Friday, March 23, 2012

Moong daal Halwa

Moong daal/Yello lentils:The most popular North Indian lentils.It has a mild aristocratic flavor.Great source of fiber and protein,low in fat and aids in weigh loss.


  • 250 gm moong daal (Yellow split lentils)
  • 1 kg milk
  • 300 gm sugar
  • 200 gm ghee/oil
  • 1-2 drops kewra (food essence) 
  • 3-4 green cardamom
  • 6-8 sliced almond
  • 6-7 sliced cashews
How to prepare:
  1. Fry lentils in a pan without ghee/oil over low-medium heat about 2-3 mints.
  2. Transfer into a bowl and set it aside.
  3. Now pour milk into a pressure cooker.
  4. Add lentils,green cardamom and  put on cooker lid over low heat for 20 mints.
  5. When the cooker reaches high pressure,remove it and let it cool down for 15-20 mints.
  6. After cooling pour mixture into a mixing bowl and blend it together.
  7. Pour oil into a large pan,add lentils milk mixture and 1-2 drops essence on low heat.
  8. Stir continuously till ghee/oil separate from lentils.
  9. Now add sugar,mix it well,stir fry for 5 mints.
  10. Transfer in a bowl or plate,garnish with almond and cashews


  1. not only looks yummy it tastes yummy i have tasted this one..:)..and Nice clicks indeed.

  2. Absolutely awesome!!! I had also tasted, it was superb. Even my kids also loved that....great