Moong Dal Halwa is a rich sweet dish prepared using split Green Gram. This is prepared during winters in North India. Moong Dal Halwa is a must-have on the wedding menu.
Time Required: 30 Minutes
1 Cup split Green Gram
1 Cup Milk
¾ Cup Sugar
½ Cup Ghee
2tbsp Nuts (Cashew nuts, Pistachios, Badam/Almonds)
Heat 1tbsp Ghee in a small pan and fry the nuts until they turn pink. Keep aside. Soak Green Gram for 3 hours and grind coarsely. Heat Ghee in a thick-bottomed pan and add the Green Gram paste and fry on low flame until it turns light pink. Keep aside.
In another pan add the Sugar and Milk and cook until the Sugar dissolves. Now add the Green Gram paste and mix well. Cook until the mixture starts leaving the sides. Add the nuts and mix well and serve Moong Dal Halwa hot. If required more Ghee can be added.