It is one of the popular delicacies from the northern indian cuisine, particularly from the rajasthan state.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Soaking Time: 2 hrs
  • Total Time: 3 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients of Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  • 1 cup moong dal
  • water
  • ½ cup ghee
  • 1 tbsp rava 
  • 2 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cashew (chopped)
  • 5 almond (chopped)
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder

How to Make Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  • Soak moong daal for 2 hours.
  • Drain off the water and blend to a slightly coarse paste adding water if required.
  • Heat ghee in a kadhai and add rava.
  • Roast on low flame until the rava turns aromatic.
  • Add in prepared moong dal paste.
  • Continue to cook breaking the lumps.
  • After 20 minutes, the mixture turns crisp.
  • Add milk, few saffron.
  • The mixture will start to hold shape leaving the kadai.
  • Add sugar and mix well.
  • Cook until the mixture starts to separate the ghee and turns golden brown.
  • Add cashew, almond and cardamom powder.
  • Enjoy moong dal halwa.


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