Thursday, March 26, 2009

Moong Halwa (Desert)

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time : 30 minutes
Serves :4 - 5


  • moong dal(pulse) - 1 cup( dhuli)
  • khoya/mawa - 1cup
  • milk -1/2 cup
  • sugar - 1 cup
  • cardamom powder- 1/4 teaspoon
  • raisins - 25 gms
  • cashews - 25gms
  • ghee - 1/2 cup
  • almond -8-10


Wash and soak moong daal in a bowl for 20-30 minutes. Drain water and grind it coarsely but put very little water while grinding.

Put 1cup water in a pan and add sugar in it. Prepare one string syrup.

Put almond in a hot water, after five minutes drain and peel it, then cut into thin pieces.

Heat ghee into a thick bottom pan and add ground moong dal. Stir it on low flame till it is golden brown.

Add sugar syrup and stir it properly till it is of dropping consistency. Add khoya, raisins, cashews and cook till it blends thoroughly.

Garnish with almond and serve hot.


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