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Moong Dal Halwa Recipe | Moong Dal Ka Halwa Recipe

Moong Dal Halwa Recipe with step by step pictures. Popular indian dessert recipe made with moong dal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Yellow Split Moong Dal - 1 cup
  • Ghee - ½ cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Saffron a pinch


  • Wash and soak moong dal for 4 hours. Drain it and take it in a blender. puree till smooth.
  • Take milk, sugar in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.Turn off the heat and add in saffron and cardamom.
  • Now heat ghee in a nonstick pan, add the moong dal puree in and mix well.
  • Cook this and keep stiring and pressing till it gets cooked.
  • Keep cooking till the mixture gets dry and toasty. It will take around 30 mins.
  • Now add in milk mixture and mix well. Cook this till it thickens and gets halwa like texture.
  • Done.


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