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Cuisine Style: South India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes | To Serve: 8 | Type: Sweet, Diwali special sweet

Ingredients

  • Moong dal– 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup to 1 cup
  • Rava[semolina]- 3 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder -1 tbsp
  • Almonds, Cashewnut & raisins – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup

Method

  • Wash and soak moong dal for 2 hours
  • Then drain water, coarsely or finely grind without water.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan add almonds, cashews roast till light brown.
  • In the same pan add 1/2 cup ghee, add rava roast for 2 min.
  • Then add ground moong dal mixture, saute for 5 min or saute till raw smell out from the mixture
  • Add sugar mix well, cook till the mixture thickens or the mixture starts leaving the pan.
  • Add cardamom powder & roasted nuts and raisins..
  • Once the mixture start leaving the pan then cut off heat.
  • Transfer this to ghee greased tray, evenly spread, sprinkle almond slices, let it set [in room temperature or in refrigerator]
  • Then cut into diamond shape, store in an airtight container. Use it for 3 days

Tips

  • You can cook moong dal with 1 cup of milk.
  • Replace white sugar with jaggery or brown sugar.
  • You can add saffron for colour.
  • You can add instant badam powder for thickness.

Variations

  • Moong dal jaggery burfi, moong dal mango burfi, moong dal besan burfi, moong dal coconut burfi, moong dal condensed milk burfi, paan moong dal burfi, moong dal rice flour burfi, moong dal ragi burfi, moong dal bajra burfi, moong dal honey burfi, moong dal carrot burfi, moong dal paneer burfi, moong dal poha burfi etc..

How to make Moong dal burfi-Stepwise pictures

Put soaked moong dal in a mixer jar, coarsely or finely grindPut soaked moong dal in a mixer jar, coarsely or finely grind

Moong dal mixture readyMoong dal mixture ready

Heat pan ,add 1/2 cup ghee, 3 tbsp rava roast for 2 minHeat pan ,add 1/2 cup ghee, 3 tbsp rava roast for 2 min

Add ground moong dal mixture, cook for 5 min on low to medium flameTake 1 cup cashews

Add ghee in the middleAdd ghee in the middle

Add sugar, let it cook till it thickensAdd sugar, let it cook till it thickens

Let it meltLet it melt

Cook with moong dal mixtureCook with moong dal mixture

Moong dal mixture thick and starts leaving the panMoong dal mixture thick and starts leaving the pan

Add gheeAdd ghee

Add cardamom powderAdd cardamom powder

Add roasted nutsAdd roasted nuts

Now its ready, cut off heatNow its ready, cut off heat

Place moong dal mixture into the trayPlace moong dal mixture into the tray, evenly spread

Evenly spreadEvenly spread the mixture

Sprinkle almond slices, let it set for 30min then cut into desired shapesSprinkle almond slices, let it set for 30min then cut into desired shapes

Healthy moong dal bars ready, store in an airtight container refrigerate Healthy moong dal bars ready, store in an airtight container refrigerate

Healthy moong dal burfiHealthy moong dal burfi

Moong dal cakeMoong dal cake

Instant moong dal rava burfiInstant moong dal rava burfi


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