Moong Dal Halwa

Rich and delicious, moong dal halwa takes some time to get ready but the end result is well worth all the effort. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Moong Dal Halwa
Main Ingredients Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Moong Dal Halwa

  • 1 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked and ground to a coarse paste


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour and mix well. Add moong dal, lower heat and mix well.
  2. Sauté, stirring continuously, till golden brown or for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Heat ½ cup milk in another non-stick pan. Add generous pinch of saffron and mix well for 1 minute. Switch off heat.
  4. Heat sugar and 1 cup water in another non-stick pan. Cook till sugar dissolves completely.
  5. Add saffron milk to moong dal and mix well.
  6. Add remaining milk and keep stirring. Add khoya in saffron milk pan, mix and heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Add khoya to moong dal mixture along with cardamom powder, some almond slivers and sugar syrup.
  8. Mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring once a while.Remove lid, mix once. Switch off heat and transfer in a serving dish.
  9. Serve hot garnished with chandi ka varq, saffron and remaining almond slivers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3364
Carbohydrates 63.3
Protein 386.5
Fat 174
Other Fiber Calcium- 723.2