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Chana Dal Halwa

Delicious chana dal halwa made in less than 30 to 35 mins. The taste is heavenly and it is super healthy for you.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
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Course: Deserts
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

  • Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1/2 cup
  • Ghee - 1/4 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup to 1 cup
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Saffron a pinch
  • Food Colouring a pinch
  • Nuts of your choice as needed

Instructions

  • Wash and soak chana dal for 4 to 5 hours. Drain it and add it to a blender. Puree till blended without adding water.
  • Heat ghee in a nonstick pan, add chana dal and keep mixing so no lumps are formed. Cook till it gets nice and golden, it will take 14 to 15 mins.
  • Add in water and milk and mix well. Cook till it thickens.
  • Add sugar and mix well. Cook till thickens and ghee leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add in cardamom powder, saffron and food colour. Mix well.
  • Serve garnished with nuts.
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