Monday, June 24, 2013



1/2 cup mung ki dal
  1. 1/2 cup ghee
  2. 2/3 cup sugar
  3. 2 cups water
  4. pinch of saffron
  5. 1 tsp cardamom powder
  6. 2 tbsp dry fruit nuts( almond,cashew nuts,raisins)
  • check dal,wash well and soaked it for 5-6 hours. drain it and grind with 2 tbsp water to a fine paste.
  • in a wok add grind dal and ghee. mix well cook it on medium to high heat cook it for 6 minutes
  • keep stirring then lower the heat to medium and keep stirring(pressing the dal against the wok )for even cooking.
  • in the mean time in a pot add sugar and water and boil it.when it starts boiling add cardamom powder lower the heat and make syrup.
  • when the dal is fried light golden color and nice aroma comes add sugar syrup little by little keep stirring (don't add all the syrup at once) when all the syrup added  let it boil for 5 minutes reduce heat  and cover it for 4-5 minutes stir it once or the cover and keep stirring until halwa  start leaving the sides.
  • remove from heat add saffron kewara water and dry fruits.
  • it is a very tasty halwa .

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