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Moong dal halwa, kesaria milk halwa and almond (badam ) halwa

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4 servings
20 min
30 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4

Moong Dal Halwa:

Yellow moong dal: 2 cups

2 cups grated khoya

Ghee: 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups

Milk: 1 cup

Sugar to taste: 2 to 2 1/2 cups

Cardamom powder: 1 tablespoon

Saffron: a few strands ( dissolve in little warm milk )


For garnishing:

Chopped almonds and pistachios


Kesaria milk Halwa:

Milk: 2 litres

Fresh curd: 4 tablespoon

Sugar: 200 g

Saffron: a few strands

Cardamom powder: 1 teaspoon


For garnishing:

Chopped almonds and pistachios


Badam ( Almond ) Halwa:

Almonds: 2 1/2 cups

Sugar: 2 cups

ghee: 1 1/2 cup

Milk: 1 cup

Cardamom powder: 1/2 tsp

Saffron: a few strands

Preparation

  • Soak the moong dal in water for three to four hours. Drain water and grind it coarsely using very little water.
    Heat the ghee in a thick bottomed kadai.
  • Add the ground moong dal and stir the mixture on a medium flame until it becomes golden brown.
    Add the grated khoya and stir again on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  • Heat the milk. Add it to the above mixture along with the sugar. Stir continuously on a low flame until the ghee separates.
    Dissolve the saffron in a little milk and add it to the above mixture along with the saffron strands.
    Mix well and serve hot, garnished with chopped almonds and pistachios.
  • Kesaria milk Halwa:
    Take a thick bottomed pan. Mix the milk and curd and put it to boil.
    Add the sugar and cook on a low flame until the mixture thickens.
    Keep on stirring and the mixture will thicken.
  • Dissolve the saffron in a little milk and add it to the mixture along with the cardamom powder. Mix well.
    Sprinkle the chopped almonds and pistachios on top and serve hot.
  • Badam ( Almond ) Halwa:
    Soak the almonds in water for six to seven hours. Remove skin and coarsely grind in a blender.
    Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom kadai.
  • Add the almonds and keep stirring on a low flame until brown in colour.
    Add the milk and sugar and cook on a low flame for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves, stirring continuously. Serve hot.





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