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Moong Dal Halwa

Recipe by Gayatri Tewani
5 from 1 vote
Served As Snacks
Usually moong dal halwa takes a lot of time as per the usual method. This way of preparation would take less time and the taste would also be the best.
Prep Time 4 hrs
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2


  • Split yellow Moong Dal - ½ cup
  • Ghee - ½ cup
  • Dry Fruits- 1 tablespoon
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Sugar- little more then ½ cup


  • Roast the moong dal in a pan with slight oil till it turns golden brown. Soak the dal for 3-4 hrs in water.
  • Next put the soaked dal in cooker and boil for 10 mins with very less water just enough to boil.
  • Take a pan and heat ghee. Pour the boiled dal and roast till the mixture starts leaving ghee. 
  • Add the sliced dry fruits and sugar to the roasted dal and dry the mixture as in normal halwa. Serve Hot.
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  1. 5 stars
    Step 3 is the most challenging one but that is the reason for the flavor of this aromatic rich halwa..andI never dare to make it. Always wish if someone can make it and give.

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