Moong Dal Halwa

Have been wanting to make this halwa for quite some time, but didn’t try it because its time consuming. After much thought decided to try a little simple method. The end result was very yummy. Go ahead and try it.

Moongdal — 1 cup
Sugar —- 1 cup
Milk — 1 1/2 cup
Ghee — 4-5 tablespoons
Dry fruits — 1/2 cup
Gram flour — 1 tablespoon
Semolina — 1 tablespoon
Saffron — a pinch
Cardamom — 1/4 teaspoon


Wash and rinse the moong dal, drain the water completely. Heat 2 tablespoon ghee in a pan and add the moong dal and fry them in medium heat. Fry till dal chances color. Remove the dal in a seive so that any extra ghee comes out. Cool the dal and powder them coarsely. Heat one spoon ghee and fry the dry fruits and keep aside. Now in the same ghee add the semolina and gram flour and fry for a minute in low heat.Now add the powdered moongdal and saute for 2 minutes. Put of the heat.Add the saffron to the milk and pour it to the dal mixture and simultaneously keep stirring. When everything mixes well add the sugar and mix well. Switch on the heat and keep stirring, add the remaining ghee. When you see the mixture leaving the sides and everything comes together, put of the heat, add the Cardomom powder, mix well. Your halwa is ready. Top up with dry fruits and enjoy warm Moongdal Halwa.

One thought on “Moong Dal Halwa

  1. Super
    Easier than the taditional ashoka halwa or north indian moong dal halwa
    Will try on thursday for Mahaprasadam for Swami

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