Moong Dal Halwa : Step-by-Step Recipe to Make Delicious Dessert

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal halwa is very popular dessert in the rajasthan and North part of India . The Moong dal halwa helps to keep the body temp warm during the winters in the Northern Part of India . It is very famous during the marriages , parties and in festivals at home in winters among the every member of the family. It is well known for its sweet , rich & nutty flavour as it is prepared with Moong dal , ghee , sugar & dry fruits in it .

Moong dal Halwa recipe is very easy you can make it at home in a very simple steps , I made this recipe of Moong Dal Halwa few months ago & thought of sharing this amazing recipe with everyone through my blog . Some dessert need lot of patience but the end result are worth it , they are very tasty . You must try this Moong Dal halwa recipe given below ,

Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

Ingredients :

A cup of Moong Dal

1 cup of SUGAR (as per taste)

Few Saffron Strands

Chopped Nuts (Almonds , Cashew & Pistachios)

Half a Cup of Ghee

1 tsp of Raisins

1 Cup of Water

1 tsp of Cardamom Powder (Optional)

How to make moong dal halwa

Step 1 :  Take a Moong dal , Wash and soak the Moong Dal in the water and leave it for atleast 4-5 hours .

how to make moong dal halwa

Step 2 : Drain the Water and Grind the Moong Dal using very little water and make it a Paste (Little Coarse Texture is preferred )

Step 3 :  Take a Kadhai on a stove and pour a ghee in it over a low-medium flame . Now add moong dal paste in it

moong dal halwa recipe in hindi

Step 4 : Now stir the dal with ghee till the moongdal becomes brownish in colour . That will take 20-25 min. DO it Slowly.

Step 5 :  While the Moongdal is Roasting , take a warm water in a cup and add the saffrom strands in it and wait for few minutes to infuse the flavour and colour .

Step 6 : Once the dal is nicely roasted add the saffron water in it . Stir continuously while adding water in it .

moong dal halwa recipe in hindi

Step 7 : Continue to cook the dal and stir it continuous slowly till the moong dal absorb the water becomes softnes . This process usually take 10-12 minutes .

Step 8 :   Add sugar in it , and mix well for 5 minutes and then add few chopped nuts in it and cook it for 10-15 minutes .

Step 9 :  Now Remove the moong dal from heat and wait for few minutes let it cool for few minutes .

Step 10 : Now serve Warm Moong dal -halwa and garnish it by the chopped nuts .

moong dal halwa recipe

Moong Dal Halwa Calories

The Nutritional Value in a one Serving of the Moong Dal -Halwa Approx is :  Calories: 287 Protein: 9 grams Fat: 8 grams Carbs: 44 grams Fibre: 3 grams ( the value can be changed with the changed Ingredients in the Moong -Dal Halwa )

Tips :

  • You can also use Mawa or Khoya for the better tatse and more rich and delicious .
  • You can also use Cardamom Powder for Garnish for better smell and taste .
  • Moong Dal Recipe takes the time when you cook this amazing desert be Patient while cooking .

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