Mung ka halwa (split green gram indian desserts)

8 servings
4 hours
1 hour
Very Easy


Number of serving: 8
Split Green Gram (Mung) Dal-1 ½ cups

Ghee-1 ½ -2 cups

Sugar-1 ½ cups

Cardamom Powder-2 teaspoons

Mava or khova-1/4 cup

Milk-1 cup

Dry Fruits-1/4 cup (Blenched almond, broken cashew nut, pista etc. Whatever you like)


  • Wash and soak the green gram for about 2-3 hours.
  • Grind the dal in mixer without adding water.
    The paste should give you feeling of touching salt in your hand.
  • Now heat a tick bottom pan and add ghee in this.
  • Put the green gram paste in this and keep steering it. In about 20-30 minutes the dal will get cook and ghee will start separating from the paste.
  • Once the mixture is cooked it will not stick to pan and colour will turn to light pink colour.
    Now add milk and khova in this and cook by steering it continuously till it is thick again.
  • Meanwhile heat another pan and add 1 cup water and sugar in this.
    Boil till you get 1 wire consistency. Add slowly to halwa and keep steering it.
  • Add cardamom powder and dry fruits
    Cook till halwa is thick enough and ghee is separated.


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