Moong Dal halwa

Main Dish
2 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy




  • Dry roast the lentil slightly till light golden brown & soak in the water for 8 hrs preferably overnight.
  • Grind the soaked dal to a paste.
  • Heat 1/4 cup of ghee in the non-stick pan, add the dal paste. Stir continuously on low flame, not allowing lumps to form.
  • When the dal becomes thick add the remaining ghee & keep stirring.
  • Meanwhile, boil the milk & sugar in a separate pan. Add cardamom powder & saffron to it.
  • When the ghee starts oozing out the dal, add the milk slowly. Keep stirring, not allowing lumps to form again.
  • Finally, add the milk kova & cook until the halwa don't stick in the pan.
  • Garnish with the roasted nuts. Serve warm.


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