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Cuisine Style: South India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes | To Serve: 8 | Type: Sweet, Diwali special sweet

Ingredients

  • Moong dal– 1 cup
  • jaggery -½ to ¾ cup
  • Water -¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder -1 tbsp
  • Almonds, Cashewnut & raisins – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee - ½ 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 cashews & raisins roast till light brown.
  • In the same pan add ½ cup ghee, add ground moong dal mixture saute for 5 min.
  • Heat pan add jaggery and water, let it melt then strain to remove impurities.
  • Add melted jaggery to the moong dal mixture, mix well & let it 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 raisins and cashews.
  • Then serve hot or cold.

Tips

  • You can cook moong dal with 1 cup of milk.
  • Replace jaggery with brown sugar.
  • You can add saffron for colour.
  • You can add instant badam powder/ milk powder / roasted rice flour / roasted rava / corn flour for thickness.
  • For instant moong dal halwa use sweet condensed milk, palkova, khoya or mava

Variations

  • Moong dal rava halwa, moong dal carrot halwa, moong dal rice halwa etc...

How to make Moong dal jaggery halwa-Stepwise pictures

Wash and soak moong dal for 2 hoursWash and soak moong dal for 2 hours

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

Coarsely ground moong dal mixture readyCoarsely ground moong dal mixture ready

Heat ghee in a pan ,add cashews and raisinsHeat ghee in a pan ,add cashews and raisins

Now its ready, keep it asideNow its ready, keep it aside

Heat pan, add ¼ cup ghee, ground mixtureHeat pan, add ¼ cup ghee, ground mixture

Add gheeAdd ghee

Heat pan, add jaggeryHeat pan, add jaggery

Add waterAdd water

Let it meltLet it melt

Add jaggery, stir well without lumpsAdd jaggery, stir well without lumps

Let it cook for 8 min on low to medium flameLet it cook for 8 min on low to medium flame

Add ghee mix wellAdd ghee mix well

Add cardamom powder, mix wellAdd cardamom powder, mix well

Add ghee let it cook till the mixture starts leaving the panAdd ghee let it cook till the mixture starts leaving the pan

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

Add cashews and raisinsAdd cashews and raisins

Green moong dal halwa readyGreen moong dal halwa ready

Healthy moong dal jaggery halwaHealthy moong dal jaggery halwa

Moong dal halwa with jaggeryMoong dal halwa with jaggery

Green moong bean halwaGreen moong bean halwa

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