Moong Dal Ka Halwa (Yellow Lentils Pudding)

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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

Servings: 10-12

Cuisine: Indian

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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.

Do try it out and share your experience. Write in your comments how it turned out. What is your favourite sweet dish?

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