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Dal Halwa

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  Green lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 5 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Peeled cardamoms 4
  Blanched almonds 1 Ounce
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil/Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch

Soak the lentils overnight, and then grind them finely to a paste.
Slice the almonds very finely and crush the cardamon seeds.
Crush the saffron and soak in 1 tblspn, water.
Brown lentil paste in oil or butter, add sugar, raisins, or sultanas and milk, and simmer over a low heat.
Add cardamons, almonds, saffron and simmer for 5 minutes and serve with a garnish of almonds.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3190 Calories from Fat 1226

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g214.4%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg7.5%

Sodium 379.8 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 429 g143.1%

Dietary Fiber 79.8 g319.2%

Sugars 266.8 g

Protein 78 g156.6%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 23.1%

Calcium 50.3% Iron 117.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dal Halwa Recipe