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Indian Moong Dal Halwa

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Looking for healthy, tasty and attractive kids recipe for coming winter then here it is - A perfect, shiny and pretty Moong Dal Halwa! Its loaded with lots of protein and calcium and if you reduce amount of ghee and sugar, its a perfect low fat and protein packed dessert for grownups too.
Ingredients
  Moong dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ghee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry fruits 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Wash and soak moong dal in enough water for 4 hours.
After four hours drain water from dal using stainer and keep in stainer to drain excess water for 30 mts.
Add drained dal in to blender and grind to make smooth paste. Don't add water while making dal paste.
Heat up pan on a low to medium heat, add ghee and dal paste and cook till dal gets nice golden color and ghee starts to leave from the dal.
Add hot milk, dry fruits, stir and cook for 3 minutes.
Add sugar, saffron water, mix and cook for just about 2 mts.
Finally add some cardamom powder and garnish with some fruits or raisins.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Split Mung Dal
Servings: 
6

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