Moong dal halwa is a traditional Rajasthani delicacy which is creamy and the texture is that of a pudding. It is less time consuming, healthy and tastes really good. It is prepared with moong dal/green gram along with other ingredients such as cardamom, milk, ghee,cashews, raisins which enhances it’s taste.
Ingredients for Moong Dal Halwa Recipe
- Moong dal / split green gram – 1 cup
- Milk – 300 ml
- Ghee/clarified butter – 3-4 tsp
- Sugar – 1 cup
- Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
- Rose water – ½ tsp
- Cashews/kaju – for garnishing
- Raisins/kismis – for garnishing
Procedure for preparing Moong Dal Halwa
Roast the dal well in a kadhai/pan without oil till the colour slightly changes.
Let it cool and then grind it in a mixer-grinder into a fine powder and keep aside.
Heat ghee in a pan/kadhai and add the dal powder and fry well , till it turns golden brown.
To this add the milk and sugar and mix well till the sugar fully dissolves.
Stir continuously till the mixture turns thick like halwa, and then add the cardamom powder and rose water and mix well.
When it is done remove from fire and spread it in a thali or dish evenly and garnish it with cashews and raisins. You can then cut them in squares and serve.