Moong Dal Halwa

A classic recipe that is relished throughout Rajasthan during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. It is considered to be auspicious, and is often prepared during Holi, Diwali and weddings too.

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa

A classic recipe that is relished throughout Rajasthan during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. It is considered to be auspicious, and is often prepared during Holi, Diwali and weddings too.

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By Karthika Rajendran

Published On: 26 Oct 2016

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Ingredients

  • Moong dal 1/2 Cup
    cashews 2 tbsp
    Raisins 2 tbsp
    Ghee as required
    Sugar 1/2 cup
    Milk 1 Glass
    water 3 glass
    saffron 2 pinch
    Cardamom powder 2 tsp

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 1

Soak the moong dal in hot water for 2 hours

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Step 2 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 2

After 2 Hours Blend it into smooth paste

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Step 3 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 3

In a pan heat the heat and fry the cashews and raisins

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Step 4 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 4

In the same ghee add moong dal paste and stir it

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Step 5 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 5

Stir continuously in low flame for 10 mins

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Step 6 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 6

add milk and water and stir it for 5 mins

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Step 7 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 7

now add sugar and stir it

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Step 8 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 8

once it mixed well, add cardamom powder, dissolve the saffron in milk and add to the halwa, and stir for 10 mins

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Step 9 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 9

add fried Cashews and raisins and stir it

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Step 10 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 10

Keep stirring until it thickens and is non-sticky

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Step 11 Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Step 11

now garnish with remaining cashews and raisins, now moong dal halwa is ready to serve

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