ICC December month challenge is Moong Dal Halwa,had this sweet many times in my friends house n relatives places but I never made it before,when I saw the challenge I was like can I make it!!!will it taste Good!!! with all this questions I made it on last monday and it was YummmmY.
Moong Dal Halwa
Soaking Time : Overnight
Preparation Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 30 - 45 mins
Recipe with Khoya
Split (Yellow) Moong dal - 1 cup
Sugar - 3/4 cup - 1 cup (depending on your preference)
Clarified Butter / Ghee - 1/2 cup
Khoya - 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts and raisins for garnish
You can make any quantity with this as long as you keep this ratio constant : equal amounts of dal and sugar, half the ghee and khoya.
1.Lightly roast the 1 cup of moong dal, wash, soak overnight and be ground to a fine paste adding very little water.
2.Take a thick bottom pan, heat 1/2 cup ghee and fry the moong dal paste till it turns brownish and releases the ghee. Add sugar and khoya.
3.Stir fry until both the sugar and khoya are well absorbed. Turn off the heat, then mix in cashew nuts and raisins.
I made burfi out of this monng dal halwa,me n my hubby are not found of sweets,so wanted to send it to his friends as a pongal special sweet and Burfi looked delicious and so as the taste.
Thanks to Srivalli for this wonderful Challenge.