Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Moong Dal Halwa


1 cup yellow moong dal
1cup milk warm
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom
a saffron strands
6 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp Saffron food colour (optional)
Almond and pista pieces for garnishing.


1. Soak the moong dal for 3-4 hours. Drain and grind it to a rough paste using very little water.
2. Melt ghee in a thick bottomed pan and then add the moong dal paste in it. Stir continuously on low flame till the dal turns golden brown in colour.
2. Meanwhile make the milk warm and keep a spoon full in aside. Soak the saffron strands in the milk kept aside.
3. When the dal turns golden brown add warm milk and 1 cup warm water in it and stir continuously till the moisture is absorbed.
4. Add sugar to it and keep stiring on slow flame or the sugar will caramalise. Keep stiring until ghee separates.
5. Add saffron strands milk, saffron colour (optional), cardamom powder and mix well.
6. Garnish with almond and pista pieces. Serve hot.

1 comment:

notyet100 said...

looks delicious will sure try,...

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