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Mung Dal Halwa

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  Yellow moong dal 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dhuli Mung)
  Milk 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Ghee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond slivers 2 Tablespoon
  Kishmish 2 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Silver leaf 2

1. Soak moong dal in water for half an hour. Drain and grind to a coarse paste.
2. In a heavy-bottomed kadai, heat ghee, add dal paste and fry till it takes on a golden brown colour.
3. Add sugar and milk, and cook on a slow fire till of halwa consistency.
4. Add half the kishmish, almonds, cardamom powder and saffron dissolved in a little hot milk.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Slow Cooked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4784 Calories from Fat 2253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 256 g394%

Saturated Fat 147.3 g736.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 658.4 mg219.5%

Sodium 856.4 mg35.7%

Total Carbohydrates 550 g183.3%

Dietary Fiber 41.5 g165.9%

Sugars 403.3 g

Protein 114 g227.3%

Vitamin A 1392.6% Vitamin C 273.8%

Calcium 234.7% Iron 79.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mung Dal Halwa Recipe