Moong Dal Sheera

4 from 1 vote

Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 40 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • Moong Dal/Yellow lentil without skin 2 small bowl
  • Sugar 2 small bowl
  • Sajuk Tup/Ghee/Clarified butter 3-4 big spoon
  • Cardamom seeds or powder/Elaichi of 2-3 pods
  • Water 2-3 cups
  • Almonds
  • Cashewnut
  • Raisins


  • Wash & soak the moong dal in water for 5-6 hours.
  • Grind the dal fine in the mixer,add little water while grinding.
  • Take 2-3 cups of water & 2 small bowl of sugar in a container & keep it for boiling in order to make the sugar syrup.
  • Once the sugar dissolves in water while boiling, add 2 tblspn of milk.
  • The milk added helps to scoop out the dirt layer forming over the sugar syrup. Remove the scum using a strain.
  • Boil the mixture till we get one thread consistency sugar syrup.
  • To check the one thread consistency of the syrup take some syrup a spoon, let it fall, tilt the spoon and see if you get thread falling from the spoon.
  • Once the sugar syrup is ready, keep it aside.
  • Take a non stick pan/kadhai, add the clarified butter,after it melts add the fine grounded moong dal.
  • Keep stirring continuously, if required add some more ghee.
  • Cook till the dal stops sticking the vessel & turns slight golden brown.
  • Now slowly add the sugar syrup & cook for some time till the sugar syrup is completely absorbed.
  • Add the cardamom seeds or powder.
  • Garnish with dry fruits & serve hot.

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