Monday, October 5, 2009

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal HalwaMoong Dal Halwa Is delicious sweet and it is too easy to prepare !

Moong Dal -1 cup
Milk-½ cup
Sugar-1 cup
Ghee-1 cup
Saffron- a pinch or two
Dry Fruits (Cashewnuts, raisins, almonds, pista)


Wash and soak the moong dal for 3-4 hours (If soaking in hot water, even 1-2 hours are enough).

Drain and grind it coarsely using very little water. Set aside.

Prepare one-string sugar syrup by using 1 cup sugar and ½ cup water. Keep aside. Soak saffron in hot milk.

Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed pan and add the moong dal paste.

Cook over a low flame with constant stirring, until the dal turns brown.Add sugar syrup and saffron milk

Stir well till they are thoroughly incorporated and the halwa is of dropping consistency.

Top with chopped nuts and serve warm.