Moong Dal Halwa is one of the sought after sweets and every body’s favourite. It takes some time to make it but once done you will surely want it more. This is no reason why you should not try it right away. It surely is worth the effort.
How to make Moong Dal Ka ka Halwa (Yellow Lentils Pudding):
Objective: Learn the Moong Dal Ka Halwa recipe here.
Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes
Cooking Time: 1:30-2 hours
Total time: 1:50 hours
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Moong Dal (Lentils): 250 Gms
Sugar: 250 Gms
Ghee (Clarified Butter): 250 Gms
Almonds: 1 Cup
Cashews: 1 Cup
Pistachios: 1 Cup
Big Cardamoms: 4-5
Saffron: 10-12 strands
How to do Basic Preparation for Moong Dal Ka Halwa:
Soak the lentils overnight in water.
Grind it keeping it little coarse.
Chop Dry fruits (almonds, cashews and Pistacheos)
Grind Big cardamoms to fine Powder.
In a pan heat some water and add the sugar into it. Boil it so that the sugar dissolves completely.
How to Make Moong Dal Ka Halwa:
Heat 250 Gms of ghee (Clarified Butter) in a pan.
Add the lentils into the pan and mix well. Keep stirring well. Take care it should not stick to the bottom.
Keep stirring till it turns brownish and you see ghee separating from lentils. At this point you can small the nice aroma.
Add almonds, Cashews and Pistachios to the pan and mix well. Let dry fruits get little crispy.
Add the sugar solution.
Add the Cardamom powder
Add saffron milk. It will enhance its taste and flavour
Keep stirring till water dries out.
Shift it to serving bowl. Garnish it with some dry fruits.
serve it hot
Moong Dal Ka Halwa (Yelleo Lentils Pudding) has a long shelf life. In refrigerator you can store it easily for almost a month.
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