Moong dal halwa is basically a classic Rajasthani sweet dessert usually prepared during the winter months. It is served during wedding ceremonies and also during auspicious occasions and festivals like Diwali and Holi. Soaked yellow moong dal is ground to make a coarse paste and then halwa is prepared by cooking the paste with lots of ghee and then cooking with milk, water and sugar. Making this halwa at home is not easy like Sooji Halwa
; it requires lots of effort, patience and long cooking time. The main effort is required in constantly stirring the mixture of dal and ghee for a longer time. Since it tastes delicious and can be preserved for a few days in the refrigerator, so it is worth trying to make it. Follow the below given recipe of moong dal ka halwa with detailed directions and step by step photos to make it at home.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes + (4 hours soaking time)
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 4 cups (16 servings)