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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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