Traditional Moong Dal Halwa of Split Black Gram


Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Ka Halwa

Talking about halwa, Moong Dal Ka Halwa is something that wins over any other ones. The reason behind this win is it’s mouth-watering and the taste is beyond expectation. Well, it is one such delicacy that you can prepare for your loved ones on special occasions and festivals. All you need to prepare this delectable dessert is Moong dal, ghee, sugar, cardamom, and milk. Moong dal is high in protein and can be good source for the nutritional requirements.

Ingredients for making the Moong Dal Halwa

  • 3 cup moong dal
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon chopped almonds
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 green cardamom
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cashews
  • 2 tablespoon pistachio

How to make Moong Dal Ka Halwa

  • Soak moong dal for overnight, After that make a smooth paste of dal in a grinding jar. Avoid using water and let the paste be a little thick.
  • Prepare the sugar syrup and chop dry fruits Once the paste is ready, For the same, add water in a deep-bottomed pan over medium flame and bring it to a boil. Afterwards, add sugar in it and let it simmer for a while. Add cardamom pods in it and let the mixture simmer till it becomes sticky. In the meantime, chop some almonds and pistachios.
  • Cook moong dal paste with milk or khoya afterwards, take a pan and put it over medium flame and heat ghee in it. Once the ghee is hot enough, add the ground dal paste and keep stirring. When the paste has absorbed the ghee, add milk in it and cook for some time. You can also use khoya instead of milk for better taste. In case you are using khoya, cook for 4-5 minutes; however, if you are using milk, you will have to wait till it becomes thick like a cream. Also, you can add some almond paste in the mixture if you want to make it more creamy.
  • Cook the halwa with sugar syrup until it dries Finally, add sugar syrup in the halwa and keep stirring until the syrup is dried and the halwa is grainy. Turn off the flame when done and garnish with chopped or crushed pistachios and almonds.
  • served hot garnished with dry fruits, khoya and rose petals.

Please Note

Very easy and simple recipe to follow enjoyed this fabulous dessert with your loved one,family & friends !!

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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