Moong Dal ka Halwa

Moong Dal ka Halwa is a unique sweet dish of lentils sweetened with milk and sugar. This calorie laden halwa is often prepared during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold.
Moong Dal ka Halwa 
Moong Dal ka Halwa is a very popular dish across India and other countries. This dessert is very common in the States of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
It is considered to be auspicious for Holi and Diwali and it even features on wedding menus.
It takes a long time and lot of patience to saute the dal and prepare this halwa and it will probably require a little extra ghee too. You can make a larger quantity of this recipe and store it refrigerated for several weeks. Just add a little milk to the halwa before reheating it.
This rich moong dal (yellow split peas) preparation is garnished with raisins and chopped nuts.

Ingredients To Preparae Moong Dal ka Halwa

  • 100 gms Moong Dal
  • 200 gms Ghee
  • 100 gms Sugar
  • 1/2 glass Water
  • 1/2 glass Milk
  • 10 pieces Badam
  • 5 pieces Pista
  • 4-5 Currants

How to make Moong Dal ka Halwa

  • Soak moong dal for two hours and then grind it and keep aside. Heat ghee in a pan and put the moong dal in it.
  • Saute on low flame till it turns golden brown and leaves a distinct aroma. Remove from the flame and set aside.
  • Heat water in a pan, add sugar and boil the mixture till sugar melts.
  • Put the moong dal mixture in this sugar syrup and cook on a low flame till the dal and sugar blends well.
  • Remove moong dal ka halwa from the flame and decorate it with chopped dry fruits. Serve.