- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 40 minutes
- Serving: 4 People
- Calories: 7312 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 167.35 g
- Cholesterol Content: 1977 mg
- Fat Content: 746.14 g
- Fiber Content: 5 g
- Protein Content: 36.77 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 471.149 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 248 mg
- Sugar Content: 110.68 g
- Trans Fat Content: 29.764 g
Moong Dal Ka Halwa
Moong Dal Ka Halwa is a classic Rajasthani recipe. In Indian culture, halwa is made during the festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Navratri, Diwali and many other special occasions. This is a very popular sweet of North India.
Moong Dal Halwa is a time-consuming recipe, so you need the patience to cook it. But once it’s cooked, it is so mouthwatering, and you can stop yourself from eating it again and again. Soaked Moong dal is cooked in ghee, milk, and cardamom garnished with dry fruits. You can also make it and store it in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Just heat it and some milk to it and its ready to serve. Let’s make Moong Dal Halwa with this easy recipe guide.
Ingredients of Moong Dal Ka Halwa Recipe
- Yellow moong dal (split yellow lentil) - 3 Cups
- Sugar - 1 Cup
- Ghee - 4 Cups
- Cardamom - 1 Tablespoon
- Water - 3 Cups
- Milk - 1 Cup
- A pinch of saffron strands
- Dry fruits (chopped) - 1 Tablespoon
How to Make Moong Dal Ka Halwa
Step 1: Soak the month dal in required water for 5-7 hours.
Step 2: After that drain and grind the moong dal to a smooth paste. If not required than avoid using water.
Step 3: Now, to make sugar syrup, heat the flame and put the pan over it.
Add two tablespoon sugar and 1 cup water to it and let it boil for 2-4 minutes. Once the sugar syrup becomes slightly thick remove it from the heat and keep it aside.
Step 4: Now, add cardamom into the sugar syrup.
Step 5: In another frying pan heat ghee or butter.
Step 6: Then add dal paste and keep stirring it until it turns golden in color.
Step 7: Now, add 1 cup milk to the dal paste and again cook it for 4-5 minutes or until it becomes thick.
Step 8: Now, add the previously made sugar syrup into the paste.
Step 9: Then remove it from the flame and garnish it with chopped nuts and serve.