a serving dish
  12. garnish with cashews and serve hot

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-25-2018

Would love to try this.

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