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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

moong daal halwa


The rich, delicious popular dessert very famous in north india .Simple and easy to cook moong daal halwa absolutely delicious ..
Moong daal halwa
Ingredients
 Dhuli moong dal /spilt husked yellow mung lentils 1 cup 
Sugar 1 cup
Ghee /clarified butter 1 1/ 2cup
Milk 2 cup 
Condensed milk 1 tablespoon
Cardamom powder 1 /2 teaspoon
Kesar /saffron 4 -6 threads ( soaked in 1 tablespoon water or milk )
Almonds blanch & sliced10-12

Method

soak the moong dal in enough water overnight or for 4 to 5 hours. drain and grind the moong dal in a grinder to a smooth paste .u can use some water .(do not use much water to make paste . Heat a ghee in a pan add moong daal paste stir well keep on moong daal mix in a low flame. Keep stiring getting lumpy and then starts breaking down and getting separated with the fat releasing from the sides. break the lumps ,stir till golden brown colour ,now add cardamom powder mix well , pour milk & condensed milk and stir till they are thoroughly incorporated and the halwa is of dropping consistency now time to add sugar, soaked kesar & chopped almonds mix well sugar should be dissolved in it ,stir it till dropping consistencecy . Ready to serve hot garnish it with almond and keasar 

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