Dal Pinni

Make this famous Punjabi sweet with urad dal. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Dal Pinni
Main Ingredients Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal), Khoya/mawa
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Mithais
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dal Pinni

  • 1 1/4 cups Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 3/4 cup Khoya/mawa grated
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Semolina (rawa/suji)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoons Chocolate powder
  • A few for Almonds


  1. Soak urad dal overnight, drain and grind without water. Heat ghee in a kadai. Add semolina, wheat flour, gram flour and mix.
  2. Add urad dal, mix well and sauté for 15-20 minutes on low heat, stirring continuously, till the mixture becomes brown.
  3. Add sugar, khoya and cook. Add green cardamom powder and mix.
  4. Turn off the heat, add chocolate powder and mix. Shape the mixture, with the help of two spoons, into a pinni.
  5. Make other pinnis in a similar way. Garnish with almonds and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 880.85
Carbohydrates 115.15
Protein 21.02
Fat 50.52
Other Fiber 0.59