Sunday, 20 September 2015

YELLOW MOONG DAL / LENTIL HALWA





INGREDIENTS
Yellow moong dal / lentil    - 1 cup
Sugar      -  1 cup
Milk        - 2 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/4 cup
Raisins  -  1 tbsp
Roughly chopped cashew nuts  -   1 tbsp
Clarified butter / ghee    - 3/4 cup
Whole dried milk / mawa     - 1/2 cup

METHOD
Wash and soak yellow moong dal /lentil for 3 - 4 hours.
Grind coarsely in the blender without water.
Heat clarified butter / ghee in a non stick pan and add grounded dal in it.
Stir well continuously and roast till it turns brown and gives out the fragrance
Add whole dried milk / mawa and mix well.
In another pan add milk and sugar
Once boiled the milk add in the roasted moong dal / lentil.
Stir continuously cook till thick consistency.
Add cardamom powder and mix well.
Garnish with cashew nuts,almonds and raisins..