Friday, 20 July 2012

Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

After the tasty Indian food all indian love to eat sweet dish. If the sweet dish is like Moong Dal Halwa nothing can beat the taste of its. Moong Dal is a Rajasthani North Indian sweet most of the time prepared in winter season. It's very delicious and tastes great during cold winter evenings. So lets catch the recipe of Moong Dal Halwa. …

Ingredients for Moong Dal Halwa :-
Moong - 100 gm
Ghee - 100 gm
Mawa (Khoya) - 50 gm
Sugar - 150 gm
Cashew Nuts - 20 (Cut each cashew into 4 pieces)
Dried Raisins - 20
Cardamom - 4 (Peeled and grinded)
Almonds - 5 (Cut them length wise into small pieces)

Moong Dal Halva Complete Recipe:-

First of all wash the moong dal according to your requirement and soak it in water for 4 to 5 hours.

After 4 to 5 hours pull out the moong dal from water and grind it, without water. Don't grind it too fine. Now heat the frying pan and put 2 or 3 spoon ghee and moong dal in frying pan, then mix with the frying spoon, on medium flame. In 15 to 20 minutes moong dal will be properly cooked (The properly cooked moong dal doesn't stick to the frying pan and you can see the ghee getting separated from moong dal). Moong dal is cooked now.

Put Mawa (khoya) in a separate frying pan and cook on low flame. Then mix it in the moong dal.

Put 100 gm sugar and water in a utensil and heat it on medium flame.When the water starts boiling cook for another 5 minutes on low flame, and prepare a wire like syrup.

Mix this syrup in the moong dal, along with cashew nuts and raisins which makes it more delecious. Now mix this halwa on low flame. In about 5 to 9 minutes halwa will be ready. Now turn off the flame.Its time to get mix the grinded cardamoms in the halwa. Monng Dal halwa is ready to serve now.
Extract the halwa in a bowl and garnish it with almonds and dry fruits which you like. You can serve and eat this hot, great tasting sweet dish.

By-- C.L Chauhan

Source : Moong Dal Halwa Recipe