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Yellow Moong Dal Halwa

Yellow Moong Dal Halwa

Yellow Moong Dal Halwa is a very tasty and healthy recipe. It is specially made during the winter season. See other dessert recipes on PathtoMom here!

Detailed Yellow Moong Dal Halwa recipe is below 

Prep time

15 min

Cook time

30 min

Total time

45 min

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: Indian

Diet: Vegetarian

Skill Level: Medium

Cooking Type: cooking on gas

Serves: 6-7

Makes: 1 large bowl

Equipment used: Deep heavy-bottomed non-stick pan

Ingredients for Yellow Moong Dal Halwa recipe

To make the Yellow Moong Dal Halwa

  • 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

Preparation Of Yellow Moong Dal Halwa recipe

To make the Yellow Moong Dal Halwa

  • Wash and soak yellow moong dal /lentil for 3 – 4 hours.
  • Grind coarsely in the blender without water.
  • Heat clarified butter/ghee in a nonstick 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.

Recipe notes


  • Make sure you grind the moong dal coarsely. A very fine paste will not the halwa taste good.

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