Moong Dal Halwa

Halwa Recipe Moong Dal Halwa


  • 1 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked and ground to a coarse paste
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Gram flour (besan) 1 tablespoon
  • Milk 1 1/2 cups
  • Saffron (kesar) for garnish
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Khoya/mawa 3/4 cup
  • Green cardamom powder a pinch
  • Almonds cut into slivers 10-12
  • Chandi ka varq 1 sheet

How to make Moong Dal Halwa:-

  • Take a bowl and soaked overnight. Take a blender and prepare paste of soaked moong dal.
  • Heat ghee in a non stick pan on low flame Add gram flour and roast it. Add moong dal paste. Stir well.
  • The halwa looks like pasty, then starts getting lumpy. Break the lumps while stirring. The halwa releasing from the pan side. 
  • Take another frying pan/ wok (kadhai), take milk, water and sugar. Stir well until sugar dissolve on low flame.
  • The moong dal mixture should reach a granular consistency before you add the sugar mixture.
  • The moong dal color should become light golden.
  • The sugar mixture come to a boil, add fried moong dal mixture. Stir well. The liquid should get absorbed and once again you will see the ghee getting separated. Add green cardamom powder, khoya and chopped almond.
  • Serve Moong Dal Halwa hot.
  • Decoration with saffron, some chopped almond and chandi ka varq.

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